USF Magazine cover Summer 2014
Meet USF's new President, read about the '51 Dons, SF's top cop, and more in USF Magazine.read it online »
Philosopher Manuel Vargas
Philosopher professor Manuel Vargas wins Distinguished Research Award.   read story »
CA Supreme Court at USF
CA Supreme Court hears a medical marijuana challenge while at USF.   read story »
Biotechnology Research
Teaching the science and business of Biotechnology.    read story »
Alumni Walters
USF alum Cameron Walters helps revolutionize the credit card industry.   read story »
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Translating Science Into Plain English

07-21-2014Students and snails

USF’s Sarah Capitelli has helped turn the San Francisco Exploratorium’s renowned, hands-on science into language lessons for non-English speaking students — work that’s received rave reviews.

Vice Provost and Human Rights ‘Hero’ Joins San Francisco Library Commission

07-18-2014Mary Wardell-Ghirarduzzi

USF’s Mary Wardell-Ghirarduzzi has been named a San Francisco Human Rights Commission Hero Award winner. The award comes on the heels of a separate honor: Mayor Ed Lee recently appointed Wardell-Ghirarduzzi to the San Francisco Library Commission.

Heart Association Ranks USF Healthiest Workplace

07-16-2014Wellness Award

The American Heart Association (AHA) recently rated USF one of the fittest workplaces in the country and has honored the university with two awards. One award places USF among 40 elite innovators in health and wellness.

USF Biologist Wins Prestigious National Science Grants

07-14-2014Juliet Spencer

Biology Professor Juliet Spencer has received two national grants to further her groundbreaking research with a herpes-related virus that infects 70–90 percent of the population and may play a role in the spread of breast cancer.


Campus Community News:

USF Faculty Study Bollywood, Win American Business Awards Prize

05-30-2014

Find out what USF faculty and staff are doing, from studying India through Bollywood's eyes to winning American Business Awards honors for an online site that tackles the tough college topics of sexual violence and substance abuse.

USF Athletics:

Dons Lauded on WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll

Nearly half of all USF student-athletes receive WCC academic recognition.

USF Debuts Online Ticketing System

Single-game and season tickets for volleyball, men's soccer and women's soccer available now.

Dons in the Pros: Lavin, pitchers shine

Pete Lavin (2010-11) has 10 home runs for AA-Reading