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Innovation Labs

Come dream, do, make, create, collaborate, ask questions, and find solutions in our state-of-the-art facilities.

Create Real Projects for the Real World

Imagine and build real-world solutions. The Innovation Hive is the physical and conceptual center of engineering at USF, featuring multiple spaces that are accessible to the entire USF community.

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Improve Patient-Centered Care

Learn, develop, and improve patient-centered care. Interact with mannequins that simulate symptoms and conditions specific to real-life patients and scenarios.

Simulation Center

Conduct Experiments

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Lo Schiavo, S.J. Center for Science and Innovation

Make use of wet and dry laboratories, digital studios, and advanced instrument rooms.

Harney Science Center

Conduct lab research, visit the Fletcher Jones Microscopy Center, or step into the Kudlick Interactive Classroom — a computer science-only space with two plasma screens and computers at every station.

Get Creative

Joe Marshall broadcasting Street Soldiers, a weekly show on San Francisco’s KMEL radio station.


Get an inside look into the radio and music industry. KUSF is the University of San Francisco's online radio station open to Media Studies students and other majors.

Green room lab

Green Room

Explore the lighting and sound lab. Use a 3D printer, large format printer, and sewing machines in our maker space breakout room.

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Media Lab

Produce and edit video and audio work. The Media Lab is open to students enrolled in production courses in the Media Studies Department.