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Craig Santos Perez MFA ’06 accepts National Book Award

MFA Grad Wins National Honor for Poetry

Craig Santos Perez MFA ’06 won the 2023 National Book Award for poetry for his book, from unincorporated territory [åmot], the fifth work in a series about his native Guam.

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Joan and Bob McGrath Give $5.5 Million to USF Programs

Their generous gift will support the Catholic Education Leadership program, Change the World From Here Institute, and Arrupe Immersion programs.

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USF Graduate Debuts Documentary at Green Film Festival of San Francisco

At the start of her senior year at USF, Giuliana Salomone ’22 had never operated a video camera. By the end, she’d shot, edited, and released her first film.