Top 10 Stories of 2018
It was a very good year. USF continued to rise in the rankings, continues to grow, and maintains its status as one of the most diverse universities in the country — and two alumnae became mayors of California cities.
Residence Hall Groundbreaking
USF has broken ground on a 150-unit contemporary Mediterranean-style residence hall that will feature common rooms, art spaces, and a contemplative courtyard.
USF Rises in U.S. News & World Report Rankings
The university is ranked in the top 100 of more than 1,600 schools reviewed by USNWR nationwide. USF also ranked 61 among 301 schools for “best value,” which compares academic quality to price. ”
How to Make Friends and Thrive in College
The Class of 2018 graduates reveal hard-won exam tips, where to find the best campus view of Pacific sunsets, and how to find friends with the same interests.
A Historic Victory
London Breed MPA '13 was sworn in July 11, culminating a momentous election a month earlier that made her the first African American woman mayor of San Francisco.
USF Tops Niche.com Rankings
USF is again the university with the best location in the nation, according to the latest findings by college-ranking website Niche.com. The university also rates high for diversity and undergraduate nursing.
Liliana Campos Ramales PsyD ’20 won’t graduate for another two years, but she already knows the types of patients she wants to work with as a psychologist — undocumented residents, who face constant fear of being discovered and deported.
Korean Home-Style Cooking Meets the Olympic Games
For six years chef Alexander Hwang MBA ’12 and his catering company Kiss My Seoul have delivered a taste of Korea to the Bay Area. Now Hwang is taking his home-style cooking back to its origins, as part of the Winter Olympic Games.
Can We Prevent Autism's Adverse Symptoms?
In 2018, associate professor of health informatics and clinical psychology William J. Bosl made a groundbreaking discovery to aid in the the early detection of autism.
From surviving sexual assault to becoming a single mom in a conservative community, Preet Didbal MPA '12 has not had it easy. But that hasn't stopped her from making history as the first Sikh woman mayor in the U.S.
Black Student Union Turns 50
The Black Student Union has created opportunities for black students at #USFCA. During the 50th celebration keynote speaker, Mayor London Breed, applauded the University for building diverse communities on campus.