USF World News


Lindsey O’Brien Will Go to China for International Chinese Bridge Competition
May 30, 2016

Every spring, the USF Confucius Institute hosts a competition of Chinese language and cultural talents for local college and high school students.

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First Round of Traditional Chinese Medicine Classes Completed at USF
May 25, 2016

Thanks to the Hanban support, the Confucius Institute partnered with the USF College of Public Health to offer a non-credit Traditional Chinese Medicine class from January 22 to April 15; 23 USF employees and community members attended. (Read More…)


March 31, 2016

CI Lecture by Daniel Jackson on Feb. 25, 2016

Each semester, the USF Confucius Institute (CI) sponsors three or more lectures about Chinese cultures and society as well as US-China relations. (Read More…)


Celebrating the Chinese New Year Season at USF, Community and K-12 Schools
February 19, 2016

The USF Confucius Institute worked with numerous partners to provide multiple cultural events during the 2016 Chinese New Year season. The events reached thousands of people of all age groups in the Tampa Bay region and beyond, and improved cross-cultural understanding. (Read More…)


USF World Statement Regarding Recent Events in Paris
January 7, 2016

The University of South Florida is deeply saddened by the terror attacks in Paris on November 13, 2015. Our sympathies go out to the French people, our French community here at USF and all those who lost loved ones or were shaken by these events. USF maintains a constant watch on world events in order to give our students, staff and faculty the best advice we can.

If you are currently traveling abroad and wish to reestablish your travel and security or seek further clarity around your current travel plans, please contact Ben Chamberlain, International Risk and Safety Officer, in USF World who will be an excellent resource for you.

Similarly, we recognize that members of the USF system community may be traveling internationally during 2016 and we want to reassure you that USF World monitors world events and maintains a 24/7 International Assistance Line (1-813-317-5815) for your use. You may also choose to contact Ben at bchamberlain@usf.edu and he can assist you in ensuring you have appropriately considered your safety.  As a reminder, please refer to the USF related student and business travel guidelines and services on our website.

Wishing the USF community safe travels,

Roger Brindley, Vice Provost and Associate Vice President, USF World


USF College of Public Health and Confucius Institute proudly sponsor “An Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine”
January 4, 2016

The USF College of Public Health and Confucius Institute proudly sponsor a non-credit class “An Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)” in the spring semester of 2016. (Read More…)