USF World News


Fall 2015 Ended with CI Lectures, K-12 Chinese Teachers Workshop and More
January 4, 2016

The CI co-sponsored four lectures in the fall semester, which attracted more than 200 USF and community members. They include the following:

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Qingdao University Delegation Led by President Fan Enhanced USF Partnership
December 4, 2015

A strong partner with the University of South Florida (USF) for many years, Qingdao University (QU) is the largest university in Shandong Province, China, and has a working relationship with the Chinese language program at USF. In July 2012, QU and USF signed an agreement to operate the Confucius Institute (CI) and expand academic collaborations. (Read More…)


Globalizing USF’s Dance Program
July 28, 2015

Help is needed for USF dance students to make the leap to China this fall after hosting Chinese dancers this spring. | Read More


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USF Confucius Institute Outreach to Senior Citizens: A Partnership with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
June 25, 2015

The USF Confucius Institute (CI) has had great success exploring a variety of ways to better integrate the hosting university and connect with Tampa Bay communities, including K-12 schools. Innovation and collaboration is key to sustainable development of any CI.  (Read More…)


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12 USF Students Awarded Gilman Scholarship for Summer 2015
June 8, 2015

From Costa Rica to South Korea, 12 undergraduate students will travel to all corners of the world this summer for a range of study abroad programs after they were each awarded a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. The students will have the opportunity of a lifetime to be engaged with other cultures and languages, while furthering their studies related to each respective major. (Read More…)


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USF Engineering Student Receives NSF Fellowships
June 5, 2015

Joel Cooper, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been awarded two prestigious National Science Foundation fellowships to conduct research in Japan.   (Read More…)