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USF Graduation ceremony in newly renovated USF Sun Dome (courtesy Aimee Blodgett, USF News)
Sun Dome Reopens
The USF Sun Dome has reopened after a 36 million dollar renovation project, and while the building still holds about 10,000 people, the capacity is just about the only thing not changed! University Beat on WUSF TV takes you on a tour of the new facility.

On the Radio

Ribbon-cutting of newly renovated USF Sun Dome (courtesy USF Athletics)
Sun Dome Reopens

Unless you’ve been in the USF Sun Dome in the last week or two, then you haven’t been in the Sun Dome! The arena has reopened after a 36 million dollar renovation, but it’s almost like a completely new building. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 has a look inside what some are calling “USF’s new front porch.”

Program Schedule

Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:45 AM and 8:45 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM
- Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week

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USF Athletic Director Doug Woolard talks about the improvements made to the USF Sun Dome.

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With the renovation of the USF Sun Dome being just the latest improvement to USF’s athletic facilities, the big question remains: will USF ever get an on-campus football stadium? Doug Woolard has an answer.


For more information

USF Sun Dome website



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