University Beat Archives

USF School of Mass Communications (March 30, 2015)
Radio: USF’s School of Mass Communications has been re-branded as the “Zimmerman School of Advertising and Mass Communications.“ The name change is the result of a 10 million dollar gift by USF trustee Jordan Zimmerman. This week’s...
HospitaBull (March 24, 2015)
USF Student Memorial (rebroadcast) (March 23, 2015)
Radio: USF's Student Government has come up with a permanent way to honor classmates who have died while attending school - with a memorial wall and fountain. The names of nearly two dozen students who passed away in 2014 were...
HospitaBull (March 16, 2015)
Radio: The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee recently held its annual “HospitaBull” evening. Students in the College of Hospitality and Technology Leadership cooked up a multi-course dinner for 200 guests, covering every...
HospitaBull (March 16, 2015)
Television:

Students in USF Sarasota-Manatee's College of Hospitality and Technology Leadership cooked up an international feast at the annual “HospitaBull” evening. University Beat on WUSF TV follows the students from the...

The Great Society (March 9, 2015)
Radio: Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson unveiled “The Great Society,” a number of programs designed to reduce poverty and racial injustice in America. The University of South Florida St. Petersburg Department of History...
School of Accountancy (March 3, 2015)
Radio: Another University of South Florida business school has changed its name after a multimillion dollar donation from a Bay area entrepreneur. This time, it’s the School of Accountancy, which is now named after Lynn Pippenger,...
School of Accountancy (March 2, 2015)
Television:

Thanks to a $10 million gift from a retired Raymond James Financial executive, another University of South Florida business school has a new name. The USF Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy is believed to be the...

A Tale of Two Cities / St. Pete Conference on World Affairs (February 24, 2015)
Radio: Almost forty experts from around the world will speak about a variety of today’s “hot button” international issues at the St. Petersburg Conference on World Affairs. The conference takes place at USF St. Pete February 26th...
A Tale of Two Cities (February 23, 2015)
Television:

It will be the best of times, it will be the worst of times as University of South Florida Theatre and Dance presents an adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities.” We’ll introduce you to some of the cast...

A Tale of Two Cities (February 17, 2015)
Radio: It will be the best of times and the worst of times as USF Theatre and Dance presents a production of “A Tale of Two Cities” February 19th through 22nd and 25th through 28th. It’s part of the school’s “British International...
USF Student Memorial / Sampling Science (February 10, 2015)
Radio: A pair of USF engineering students have put together a charity event where the science of craft beer will be discussed. “Sampling Science,” taking place February 20th at USF, will feature half a dozen presentations on the...
Television:

In 2014, 23 students from the University of South Florida Tampa campus passed away. Their lives were honored at a recent ceremony where their names were added to a new student memorial installed on campus last year....

USF Student Memorial (February 3, 2015)
Radio: USF's Student Government has come up with a permanent way to honor classmates who have died while attending school - with a memorial wall and fountain. The names of nearly two dozen students who passed away in 2014 were...
Television:

In 2014, 23 students from the University of South Florida Tampa campus passed away. Their lives were honored at a recent ceremony where their names were added to a new student memorial installed on campus last year....

Tampa Innovation Alliance / War Conferences (January 27, 2015)
Radio: In February, the University of South Florida will be engaging in “war and remembrance” with an examination of two conflicts that shaped America. First, the Humanities Institute will be sponsoring a weekly lecture series...
Television:

The area around the University of South Florida’s Tampa campus could soon see some major changes if the Tampa Innovation Alliance has its way. We talk about how the Alliance hopes to make these improvements on...

Tampa Innovation Alliance (January 21, 2015)
Radio: First, Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik announced plans to redevelop sections of downtown Tampa. Now, a group is coming together to try to transform the area around the University of South Florida into a vibrant place...
Television:

The area around the University of South Florida’s Tampa campus could soon see some major changes if the Tampa Innovation Alliance has its way. We talk about how the Alliance hopes to make these improvements on...

Cybersecurity Conference (rebroadcast) / Sport & Entertainment Lecture Series (January 13, 2015)
Radio: It’s no secret that sports has become a big business – just look at the economic effect teams like the Rays, the Bucs and the Lightning have on the Bay area. USF’s Sport and Entertainment Management Program is bringing in an...
Television:

With the increasing threats of computer hacking and data thefts, the University of South Florida recently hosted a conference put on by the Florida Center for Cybersecurity. Find out what kinds of information experts...

USF Health Service Dogs / Library Show & Tell (rebroadcast) (January 6, 2015)
Radio: The staff of the USF Library’s Special Collections Department recently showed off some of their favorite things from the archives. Viewers had a chance to see valuable objects that normally sit under lock and key, including...
Television:

If there’s one thing that helps many stressed-out University of South Florida Health students, it’s dogs. We’ll meet some of the service dogs who help students, including an actual USF Health employee, a golden...

Library Show & Tell (rebroadcast) / National & Competitive Intelligence (January 6, 2015)
Radio: USF students interested in executive positions, whether in business or government, are encouraged to take part in a program in “National and Competitive Intelligence.” The program, which is backed by a grant from the Office...
Television:

Did you ever wonder what’s behind the doors of the Special Collections of the USF Tampa Library? Some lucky folks got to find out, as just a small portion of the hundreds of thousands of objects in the archives were...

Veterans Week / USF Sarasota-Manatee Chancellor (December 31, 2014)
Radio: USF Sarasota-Manatee is preparing to celebrate its 40th anniversary next year, and in just the last decade, the school has established a new main campus as well as a number of branch locations; received separate accreditation...
Television:

The University of South Florida honored its student veterans - and all veterans - with a week-long series of events, including a "vets expo," a chili cook-off and a speech from Medal of Honor recipient, US Army Master...