University Beat Archives

Miles for Moffitt / Bionic Arm Surgery Update (June 24, 2014)
Radio: Three years ago, Moffitt Cancer Center and Shriner’s Hospital teamed up to perform a surgery that gave then 8-year-old Josalyn Kaldenberg of Iowa the nation’s first expandable prosthetic arm. Now, Josalyn and her family have...
Television:

7,000 walkers, runners & wheelchair racers are expected to take part in the 9th Annual Miles for Moffitt, May 10th on USF’s Tampa campus. In its first eight years, the event has raised almost $1.5 million dollars...

Culinary Innovation Lab (June 24, 2014)
Radio: Officials at USF Sarasota Manatee would like to have one of the country’s best hospitality schools by the year 2020, and to help them on the way, the school has opened a Culinary Innovation Lab in Lakewood Ranch. This week’s...
Television:

‘On the job’ training for students at USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Hospitality and Technology Leadership just got a little easier with the opening of the school’s new Culinary Innovation Lab in Lakewood Ranch. We...

Culinary Innovation Lab (rebroadcast) / Pint of Science (June 3, 2014)
Radio: Scientists from USF and Moffitt Cancer Center recently traded in their lab goggles for beer goggles. It was all part of “Pint of Science,” a worldwide festival that saw researchers pull up a stool at local bars to talk with...
Television:

‘On the job’ training for students at USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Hospitality and Technology Leadership just got a little easier with the opening of the school’s new Culinary Innovation Lab in Lakewood Ranch. We...

Forensic Imaging / Biomedical Research Roundtable (May 27, 2014)
Radio: Biomedical research has a multi-billion dollar presence in the Florida economy, thanks in part to federal funding. But those funds are threatened by previous sequestration cuts and possible new ones.
A recent roundtable...
Television:

A dozen law enforcement professionals from around the world recently visited USF to take part in an annual workshop that teaches them how to use forensic imaging tools, like facial reconstruction and age progression,...

Healthcare Innovation Competition / USF Graduation (May 13, 2014)
Radio: The University of South Florida awarded over six-thousand degrees during spring commencement – a new record for USF. Among the highlights were a family with three graduates – a father and two of his children – and the final...
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It’s “Shark Tank” – USF style – as students from eight Florida colleges recently faced off at the University of South Florida to see who created the most innovative healthcare technology. Find out who came out on top...

Healthcare Innovation Competition (May 6, 2014)
Radio: From a Google Glass application for people with cognitive and physical disabilities to a grocery store chain that sells healthy food in low-income neighborhoods, some of the best student developed healthcare technology is...
Television:

It’s “Shark Tank” – USF style – as students from eight Florida colleges recently faced off at the University of South Florida to see who created the most innovative healthcare technology. Find out who came out on top...

Miles for Moffitt (April 29, 2014)
Radio: Runners and walkers are stretching their legs and tying their shoes as they prepare for Miles for Moffitt, coming up Saturday, May 10th on USF’s Tampa campus. In its first eight years, the event has raised almost one and a...
Television:

7,000 walkers, runners & wheelchair racers are expected to take part in the 9th Annual Miles for Moffitt, May 10th on USF’s Tampa campus. In its first eight years, the event has raised almost $1.5 million dollars...

STEM Superheroes: The Sequel / USF Health Career Days (April 16, 2014)
Radio: Representatives from USF Health, local law enforcement and area businesses recently met with students at a pair of East Tampa public middle schools. On this week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7, we’ll hear how the doctors,...
Television:

Two years ago, University Beat introduced you to the Scientific League of Superheroes – a trio of USF graduate students who don colorful costumes and use comic book scenarios to teach science, technology, engineering...

STEM Superheroes: The Sequel (April 8, 2014)
Radio: The Scientific League of Superheroes is back - and they need some help!
The trio of USF graduate students who use hands-on lessons and a slickly produced comic book-style video series to teach STEM skills to young...
Television:

Two years ago, University Beat introduced you to the Scientific League of Superheroes – a trio of USF graduate students who don colorful costumes and use comic book scenarios to teach science, technology, engineering...

WUSF-USFSP Studio (April 7, 2014)
Radio: WUSF has been a fixture on USF’s Tampa campus for fifty years, and three years ago, we added a studio at the Sarasota-Manatee campus. Now, we’ve done it again—this time, with a new studio at USF St. Petersburg. On this week’s...
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WUSF Public Media is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a brand new studio recently opened at USF St. Petersburg. University Beat on WUSF TV takes you to the ribbon-cutting, and tells you how the new studio is...

USF Hockey / Gun Music (April 6, 2014)
Radio: You’ve heard the phrase “turning swords into plowshares.” Artist Pedro Reyes embraces that concept by taking firearms that had been confiscated and rendered useless by the Mexican army and turning them into musical...
Television:

For 25 years, the USF Ice Bulls have been playing hockey in relative anonymity, because of both financial and location issues. University Beat on WUSF TV introduces you to a small group of student-athletes who make...

the road weeps, the well runs dry / Last Lecture (April 1, 2014)
Radio: USF Mechanical Engineering Professor Autar Kaw is preparing for his “last lecture.”
He’s the 2012 Carnegie Foundation Professor of the Year and he isn’t retiring—he’s taking part in an event where distinguished faculty...
Television:

USF’s School of Theatre and Dance brings the play "the road weeps, the well runs dry" to the stage in April. On University Beat on WUSF TV, we’ll hear from playwright Marcus Gardley and some of the cast and crew...

the road weeps, the well runs dry (March 25, 2014)
Radio: USF is one of four theater companies in the country—and the only one based at a university—presenting the road weeps, the well runs dry. The play tells the story of the “Black Seminoles” who migrated from Florida to Oklahoma...
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USF’s School of Theatre and Dance brings the play "the road weeps, the well runs dry" to the stage in April. On University Beat on WUSF TV, we’ll hear from playwright Marcus Gardley and some of the cast and crew...

Culinary Innovation Lab / Center for Cybersecurity (March 11, 2014)
Radio: Silicon Valley didn’t become one of the world’s leading high-tech hotspots overnight – it took visionaries putting in years of work to get there. A group of faculty and executives at USF would like to see the Tampa Bay area...
Television:

Officials at USF Sarasota Manatee would like to have one of the country’s best hospitality schools by the year 2020, and to help them on the way, the school has opened a Culinary Innovation Lab in Lakewood Ranch....

WUSF-USFSP Studio / Modern Warfare Conference (March 4, 2014)
Radio: Revolutions driven by social media, cyber-terrorism and drone technology are just some examples of how modern warfare continues to change. But a recent conference at USF shows that the human dimension of war has not changed...
Television:

WUSF Public Media is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a brand new radio studio recently opened at USF St. Petersburg. University Beat on WUSF TV takes you to the ribbon-cutting, and tells you how the new studio...

Fireman's Challenge UPDATE (February 18, 2014)
Radio: About 400 members of USF’s Greek system braved a cool and wet day to see who had the best firefighting skills. As we’ll hear this week on University Beat on WUSF 89.7, the competition raised funds for a memorial for Tampa...
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Members of USF’s Greek community competed to determine who has the best firefighting skills – and while they didn’t have to put out a fire, they had to complete some of the other physically demanding tasks that real...

Dozier Update / St. Pete Conference on World Affairs (February 14, 2014)
Radio: This week, the city of St. Petersburg will show the world that it’s much more than the home of the Rays and green benches.
On this week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7, Mark Schreiner sits down with the organizers of the...
Television:

A shirt button, a child’s stone marble and a coffin plaque saying “at rest” are just some of the almost 10,000 artifacts USF researchers have removed from 55 graves at the former Dozier School for Boys in Mariana,...

Dozier Update (February 4, 2014)
Radio: Researchers from USF have excavated the remains of 55 people from a graveyard at the closed Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, Florida. We’ll take a deeper look at the investigation on this week’s University Beat on WUSF 89....
Television:

A shirt button, a child’s stone marble and a coffin plaque saying “at rest” are just some of the almost 10,000 artifacts USF researchers have removed from 55 graves at the former Dozier School for Boys in Mariana,...

USF Hockey (January 30, 2014)
Radio: They’re not one of the best known teams in the Tampa Bay area—or even on their own campus—but the USF Ice Bulls have been playing hockey for 25 years.
This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 tells you how these...
Television:

For 25 years, the USF Ice Bulls have been playing hockey in relative anonymity, because of both financial and location issues. University Beat on WUSF TV introduces you to a small group of student-athletes who make...

Student Innovation Incubator (January 15, 2014)
Radio: Fifteen businesses owned and operated by students are the first members of the new USF Student Innovation Incubator, which gives them both a home base to call their own, as well as advice and mentoring from university experts...
Television:

Student entrepreneurs have a new place they can develop their business plans, as USF has opened the Student Innovation Incubator. University Beat on WUSF-TV takes you to the ribbon-cutting for the new office and...

 

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