University Beat Archives

Mile in Her Shoes / CAREN Simulator (December 30, 2014)
Radio: It’s a million dollar-plus, state-of-the-art virtual reality simulator that’s bringing together University of South Florida engineers and health practitioners to assist those with reduced motor skills. We'll introduce you to...
Television:

Over the past year, there’s been a growing focus across the country on sexual violence on college campuses. At the University of South Florida, student groups have been attempting to raise awareness of the issue for a...

USF Health Service Dogs (December 22, 2014)
Radio: It’s one of the more unusual prescriptions ever suggested: pet one beautiful golden retriever and call me in the morning. Visitors to the USF Health Shimberg Library on the Tampa campus can now meet the newest employee, a...
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...

Mile in Her Shoes (December 16, 2014)
Radio: Student groups at the University of South Florida are trying to raise awareness of sexual and domestic violence against women with a number of efforts, including taking part in President Obama’s new “It’s On Us” campaign, as...
Television:

Over the past year, there’s been a growing focus across the country on sexual violence on college campuses. At the University of South Florida, student groups have been attempting to raise awareness of the issue for a...

CAREN Simulator / Festival of Reading (December 16, 2014)
Radio: The 22nd Annual Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading is this Saturday on the USF St. Petersburg campus. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 will talk with three authors with ties to the University of South Florida who...
Television:

It’s a million dollar-plus, state-of-the-art virtual reality simulator that’s bringing together University of South Florida engineers and health practitioners to assist those with reduced motor skills. We'll introduce...

Veterans Week (December 1, 2014)
Radio: Most people commemorate “Veterans Day,” but the University of South Florida honors our servicemen and women with “Veterans Week.”
On this week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7, we’ll take you to some of the events held at...
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...

Cybersecurity Conference / Murph the Surf (November 23, 2014)
Radio: Fifty years ago, a group of thieves pulled off what’s been called the largest jewelry heist in U.S. history when they stole precious gems from the American Museum of Natural History in New York. One of the thieves, Jack “...
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...

Cybersecurity Conference (November 18, 2014)
Radio: Almost 500 people attended a recent conference at USF presented by the Florida Center for Cybersecurity. Attendees learned about the latest dangers in data theft and hacking from digital security experts. They also heard from...
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...

Colleges of Business Part 2 (November 6, 2014)
Radio: University Beat wraps up a two-part look at the changes to USF’s Colleges of Business by heading over to St. Petersburg. Not only does the school there have a new name thanks to a record-setting $10 million dollar donation,...
Television:

The Colleges of Business at the University of South Florida’s Tampa campus and USF St. Petersburg are both undergoing major changes. We’ll show you what’s new and speak to some of the people behind these radical...

Colleges of Business Part 1 (November 6, 2014)
Radio: The Colleges of Business on both the USF Tampa and St. Petersburg campuses are undergoing monumental changes. Both have new names after multimillion dollar donations from local philanthropists, and USF St. Pete’s College of...
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The Colleges of Business at the University of South Florida’s Tampa campus and USF St. Petersburg are both undergoing major changes. We’ll show you what’s new and speak to some of the people behind these radical...

CAREN Simulator / Business Scholarships (rebroadcast) (October 21, 2014)
Radio: The recent USF College of Business Scholarship Luncheon honored around 175 students who received almost $400,000 dollars in awards. On this week’s rebroadcast of University Beat on WUSF 89.7, we meet some of the award-winning...
Television:

It’s a million dollar-plus, state-of-the-art virtual reality simulator that’s bringing together University of South Florida engineers and health practitioners to assist those with reduced motor skills. We'll introduce...

Pharmacy of the Future / USFSM-Longboat Key Club (October 7, 2014)
Radio: Thanks to a new partnership with the Resort at Longboat Key Club, USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Hospitality & Technology Leadership now has a ‘teaching hotel’ where its students will rotate through a number of...
Television:

It looks a little like the bridge from ‘Star Trek,’ complete with holograms and high-tech devices – but it’s actually the USF College of Pharmacy’s brand-new facility, where students will learn by interacting with...

Pharmacy of the Future (October 7, 2014)
Radio: It’s part classroom, part laboratory and full-time working facility that will serve patients. It’s the USF Health Pharmacy Plus – a ‘pharmacy of the future’ where students will learn how to work with both patients and other...
Television:

It looks a little like the bridge from ‘Star Trek,’ complete with holograms and high-tech devices – but it’s actually the USF College of Pharmacy’s brand-new facility, where students will learn by interacting with...

Professor at Sea (September 22, 2014)
Radio: This semester’s USF Geology 3311 course, The Solid Earth, is a little different.
For one thing, professor Jeffrey Ryan is helping teach the class while he’s working on board an international research vessel in the...
Television:

USF geochemist Jeffrey Ryan is teaching a class this fall – only he’s working in the Pacific Ocean, more than 7,000 miles away from Tampa! Ryan joins University Beat on WUSF TV from the research vessel where he’s...

Professor at Sea / Business Scholarships (September 17, 2014)
Radio: The recent USF College of Business Scholarship Luncheon honored around 175 students who received almost $400,000 dollars in awards. On this week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7, we meet some of the award-winning students, who...
Television:

USF geochemist Jeffrey Ryan is teaching a class this fall – only he’s working in the Pacific Ocean, more than 7,000 miles away from Tampa! Ryan joins University Beat on WUSF Public Media from the research vessel where...

Library Renovations / Ploughshares Conference (September 9, 2014)
Radio: Joseph Cirincione, the president of anti-nuclear weapon group the Ploughshares Fund, will speak about the growing threat of the Islamic State and the possibility of a nuclear-armed Iran at a USF Center for Strategic and...
Television:

Students returning to the USF Tampa campus for the new school year might not recognize the Library, as the university’s academic cornerstone has reopened after a $1.5 million renovation.
The changes include a...

Library Renovations (September 8, 2014)
Radio: The University of South Florida’s fall semester is underway and students are already lining up to check out the renovated library.
The $1.5 million in improvements addressed some of the students’ biggest complaints....
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Students returning to the USF Tampa campus for the new school year might not recognize the Library, as the university’s academic cornerstone has reopened after a $1.5 million renovation.
The changes include a...

Palestinian Dance Class / Doctor of Business Administration (August 26, 2014)
Radio: An MBA is a Masters of Business Administration degree — but have you heard about a DBA? USF is unveiling a new Doctor of Business Administration program that targets CEO’s and other upper-level executives looking to transform...
Television:

USF St. Petersburg education major Dwayne Scheuneman is a veteran, an athlete, and a teacher of dance to both disabled and able-bodied children. That latter skill recently brought him to Palestine's West Bank, where...

Palestinian Dance Class (August 19, 2014)
Radio: St. Petersburg student Dwayne Scheuneman runs a local dance company that features both disabled and able-bodied performers. The wheelchair-bound Scheuneman recently worked in the Middle East with a Palestinian dance company...
Television:

USF St. Petersburg education major Dwayne Scheuneman is a veteran, an athlete, and a teacher of dance to both disabled and able-bodied children. That latter skill recently brought him to Palestine's West Bank, where...

Library Show & Tell (August 18, 2014)
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,...
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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...

Migrant Research / Library Show & Tell (August 13, 2014)
Radio: USF anthropology professor Heide Castañeda recently spent two months in Mexico and Texas meeting with some of the immigrants crossing into these areas as they fled Central America. She talked with them about their dangerous...
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...