University Beat 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...

Healthcare Innovation Competition (rebroadcast) / Florida Inventors Hall of Fame (July 30, 2014)
Radio: Thomas Edison, the man who developed Gatorade, and the creator of air conditioning are among the members of the inaugural class of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame. On this week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7, we’ll take a...
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...

1Apple Grocery / Dr. Charles Lockwood (July 22, 2014)
Radio: Dr. Charles Lockwood took the reins at USF Health and the Morsani College of Medicine this past May, and WUSF’s Mark Schreiner recently sat down with him for a revealing discussion. On this week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7...
Television:

A pair of USF students has opened 1Apple Grocery, a new store in Plant City that targets members of the Florida WIC program, which provides financial aid to low-income women, infants and children so that they can buy...

1Apple Grocery (July 15, 2014)
Radio: It’s not the career path they had imagined, but a pair of USF students has opened up a grocery store in Plant City. Not only does 1Apple Grocery serve low-income women and children, it also takes on the role of an oasis in a...
Television:

A pair of USF students has opened 1Apple Grocery, a new store in Plant City that targets members of the Florida WIC program, which provides financial aid to low-income women, infants and children so that they can buy...

Moffitt Healthy Kidz / HPV Initiative (July 14, 2014)
Radio: Even though Florida has one of the highest rates of cervical cancer in the country, teenage girls in the state also have the lowest rate of HPV vaccinations. That’s despite the fact the shots would prevent the disease and a...
Television:

Summer school took on a healthy twist for more than forty young people, as they spent a day at Moffitt Cancer Center, thanks to the Moffitt Healthy Kidz Program.
Join these high-achieving students on a tour of...

Moffitt Healthy Kidz (July 14, 2014)
Radio: More than 40 high-achieving, low-income young people from around the Tampa Bay area recently gathered at the Moffitt Cancer Center on USF’s Tampa campus to find out about careers in medicine. As part of the Center’s “Healthy...
Television:

Summer school took on a healthy twist for more than forty young people, as they spent a day at Moffitt Cancer Center, thanks to the Moffitt Healthy Kidz Program.
Join these high-achieving students on a tour of...

Historic Scans (June 25, 2014)
Radio: While some historic structures around the world are deteriorating, members of USF's Alliance for Integrated Spatial Technologies (AIST) are using high-tech 3D imaging tools to help capture a virtual version of them for future...
Television:

What do a French arch, a Revolutionary War-era tunnel in South Carolina, and launch pads at Cape Canaveral have in common? They’re all sites recently captured by the 3D imaging tools of USF’S Alliance for Integrated...

Historic Scans / Culinary Innovation Lab (rebroadcast) (June 25, 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:

What do a French arch, a Revolutionary War-era tunnel in South Carolina, and launch pads at Cape Canaveral have in common? They’re all sites recently captured by the 3D imaging tools of USF’S Alliance for Integrated...

Forensic Imaging (June 24, 2014)
Radio: In April 2013, a body was found in Sumter County, and investigators turned to the USF Forensic Anthropology Lab for help in identifying it.
On this week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7, we take a look at the forensic...
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,...

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...
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...

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...
Television:

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...