University Beat Archives

Med School Advice (May 8, 2017)
Radio: More than 160 students recently graduated from the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine. During their commencement ceremony, they heard from Doctor Victor Dzau, the President of the National Academy of Medicine. Dzau shared...
Finals-Stress Relief (May 1, 2017)
Radio: USF students are wrapping up the school year with final exams, and there’s a lot of stress that comes with them. A number of organizations around campus have come up with ways to help them cope, including pet therapy and a “...
Prison Debate (April 24, 2017)
Radio: Members of the USF Sarasota-Manatee criminology club faced a couple of challenges recently during a debate on reinstating the draft. First, they only had two weeks to prepare. Second, their opponents would have the “home...
Japan-Refugees (April 17, 2017)
Radio: USF Sarasota-Manatee professor of education Jody McBrien has traveled to almost forty countries, where she’s worked with many refugees, as well as some who have resettled in America. She’s living in Japan for the next four...
Shakespeare in Health (April 10, 2017)
Radio: Shakespeare’s “four humors” are not about comedy, but about the physical qualities that determined the behavior of all living things. The USF Shimberg Health Sciences Library has a National Institutes of Health exhibit...
Art Walk (April 10, 2017)
Television:

Did you know there’s a place where there are 120 works of public art, scattered over 1,700 acres? It’s USF’s Tampa campus, and twice a year, a group of art fans take a walking tour of some of the collection. Join us...

Florida Inventors Hall of Fame (April 3, 2017)
Radio: The 2017 class of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame has been announced. Collectively, the eight honorees hold more than 260 U.S. patents. On University Beat on WUSF 89.7, we’ll talk with USF Electrical Engineering Professor...
USF Herd of Thunder-Rome (rebroadcast) (March 27, 2017)
Radio: The University of South Florida Herd of Thunder marching band is back in America after ringing in the New Year in Italy. More than a hundred members of the band performed in Saint Peter’s Square, at a historic basilica, and...
Symphony Composition Contest (March 20, 2017)
Television:

Five University of South Florida music composition students recently had the opportunity of a lifetime. As part of a contest, their original work was played by the Florida Orchestra. Find out who won and watch the...

Symphony Composition Contest (March 20, 2017)
Radio: The Florida Orchestra recently gave five USF music students the chance of a lifetime by performing their original compositions.It was part of a contest, and the winning piece will be performed at the Orchestra’s season finale...
Get Innovative (March 13, 2017)
Radio: USF’s Institute for Advanced Discovery and Innovation is bringing in experts in a number of fields, including health care, engineering and energy.
Their goal? Share the lessons they’ve learned throughout their lengthy...
Neighborhood News Bureau (March 6, 2017)
Television:

Future journalists are learning their craft in USF St. Petersburg’s Neighborhood News Bureau, based in St. Pete’s Midtown neighborhood. This year’s class is also assisting Academy Prep Middle School students in a...

Swedish Speaker (March 6, 2017)
Radio: Twice in the last six months, the speaker of the Swedish Parliament stopped by the University of South Florida. The second most powerful man in Sweden’s government sat down with students for lengthy conversations both before...
Forensic Training Facility (February 27, 2017)
Radio: University of South Florida forensic anthropologists may soon have a facility where they can learn the latest methods of investigation for both indoor and outdoor crime scenes. It’s part of a proposed structure in Pasco...
Coach Jose Fernandez (February 20, 2017)
Television:

When the USF women’s basketball team beat Memphis in January, it marked the three hundredth career win for head coach Jose Fernandez. Perhaps the most amazing fact is that every one of those victories came at USF....

Neighborhood News Bureau (February 20, 2017)
Radio: Health News Florida told you recently how students in a St. Petersburg middle school investigated the amount of lead in the tap water in their homes. They were assisted by students in the USF St. Pete Neighborhood News Bureau...
Coach Jose Fernandez (February 13, 2017)
Radio: When the USF women’s basketball team beat Memphis last month, it marked the three hundredth career win for head coach Jose Fernandez. Perhaps the most amazing fact is that every one of those victories came at USF. With the...
Sulphur Springs History-Water (February 6, 2017)
Television:

The Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center is opening its new home with a multi-media exhibition from one of the premier names in museums: the Smithsonian Institution. The exhibit’s focus on the importance of...

Sulphur Springs History-Water (February 6, 2017)
Radio: The Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center is opening its new home with a multi-media exhibition from one of the premier names in museums: the Smithsonian Institution. The exhibit’s focus on the importance of water...
USF Health Careers (January 30, 2017)
Radio: USF Health is hosting a symposium February 4th targeting students interested in careers in the healthcare industry. They’re looking for undergraduates and people in other fields looking to change their professions. On the...