University Beat Archives

USF St. Pete Business Building (January 23, 2017)
Television:

For the first time ever, all the classes, students and faculty for the USF St. Petersburg Tiedemann College of Business are under the same roof. The College opened the doors on the new, high-tech Lynn Pippenger Hall...

USF St. Pete Business Building (January 23, 2017)
Radio: For the first time ever, all the classes, students and faculty for the USF St. Petersburg Tiedemann College of Business are under the same roof. The College opened the doors on the new, high-tech Lynn Pippenger Hall this...
Volcano Research (January 16, 2017)
Radio: When you think of volcanoes, you don’t really think of Florida. But researchers with USF’s Geology program are conducting important research on volcanic eruptions and their damaging effects. University Beat on WUSF 89.7 sits...
USF Herd of Thunder-Rome (January 9, 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...
USF Herd Of Thunder-Rome (January 9, 2017)
Television:

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...

USF 2016-2017 (January 2, 2017)
Radio: With the new year getting underway, we’re going to take a look back at what happened at the University of South Florida in 2016 – and what’s ahead for the one of the area’s largest employers and biggest economic engines. Mark...
USF International Students (December 26, 2016)
Radio: About 5,000 international students who attend the University of South Florida are watching what direction President-Elect Trump might take with immigration and international relations. We spoke to two USF administrators who...
Outstanding Graduate (December 19, 2016)
Radio: Each semester, the University of South Florida picks three outstanding graduates – one from each campus.  While many of their stories are remarkable, the honoree for the Tampa campus for the Fall semester has a story that...
Immunization Compliance (December 12, 2016)
Radio: A USF public health researcher recently took on the mission of trying to increase immunizations among students at an Indiana high school with a high poverty level. When she completed her three stage plan, the immunization...
USF Rocket Club (rebroadcast) (December 5, 2016)
Radio: Florida plays such a major role in space exploration, so it’s not a surprise that a number of college students are interested in rocketry and the science behind it. The USF Society of Aeronautics and Rocketry – or SOAR –...
USF Public Art (November 28, 2016)
Radio: We’re continuing our look at public art in the Bay area this week by going to a place where there are 120 such works of art on display. University Beat joined a recent walking tour of the USF Tampa campus that took a closer...
US-Cuba (November 21, 2016)
Radio: Under President Obama, U.S. relations with Cuba saw a considerable warm-up, including new airline flights between Tampa and Havana. But under President-elect Donald Trump, it’s possible the relationship will change.  USF...
Tillman Scholar (November 14, 2016)
Radio: After twelve years of service with the U.S. Army, including two deployments to Iraq, Jeffrey Sargent began suffering post-traumatic stress disorder. Sargent has not only learned to manage his PTSD, he’s helping other student...
3-D Forensics (November 7, 2016)
Radio: Forensic artists from around the country recently teamed with USF anthropologists to try to solve twenty missing and unidentified persons cases. During the week long workshop, the group created three-dimensional clay...
Kabul Professor (October 31, 2016)
Radio: For the last four years, USF PhD graduate Raj Chandarlapaty has been teaching English to students at the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul. That was until this past August, when terrorists attacked the school,...
Poetry Award (October 24, 2016)
Radio: A University of South Florida English professor is going to have a very eventful November – as his newest book is being published and he’s a finalist for the extremely prestigious National Book Award in Poetry. We sit down...
Bulls Bistro (October 17, 2016)
Radio: Students in USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Leadership are showing off their culinary chops at a series of ongoing dining experiences. The “Bulls Bistro” gives aspiring chefs the opportunity to make...
USF Herd Of Thunder-Rome (October 10, 2016)
Radio: 130 members of the USF Herd of Thunder Marching Band will start 2017 Italian style, as they’ve been invited to perform in the New Year’s Parade in Rome. In addition to bringing the kind of performances Italians normally only...
Lightning Study (October 3, 2016)
Radio: When it comes to lightning, no state has more strikes per square mile than Florida. A USF researcher is measuring the energy of such strikes – not by looking at activity during a storm, but by focusing on the geology of where...
USF Rocket Club (September 26, 2016)
Radio: Florida plays such a major role in space exploration, so it’s not a surprise that a number of college students are interested in rocketry and the science behind it. The USF Society of Aeronautics and Rocketry – or SOAR –...