University Beat Archives

NEWgenerator (December 21, 2015)
Television:

A team of University of South Florida students, led by engineering professor...

NEWgenerator (December 21, 2015)
Radio: It’s cutting-edge technology that turns wastewater into clean water, plant nutrients and energy…it’s received three million dollars in backing from a number of groups, including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation…and it’s...
Frank Morsani (December 14, 2015)
Radio: Four years ago this month, Frank Morsani, along with his wife, Carol, donated $20 million dollars to the University of South Florida to help build a new medical school. On University Beat on WUSF 89.7, the philanthropist and...
A New Definition of Dance (December 7, 2015)
Television:

A group of renowned mixed ability – disabled and able-bodied – dancers from across the globe gathered at the University of South Florida recently for an event called “A New Definition of Dance.” University Beat on...

A New Definition of Dance (December 7, 2015)
Radio: A group of renowned disabled and able-bodied dancers from around the world gathered at USF recently for an event called “A New Definition of Dance.” Over four days, they conducted workshops with students at USF and in...
Senior Fall Prevention (November 30, 2015)
Radio: Falls are the leading cause of injury and accidental death in adults older than 65. The USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute recently held a “Senior Safety and Falls Prevention Day,” where professionals offered seniors...
USFSP Veterans Success Center (November 23, 2015)
Television:

As many as 500 students at the University of South Florida Saint Petersburg are active service members, veterans or military dependents.
Now, they have a place on campus that they can call their own, with the...

USFSP Veterans Success Center (November 23, 2015)
Radio: As many as 500 students at USF St. Petersburg are active service members, veterans or military dependents.
The new Military and Veterans Success Center will provide that population with services specific to their needs...
Video Games - Social Studies (rebroadcast) (November 16, 2015)
Radio: Since the 1970’s and 80’s, computer programs like “Oregon Trail” and “Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?” have shown that video games can be used to help teach social studies. Public TV station WNET created the newest...
Share-A-Bull Bikes (November 9, 2015)
Radio: Students and staff at the University of South Florida have a new way to get around campus this year, thanks to the Share-A-Bull Bike program. One hundred bikes can be tracked electronically, meaning users can find one at...
Share-A-Bull Bikes (November 9, 2015)
Television:

There’s a new way to get around the University of South Florida, thanks to the Share-A-Bull bike program. We’ll explain how the program works, as well as what it means to both users and USF on University Beat on WUSF...

Video Games - Social Studies (rebroadcast) (November 2, 2015)
Television:

Can video games help students learn more about social studies? New York Public TV station WNET is testing out that theory with "Mission US," an interactive game that puts young players in different eras across...

Tillman Scholars (rebroadcast) (November 2, 2015)
Radio: The Pat Tillman Foundation is named after a former NFL player who died while serving as an Army Ranger in Afghanistan in 2004.  Every year, the Foundation chooses 60 military veterans or their spouses as Tillman Scholars,...
Pint of Science: We're Only Human (October 26, 2015)
Radio: University Beat on WUSF 89.7 has previously reported on “Pint of Science,” a worldwide effort where researchers sit down with the public at a local watering hole and share drinks and conversation about science.The local...
Food Photography Class (rebroadcast) (October 26, 2015)
Television:

From the farm and the field to the kitchen and market, students in a week-long USF St. Petersburg class hit the road to learn the tricks of the trade of food photography. On this encore broadcast, we’ll follow along...

Food Photography Class (rebroadcast) (October 19, 2015)
Radio: On this rebroadcast of University Beat, we’ll follow students from the farm to the kitchen to the table as they try to capture eye-catching images of mouth-watering meals. Join us as we check out “Sizzling Images,” a weeklong...
Festival of Reading (October 12, 2015)
Radio: The 23rd annual Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading takes place Saturday, October 24th on the campus of USF St. Petersburg. On University Beat on WUF 89.7, we’ll meet a pair of USF graduates who will be presenting their first...
Festival of Reading (October 12, 2015)
Television:

The 23rd Annual Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading takes place Saturday, Oct. 24, at USF St. Petersburg. University Beat on WUSF TV gets a preview of the event from Times Book Editor Colette Bancroft and introduces...

USF Sarasota-Manatee 40th Anniversary (October 5, 2015)
Radio: Like its sibling campus over the bridge in St. Petersburg, USF Sarasota-Manatee is getting in on the anniversary action this year as it marks its 40th birthday. On University Beat on WUSF 89.7, we’ll drop by a ceremony...
USF Sarasota-Manatee 40th Anniversary (October 5, 2015)
Television:

On September 15, 1975, USF Sarasota opened on the campus of what was then known as "New College.”  On September 15, 2015, USF Sarasota-Manatee turned 40 with a birthday celebration, honoring its past and looking...