University Beat Archives

Video Games - Social Studies (August 17, 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...
Dozier Update (August 10, 2015)
Radio: Allegations of abuse, along with mysterious student deaths, haunted the Dozier School for Boys in the Florida panhandle for decades.
For the last few years, we’ve been telling you how researchers from the University of...
Pre-College Recap (August 3, 2015)
Radio: USF’s Pre-College Summer Program has wrapped up another successful year. More than 150 high school students from around the world took part, preparing for college through a variety of classes in subjects including STEM,...
Pre-College Recap (August 3, 2015)
Television:

It’s college – only for high school students. The University of South Florida welcomed more than 150 teens from around the world for this summer’s Pre-College program. University Beat on WUSF TV has a recap.

FL Inventors Hall of Fame (rebroadcast) (July 27, 2015)
Radio: The Florida Inventors Hall of Fame, which is based at the University of South Florida, has named its 2015 inductees.
The seven innovators chosen include automotive giant Henry Ford, and combined, they hold more than 430...
Living Learning Communities (July 20, 2015)
Television:

Living away from home for the first time can be tough for some college students. But the University of South Florida hopes to ease that transition with its Living Learning Communities, or LLC’s for short. We take a...

Living Learning Communities (July 20, 2015)
Radio: USF boasts a dozen Living Learning Communities, where students connect with classmates, faculty and staff –  right where they live.  The students reside in places that emphasize a common major or area of interest – and we’ll...
Preemies' Bacteria (July 13, 2015)
Radio: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says one out of nine babies in the U.S. is born prematurely.
Now the USF College of Nursing has received a $2.7 million grant to study DNA from babies’ stomach bacteria to...
Food Photography Class (July 6, 2015)
Radio: On 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 summer course at...
Food Photography Class (July 6, 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. We’ll follow along as they capture ‘sizzling...

Tillman Scholars (June 29, 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,...
Art Exhibits (June 22, 2015)
Radio: It may be summer, but the University of South Florida's Contemporary Art Museum isn't taking a break.
The museum has a pair of exhibits on display through late July: one asks visitors to listen more carefully and find...
Art Exhibits (June 22, 2015)
Television:

You never know what you’re going to get when you go into the University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum. For example, take the two exhibits on display currently. In With Hidden Noise, visitors are...

Sampling Science (rebroadcast) (June 15, 2015)
Radio: USF’s Gibbons Alumni Center was recently transformed into a combination tasting room and classroom as craft beer lovers took part in a sold-out, student-organized event called “Sampling Science.” University Beat on WUSF 89.7...
White House Intern (June 8, 2015)
Radio: Student Tyler Lewis has returned to USF St. Petersburg after a four month internship in Washington, DC. But it wasn’t an internship of making photocopies and going on coffee runs - the political science major worked at the...
White House Intern (June 8, 2015)
Television:

University of South Florida Saint Petersburg student Tyler Lewis just finished up a four month internship at the White House. He shares some of his experiences on University Beat on WUSF TV.

FL Inventors Hall of Fame (June 1, 2015)
Radio: The Florida Inventors Hall of Fame, which is based at the University of South Florida, has named its 2015 inductees.
The seven innovators chosen include automotive giant Henry Ford, and combined, they hold more than 430...
USF St. Petersburg Solar Project (May 25, 2015)
Radio: USF St. Petersburg and Duke Energy have "flipped the switch" on a huge solar panel project on the roof of a university parking garage. Duke has put a million dollars behind the project, which officials say is one of the...
USF St. Petersburg Solar Project (May 25, 2015)
Television:

Thanks to a million dollar grant from Duke Energy, USF St. Petersburg has unveiled one of the largest and most efficient solar power arrays in the city. We'll take you to the unveiling event and show you what the new...

Florida Consortium of Metropolitan Resarch Universities (May 18, 2015)
Radio: USF, Florida International University and the University of Central Florida – the state’s three largest metropolitan research universities – are teaming up in an effort to improve graduation rates as well as the number of...

 

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