University Beat Archives

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...
Clinical Trial Awareness (May 11, 2015)
Radio: Clinical trials help medical professionals find out how effective treatments are. But they’re not a “one size fits all” proposition, particularly when minority populations don’t participate. An effort has been launched to...
Clinical Trial Awareness (May 11, 2015)
Television:

An effort has been launched to bring researchers from USF and Moffitt Cancer Center together with community leaders to increase minority participation in clinical trials. Find out more on University Beat on WUSF TV....

Pint of Science (May 4, 2015)
Radio: It’s being called a ‘science festival for adults,’ and they’re holding it in a place that grown-ups hold dear: the local bar!
Researchers from USF and Moffitt Cancer Center are once again taking part in “Pint of Science...
Pre-College Preview (April 27, 2015)
Radio: USF is once again preparing for its Pre-College Summer Program, a collection of classes that brings high school students from around the country and the world to USF for their first taste of college life. Classes this year,...
Oil Spill Anniversary (April 27, 2015)
Television:

Five years ago, an explosion in the Gulf of Mexico killed 11 workers aboard the Deepwater Horizon oil platform, and started one of the largest accidental oil spills ever. University Beat on WUSF TV talks with some of...

Oil Spill Anniversary (April 20, 2015)
Radio: Five years ago this week, the largest accidental oil spill ever took place in the Gulf of Mexico. USF College of Marine Science researchers were among the first responders to the Deepwater Horizon disaster – and they’ve...
Sampling Science (April 13, 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...
Sampling Science (April 13, 2015)
Television:

At first, beer and science don’t necessarily seem like two things that go together. But “Sampling Science,” a recent student-organized event at the University of South Florida, showed that that’s not the case. Find...

Florida Food Conference (April 6, 2015)
Radio: You’ve probably heard about WUSF’s upcoming “Longest Table” event – now USF St. Petersburg is serving up a tasty treat of its own with the second annual Florida Food Conference April 18th.
The conference will cover such...
USF School of Mass Communications (March 30, 2015)
Television:

The University of South Florida is ‘re-branding’ its School of Mass Communications. The Zimmerman School of Advertising and Mass Communications is named after USF trustee, advertising executive Jordan Zimmerman, who...

USF School of Mass Communications (March 30, 2015)
Radio: USF’s School of Mass Communications has been re-branded as the “Zimmerman School of Advertising and Mass Communications.“ The name change is the result of a 10 million dollar gift by USF trustee Jordan Zimmerman. This week’s...
HospitaBull (March 24, 2015)
USF Student Memorial (rebroadcast) (March 23, 2015)
Radio: USF's Student Government has come up with a permanent way to honor classmates who have died while attending school - with a memorial wall and fountain. The names of nearly two dozen students who passed away in 2014 were...
HospitaBull (March 16, 2015)
Television:

Students in USF Sarasota-Manatee's College of Hospitality and Technology Leadership cooked up an international feast at the annual “HospitaBull” evening. University Beat on WUSF TV follows the students from the...

HospitaBull (March 16, 2015)
Radio: The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee recently held its annual “HospitaBull” evening. Students in the College of Hospitality and Technology Leadership cooked up a multi-course dinner for 200 guests, covering every...
The Great Society (March 9, 2015)
Radio: Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson unveiled “The Great Society,” a number of programs designed to reduce poverty and racial injustice in America. The University of South Florida St. Petersburg Department of History...

 

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