University Beat Archives

School of Accountancy (March 2, 2015)
Television:

Thanks to a $10 million gift from a retired Raymond James Financial executive, another University of South Florida business school has a new name. The USF Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy is believed to be the...

A Tale of Two Cities / St. Pete Conference on World Affairs (February 24, 2015)
Radio: Almost forty experts from around the world will speak about a variety of today’s “hot button” international issues at the St. Petersburg Conference on World Affairs. The conference takes place at USF St. Pete February 26th...
A Tale of Two Cities (February 23, 2015)
Television:

It will be the best of times, it will be the worst of times as University of South Florida Theatre and Dance presents an adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities.” We’ll introduce you to some of the cast...

A Tale of Two Cities (February 17, 2015)
Radio: It will be the best of times and the worst of times as USF Theatre and Dance presents a production of “A Tale of Two Cities” February 19th through 22nd and 25th through 28th. It’s part of the school’s “British International...
USF Student Memorial / Sampling Science (February 10, 2015)
Radio: A pair of USF engineering students have put together a charity event where the science of craft beer will be discussed. “Sampling Science,” taking place February 20th at USF, will feature half a dozen presentations on the...
Television:

In 2014, 23 students from the University of South Florida Tampa campus passed away. Their lives were honored at a recent ceremony where their names were added to a new student memorial installed on campus last year....

USF Student Memorial (February 3, 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...
Television:

In 2014, 23 students from the University of South Florida Tampa campus passed away. Their lives were honored at a recent ceremony where their names were added to a new student memorial installed on campus last year....

Tampa Innovation Alliance / War Conferences (January 27, 2015)
Radio: In February, the University of South Florida will be engaging in “war and remembrance” with an examination of two conflicts that shaped America. First, the Humanities Institute will be sponsoring a weekly lecture series...
Television:

The area around the University of South Florida’s Tampa campus could soon see some major changes if the Tampa Innovation Alliance has its way. We talk about how the Alliance hopes to make these improvements on...

Tampa Innovation Alliance (January 21, 2015)
Radio: First, Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik announced plans to redevelop sections of downtown Tampa. Now, a group is coming together to try to transform the area around the University of South Florida into a vibrant place...
Television:

The area around the University of South Florida’s Tampa campus could soon see some major changes if the Tampa Innovation Alliance has its way. We talk about how the Alliance hopes to make these improvements on...

Cybersecurity Conference (rebroadcast) / Sport & Entertainment Lecture Series (January 13, 2015)
Radio: It’s no secret that sports has become a big business – just look at the economic effect teams like the Rays, the Bucs and the Lightning have on the Bay area. USF’s Sport and Entertainment Management Program is bringing in an...
Television:

With the increasing threats of computer hacking and data thefts, the University of South Florida recently hosted a conference put on by the Florida Center for Cybersecurity. Find out what kinds of information experts...

USF Health Service Dogs / Library Show & Tell (rebroadcast) (January 6, 2015)
Radio: The staff of the USF Library’s Special Collections Department recently showed off some of their favorite things from the archives. Viewers had a chance to see valuable objects that normally sit under lock and key, including...
Television:

If there’s one thing that helps many stressed-out University of South Florida Health students, it’s dogs. We’ll meet some of the service dogs who help students, including an actual USF Health employee, a golden...

Library Show & Tell (rebroadcast) / National & Competitive Intelligence (January 6, 2015)
Radio: USF students interested in executive positions, whether in business or government, are encouraged to take part in a program in “National and Competitive Intelligence.” The program, which is backed by a grant from the Office...
Television:

Did you ever wonder what’s behind the doors of the Special Collections of the USF Tampa Library? Some lucky folks got to find out, as just a small portion of the hundreds of thousands of objects in the archives were...

Veterans Week / USF Sarasota-Manatee Chancellor (December 31, 2014)
Radio: USF Sarasota-Manatee is preparing to celebrate its 40th anniversary next year, and in just the last decade, the school has established a new main campus as well as a number of branch locations; received separate accreditation...
Television:

The University of South Florida honored its student veterans - and all veterans - with a week-long series of events, including a "vets expo," a chili cook-off and a speech from Medal of Honor recipient, US Army Master...

Mile in Her Shoes / CAREN Simulator (December 30, 2014)
Radio: It’s a million dollar-plus, state-of-the-art virtual reality simulator that’s bringing together University of South Florida engineers and health practitioners to assist those with reduced motor skills. We'll introduce you to...
Television:

Over the past year, there’s been a growing focus across the country on sexual violence on college campuses. At the University of South Florida, student groups have been attempting to raise awareness of the issue for a...

USF Health Service Dogs (December 22, 2014)
Radio: It’s one of the more unusual prescriptions ever suggested: pet one beautiful golden retriever and call me in the morning. Visitors to the USF Health Shimberg Library on the Tampa campus can now meet the newest employee, a...
Television:

If there’s one thing that helps many stressed-out University of South Florida Health students, it’s dogs. We’ll meet some of the service dogs who help students, including an actual USF Health employee, a golden...

Mile in Her Shoes (December 16, 2014)
Radio: Student groups at the University of South Florida are trying to raise awareness of sexual and domestic violence against women with a number of efforts, including taking part in President Obama’s new “It’s On Us” campaign, as...
Television:

Over the past year, there’s been a growing focus across the country on sexual violence on college campuses. At the University of South Florida, student groups have been attempting to raise awareness of the issue for a...

CAREN Simulator / Festival of Reading (December 16, 2014)
Radio: The 22nd Annual Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading is this Saturday on the USF St. Petersburg campus. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 will talk with three authors with ties to the University of South Florida who...
Television:

It’s a million dollar-plus, state-of-the-art virtual reality simulator that’s bringing together University of South Florida engineers and health practitioners to assist those with reduced motor skills. We'll introduce...

Veterans Week (December 1, 2014)
Radio: Most people commemorate “Veterans Day,” but the University of South Florida honors our servicemen and women with “Veterans Week.”
On this week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7, we’ll take you to some of the events held at...
Television:

The University of South Florida honored its student veterans - and all veterans - with a week-long series of events, including a "vets expo," a chili cook-off and a speech from Medal of Honor recipient, US Army Master...

Cybersecurity Conference / Murph the Surf (November 23, 2014)
Radio: Fifty years ago, a group of thieves pulled off what’s been called the largest jewelry heist in U.S. history when they stole precious gems from the American Museum of Natural History in New York. One of the thieves, Jack “...
Television:

With the increasing threats of computer hacking and data thefts, the University of South Florida recently hosted a conference put on by the Florida Center for Cybersecurity. Find out what kinds of information experts...

Cybersecurity Conference (November 18, 2014)
Radio: Almost 500 people attended a recent conference at USF presented by the Florida Center for Cybersecurity. Attendees learned about the latest dangers in data theft and hacking from digital security experts. They also heard from...
Television:

With the increasing threats of computer hacking and data thefts, the University of South Florida recently hosted a conference put on by the Florida Center for Cybersecurity. Find out what kinds of information experts...

Colleges of Business Part 2 (November 6, 2014)
Radio: University Beat wraps up a two-part look at the changes to USF’s Colleges of Business by heading over to St. Petersburg. Not only does the school there have a new name thanks to a record-setting $10 million dollar donation,...
Television:

The Colleges of Business at the University of South Florida’s Tampa campus and USF St. Petersburg are both undergoing major changes. We’ll show you what’s new and speak to some of the people behind these radical...

 

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