Podcasts: University Beat (Audio) Archvies

Nonviolence Training
Festival of Reading
This week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM brings you a preview of the Saint Petersburg Times "Festival of Reading" and introduces you to a pair of USF faculty members who will be presenting their new books there.
Festival of Reading / Hate Crimes Summit
According to government figures, a hate crime is reported somewhere in the US every hour of everyday...and thousands more every year go unreported. This week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM takes you to a recent USF summit where attendees didn't...
Mile in Her Shoes / Creating Sustainable Communities
Students in USF Saint Petersburg’s Leadership program are teaming up with faculty and local community members on “Creating Sustainable Communities,” a project inspired by author and educator Margaret J. Wheatley. This week’s University Beat on WUSF...
Unstoppable / Grave Mapping
Science and altruism meet when a group of USF researchers and their students use the latest technology to map out a pauper’s cemetery. This week’s University Beat shows you how this ‘archaeology without digging’ not only advances knowledge, but also...
Afghan School Supplies / University Film & Video Association
While USF doesn’t have a film school, it has about one hundred students in the “University Film and Video Association.” That group is now raising money so some of them can go to the Sundance Film Festival next month. This week’s University Beat on...
Life Drawing / Engaged Scholarship Institute
One semester of student involvement with a community organization can lead to a lifetime relationship. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM says that’s just part of the message coming from the USF co-sponsored “Institute on Engaged...
Alzheimer's-Cell Phones / INTO USF
USF is just the second university in the U-S to sign on with a British company that helps schools better recruit international students. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM takes a closer look at the deal with “INTO University Partnerships...
USF St. Petersburg LEED Building / Sci-Fi Symposium
Coming up February 17th, USF’s Humanities Institute is holding a symposium featuring a trio of award-winning science fiction writers who also happen to be working scientists. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM talks to keynote speaker,...
Anthropology-Cold Cases / School of Global Sustainability
It’s a concept so big; no actual building can hold it! USF is now home to the country’s first School of Global Sustainability, which will support research into our global challenges as well as prepare students for the “Green Economy.” This week’s...
Mile in Her Shoes
A few hundred male USF students learned what it's like to walk a mile in women's shoes - figuratively AND literally - at a sexual-assault awareness event. This week's University Beat on WUSF-FM brings you the high-heeled details of the first walk on...
Unstoppable
Almost three hundred and twenty million dollars and counting; that’s the progress of USF’s capital campaign, “Unstoppable.” This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM drops in on the formal launch of the public phase of “Unstoppable” and talks to...
African American Oral History Project
USF’s Library is now home to the “Otis R. Anthony African Americans in Florida Oral History Project.” This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM talks to the community activist about the collection of almost one hundred interviews with Tampa...
USF Health Smoke-Free
USF Health is just saying “no” to smoking, as butts have been banned on its section of the Tampa campus. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM tells you why USF Health is making that move, and how it’s trying to stop future generations from...
Life Drawing
USF Medical School students are taking the next step in their education by sketching the feet of classmates and faculty members in an effort to get the “stories within the body part.” This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM takes you to the “On...
Alzheimer's-Cell Phones
In research that’s gained worldwide attention, USF scientists have found that your cell phone may actually protect you against Alzheimer’s disease! This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM looks into the surprising discovery and tells you what...
USF St. Petersburg LEED Building
Even before spring and Saint Patrick’s Day, USF Saint Petersburg is going green with the new Science and Technology building. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM brings you the story of what may just be USF’s most environmentally friendly...
Anthropology-Cold Cases
In an effort to find out the identities of three murder victims, including one who was killed over 40 years ago, the Saint Petersburg Police turn to forensic anthropologists from USF for help. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM takes you to...
Dance Marathon
This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM tells you how a group of USF students prepares year-round for a 17-hour Dance Marathon, which is coming up March 27th. That’s a 17-hour dance marathon. Why? Because it benefits All Children’s Hospital.
USF Health Smoke-Free / University Film & Video Association
While USF doesn’t have a film school, it has about one hundred students in the “University Film and Video Association.” That group is now raising money so some of them can go to the Sundance Film Festival next month. This week’s University Beat on...
Caribbean Teachers
African American Oral History Project / Interns in Wonderland
A number of USF students are learning the ins and outs of professional theater as they intern with the new musical, “Wonderland,” at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM takes...
Student Tutors (re-broadcast) / Hispanic Education Conversation
The University of South Florida was a recent stop on a nationwide tour by Juan Sepúlveda, the Director of the U.S. Department of Education’s White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans. This week’s University Beat on WUSF...
AP Teachers
Over six hundred teachers from around the country came to the University of South Florida this summer for a week-long course to prepare them for the challenging year that awaits them as Advanced Placement instructors. This week's University Beat...
PaperFree Medicine and AP Teachers
USF Health is taking a leading role in changing the face of healthcare through a new public-private partnership called "PaperFree Tampa Bay." This week's University Beat tells you how USF Health is trying to get physicians in the Bay area to convert...
Robotic Surgery
As USF Health debuts its new four million dollar da Vinci Center for Computer Assisted Surgery, this week's University Beat on WUSF-FM shows you the human side of high-tech surgery as we introduce you to a patient whose remarkable recovery may one...
USF-GI Bill and Robotic Surgery
The University of South Florida is the first school in the nation to team with the Department of Veterans Affairs in an effort to support returning troops who enroll for classes under the new G-I Bill this fall. This week's University Beat takes a...
New USF Residence Hall and Ataxia Research
With the start of the school year just around the corner, the University of South Florida is opening the doors on its newest and largest residence hall. This week's University Beat takes you inside the Juniper-Poplar Residence Hall and shows you how...
Veterans Therapy (Re-broadcast)
Many U.S. Armed Service members come home from Iraq and Afghanistan suffering from PTSD and other unseen mental trauma, and turn to non-military medical professionals for assistance. This week's University Beat on WUSF-FM tells you how USF is trying...
Veterans Therapy
Lego Robots / National Security, Energy & Climate
The interconnected concerns over climate change, energy policy and national security recently took center stage at the University of South Florida, as former U-S Senators Bob Graham and John Warner were joined by military and science experts at a...
Lego Robots
Of the thousands of ways robots can be used today, teaching them to play soccer may not seem to be one of the best ones; but this week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM tells you how a research program at USF's College of Engineering that culminates...
Careers a la Cart
Colorectal Cancer
Perlman Music Program
Memory Screening Day
Green Building Conversation
ResearchOne
Nature vs. Nurture Study
USF Polytechnic
Refugee Photos
Tools for Schools
New Marshall Center
Student Filmmakers
Positive Youth Development
Green Tea Study
Jazz Composers' Symposium
Children-Skin Cancer
Cancer Caregivers
SCUBAnauts

 

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