University Beat

  • Jane Austen - Wikipedia (rebroadcast)

    A University of South Florida class is using famed English author, Jane Austen, to learn how to make Wikipedia more accurate.

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  • Stop the Bleed

    USF Health is equipping people with the knowledge and tools they need to prevent someone from bleeding to death. We visit visited a recent class to find out how the program is being rolled out across the campus and in downtown Tampa.

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  • Entrepreneur - Filmmaker

    University Beat is continuing our monthly look at entrepreneurs with ties to USF by going Hollywood. Meet Ryan Justice, a 2011 graduate, who co-wrote, directed and co-produced the feature film “Followers."

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  • USF-Dozier Reform School

    USF researchers have been looking at the Dozier Reform School for Boys in Marianna, FL, where students, some who died under mysterious circumstances, were buried.

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Lori Collins (center, in red) holds a scanning tool while crowds look at a shipwreck on Ponte Vedra Beach earlier this month. (Courtesy USF Libraries Digital Heritage and Humanities Collections)
A 42-foot-long section of a wooden hull of a ship recently washed up on shore, just south of Jacksonville. It's unclear how old it is, but it may be from the 1700's or 1800's. Researchers with the USF Libraries Digital Heritage...

Recent University Beat Episodes

Kristin Steffen (left) holds a training dummy while a fellow student in the "Stop the Bleed" class packs a penetrating wound.
Radio: Stop the Bleed (April 2, 2018)
For years, USF Health has taught non-medical professionals such first aid skills as CPR training. Now, they’re equipping people with the knowledge and tools they need to prevent someone from bleeding to death. University Beat...
USF alum Ryan Justice co-wrote, directed and co-produced "Followers," a "social media thriller" now out in theaters worldwide and on all digital platforms (courtesy Justified Films).
Radio: Entrepreneur - Filmmaker (March 26, 2018)
University Beat is continuing our monthly look at entrepreneurs with ties to USF by going Hollywood. Ryan Justice is a 2011 graduate who co-wrote, directed and co-produced “Followers,” a movie that’s being released in theaters...
(courtesy Magdalena Roeseler)
Radio: Human-Pet Interaction (rebroadcast) (March 19, 2018)
Whether overindulging your dog could encourage them to misbehave or if there are ways to increase your emotional connection with your cat, there is a science to our relationships with our pets. A researcher at USF Sarasota-...
Radio Schedule

Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:45 AM and 8:45 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM

Host:
Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV from 2007-2017. In addition to serving as a producer, reporter, host and assistant news director, he serves as Intern Coordinator for WUSF News. Mark has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992. He graduated from Columbia College in Chicago with a BA in Telecommunications/Radio in 1994.

Contact Information

mschreiner@wusf.org
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