Thanks to a grant from the U.S. State Department, USF is giving almost forty teachers from Haiti and the Dominican Republic a summer school education in democracy. This week's University Beat joins the teachers-turned-students as they learn both inside and outside the classroom.
USF is teaming up with a number of groups to set up "The Innisbrook Leadership Institute." This week's University Beat takes you to the kick-off event for the Institute, which organizers hope will aid leaders of companies and organizations navigate through these difficult times.
Students in a USF St. Petersburg Political Science course are seeing what a real election campaign is like as interns for mayoral and city council candidates. Join them as this week's University Beat goes from the classroom to the campaign trail for some "practical politics."
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 closer look at "VetSuccess on Campus" and how it's going to help those who've served our country.
The USF Contemporary Art Museum is giving you the chance to see what goes on 'behind-the-scenes' with its "Museum at Work" Exhibit. This week's University Beat takes a closer look at the exhibition, which aims to document some of the five-thousand works in the Museum's collection.
USF is continuing its relationship with the prestigious UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education by sending a group of students to the Netherlands, while at the same time welcoming a group of the institute's students to the Bay area. This week's University Beat takes a closer look at this exchange program and how it will help address the world's water issues.
This week's University Beat features a conversation with Dr. Bernard LaFayette, Jr. The Tampa native, a leader of the Civil Rights Movement, is spreading the nonviolence message of his colleague and friend, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., through a new center at USF.
The University of South Florida is trying to help students who are among the first generation of their families to attend college pay for school. This week's University Beat takes you to a recent fund-raiser for the First Generation Scholarship Program and introduces you to some of the recipients.
This week’s University Beat takes us back to the USF spinoff company, “Rehab Ideas,” as a disabled Mississippi man becomes the first owner of an off-road wheelchair designed by USF engineering students.
It's not "practice makes perfect," it's "perfect practice makes perfect." This week's University Beat looks at how USF Health is using the latest technology at its new Simulation Center at Tampa General Hospital to improve the training and skills of physicians, nurses and other practitioners.