The Moffitt Cancer Center has marked March being National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month by bringing in the "Super Colon." This week's University Beat takes you to the exhibit, which is used to encourage people to get screened for this deadly disease.
This week's University Beat shows you what movies can teach us about trauma, as USF scholars team up with area clinicians to look at movies like "Maria Full of Grace," "Notes on a Scandal," and "Eve's Bayou" during the film series, "Women in Crisis."
It's probably one of the toughest parts of an executive's job - that last minute project with the imminent deadline. This week's University Beat takes you to a contest where USF MBA students are put into that situation when they have twenty-four hours to solve a problem - in an industry they're not that familiar with.
The latest production of the University of South Florida's School of Theatre and Dance examines the place where love, faith and politics meet and meld in modern-day America. This week's University Beat brings the spotlight up on "Bobby and the Chimps," a new work by award-winning British playwright James Phillips that's being premiered at USF.
USF's College of Medicine is moving beyond the borders of Florida - and even the United States - with its Office of International Affairs. University Beat shows you how the school is trying to improve global health by teaching medical professionals and students around the world the latest clinical practices.
Students in USF's College of Education are teaching AND learning at the same time by serving as tutors at a number of Hillsborough County Middle Schools. University Beat shows you how the tutoring project of the SunCoast Area Teacher Training (SCATT) Honors Program, with the backing of a legendary Bay area businessman, is preparing the teachers of tomorrow and helping the students of today.
USF St. Petersburg recently hosted scientists, policy makers and other experts from around the U.S. and almost thirty other countries at the "Coastal Cities Summit." University Beat brings you to St. Petersburg Beach for the summit, where the water-related values and vulnerabilities of areas like Tampa Bay were the topic of discussion.
In an effort to help foster research and understanding of genocide, as well as hopefully one day end it, USF Libraries has created the Holocaust & Genocide Studies Center. University Beat takes you to the Center to examine its archives, which include access to a collection of nearly 52-thousand video testimonies from Holocaust survivors, rescuers and war crimes trials participants.
Since 1995, USF's Division of Infectious Disease and the Florida Department of Health have been working together to find the best treatment and diagnostic tools for HIV and AIDS. This week's University Beat brings you to the Clinical Research Unit to talk to the researchers who are conducting dozens of studies and the patients who are benefiting from them.