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CAREN Simulator / Business Scholarships (rebroadcast) (October 13, 2014)
Veteran Gordon "Skip" Beadle tests out the CAREN Simulator

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 CAREN (Computer-...

 
The 2014 USF College of Business Scholarship luncheon (photo courtesy Hilary Lehman)

The recent USF College of Business Scholarship Luncheon honored around 175 students who received almost $400,000 dollars in awards. On this week’s rebroadcast of University Beat on WUSF 89.7, we meet some of the award-winning students, who shared...

 
Pharmacy of the Future (October 6, 2014)
USF Health Pharmacy Plus

It looks a little like the bridge from ‘Star Trek,’ complete with holograms and high-tech devices – but it’s actually the USF College of Pharmacy’s brand-new facility, where students will learn by interacting with actual patients while using the...

 
Welcome screen for the USF Health Pharmacy Plus

It’s part classroom, part laboratory and full-time working facility that will serve patients. It’s the USF Health Pharmacy Plus – a ‘pharmacy of the future’ where students will learn how to work with both patients and other healthcare providers...

 
Pharmacy of the Future / USFSM-Longboat Key Club (September 29, 2014)
USF Health Pharmacy Plus

It looks a little like the bridge from ‘Star Trek,’ complete with holograms and high-tech devices – but it’s actually the USF College of Pharmacy’s brand-new facility, where students will learn by interacting with actual patients while using the...

 
The Resort at Longboat Key Club is USFSM College of Hospitality & Technology Leadership's new "teaching hotel" (photo courtesy the Resort at Longboat Key Club)

Thanks to a new partnership with the Resort at Longboat Key Club, USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Hospitality & Technology Leadership now has a ‘teaching hotel’ where its students will rotate through a number of departments to get ‘on-the-...

 
Professor at Sea (September 22, 2014)
USF geochemist Dr. Jeffrey Ryan talks to his class via video feed from a research vessel in the Pacific Ocean

USF geochemist Jeffrey Ryan is teaching a class this fall – only he’s working in the Pacific Ocean, more than 7,000 miles away from Tampa! Ryan joins University Beat on WUSF TV from the research vessel where he’s currently conducting research to...

 
The JOIDES Resolution, the research vessel USF Geosciences Prof. Jeffrey Ryan is working & teaching from (Courtesy William Crawford, IODP-USIO)

This semester’s USF Geology 3311 course, The Solid Earth, is a little different.
For one thing, professor Jeffrey Ryan is helping teach the class while he’s working on board an international research vessel in the middle of the Pacific...

 
Professor at Sea / Business Scholarships (September 15, 2014)
USF geochemist Dr. Jeffrey Ryan talks to his class via video feed from a research vessel in the Pacific Ocean

USF geochemist Jeffrey Ryan is teaching a class this fall – only he’s working in the Pacific Ocean, more than 7,000 miles away from Tampa! Ryan joins University Beat on WUSF Public Media from the research vessel where he’s currently conducting...

 
The 2014 USF College of Business Scholarship luncheon (photo courtesy Hilary Lehman)

The recent USF College of Business Scholarship Luncheon honored around 175 students who received almost $400,000 dollars in awards. On this week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7, we meet some of the award-winning students, who shared their...

 
Library Renovations / Ploughshares Conference (September 8, 2014)
The renovated SMART Lab on the 2nd floor of the USF Library.

Students returning to the USF Tampa campus for the new school year might not recognize the Library, as the university’s academic cornerstone has reopened after a $1.5 million renovation.
The changes include a brand new “Digital Media...

 
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (left) meets with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (right) in Vienna in July (Jim Bourg/AP )

Joseph Cirincione, the president of anti-nuclear weapon group the Ploughshares Fund, will speak about the growing threat of the Islamic State and the possibility of a nuclear-armed Iran at a USF Center for Strategic and Diplomatic Studies’...

 
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