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Tampa Innovation Alliance (January 19, 2015)
Tampa Innovation Alliance Executive Director Mark Sharpe

The area around the University of South Florida’s Tampa campus could soon see some major changes if the Tampa Innovation Alliance has its way. We talk about how the Alliance hopes to make these improvements on University Beat on WUSF TV.

 

First, Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik announced plans to redevelop sections of downtown Tampa. Now, a group is coming together to try to transform the area around the University of South Florida into a vibrant place where people want to...

 
Cybersecurity Conference (rebroadcast) / Sport & Entertainment Lecture Series (January 12, 2015)
Florida Center for Cybersecurity Managing Dir. Sri Sridharan speaks to “Advancing a Holistic Approach to Strategic Cybersecurity" conference at USF.

With the increasing threats of computer hacking and data thefts, the University of South Florida recently hosted a conference put on by the Florida Center for Cybersecurity. Find out what kinds of information experts from private industry, the...

 
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It’s no secret that sports has become a big business – just look at the economic effect teams like the Rays, the Bucs and the Lightning have on the Bay area.
USF’s Sport and Entertainment Management Program is bringing in an all-star team...

 
Library Show & Tell (rebroadcast) / National & Competitive Intelligence (January 5, 2015)
A 4,000 year-old Sumerian tablet is just one highlight from the archives of the USF Tampa Library Special Collections.

Did you ever wonder what’s behind the doors of the Special Collections of the USF Tampa Library?
Some lucky folks got to find out, as just a small portion of the hundreds of thousands of objects in the archives were on display at an event...

 
(stock photo of magnifying glass courtesy itsjustalittlething.wordpress.com)

USF Students interested in executive positions, whether in business or government, are encouraged to take part in a program in “National and Competitive Intelligence.” The program, which is backed by a grant from the Office of the Director of...

 
USF Health Service Dogs / Library Show & Tell (rebroadcast) (December 29, 2014)
USF Health service dog Stitch (photo by Eric Younghans, USF Health Communications)

If there’s one thing that helps many stressed-out University of South Florida Health students, it’s dogs. We’ll meet some of the service dogs who help students, including an actual USF Health employee, a golden retriever named Snitch on...

 
Visitors look over some of the items at the USF Library Special Collections "Few of our Favorite Things" exhibit

The staff of the USF Library’s Special Collections Department recently showed off some of their favorite things from the archives.
Viewers had a chance to see valuable objects that normally sit under lock and key, including centuries-old...

 
USF Health Service Dogs (December 22, 2014)
USF Health service dog Stitch (photo by Eric Younghans, USF Health Communications)

If there’s one thing that helps many stressed-out University of South Florida Health students, it’s dogs. We’ll meet some of the service dogs who help students, including an actual USF Health employee, a golden retriever named Snitch, on...

 
USF Health service dog Stitch poses with students

It’s one of the more unusual prescriptions ever suggested: pet one beautiful golden retriever and call me in the morning.
Visitors to the USF Health Shimberg Library on the Tampa campus can now meet the newest employee, a golden retriever...

 
Mile in Her Shoes / CAREN Simulator (December 15, 2014)
USF Students march during the "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" event

Over the past year, there’s been a growing focus across the country on sexual violence on college campuses.
At the University of South Florida, student groups have been attempting to raise awareness of the issue for a few years. One very...

 
USF researcher Dr. Stephanie Carey (right) monitors veteran Gordon Beadle as he tries 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-...

 
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