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3-D Campus (June 3, 2013)
USF AIST co-Director, Dr. Travis Doering, with the FARO Focus 3D Scanner (courtesy USF News)

It’s the next best thing to actually being there, as USF scientists are creating a virtual map of the Tampa campus. University Beat on WUSF TV tells you how the researchers, working with USF and high school students, use 3-D scanners, GPS and...

 
3-D Scan of exterior of USF Marshall Student Center & surrounding plaza (courtesy USF AIST)
3-D Campus

It’s a new way to look at USF, as researchers at the Alliance for Integrated Spatial Technologies are using three-dimensional imaging to create a “virtual campus.” On this week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7, find out how the tools and skills the...

 
Engineering Expo (rebroadcast) / Behavioral Healthcare Graduates (May 27, 2013)
Chemistry demonstration at USF Engineering Expo

USF brought the world of 'STEM' - science, technology, engineering and math - to life at the 41st Annual Engineering Expo. University Beat on WUSF TV was among the over 20-thousand people who attended the two-day Expo and took in some of the...

 
First graduating class of USF Behavioral Healthcare majors: (l-r) Shamery Fernandez, Candice Ormsby, Heather Palmisano w/Associate Professor, Dr. Larry Thompson (not pictured: graduate Shonda Richardson)

Over six-thousand USF students received their diplomas earlier this month, but a group of four of them stood out as the first graduates in a brand new major. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 introduces you to the charter class of...

 
USF Pre-College Recap / Children's Mental Health (May 20, 2013)
Students work on a water filtration experiment during USF Pre-College 2012 Global Sustainability class

It’s a summer school that students want to attend, as preparations are underway for USF Pre-College 2013. Last year’s initial program drew almost two hundred high school students to seven different courses on the USF Tampa campus, and this year's...

 

May is “National Mental Health Awareness Month,” and children’s mental health continues to be a major concern. This week on University Beat on WUSF 89.7, we sit down with a trio of researchers from the USF Department of Child and Family Studies...

 
USF Pre-College Recap (May 13, 2013)
Students work on a water filtration experiment during USF Pre-College 2012 Global Sustainability class

It’s a summer school that students want to attend, as preparations are underway for USF Pre-College 2013. Last year’s initial program drew almost two hundred high school students to seven different courses on the USF Tampa campus, and this year's...

 

USF Pre-College is a pretty cool summer school, and in just its second year, it’s already getting international attention! Pre-College is a collection of nine different courses designed to prepare rising high school students for higher learning...

 
Finals-Stress Relief / Students with Diabetes Conference (May 6, 2013)
Students visit with Scooby Boo, a mini-stallion from Therapy Pet Connection

USF has some secret weapons for students battling the stress of final exams: dogs, ice cream, and a miniature stallion in sneakers. University Beat on WUSF TV looks at Wellness USF’s “Save Your Sanity, Save Your Grades!” initiative.

 
Group photo from Students with Diabetes 2012 National Conference (courtesy Students with Diabetes)

For most students, starting college is a big enough challenge. But for some young people, the transition is made even more difficult by the fact that they’re diabetic. “Student with Diabetes” is an organization that started at USF Health and has...

 
Elevator Interview / Business Plan Competition (April 29, 2013)
Finalists in USF College of Business' "Elevator Interview Competition" w/Dean Moez Limayem (center)

It’s a contest that really has its ups and its downs!
USF’s College of Business recently held its annual Elevator Interview Competition, where students take a short ride with a prospective employer—but they only have one minute to make a...

 
USF Finance student/South Tampa Paintball owner Casey Henry talks with Business Plan Competition judges, including Fintech CEO Scott Riley (second from left, hand raised)

These days more and more students aren’t looking for jobs, but starting their own businesses.
That entrepreneurship was recently on display at USF as seven small companies faced off in the 2013 Fintech Business Plan Competition to see which...

 
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