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St. Petersburg Science Festival (November 5, 2012)
Students look through microscopes at the St. Petersburg Science Festival

The recent St. Petersburg Science Festival had two purposes: showing off local institutions' research and work, and getting a younger generation interested in science. University Beat on WUSF TV takes you on a tour of the Fest, where hands-on...

 
Students get up close with rays at the St. Petersburg Science Festival

From live birds and fish, tours of research vessels, and dozens of hands-on activities for youngsters, the recent Saint Petersburg Science Festival had something for everyone. University Beat on WUSF 89.7 takes us to the campus of USF St. Pete...

 
Warhol Exhibition (October 30, 2012)
Unidentified Woman #23 (Blonde Hair & Dog), 1986 Polaroid by Andy Warhol

From Andy Warhol's "15 minutes" concept to the work of modern artists like Tina Barney & Alec Soth, celebrity and intimacy captured in a single instant has been one of the hallmarks of photography. University Beat on WUSF TV takes a look at a...

 
Family Commission with Snake (Waterfalls), 2007, by Tina Barney

Andy Warhol once said that “A good picture is one that’s in focus and of a famous person doing something unfamous.” You can see almost two hundred pictures Warhol took of people both famous and ‘unfamous’ on display at the USF Contemporary Art...

 
Warhol Exhibition / Patel College (October 23, 2012)
Unidentified Woman #23 (Blonde Hair & Dog), 1986 Polaroid by Andy Warhol

From Andy Warhol's "15 minutes" concept to the work of modern artists like Tina Barney & Alec Soth, celebrity and intimacy captured in a single instant has been one of the hallmarks of photography. University Beat on WUSF TV takes a look at a...

 
Drs. Pallavi and Kiran Patel & USF President Judy Genshaft (photo by Mark Schreiner)
Patel College

Thanks to a 12 million dollar endowment, the University of South Florida will soon be home to the Patel College of Global Sustainability. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 talks to some of the people behind the new college, which hopes to...

 
Hairspray / Festival of Reading (October 16, 2012)
The cast of USF's production of "Hairspray" rehearses
Hairspray

"Hairspray," a musical tale of dancing and dreams set in 1960's Baltimore, opens the curtain for a nine show run at USF October 11-21. University Beat on WUSF TV takes us behind the scenes of a show that draws from both John Waters' original 1988...

 
Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading (courtesy USF St. Petersburg News)

The Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading celebrates its 20th anniversary this Saturday, October 20th on the USF St. Petersburg campus. In conjunction with Florida Matters, this week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 has a preview of the Festival....

 
Hairspray (October 9, 2012)
The cast of USF's production of "Hairspray" rehearses
Hairspray

"Hairspray," a musical tale of dancing and dreams set in 1960's Baltimore, opens the curtain for a nine show run at USF October 11-21. University Beat on WUSF TV takes us behind the scenes of a show that draws from both John Waters' original 1988...

 
The cast of USF's production of "Hairspray" rehearses
Hairspray

Tracy Turnblad, her doting mother Edna, dreamboat Link Larkin, and the Nicest Kids in Town are coming to USF, as the School of Theater and Dance presents the musical "...

 
USF St. Petersburg Student Center / Nobel Trip (October 2, 2012)
USF St. Petersburg Student Center (courtesy USF St. Pete News)

With countless places for students to gather, along with a residence hall that houses 200, USF St. Petersburg’s new Student Center is the latest step in the process to turn the University from a commuter school to a destination campus where young...

 
Award-winning panelists at 2012 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings (courtesy Physics World)
Nobel Trip

This past summer, three USF physics graduate students were selected to attend an event in Germany that lets young researchers hear from and meet more than 25 Nobel Laureates. What makes this even more remarkable is that USF had as many or more...

 
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