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New Solar Windows / ResearchOne Preview (October 4, 2010)
USF Physics Professor Xiaomei Jiang shows off prototypes of SolarWindow technology.

A new form of technology that could change the way we look at solar energy has been created in the lab of a USF physics professor. University Beat on WUSF-TV shines a light on the first-of-its kind transparent solar window that’s capable of...

 
USF ResearchOne 2008 exhibition

USF has been in the national headlines recently due to its research into the Gulf oil disaster—but that’s not the only area USF is making advancements in. The University is making plans for “Research One,” a week-long event that celebrates the...

 
Cold Case Update / Florida KidCare (September 27, 2010)
New USF-produced sketch of unidentified 1969 St. Petersburg murder victim

In 1969, a young woman’s body was found in a foot locker in a wooded area of St. Petersburg. Earlier this year, USF forensic anthropologist Erin Kimmerle took part in an excavation of the victim to try to ‘warm up’ that cold case. University Beat...

 
Florida KidCare display (courtesy Florida Covering Kids & Families)

It may be because their mother or father is out of work…it may be because their family simply cannot afford it… but almost 800-thousand children in Florida do not have health insurance. Now one state program, based out of USF’s Chiles Center for...

 
9-11 Remembrance / Cold Case Update (September 20, 2010)
Presentation of the colors at the USF 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

The University of South Florida has marked the ninth anniversary of the 9-11 terror attacks with a ceremony featuring a pair of first responders, including a USF student who was a New Jersey police officer at the time and a Tampa Fire Rescue...

 
USF Asst. Professor of Anthropology, Dr. Erin Kimmerle

From a 1967 massacre during the Nigerian Civil War to a young Jane Doe found murdered in Saint Petersburg two years later, USF forensic anthropologist Erin Kimmerle is trying to ‘warm up’ cold cases around the world. This week’s University Beat...

 
Haitian Teachers Update / 9-11 Remembrance (September 13, 2010)
Haitian teachers meet with Dr. Barbara Cruz of USF's Dept. of Secondary Education

Last summer, USF hosted a group of educators from Haiti who wanted to improve their teaching skills. Months later, a devastating earthquake ravaged their country, yet somehow, the teachers all survived. The University of South Florida is once...

 
Presentation of the colors at the USF 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

The University of South Florida has marked the ninth anniversary of the 9-11 terror attacks with a ceremony featuring a pair of first responders, including a USF student who was a New Jersey police officer at the time and a Tampa Fire Rescue...

 
Haitian Teachers Update (September 6, 2010)
Haitian teachers meet with Dr. Barbara Cruz of USF's Dept. of Secondary Education

Last summer, USF hosted a group of educators from Haiti who wanted to improve their teaching skills. Months later, a devastating earthquake ravaged their country, yet somehow, the teachers all survived. The University of South Florida is once...

 
Lycée Anacaona de Léogâne, a high school in the Haitian town of Léogâne, destroyed by the January 2010 earthquake

University Beat on WUSF-89.7 FM has a story of tragedy and recovery. A group of Haitian educators that came to USF last summer to improve their teaching skills all survived the massive earthquake in January. Now, USF is working with these same...

 
Sports Concussions / Goldwater Scholars (August 30, 2010)
Dr. Gianluca Del Rossi explains to Mark Schreiner how the sensor equipped football helmet works

With more research showing both the short and long-term health repercussions of concussions, USF is getting involved with its new “Concussion Center.” University Beat on WUSF-TV shows us some of the projects the Center is focusing on and...

 
Goldwater Scholarship winners, USF students Juan Baso & Amber Schmidt

Until this year, no USF undergraduate had ever won a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship—but now TWO outstanding students have taken the honor. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM introduces you to the pair, seniors Juan Baso and Amber...

 
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