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Haitian Teachers Update / 9-11 Remembrance (September 12, 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 5, 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 29, 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...

 
Sports Concussions (August 22, 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...

 
USF athletics trainer assists an injured lacrosse player (courtesy USF Health)

From youth leagues all the way up to the professional level, the dangers of sports-related concussions are becoming better recognized. University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM takes us to the new USF Concussion Center, where medical experts are looking at...

 
USF Summer Camps Part 2 (August 15, 2010)
Students in the Insitute's Extreme Green Adventure show off some of their work

Robots, science fiction and environmental awareness are the tools, and keeping some of Polk County’s smartest young minds engaged is the goal of the Central Florida Gifted and Talented Institute. In part two of a special look at summer camps...

 
Students in the Institute's Hot2Bot program work with a mechanical arm

University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM continues to take us on a tour of USF’s summer camps. This week, it’s over to Lakeland, where the “Central Florida Gifted and Talented Institute” at USF Polytechnic offers some of Polk County’s brightest students...

 
USF Summer Camps Part 1 (August 8, 2010)
Campers & counselors for USF's Oceanography Camp for Girls at Sea World

Learning science is literally a day at the beach for students in USF’s Oceanography Camp for Girls, which has been exposing young women to the marine sciences for over twenty years. In the first of a special series on summer camps around the...

 
USF Oceanography Camp for Girls Co-Director Teresa Greely shows a student how to dissect an animal

Education plus learning equals a summer to remember: that’s the equation USF is providing Bay area middle and high school students at summer camps across the university’s campuses. University Beat is going to some of those camps to meet some of...

 
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