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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...

 
Sports Concussions (August 23, 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 16, 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 9, 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...

 
Small Business Development / Hospice Students (rebroadcast) (August 2, 2010)
One-on-one consulting session at the USF Small Business Development Center

With the American economy still in recovery mode, small businesses are struggling to survive just as much as their larger counterparts, if not more so. The University of South Florida is trying to help these vital companies through its Small...

 
USF Med student Caroline Nguyen examines a hospice patient in his home.

An unusual clerkship at the USF College of Medicine takes students out of the classroom and puts them in the home of a terminal patient. This week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM shows you how the hospice experience is creating more empathetic...

 
Small Business Development (July 26, 2010)
One-on-one consulting session at the USF Small Business Development Center

With the American economy still in recovery mode, small businesses are struggling to survive just as much as their larger counterparts, if not more so. The University of South Florida is trying to help these vital companies through its Small...

 
USF Small Business Development Center seminar

USF’s Small Business Development Center has helped almost 170-thousand small businesses around West Central Florida start, grow, and expand over its thirty year history. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM shows you how the Center is...

 
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