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Alzheimer's-Cell Phones (January 25, 2010)
Water maze to test the memories of the mice.

In findings that are the exact opposite of what they expected, USF researchers have discovered that cell phone exposure may actually be good for you, as it could be a tool in the battle against Alzheimer’s. This week’s University Beat on WUSF-TV...

 
Dr. Gary Arendash, his mice test subjects & the transmitter.

In research that’s gained worldwide attention, USF scientists have found that your cell phone may actually protect you against Alzheimer’s disease! This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM looks into the surprising discovery and tells you what...

 
Life Drawing / Engaged Scholarship Institute (January 18, 2010)
Students' sketches of feet from the "On Doctoring" exercise

How does drawing the human foot help form better physicians? This week’s University Beat on WUSF-TV/DT visits a humanities class in USF’s College of Medicine to see the role that art plays in educating the doctors of tomorrow.

 
USF researchers & students talk w/community organization reps

One semester of student involvement with a community organization can lead to a lifetime relationship. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM says that’s just part of the message coming from the USF co-sponsored “Institute on Engaged...

 
Life Drawing (January 11, 2010)
Students' sketches of feet from the "On Doctoring" exercise

How does drawing the human foot help form better physicians? This week’s University Beat on WUSF-TV/DT visits a humanities class in USF’s College of Medicine to see the role that art plays in educating the doctors of tomorrow.

 
Students sketching the foot of a USF faculty member
Life Drawing

USF Medical School students are taking the next step in their education by sketching the feet of classmates and faculty members in an effort to get the “stories within the body part.” This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM takes you to the “...

 
USF Health Smoke-Free (January 4, 2010)
Rocky the Bull stomps out a cigarette at the USF Health Smoke-Free launch event

From Rocky the Bull stomping out a giant cigarette to high school students finding out what they might look like twenty years from now if they smoked, USF Health rolled out all the stops at a recent event formally banning smoking on its part of...

 
USF Health went smoke-free on 11/19/09, the day of the Great American Smoke-Out

USF Health is just saying “no” to smoking, as butts have been banned on its section of the Tampa campus. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM tells you why USF Health is making that move, and how it’s trying to stop future generations from...

 
USF Health Smoke-Free / University Film & Video Association (December 28, 2009)
Rocky the Bull stomps out a cigarette at the USF Health Smoke-Free launch event

From Rocky the Bull stomping out a giant cigarette to high school students finding out what they might look like twenty years from now if they smoked, USF Health rolled out all the stops at a recent event formally banning smoking on its part of...

 
University Film & Video Association @ USF

While USF doesn’t have a film school, it has about one hundred students in the “University Film and Video Association.” That group is now raising money so some of them can go to the Sundance Film Festival next month. This week’s University Beat...

 
Afghan School Supplies / University Film & Video Association (December 21, 2009)
US Air Force Senior Master Sergeant Rex Temple & Afghanistan children

The husband of a USF professor is wrapping up his fourth military tour of Afghanistan, and he’s come up with a way to help the children there through a school supply drive. Now USF is getting involved, thanks to his wife, an adjunct professor at...

 
University Film & Video Association @ USF

While USF doesn’t have a film school, it has about one hundred students in the “University Film and Video Association.” That group is now raising money so some of them can go to the Sundance Film Festival next month. This week’s University Beat...

 
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