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USF-Gulf Oil Research (July 12, 2010)
USF researchers from the Weatherbird II working on a sensor buoy in the Gulf of Mexico

This week's University Beat on WUSF-TV is the second of a three-part series that takes you aboard the R/V Weatherbird II with a team of oceanographers from USF's College of Marine Science on a recent trip into the Gulf that focused on the tools...

 
Oil on the surface of the Gulf of Mexico as observed by the crew of the Weatherbird II in May (photo courtesy George Guthro)

WUSF’s University Beat producer Mark Schreiner joined oceanographers and engineers from USF’s College of Marine Science aboard the research vessel Weatherbird II on a recent four-day mission into the Gulf of Mexico. This week’s...

 
USF-Oil Spill Research Part 1/ Friday Lecture Series (July 5, 2010)
USF R/V Weatherbird II

University Beat producer Mark Schreiner joined a team of oceanographers from USF's College of Marine Science on a recent trip into the Gulf that focused on the tools they use to monitor local waters to predict what direction oil from the...

 
Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio addresses the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute's "Friday Lecture Series."

USF’S Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is getting ready to roll out the summer term of its “Friday Lecture Series.” Topics range from jazz legend Louis Armstrong, to gothic cathedrals, Medicaid, and African-Americans who played a role in Tampa’s...

 
Bringing Science Home / "UnspOILed" (June 28, 2010)
Bringing Science Home Exec. Dir. Nicole Johnson, parents & Student Advisory Panel members

This week’s University Beat on WUSF-TV takes a closer look at USF Health’s new initiative “Bringing Science Home” through the eyes of the people who formed it and the patients who will both be served by the project and help direct it.

 
Cover of the book, "UnspOILed."
"UnspOILed"

Last fall, in response to the move to eliminate the off-shore oil drilling ban, a group of Florida authors began work on an anthology of stories and poems about the Gulf of Mexico. Now, in light of the Gulf oil disaster, UnspOILed, which features...

 
Bringing Science Home (June 21, 2010)
Bringing Science Home Exec. Dir. Nicole Johnson, parents & Student Advisory Panel members

This week’s University Beat on WUSF-TV takes a closer look at USF Health’s new initiative “Bringing Science Home” through the eyes of the people who formed it and the patients who will both be served by the project and help direct it.

 
USF Health's new initiative, Bringing Science Home

USF Health has a very ambitious plan: transforming the way people with chronic illness live their lives, and they’ve received a very ambitious gift of almost six million dollars to help make that dream a reality. This week’s University Beat on...

 
Accounting Graduation Dance / Smoking Cessation Booklets (June 14, 2010)
USF School of Accountancy graduates & faculty perform a flash mob dance at the Graduation Reception

Probably the last place you expect to see students break into a flash mob style dance number is in the middle of the USF School of Accountancy Graduation Reception, but that’s exactly what happened at the recent ceremony. University Beat was...

 
Some of the smoking cessation literature that will be used in the Project Quit study

Can a simple pamphlet help someone quit smoking? Do some pamphlets do a better job than others at getting people to stay away from cigarettes? That’s what the Moffitt Cancer Center is trying to find out, and they’ve received an almost 3 million...

 
Accounting Graduation Dance (June 7, 2010)
USF School of Accountancy graduates & faculty perform a flash mob dance at the Graduation Reception

Probably the last place you expect to see students break into a flash mob style dance number is in the middle of the USF School of Accountancy Graduation Reception, but that’s exactly what happened at the recent ceremony. University Beat was...

 
Graduate Rich Grieder dances at the USF School of Accountancy Graduation Reception

University Beat doesn’t normally cover graduation ceremonies, but when the words “graduating accounting students” and “dancing flash mob” are involved, we’ll make an exception. That’s coming up this week on WUSF 89.7 FM.

 
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