Recent University Beat episodes
Practical Politics (July 6, 2009)
Students in a USF St. Petersburg Political Science course are seeing what a real election campaign is like as interns for mayoral and city council candidates. Join them as this week's University Beat goes from the classroom to the campaign trail for some "practical politics."
USF-GI Bill (June 29, 2009)
The University of South Florida is the first school in the nation to team with the Department of Veterans Affairs in an effort to support returning troops who enroll for classes under the new G-I Bill this fall. This week's University Beat takes a closer look at "VetSuccess on Campus" and how it's going to help those who've served our country.
Museum at Work (June 22, 2009)
The USF Contemporary Art Museum is giving you the chance to see what goes on 'behind-the-scenes' with its "Museum at Work" Exhibit. This week's University Beat takes a closer look at the exhibition, which aims to document some of the five-thousand works in the Museum's collection.
Water Education (June 15, 2009)
USF is continuing its relationship with the prestigious UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education by sending a group of students to the Netherlands, while at the same time welcoming a group of the institute's students to the Bay area. This week's University Beat takes a closer look at this exchange program and how it will help address the world's water issues.
Nonviolence Training (June 8, 2009)
This week's University Beat features a conversation with Dr. Bernard LaFayette, Jr. The Tampa native, a leader of the Civil Rights Movement, is spreading the nonviolence message of his colleague and friend, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., through a new center at USF.
First Generation Scholarships (June 1, 2009)
The University of South Florida is trying to help students who are among the first generation of their families to attend college pay for school. This week's University Beat takes you to a recent fund-raiser for the First Generation Scholarship Program and introduces you to some of the recipients.