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Veterans Therapy (Re-broadcast) (November 15, 2009)
Retired U.S. Marine Gunnery Sgt. Jose Sanchez

When U.S. Armed Service members return home from Iraq and Afghanistan, many are bothered by the kind of mental trauma that isn't easily seen or diagnosed.
This week's University Beat on WUSF-TV shows us how USF is working with the V-A and...

 
Slide from the conference, "Painting A Moving Train"

Many U.S. Armed Service members come home from Iraq and Afghanistan suffering from PTSD and other unseen mental trauma, and turn to non-military medical professionals for assistance.
This week's University Beat on WUSF-FM tells you how USF...

 
Unstoppable / Grave Mapping (November 9, 2009)
USF Pres. Judy Genshaft at the launch of the public phase of USF Unstoppable

The University of South Florida is in the middle of its “Unstoppable” fund-raising campaign, with a goal of bringing in 600 million dollars. This week’s University Beat on WUSF-TV brings you highlights from the recent formal launch of the public...

 
Displaced gravestone at the cemetery near 22nd & Hillsborough in Tampa.
Grave Mapping

Science and altruism meet when a group of USF researchers and their students use the latest technology to map out a pauper’s cemetery. This week’s University Beat shows you how this ‘archaeology without digging’ not only advances knowledge, but...

 
Unstoppable (November 1, 2009)
USF Pres. Judy Genshaft at the launch of the public phase of USF Unstoppable

The University of South Florida is in the middle of its “Unstoppable” fund-raising campaign, with a goal of bringing in 600 million dollars. This week’s University Beat on WUSF-TV brings you highlights from the recent formal launch of the public...

 
Alumni, donors & faculty mingle at the launch of the public phase of Unstoppable
Unstoppable

Almost three hundred and twenty million dollars and counting; that’s the progress of USF’s capital campaign, “Unstoppable.” This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM drops in on the formal launch of the public phase of “Unstoppable” and talks...

 
Mile in Her Shoes / Creating Sustainable Communities (October 26, 2009)
USF students & Rocky the Bull begin the "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes"

While the image of male USF students walking around campus in high heels is pretty funny, the reason why a few hundred of them recently did so is decidedly serious. This week's University Beat on WUSF-TV takes you to "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes,"...

 
USF St. Pete “Lead, Learn and Serve” students meet w/local community leaders

Students in USF Saint Petersburg’s Leadership program are teaming up with faculty and local community members on “Creating Sustainable Communities,” a project inspired by author and educator Margaret J. Wheatley. This week’s University Beat on...

 
Mile in Her Shoes (October 19, 2009)
USF students & Rocky the Bull begin the "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes"

While the image of male USF students walking around campus in high heels is pretty funny, the reason why a few hundred of them recently did so is decidedly serious. This week's University Beat on WUSF-TV takes you to "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes,"...

 
USF students at the Marshall Student Center for "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes"

A few hundred male USF students learned what it's like to walk a mile in women's shoes - figuratively AND literally - at a sexual-assault awareness event. This week's University Beat on WUSF-FM brings you the high-heeled details of the first walk...

 
Festival of Reading / Hate Crimes Summit (October 12, 2009)
USF authors sign their work at 2008’s St. Petersburg Times Festival of Reading.

Over fifty authors, including a number of Pulitzer Prize winners, will be coming to USF Saint Petersburg Saturday, October 24, for the Seventeenth Annual Saint Petersburg Times "Festival of Reading." This week's University Beat on WUSF TV takes a...

 
Panel at the USF Hate Crimes Summit

According to government figures, a hate crime is reported somewhere in the US every hour of everyday...and thousands more every year go unreported. This week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM takes you to a recent USF summit where attendees didn'...

 
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