Recent University Beat episodes
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.
Mobili T Rover (May 25, 2009)
This week’s University Beat takes us back to the USF spinoff company, “Rehab Ideas,” as a disabled Mississippi man becomes the first owner of an off-road wheelchair designed by USF engineering students.
Medical Simulators (May 18, 2009)
It's not "practice makes perfect," it's "perfect practice makes perfect." This week's University Beat looks at how USF Health is using the latest technology at its new Simulation Center at Tampa General Hospital to improve the training and skills of physicians, nurses and other practitioners.