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Mile in Her Shoes (October 18, 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 11, 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'...

 
Festival of Reading (October 4, 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...

 
Festival of Reading logo

This week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM brings you a preview of the Saint Petersburg Times "Festival of Reading" and introduces you to a pair of USF faculty members who will be presenting their new books there.

 
Lego Robots / National Security, Energy & Climate (September 27, 2009)
A Lego Mindstorm NXT soccer-playing robot.

This week's University Beat on WUSF-TV takes you to the sidelines as a group of students in a USF College of Engineering research program put their custom-made Lego robots to the test in a high-tech game of soccer.

 
Courtesy Candace C. Mundy/Focus From The Heart, LLC

The interconnected concerns over climate change, energy policy and national security recently took center stage at the University of South Florida, as former U-S Senators Bob Graham and John Warner were joined by military and science experts at a...

 
Lego Robots (September 20, 2009)
A Lego Mindstorm NXT soccer-playing robot.

This week's University Beat on WUSF-TV takes you to the sidelines as a group of students in a USF College of Engineering research program put their custom-made Lego robots to the test in a high-tech game of soccer.

 
Lego Mindstorm NXT Robots playing soccer. The blue team beat the purple team 4-1
Lego Robots

Of the thousands of ways robots can be used today, teaching them to play soccer may not seem to be one of the best ones; but this week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM tells you how a research program at USF's College of Engineering that...

 
USF-GI Bill and Robotic Surgery (September 13, 2009)
doctors using the da Vinci system

USF is one of two centers nationwide to use a high-tech robotic-assisted system to train doctors and surgical students on the latest minimally-invasive surgical procedures. This week's University Beat on WUSF-TV takes you to the unveiling of the...

 
USF President Dr. Judy Genshaft and Admiral Patrick Dunne
USF-GI Bill

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...

 
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