Recent University Beat episodes
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.
Careers a la Cart (May 11, 2009)
University Beat continues looking at some of the things the University of South Florida is doing to get its students ready for the challenging job market. This week, the focus turns to the USF Career Center and its programs, specifically "Careers a la Cart," where employers hit the campus' roads to meet possible new hires.
Elevator Interviews (May 4, 2009)
For the next two weeks, University Beat is looking at some of the things the University of South Florida is doing to get its students ready for the challenging job market. This week, we take you to a College of Business competition where students try to impress a possible employer during a one-minute elevator ride.