Recent University Beat episodes
Water Education (June 14, 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 7, 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 (May 31, 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 24, 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 17, 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 10, 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.