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Healthcare Innovation Competition (May 5, 2014)
The 12 teams of students from 8 universities who took part in the 2nd Annual State of Florida Healthcare Innovation Competition (photo courtesy Candace Kaw)

It’s “Shark Tank” – USF style – as students from eight Florida colleges recently faced off at the University of South Florida to see who created the most innovative healthcare technology. Find out who came out on top and took home the 10-thousand...

 
USF students Andrea Little and Hector Angus pitch 1Apple grocery chain at the State of Florida Healthcare Innovation Competition

From a Google Glass application for people with cognitive and physical disabilities to a grocery store chain that sells healthy food in low-income neighborhoods, some of the best student developed healthcare technology is being developed in the...

 
Miles for Moffitt (April 28, 2014)
Runners start at the 2013 Miles for Moffitt (photo courtesy Miles for Moffitt)

7,000 walkers, runners & wheelchair racers are expected to take part in the 9th Annual Miles for Moffitt, May 10th on USF’s Tampa campus. In its first eight years, the event has raised almost $1.5 million dollars, with all of the registration...

 

Runners and walkers are stretching their legs and tying their shoes as they prepare for Miles for Moffitt, coming up Saturday, May 10th on USF’s Tampa campus. In its first eight years, the event has raised almost one and a half million dollars—...

 
Miles for Moffitt / Bionic Arm Surgery Update (April 21, 2014)
Runners start at the 2013 Miles for Moffitt (photo courtesy Miles for Moffitt)

7,000 walkers, runners & wheelchair racers are expected to take part in the 9th Annual Miles for Moffitt, May 10th on USF’s Tampa campus. In its first eight years, the event has raised almost $1.5 million dollars, with all of the registration...

 
Josalyn Kaldenberg and Dr. Doug Letson meet with reporters

Three years ago, Moffitt Cancer Center and Shriner’s Hospital teamed up to perform a surgery that gave then 8-year-old Josalyn Kaldenberg of Iowa the nation’s first expandable prosthetic arm. Now, Josalyn and her family have returned to Moffitt...

 
STEM Superheroes: The Sequel / USF Health Career Days (April 14, 2014)
MegaByte & Sublimation demonstrate principles of pH to students

Two years ago, University Beat introduced you to the Scientific League of Superheroes – a trio of USF graduate students who don colorful costumes and use comic book scenarios to teach science, technology, engineering and math to younger students...

 
USF Health asst. prof / registered dietitian Dr. Lauri Wright speaks to a Career Day class at Ferrell Middle Magnet School

Representatives from USF Health, local law enforcement and area businesses recently met with students at a pair of East Tampa public middle schools. On this week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7, we’ll hear how the doctors, nurses and researchers...

 
STEM Superheroes: The Sequel (April 7, 2014)
MegaByte & Sublimation demonstrate principles of pH to students

Two years ago, University Beat introduced you to the Scientific League of Superheroes – a trio of USF graduate students who don colorful costumes and use comic book scenarios to teach science, technology, engineering and math to younger students...

 
MegaByte explains a lesson to students

The Scientific League of Superheroes is back - and they need some help!
The trio of USF graduate students who use hands-on lessons and a slickly produced comic book-style video series to teach STEM skills to young people has launched a...

 
the road weeps, the well runs dry / Last Lecture (March 31, 2014)

USF’s School of Theatre and Dance brings the play "the road weeps, the well runs dry" to the stage in April. On University Beat on WUSF TV, we’ll hear from playwright Marcus Gardley and some of the cast and crew behind this epic tale of identity...

 
USF's Dr. Autar Kaw (center) receives his 2012 Professor of the Year award from CASE President John Lippincott (left) & Carnegie Foundation Pres. Anthony Bryk (courtesy  Daniel Peck Photography)
Last Lecture

USF Mechanical Engineering Professor Autar Kaw is preparing for his “last lecture.”
He’s the 2012 Carnegie Foundation Professor of the Year and he isn’t retiring—he’s taking part in an event where distinguished faculty give a hypothetical...

 
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