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This week's University Beat examines how USF is recognizing and promoting diversity and tolerance with a look at the recent USF Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community GALA Event.

Program Schedule

Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:45 AM and 8:45 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM
- Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week

Video extras

Dr. Karen Berkman, Chair of USF's Committee on Issues of Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity, talks about where USF's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community is currently and where it's heading.

Merrell Dickey, the USF Alumni Association's Director of Chapters & Corporate Relations, says recognizing the contributions of USF's LGBT community benefits the University.


USF Polytechnic Counseling Specialist Susan Hurley says the LGBT community on the Tampa campus has moved their counterparts at the other USF campuses to act.

Former USF President Betty Castor talks about how the University has changed over time when it comes to diversity issues.




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University Beat is a radio and television program that focuses on the research and work at the University of South Florida and how it benefits the Tampa Bay area, Florida, and the world around us.

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