On Television

Volcano demonstration at USF GeoExpo
USF GeoExpo
This week’s University Beat on WUSF-TV/DT takes you to the recent “USF GeoExpo,” where students from both USF and area high schools got a chance to see the latest high-tech gear used in the geosciences and talk to some of the experts looking at the earth and water around us.

On the Radio

David Dorfmann Dance Company (photo courtesy Michael Zirkle)
Florida Dance Festival

For the first time in a dozen years, USF is hosting the Florida Dance Festival. This week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM previews the event, which starts June 15th and brings together professional dancers and choreographers from around the country for workshops and public performances.

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

Eileen Rodriguez, a director of the USF Geology Alumni Society, says almost everyone attending the USF GeoExpo has a positive reaction. She also talks about why she feels the USF Geology Department is so strong.

Lindsey Brewer, student liaison to the Geology Alumni Society, talks about the importance of fieldwork, including that at USF’s campus GeoPark. She also answers the question: what are geosciences?


Mike Wightman, President of GeoView, Inc., and a 1989 graduate of USF, talks about why his company attends the GeoExpo and the importance of students learning the latest technology in the field of geophysics.

A volcano demonstration from the USF GeoExpo.


For more information

USF GeoExpo
USF Geology Alumni Society

Florida Dance Festival
Bill Doolin, Director, Florida Dance Association / Artistic Director, Florida Dance Festival
305-310-8080 info@floridadanceassociation.org

Florida Dance Festival webpage:

• Last day to register for dance classes in advance is June 4, 2010, but registrations will be accepted if space is available when the Festival starts on the 15th.
• All tickets can be purchased either at the door, online at www.floridadanceassociation.org or by calling 305-310-8080.



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