On the Radio
When it comes to a university’s reputation, research by undergraduates is as important for a school like USF as the work done at any other level. University Beat on WUSF 89.7 drops in on the 9th Annual USF Undergraduate Research Symposium, where almost two hundred top undergraduate research projects and presentations were on display, covering everything from science to the humanities.
Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:30 AM and 8:30 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Friday at 7:30 PM
Television - Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week
USF International Business Board President Jamie Kenney talks about the purpose of the Florida Student Summit on Global Business, the focus on international business, and the response from both students and the companies attending.
Jamie Kenney explains that his first plan after graduating this May is launching a website, www.TampaBayOrgs.com.
USF International Business Board Director of Social Events Kelly Torres and group member Spencer Hayes talk about what the IBB offers USF students.
Summit keynote speaker, Rick Gallegos, President & CEO of Dale Carnegie Tampa Bay, gives some advice for students looking for work.
Naomi Yavneh, Associate Dean of the USF Honors College and Director of the USF Undergraduate Research Program, talks about some of the Program's success stories. We profiled one of the students she mentions, Amber Schmidt, on this University Beat report in August 2010.
Sophomore Microbiology major Oscar Merino and senior Mathematics major Mary Billington share their feelings about winning best poster presentation and best oral presentation respectively at the USF Undergraduate Research Symposium.
For more information
Abstracts of the students' presentations can be found here. Go down to "Schedule for the day" and click on Oral Presentations or either of the Poster sessions to access lists.