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Electric Cars
USF is doing its best to decrease carbon emissions and increase the number of electric vehicles on the road by adding its first ever electric vehicle charging stations. University Beat on WUSF TV demonstrates how the stations work and shows you they might make a difference environmentally.

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USF students work on the kind of high-tech project the NSF-funded study will look at (Photo courtesy USF University Communications and Marketing)
STEM Research Part 1

It’s one of the hottest topics in education today, particularly here in Florida: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, or STEM. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM starts a two-part series looking at USF’s STEM efforts, beginning with a National Science Foundation-funded study that’s examining how STEM education can help students go from high school to community college to high-tech jobs.

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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 Monday at 10:30 PM
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- Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week

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Kenneth Hernandez, Program Manager of Alternative Fuels for Tampa Electric, demonstrates how the electric vehicle charger and the ChargePoint Network station finder website work.

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Electric Cars
USF Office of Sustainability website 813-974-9694

ChargePoint Network website

Tampa Electric electric vehicle website

STEM Research Part 1
Will Tyson, Assistant Professor, USF Dept. of Sociology
813-974-4778 wtyson@usf.edu

Website for the study, “Successful Academic and Employment Pathways in Advanced Technologies"

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