Morsani Medical School / Marshall Scholar
Thanks to a record gift, the USF College of Medicine is now known as the USF Morsani College of Medicine. University Beat on WUSF TV takes you to the formal announcement of the College's new name and tells you what it means for USF Health's future.
For the first time in the University’s 55 year history, a USF student has won a prestigious Marshall Scholarship—the highest honor for undergraduate study in the sciences. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM introduces us to Jean Weatherwax, a remarkable young woman who will soon study electrical engineering at one of England’s premier schools.
Frank Morsani’s speech at the USF Morsani College of Medicine announcement ceremony.
USF President Dr. Judy Genshaft talks about how the USF Morsani College of Medicine fits into the university’s plans.
Dr. Stephen Klasko, CEO of USF Health, speaks at the USF Morsani College of Medicine announcement ceremony about how the College will change healthcare & healthcare education.
Jean Weatherwax, Marshall Scholar & USF Electrical Engineering Senior, talks to University Beat’s Mark Schreiner about what she’s studying and what it’s like to work with PhD students as an undergrad.
Jean also minors in music as a trumpet player. She shares how music & science interact, and also talks about how USF has helped her on her path.
Jean describes her summer internship with NASA; “FLITE”—the student-run organization she helped form; and her experiences in the Big Brothers-Big Sisters program. She also shares the reasons why she’s so humble despite her successes.
Morsani Medical School
USF Morsani College of Medicine website
Morsani College of Medicine Announcement
The Stephen K. Klasko Institute for an Optimistic Future in Healthcare
Jean Weatherwax, Senior, USF Dept. of Electrical Engineering
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Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV since 2007. He has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992.