Speed Dating Record

Speed Dating Record

Take a few hundred USF students, add a group of enterprising reality TV stars, and you’ve got a new Guinness world record! University Beat on WUSF TV shows you how the students recently set the record in a new category: largest speed dating event.

Speed Dating Record

Almost 300 USF students recently joined a group of TV reality stars to help set a new Guinness World Record. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 takes us to the event, which asked the question: what do you want to do before you die?

Video Extras

UBeat: Speed Dating Record Web-only #1

Video Extras

UBeat: Speed Dating Record Web-only #2

Ben Nemtin of The Buried Life talks with WUSF's Mark Schreiner

Guinness World Record Adjudicator Philip Robertson describes the record being set and what he looks for as a judge.

More Information: 

USF's Center for Student Involvement
The Buried Life's new book "What Do You Want to Do Before You Die?"
The Buried Life's list of 100 things they want to do before they die

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

Mark Schreiner

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.

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