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Students work on a water filtration experiment during USF Pre-College 2012 Global Sustainability class
USF Pre-College Preview
It’s a summer school that students want to attend, as preparations are underway for USF Pre-College 2013. Last year’s initial program drew almost two hundred high school students to seven different courses on the USF Tampa campus, and this year's session aims to be even bigger and better. University Beat on WUSF TV takes you inside the classroom and laboratories with these promising young scholars.

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USF Pre-College Preview

USF Pre-College is a pretty cool summer school, and in just its second year, it’s already getting international attention! Pre-College is a collection of nine different courses designed to prepare rising high school students for higher learning. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 has a preview.

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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

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Dr. Richard Pollenz, the Director of the USF Office for Undergraduate Research & teacher of the USF Pre-College STEM Academy, says while classroom information is important to share with the high school students, lab work is the real key to keeping them interested in science and research.

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USF Pre-College website

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