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USF Dance instructor Merry Lynn Morris dances with Jessica Hendricks, who sits in Morris' invention, the Rolling Dance Chair.
Rolling Dance Chair
It’s a high-tech device getting national attention—and it’s not the invention of an engineer, but of a dancer! University Beat on WUSF TV introduces you to USF instructor Merry Lynn Morris and her Rolling Dance Chair, which lets people with disabilities dance.

On the Radio

Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading (courtesy USF St. Petersburg News)
Festival of Reading

The 21st Annual Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading is this Saturday on the USF St. Petersburg campus. A number of authors with ties to the University of South Florida will be presenting their latest work. We’ll talk to three of them on this week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7.

Program Schedule

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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For more information

Rolling Dance Chair
Merry Lynn Morris
Instructor/Adviser, USF School of Theatre & Dance
mmorris3@usf.edu 813-974-1739
Rolling Dance Chair website

Festival of Reading
Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading
USF St. Petersburg
140 7th Ave. S
Saturday, October 26 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.



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