University Beat

  • TV: Food Photography Class

    From the farm and the field to the kitchen and market, USFSP students learn the tricks of the trade of food photography.

  • Radio: Food Photography Class

    “Sizzling Images” is a weeklong summer course at USF St. Petersburg that teaches the tricks of the trade of food photography.

  • TV: White House Intern

    University of South Florida Saint Petersburg student Tyler Lewis just finished up a four month internship at the White House.

  • Radio: Art Exhibits

    USF Contemporary Art Museum presents Museum at Work and With Hidden Noise, through July 25.

  • USF-Dozier Reform School

    USF researchers have been looking at the Dozier Reform School for Boys in Marianna, FL, where students, some who died under mysterious circumstances, were buried.


Last Week On University Beat

USFCAM curator Peter Foe addresses a group of students during the "Museum at Work" exhibit
On TV:
Art Exhibits
You never know what you’re going to get when you go into the University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum. For example, take the two exhibits on display currently. In With Hidden Noise, visitors are surrounded by a variety...
2015-16 USF Tillman Scholars John Pasciak & Mary Lynn Conroy (photo by Aimee Blodgett, USF Communications & Marketing)
On Radio:
Tillman Scholars
The Pat Tillman Foundation is named after a former NFL player who died while serving as an Army Ranger in Afghanistan in 2004.  Every year, the Foundation chooses 60 military veterans or their spouses as Tillman Scholars,...
Radio 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
Television - Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week

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.

Recent University Beat Episodes

USF Contemporary Art Museum currently features 2 exhibits, including "Museum at Work"
Radio: Art Exhibits (June 22, 2015)
It may be summer, but the University of South Florida's Contemporary Art Museum isn't taking a break. The museum has a pair of exhibits on display through late July: one asks visitors to listen more carefully and find the "hidden...
"Sampling Science" t-shirt with a craft beer sample in a beaker
Radio: Sampling Science (rebroadcast) (June 15, 2015)
USF’s Gibbons Alumni Center was recently transformed into a combination tasting room and classroom as craft beer lovers took part in a sold-out, student-organized event called “Sampling Science.” University Beat on WUSF 89.7...
Tyler Lewis in the White House press room (courtesy Tyler Lewis)
Radio: White House Intern (June 8, 2015)
Student Tyler Lewis has returned to USF St. Petersburg after a four month internship in Washington, DC. But it wasn’t an internship of making photocopies and going on coffee runs - the political science major worked at the White...
USF St Pete student Tyler Lewis stands outside the White House (courtesy Tyler Lewis)
TV: White House Intern (June 8, 2015)
University of South Florida Saint Petersburg student Tyler Lewis just finished up a four month internship at the White House. He shares some of his experiences on University Beat on WUSF TV.
The new solar array on top of a USF St. Petersburg parking garage (photo courtesy USFSP Sustainability Program)
Thanks to a million dollar grant from Duke Energy, USF St. Petersburg has unveiled one of the largest and most efficient solar power arrays in the city. We'll take you to the unveiling event and show you what the new array means...
USF Health & Moffitt Cancer Center representatives meet with minority community leaders at a "Community Advocacy Matchmaking" luncheon designed to start conversations about clinical trials
TV: Clinical Trial Awareness (May 11, 2015)
An effort has been launched to bring researchers from USF and Moffitt Cancer Center together with community leaders to increase minority participation in clinical trials. Find out more on University Beat on WUSF TV.

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