University Beat

  • Radio: Sampling Science

    Craft beer lovers took part in a sold-out, USF student-organized charity event called “Sampling Science.”

  • TV: Sampling Science

    Sampling Science, a recent USF student-organized event, showed how well science and beer go together.


  • Radio: Florida Food Conference

    USF St. Petersburg is serving up a tasty treat with the second annual Florida Food Conference April 18th.

  • 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

If there’s one thing that helps many stressed-out University of South Florida Health students, it’s dogs. We’ll meet some of the service dogs who help students, including an actual USF Health employee, a golden retriever named...
USF St. Petersburg Florida Food Conference
You’ve probably heard about WUSF’s upcoming “Longest Table” event – now USF St. Petersburg is serving up a tasty treat of its own with the second annual Florida Food Conference April 18th. The conference will cover such topics as...
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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
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

Radio: USF Health Service Dogs (April 1, 2015)
It’s one of the more unusual prescriptions ever suggested: pet one beautiful golden retriever and call me in the morning. Visitors to the USF Health Shimberg Library on the Tampa campus can now meet the newest employee, a golden...
The new logo of the USF Zimmerman School of Advertising & Mass Communications
Radio: USF School of Mass Communications (March 30, 2015)
USF’s School of Mass Communications has been re-branded as the “Zimmerman School of Advertising and Mass Communications.“ The name change is the result of a 10 million dollar gift by USF trustee Jordan Zimmerman. This week’s...
Flowers placed by family and friends of the USF students added to the memorial after their deaths in 2014.
Radio: USF Student Memorial (rebroadcast) (March 23, 2015)
USF's Student Government has come up with a permanent way to honor classmates who have died while attending school - with a memorial wall and fountain. The names of nearly two dozen students who passed away in 2014 were recently...
Jordan Zimmerman & USF President Judy Genshaft (center) pose w/USF Zimmerman Advertising & Mass Comm students at the school's renaming
TV: USF School of Mass Communications (March 30, 2015)
The University of South Florida is ‘re-branding’ its School of Mass Communications. The Zimmerman School of Advertising and Mass Communications is named after USF trustee, advertising executive Jordan Zimmerman, who donated $10...
hef Yaron Azoulay (center) prepares a dish for the USF HospitaBull event while student Sonja Langley (right) watches
TV: HospitaBull (March 16, 2015)
Students in USF Sarasota-Manatee's College of Hospitality and Technology Leadership cooked up an international feast at the annual “HospitaBull” evening. University Beat on WUSF TV follows the students from the kitchen into the...
TV: School of Accountancy (March 2, 2015)
Thanks to a $10 million gift from a retired Raymond James Financial executive, another University of South Florida business school has a new name. The USF Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy is believed to be the first such...

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