University Beat

  • Radio: TV-Election Predictions

    Can a person's TV preferences indicate who they'll vote for for President? A USF researcher thinks so.

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  • TV: International Festival

    Students from more than sixty countries gathered recently to celebrate their heritage at the University of South Florida International Festival.

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  • Radio: Sport & Entertainment Lecture Series

    The USF Sport and Entertainment Lecture Series on January 13th and 14th features a trio of speakers.

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  • TV: A New Definition of Dance

    A group of renowned mixed ability – disabled and able-bodied – dancers from across the globe gathered at the University of South Florida recently for an event called “A New Definition of Dance.”

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  • 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.

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Last Week On University Beat

Dr. Daniel Yeh (right) and his graduate students pose with USF officials in front of the NEWgenerator.
On TV:
NEWgenerator
A team of University of South Florida students, led by engineering professor Daniel Yeh, have created the NEWgenerator – a patented device that could help developing countries by turning wastewater and other waste into reusable,...
Concealed carry proponent, political science senior Katrina Payne, based her arguments on the safety of students, particularly women.
On Radio:
Gun Debate
While Florida lawmakers argue over concealed weapons on college campuses, USF students held a forum of their own on the subject. University Beat on WUSF 89.7 takes you to Debate-A-Bull, a recent Student Government-sponsored...
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

Host:
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

(courtesy iStock Photo)
Radio: Diabetic Healthcare Cost (rebroadcast) (January 18, 2016)
It’s an age-old question that continues even as our nation’s healthcare system changes: are higher costs in health care for patients always associated with higher quality goods and services? One USF researcher took on that...
Photo from last year's USF Sports & Entertainment Lecture Series (courtesy Bodi Karsono, USF University Communications & Marketing)
Radio: Sport & Entertainment Lecture Series (January 11, 2016)
The USF Muma College of Business is preparing for its third Sport and Entertainment Lecture Series on January 13th and 14th. This year’s free series features a trio of speakers, including Philadelphia 76ers CEO Scott O’Neil,...
A student takes a picture of a Chinese dragon at the USF International Festival.
Radio: International Festival (January 4, 2016)
More than sixty student groups showed off their ethnic pride at the University of South Florida’s recent International Festival. The event exposed students to music, culture, games and food from around the world – we tell you how...
USF Dance Students learn how to dance using wheelchairs and crutches in a class during "A New Definition of Dance" (courtesy Tom Kramer).
TV: A New Definition of Dance (December 7, 2015)
A group of renowned mixed ability – disabled and able-bodied – dancers from across the globe gathered at the University of South Florida recently for an event called “A New Definition of Dance.” University Beat on WUSF TV has...
USFSP Student Veterans Organization Pres. David Creighton works in the new Military & Veterans Success Center
TV: USFSP Veterans Success Center (November 23, 2015)
As many as 500 students at the University of South Florida Saint Petersburg are active service members, veterans or military dependents. Now, they have a place on campus that they can call their own, with the opening of the...
A pair of Share-A-Bull Bikes at a September event formally launching the program.
TV: Share-A-Bull Bikes (November 9, 2015)
There’s a new way to get around the University of South Florida, thanks to the Share-A-Bull bike program. We’ll explain how the program works, as well as what it means to both users and USF on University Beat on WUSF TV.

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