University Beat

  • Canoe Trip

    USF St. Petersburg students recently took a canoe trip on Tampa Bay with some local, high-performing fifth graders.

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  • Preeminent University

    USF is getting closer to joining the University of Florida and Florida State University as a ‘preeminent state research university.’

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  • Supreme Court-Immigration

    A USF anthropologist weighs in on the recent U.S. Supreme Court arguments challenging a pair of President Obama’s executive orders that deferred action against undocumented immigrants.

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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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Recent USF graduate Ahmed Mohamed in New York City's Times Square in 2015. (courtesy Ahmed Mohamed)
On Radio:
Young Graduate
Ahmed Mohamed is graduating from USF this month with a 4.0 GPA and degrees in both biomedical sciences and political science. In addition, he’s now going on to pursue degrees in medicine and law simultaneously. Oh, did we mention...
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

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

Incoming Florida Senate President Joe Negron (left in checkered shirt) speaks to lawmakers and USF executives and studentsand students during his visit to the Tampa campus in April.
Radio: Preeminent University (May 2, 2016)
USF is getting closer to joining the University of Florida and Florida State University as a ‘preeminent state research university,’ obtaining not just additional funding but also national prominence. Find out what this status...
Supporters of President Obama's executive actions on immigration protest recently in Texas. (courtesy Heide Castañeda)
Radio: Supreme Court-Immigration (April 25, 2016)
The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard arguments challenging a pair of President Obama’s executive orders that deferred action against undocumented immigrants. One USF anthropologist has spent a lot of time speaking to people on...
The Variable Angle Roman chair that will be used in the exercise study sits in front of a Tampa Fire Rescue truck in Station 1.
Radio: Firefighter Back Pain (April 18, 2016)
The leading cause of disability and early retirement for firefighters is back injuries – not really a surprise when you consider they’re lugging as much as a hundred pounds of gear in the field. Armed with a $1.3 million grant...

Contact Information

mschreiner@wusf.org
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