University Beat

  • Radio: Pint of Science

    Tampa and St. Petersburg are among 50 cities worldwide participating in this year's "Pint of Science" festival.

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  • TV: Oil Spill Anniversary

    On the 5th anniversary of the disaster, researchers from the USF College of Marine Science and the Florida Institute of Oceanography talk about the Gulf oil spill.

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  • Radio: Pre-College Preview

    USF is once again preparing for its Pre-College Summer Program for high school students.

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  • TV: Sampling Science

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

     

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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

"Sampling Science" logo
At first, beer and science don’t necessarily seem like two things that go together. But “Sampling Science,” a recent student-organized event at the University of South Florida, showed that that’s not the case. Find out more on...
Students in a previous USF Pre-College STEM course conduct an experiment (courtesy USF Pre-College)
USF is once again preparing for its Pre-College Summer Program, a collection of classes that brings high school students from around the country and the world to USF for their first taste of college life. Classes this year, which...
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

 Researchers prepare to deploy the multicorer, a device that pulls multiple sections of soil up from the ocean's core at the same time (courtesy C-IMAGE Consortium)
Radio: Oil Spill Anniversary (April 20, 2015)
Five years ago this week, the largest accidental oil spill ever took place in the Gulf of Mexico. USF College of Marine Science researchers were among the first responders to the Deepwater Horizon disaster – and they’ve continued...
"Sampling Science" t-shirt with a craft beer sample in a beaker
Radio: Sampling Science (April 13, 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...
USF St. Petersburg Florida Food Conference
Radio: Florida Food Conference (April 6, 2015)
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...
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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