University Beat

  • Radio: Oil Spill Anniversary

    USF College of Marine Science researchers talk about their work in the five years since the Deepwater Horizon disaster.

  • TV: Sampling Science

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


  • 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

Jordan Zimmerman & USF President Judy Genshaft (center) pose w/USF Zimmerman Advertising & Mass Comm students at the school's renaming
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...
"Sampling Science" t-shirt with a craft beer sample in a beaker
On Radio:
Sampling Science
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
TV: A Tale of Two Cities (February 23, 2015)
It will be the best of times, it will be the worst of times as University of South Florida Theatre and Dance presents an adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities.” We’ll introduce you to some of the cast and crew on...

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