University Beat

  • Water Purification

    University Beat travels to India and to check in on a USF student who’s been testing the NEWgenerator, a high-tech water purification system.

  • Young Graduate

    Meet Ahmed Mohamed, the youngest USF Spring 2016 graduate, who, at 18, is preparing to pursue a law degree and medical degree at the same time.

  • Preeminent University

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

  • 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.

Terry Tomalin (back, green cap), USFSP Adjunct Professor / outdoors writer, led the expedition for students from USFSP & Fairmount Park Elementary School.
On Radio:
Canoe Trip
USF St. Petersburg students recently had the chance to hang out with some local, high-performing fifth graders. What made the whole experience especially memorable is *where* the students met up – on canoes, cruising Tampa Bay!...
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

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

Recent USF graduate Ahmed Mohamed in New York City's Times Square in 2015. (courtesy Ahmed Mohamed)
Radio: Young Graduate (May 9, 2016)
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...
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...

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