University Beat

  • Radio: USF Sarasota-Manatee 40th Anniversary

    Like its sibling campus over the bridge in St. Petersburg, USF Sarasota-Manatee is getting in on the anniversary action this year as it marks its 40th birthday.

  • TV: USF Sarasota-Manatee 40th Anniversary

    On September 15, 2015, USF Sarasota-Manatee turned 40 with a birthday celebration, honoring its past and looking towards the future.

  • Radio: Business Scholarships

    Meet three of the 175 USF Muma College of Business scholarship recipients honored at a recent luncheon.

  • TV: Business Success Center

    Businessman Barron ‘Barry’ Collier III and his wife, Dana, have donated $10.85 million to his alma mater, the USF Muma College of Business, creating the Collier Student Success Center.

  • 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

USF St. Petersburg Regional Chancellor Sophia Wisniewska and St. Pete Mayor Rick Kriseman hold a sign bearing the new name for 2nd St S through campus.
If it’s good luck for it to rain on your birthday, USF St. Petersburg is especially fortunate! The school recently held a block party to celebrate its 50th anniversary, and no amount of rainfall, or even a waterspout on Tampa Bay...
Rocky the Bull celebrates at the USF St. Petersburg 50th Anniversary block party
2015 is a special year for the University of South Florida System, as USF Saint Petersburg and USF Sarasota-Manatee both celebrate important anniversaries. For the next two weeks on University Beat, we’ll look at how both...
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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
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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 MBA student Sam Bridgman (with check) poses with employees of donor JPMorgan Chase at the USF Muma College of Business Scholarship Luncheon (photo courtesy USF Muma College of Business)
Radio: Business Scholarships (September 21, 2015)
The recent USF Muma College of Business Scholarship Luncheon honored nearly 175 students who received almost 450-thousand dollars in awards. On University Beat on WUSF 89.7, we meet a new scholarship recipient and catch up with...
Barry & Dana Collier speak at the USF Muma College of Business
Radio: Business Success Center (September 14, 2015)
For the third time in the last twelve months, the USF Muma College of Business has received a multi-million dollar gift from an alumnus. Florida businessman Barry Collier and his wife, Dana, gave the College $10.85 million. But...
(courtesy iStock Photo)
Radio: Diabetic Healthcare Cost (September 7, 2015)
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...
Students in the USF Muma College of Business pose with Barry & Dana Collier (courtesy Amie Blodgett, USF News)
TV: Business Success Center (September 14, 2015)
For the third time in the last twelve months, the University of South Florida Muma College of Business has received a multimillion dollar donation from an alumnus. Businessman Barron ‘Barry’ Collier III and his wife, Dana,...
A balloon drop wraps-up the Kickoff Pep Rally during USF's Week of Welcome (photo by Daylina Miller, WUSF News)
TV: Week of Welcome (August 31, 2015)
The University of South Florida’s new school year has gotten underway with the “Week of Welcome.” University Beat on WUSF TV tags along as 3,500 new, international and transfer students move into their home for the next 8 months.
Home screen for the 4 'missions' that make up the "Mission US" video game, produced by WNET
TV: Video Games - Social Studies (August 17, 2015)
Can video games help students learn more about social studies? New York Public TV station WNET is testing out that theory with "Mission US," an interactive game that puts young players in different eras across American history....

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