University Beat

  • Radio: Neighborhood News Bureau

    The idea for an investigation by St. Petersburg middle school students into the lead levels in their tap water came from the USFSP Neighborhood News Bureau.

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  • TV: Coach Jose Fernandez

    When the USF women’s basketball team beat Memphis last month, it marked the three hundredth career win for head coach Jose Fernandez.

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  • Radio: Sulphur Springs History-Water

    The Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center is opening its new home with a multi-media exhibition from one of the premier names in museums: the Smithsonian Institution.

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  • TV: USF St. Pete Business Building

    For the first time ever, all the classes, students and faculty for the USF St. Petersburg Tiedemann College of Business are under the same roof.

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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

 A postcard from the "Sulphur Springs: An Enduring Legacy" display shows visitors diving into the Sulphur Springs pool in the 1920's. (Courtesy Tampa Bay History Center)
The Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center is opening its new home with a multi-media exhibition from one of the premier names in museums: the Smithsonian Institution. The exhibit’s focus on the importance of water reflects...
USF St. Petersburg Neighborhood News Bureau logo (courtesy NNB)
Health News Florida told you recently how students in a St. Petersburg middle school investigated the amount of lead in the tap water in their homes. They were assisted by students in the USF St. Pete Neighborhood News Bureau,...
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

Radio: Florida Matters: Surviving Gun Violence (February 15, 2017)
You'll often hear the news of young people tragically dying from gun violence. But what about those who live? This week on Florida Matters we're listening to excerpts of the series ...
Radio: Coach Jose Fernandez (February 13, 2017)
When the USF women’s basketball team beat Memphis last month, it marked the three hundredth career win for head coach Jose Fernandez. Perhaps the most amazing fact is that every one of those victories came at USF. With the...
Florida Matters: Saying Goodbye To 'The Greatest Show On Earth'
After 146 years as the "Greatest Show on Earth," the owners of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus have decided to take the tent down. This week on Florida Matters we’re exploring the history of the circus, its...
TV: USF St. Pete Business Building (January 23, 2017)
For the first time ever, all the classes, students and faculty for the USF St. Petersburg Tiedemann College of Business are under the same roof. The College opened the doors on the new, high-tech Lynn Pippenger Hall this semester...
 Herd of Thunder tuba players before they played in St. Peter's Square on New Year's Day. (courtesy USF HOT)
TV: USF Herd Of Thunder-Rome (January 9, 2017)
The University of South Florida Herd of Thunder marching band is back in America after ringing in the New Year in Italy. More than a hundred members of the band performed in Saint Peter’s Square, at a historic basilica, and took...
Episode 210: This week on University Beat, we’ll show you how trees uprooted for a St. Pete campus project are being put to good use. We’ll also look into how a Trump administration could impact public health priorities; and we’...

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