University Beat

  • Radio: Tillman Scholars

    Meet the two USF student veterans who were named Tillman Scholars this year.

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  • TV: Art Exhibits

    You never know what you’re going to get when you go into the University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum. We take a look at two current exhibits on University Beat on WUSF TV.

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  • Radio: White House Intern

    Student Tyler Lewis has returned to USF St. Petersburg after a four month internship at the White House.

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  • TV: USF St. Petersburg Solar Project

    Thanks to a $1 million grant from Duke Energy, USF St. Petersburg has unveiled one of the largest and most efficient solar power arrays in the city.

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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

USF St Pete student Tyler Lewis stands outside the White House (courtesy Tyler Lewis)
University of South Florida Saint Petersburg student Tyler Lewis just finished up a four month internship at the White House. He shares some of his experiences on University Beat on WUSF TV.
USF Contemporary Art Museum currently features 2 exhibits, including "Museum at Work"
On Radio:
Art Exhibits
It may be summer, but the University of South Florida's Contemporary Art Museum isn't taking a break. The museum has a pair of exhibits on display through late July: one asks visitors to listen more carefully and find the "hidden...
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

"Sampling Science" t-shirt with a craft beer sample in a beaker
Radio: Sampling Science (rebroadcast) (June 15, 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...
Tyler Lewis in the White House press room (courtesy Tyler Lewis)
Radio: White House Intern (June 8, 2015)
Student Tyler Lewis has returned to USF St. Petersburg after a four month internship in Washington, DC. But it wasn’t an internship of making photocopies and going on coffee runs - the political science major worked at the White...
A new "Walk of Fame" on the USF Tampa campus features the members of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame, which will add 7 new members Oct. 2.
Radio: FL Inventors Hall of Fame (June 1, 2015)
The Florida Inventors Hall of Fame, which is based at the University of South Florida, has named its 2015 inductees. The seven innovators chosen include automotive giant Henry Ford, and combined, they hold more than 430 U.S....
The new solar array on top of a USF St. Petersburg parking garage (photo courtesy USFSP Sustainability Program)
Thanks to a million dollar grant from Duke Energy, USF St. Petersburg has unveiled one of the largest and most efficient solar power arrays in the city. We'll take you to the unveiling event and show you what the new array means...
USF Health & Moffitt Cancer Center representatives meet with minority community leaders at a "Community Advocacy Matchmaking" luncheon designed to start conversations about clinical trials
TV: Clinical Trial Awareness (May 11, 2015)
An effort has been launched to bring researchers from USF and Moffitt Cancer Center together with community leaders to increase minority participation in clinical trials. Find out more on University Beat on WUSF TV.
2010's Deepwater Horizon explosion caused one of the largest oil spills ever (courtesy C-IMAGE Consortium)
TV: Oil Spill Anniversary (April 27, 2015)
Five years ago, an explosion in the Gulf of Mexico killed 11 workers aboard the Deepwater Horizon oil platform, and started one of the largest accidental oil spills ever. University Beat on WUSF TV talks with some of the...

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