University Beat Archives

Faith House (June 20, 2016)
Radio: Faith House Florida is a St. Petersburg living facility for people recovering from substance abuse, just out of prison, or overcoming homelessness.
Students from the USF School of Architecture and Community Design spent...
Food Insecurity (June 13, 2016)
Radio: There are 700-thousand “food-insecure” people living in the Bay area – that’s people who don’t have consistent access to food due to a lack of money or other resources.
Now the University of South Florida and the group...
Follow Your Calling (rebroadcast) (June 6, 2016)
Radio: If you don’t “follow your calling” and find a job that you find especially fulfilling, are you putting yourself at risk for unhappiness and health problems?
Well, according to a pair of USF psychologists – that might...
Veggie Garden (May 30, 2016)
Radio: There’s a class at USF where students learn to grow their own vegetables… and at the end of the semester, they get to eat their homework!
University Beat on WUSF 89.7 stops in at the USF Botanic Gardens for a spring...
Water Purification (May 23, 2016)
Radio: Last year, we told you about a revolutionary machine developed by USF engineers that could help developing countries by turning wastewater into reusable, beneficial products. This device, called the "NEWgenerator,” has been...
Canoe Trip (May 16, 2016)
Radio: 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...
Young Graduate (May 9, 2016)
Radio: 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...
Preeminent University (May 2, 2016)
Radio: 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...
Supreme Court-Immigration (April 25, 2016)
Radio: 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...
Firefighter Back Pain (April 18, 2016)
Radio: The leading cause of disability and early retirement for firefighters is back injuries – not really a surprise when you consider they’re lugging as much as a hundred pounds of gear in the field. Armed with a $1.3 million...
Follow Your Calling (April 11, 2016)
Radio: If you don’t “follow your calling” and find a job that you find especially fulfilling, are you putting yourself at risk for unhappiness and health problems?
Well, according to a pair of USF psychologists – that might...
"Violet" (April 4, 2016)
Radio: TheatreUSF has chosen a 2014 Tony-nominated musical for its spring production this year.  The story takes the audience back in time to the 1960’s to follow a young woman on her quest for beauty. University Beat on WUSF 89.7...
USF Graduate Assistants (March 28, 2016)
Radio: Around half the classes taught at the University of South Florida, along with a large percentage of the research, is being done by 2200 graduate assistants and about 1500 adjunct faculty. Both groups are pushing USF for a...
USF Health Match Day (March 21, 2016)
Radio: More than 170 University of South Florida medical school students recently opened envelopes that contained the next step on their journey to become physicians. “Match Day” tells future doctors where they’ll spend their...
Solar Research (March 14, 2016)
Radio: It’s called the “Sunshine State,’ but figures show Florida is only thirteenth in the nation when it comes to the solar power capacity that’s been installed around the state. USF is trying to change that, with ground-breaking...
Share Your Spare (March 7, 2016)
Radio: Thanks to a campaign with the catchy title of “Share Your Spare,” a University of South Florida student who lost her kidneys to cancer is closer to getting a new one. We’ll meet Mary Lumapas on University Beat on WUSF 89.7...
Florida Orchestra - USF (February 29, 2016)
Radio: Students in the USF Symphony Orchestra and the School of Music’s Conducting Master Class got the thrill of a lifetime when they played side-by-side with The Florida Orchestra. It was all part of TFO’s recent visit to the USF...
Road to the White House (February 22, 2016)
Radio: Almost two dozen students in a USF St. Petersburg political science class traveled to New Hampshire to work on presidential campaigns in advance of the first in the nation primary elections. WUSF’s Mark Schreiner joined them...
State of USF (February 15, 2016)
Radio: WUSF Public Media is launching a new weekly half hour version of University Beat on WUSF TV this month, and among the highlights of the first program is an interview with University of South Florida President Judy Genshaft....
Conference on World Affairs (February 8, 2016)
Radio: This year’s St. Petersburg Conference on World Affairs will be the largest one yet, drawing almost sixty different experts from around the world to USF St. Pete February 17th through 19th.  They’ll discuss dozens of “hot-...

 

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