University Beat Archives

TV-Election Predictions (February 1, 2016)
Radio: According to research done at the USF Muma College of Business, a person’s TV preferences might just be able to predict who they’ll vote for in the Presidential Election...with shows like “Duck Dynasty” and “The Daily Show”...
Gun Debate (January 25, 2016)
Radio: While Florida lawmakers argue over concealed weapons on college campuses, USF students held a forum of their own on the subject. University Beat on WUSF 89.7 takes you to Debate-A-Bull, a recent Student Government-sponsored...
Diabetic Healthcare Cost (rebroadcast) (January 18, 2016)
Radio: 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...
Sport & Entertainment Lecture Series (January 11, 2016)
Radio: The USF Muma College of Business is preparing for its third Sport and Entertainment Lecture Series on January 13th and 14th. This year’s free series features a trio of speakers, including Philadelphia 76ers CEO Scott O’Neil,...
International Festival (January 4, 2016)
Television:

Students from more than sixty countries gathered recently to celebrate their heritage at the University of South Florida International Festival. The event exposed students to music, culture, games and food from around...

International Festival (January 4, 2016)
Radio: More than sixty student groups showed off their ethnic pride at the University of South Florida’s recent International Festival. The event exposed students to music, culture, games and food from around the world – we tell you...
Preemies' Bacteria (rebroadcast) (December 28, 2015)
Radio: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says one out of nine babies in the U.S. is born prematurely.
Now the USF College of Nursing has received a $2.7 million grant to study DNA from babies’ stomach bacteria to...
NEWgenerator (December 21, 2015)
Television:

A team of University of South Florida students, led by engineering professor...

NEWgenerator (December 21, 2015)
Radio: It’s cutting-edge technology that turns wastewater into clean water, plant nutrients and energy…it’s received three million dollars in backing from a number of groups, including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation…and it’s...
Frank Morsani (December 14, 2015)
Radio: Four years ago this month, Frank Morsani, along with his wife, Carol, donated $20 million dollars to the University of South Florida to help build a new medical school. On University Beat on WUSF 89.7, the philanthropist and...
A New Definition of Dance (December 7, 2015)
Radio: A group of renowned disabled and able-bodied dancers from around the world gathered at USF recently for an event called “A New Definition of Dance.” Over four days, they conducted workshops with students at USF and in...
A New Definition of Dance (December 7, 2015)
Television:

A group of renowned mixed ability – disabled and able-bodied – dancers from across the globe gathered at the University of South Florida recently for an event called “A New Definition of Dance.” University Beat on...

Senior Fall Prevention (November 30, 2015)
Radio: Falls are the leading cause of injury and accidental death in adults older than 65. The USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute recently held a “Senior Safety and Falls Prevention Day,” where professionals offered seniors...
USFSP Veterans Success Center (November 23, 2015)
Television:

As many as 500 students at the University of South Florida Saint Petersburg are active service members, veterans or military dependents.
Now, they have a place on campus that they can call their own, with the...

USFSP Veterans Success Center (November 23, 2015)
Radio: As many as 500 students at USF St. Petersburg are active service members, veterans or military dependents.
The new Military and Veterans Success Center will provide that population with services specific to their needs...
Video Games - Social Studies (rebroadcast) (November 16, 2015)
Radio: Since the 1970’s and 80’s, computer programs like “Oregon Trail” and “Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?” have shown that video games can be used to help teach social studies. Public TV station WNET created the newest...
Share-A-Bull Bikes (November 9, 2015)
Television:

There’s a new way to get around the University of South Florida, thanks to the Share-A-Bull bike program. We’ll explain how the program works, as well as what it means to both users and USF on University Beat on WUSF...

Share-A-Bull Bikes (November 9, 2015)
Radio: Students and staff at the University of South Florida have a new way to get around campus this year, thanks to the Share-A-Bull Bike program. One hundred bikes can be tracked electronically, meaning users can find one at...
Video Games - Social Studies (rebroadcast) (November 2, 2015)
Television:

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...

Tillman Scholars (rebroadcast) (November 2, 2015)
Radio: The Pat Tillman Foundation is named after a former NFL player who died while serving as an Army Ranger in Afghanistan in 2004.  Every year, the Foundation chooses 60 military veterans or their spouses as Tillman Scholars,...

 

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