University Beat Archives

Pint of Science: We're Only Human (October 26, 2015)
Radio: University Beat on WUSF 89.7 has previously reported on “Pint of Science,” a worldwide effort where researchers sit down with the public at a local watering hole and share drinks and conversation about science.The local...
Food Photography Class (rebroadcast) (October 26, 2015)
Television:

From the farm and the field to the kitchen and market, students in a week-long USF St. Petersburg class hit the road to learn the tricks of the trade of food photography. On this encore broadcast, we’ll follow along...

Food Photography Class (rebroadcast) (October 19, 2015)
Radio: On this rebroadcast of University Beat, we’ll follow students from the farm to the kitchen to the table as they try to capture eye-catching images of mouth-watering meals. Join us as we check out “Sizzling Images,” a weeklong...
Festival of Reading (October 12, 2015)
Radio: The 23rd annual Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading takes place Saturday, October 24th on the campus of USF St. Petersburg. On University Beat on WUF 89.7, we’ll meet a pair of USF graduates who will be presenting their first...
Festival of Reading (October 12, 2015)
Television:

The 23rd Annual Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading takes place Saturday, Oct. 24, at USF St. Petersburg. University Beat on WUSF TV gets a preview of the event from Times Book Editor Colette Bancroft and introduces...

USF Sarasota-Manatee 40th Anniversary (October 5, 2015)
Radio: 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. On University Beat on WUSF 89.7, we’ll drop by a ceremony...
USF Sarasota-Manatee 40th Anniversary (October 5, 2015)
Television:

On September 15, 1975, USF Sarasota opened on the campus of what was then known as "New College.”  On September 15, 2015, USF Sarasota-Manatee turned 40 with a birthday celebration, honoring its past and looking...

USF St. Petersburg 50th Anniversary (September 28, 2015)
Radio: 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...
USF St. Petersburg 50th Anniversary (September 28, 2015)
Television:

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...

Business Scholarships (September 21, 2015)
Radio: 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...
Business Success Center (September 14, 2015)
Radio: 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....
Business Success Center (September 14, 2015)
Television:

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,...

Diabetic Healthcare Cost (September 7, 2015)
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...
Innovation Corps (August 31, 2015)
Radio: For the past few years, the University of South Florida has ranked as one of the top U.S. universities when it comes to the number of patents granted.
As a result, the school is one of only three dozen institutes...
Week of Welcome (August 31, 2015)
Television:

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...

Week of Welcome (August 24, 2015)
Radio: Some 3500 young people moved into residence halls at the University of South Florida’s Tampa campus last week, and we tagged along on their first day as they got settled into their new homes. You’ll find out how USF is trying...
Video Games - Social Studies (August 17, 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...
Dozier Update (August 10, 2015)
Radio: Allegations of abuse, along with mysterious student deaths, haunted the Dozier School for Boys in the Florida panhandle for decades.
For the last few years, we’ve been telling you how researchers from the University of...
Pre-College Recap (August 3, 2015)
Radio: USF’s Pre-College Summer Program has wrapped up another successful year. More than 150 high school students from around the world took part, preparing for college through a variety of classes in subjects including STEM,...
Pre-College Recap (August 3, 2015)
Television:

It’s college – only for high school students. The University of South Florida welcomed more than 150 teens from around the world for this summer’s Pre-College program. University Beat on WUSF TV has a recap.

 

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