Podcasts: University Beat (Audio) Archvies

ALS Clinic / Business & Lobbying
Mark Schreiner sits down with a USF Business professor who has co-authored a study that looks at what happens when companies mix business and politics. University Beat on WUSF 89.7 talks to Professor Sean Lux about his examination of the effects...
Perlman Music Program / The Medical Internet Revolution
The founders of Wikipedia and eMedicine were among the presenters at a recent USF discussion of the ever-expanding use of technology in the field of medicine. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 recaps the event.
Perlman Music Program
USF’s Sarasota-Manatee campus is once again hosting the “Perlman Music Program,” with world-renowned violinist and composer Itzhak Perlman. University Beat on WUSF 89.7 takes you to the two week Winter Residency, where over thirty young, gifted...
Active Gaming / Children's Literature Symposium
Any parent will tell you that young children are more likely to read, or at least be read to, when there are pictures in the book. The evolution and innovation of illustrations in children’s and young adult literature is the focus of USF Sarasota-...
Solar House Competition
It’s not a normal task you’d think college students would take on, but a group of USF Bulls are joining their counterparts at three other state schools in building a house—and not just any old house, but an energy-efficient solar-powered home that...
Solar House Competition / Gilman Scholars
While you can learn about a foreign country and its culture and practices in a classroom, an even better way would be to actually go to that place. That's what some USF students are doing, as a prestigious scholarship is sending them for the...
Young Innovators / Myth of Post-Racial America
Some people thought that the election of President Obama would be a turning point in race relations in America, but a USF researcher says that's not the case; we may be further apart than ever before. University Beat on WUSF 89.7 talks with...
Young Innovators
The USF Young Innovators Competition yielded some pretty cool ideas this year: a machine that dries your wet dog; edible cupcake liners; and a pole that keeps your grocery bags from crushing each other in your car! University Beat on WUSF 89.7...
Prosthetics-Golf / Study Abroad Endowment
While the importance of global business and knowledge grows, so does the cost of international travel, something that college students find especially daunting. University of South Florida President Judy Genshaft recognizes that difficulty, so she...
Active Gaming
Experts at USF are looking at how video games and "active gaming" can be used in schools to battle childhood obesity, and their work recently caught the attention of the nation’s top physical fitness director. University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM has the...
Afghan School Supplies
WUSF 89.7 FM has been telling you about how Air Force Senior Master Sergeant Rex Temple and his wife, Liisa, are trying to help children in Afghanistan through a school supply drive here at home. This week’s University Beat tells you how USF is...
TV Production Class
An inside look at USF’s School of Mass Communications' Advanced TV Production & Direction class and their production, "Talk of the Town: Socially Digital."
Sports Concussions (re-broadcast)
From youth leagues all the way up to the professional level, the dangers of sports-related concussions are becoming better recognized. University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM takes us to the new USF Concussion Center, where medical experts are looking at...
ResearchOne / Festival of Reading Preview
University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM brings you a preview of the Saint Petersburg Times “Festival of Reading” and introduces you to a pair of USF faculty members who will be presenting their new books there.
New Solar Windows / ResearchOne Preview
USF has been in the national headlines recently due to its research into the Gulf oil disaster—but that’s not the only area USF is making advancements in. The University is making plans for “Research One,” a week-long event that celebrates the work...
New Solar Windows / ResearchOne
USF highlights its efforts in science and innovation this week during the annual “ResearchOne” celebration. University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM brings you highlights from Monday’s kick-off event, which focused on the pivotal role USF marine scientists...
USF Summer Camps Part 2
University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM continues to take us on a tour of USF’s summer camps. This week, it’s over to Lakeland, where the “Central Florida Gifted and Talented Institute” at USF Polytechnic offers some of Polk County’s brightest students the...
Cold Case Update / Florida KidCare
It may be because their mother or father is out of work…it may be because their family simply cannot afford it… but almost 800-thousand children in Florida do not have health insurance. Now one state program, based out of USF’s Chiles Center for...
Sports Concussions
From youth leagues all the way up to the professional level, the dangers of sports-related concussions are becoming better recognized. University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM takes us to the new USF Concussion Center, where medical experts are looking at...
USF-Gulf Oil Research
This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM once again takes you aboard the research vessel, Weatherbird II. Producer Mark Schreiner introduces you to USF oceanographers and crew members of the Weatherbird II who've visited the Horizon oil leak site...
USF-Gulf Oil Research
WUSF’s University Beat producer Mark Schreiner joined oceanographers and engineers from USF’s College of Marine Science aboard the research vessel Weatherbird II on a recent four-day mission into the Gulf of Mexico. This week’s University Beat on...
9-11 Remembrance / Cold Case Update
From a 1967 massacre during the Nigerian Civil War to a young Jane Doe found murdered in Saint Petersburg two years later, USF forensic anthropologist Erin Kimmerle is trying to ‘warm up’ cold cases around the world. This week’s University Beat on...
Haitian Teachers Update / 9-11 Remembrance
The University of South Florida has marked the ninth anniversary of the 9-11 terror attacks with a ceremony featuring a pair of first responders, including a USF student who was a New Jersey police officer at the time and a Tampa Fire Rescue...
Haitian Teachers Update
University Beat on WUSF-89.7 FM has a story of tragedy and recovery. A group of Haitian educators that came to USF last summer to improve their teaching skills all survived the massive earthquake in January. Now, USF is working with these same...
Small Business Development / Hospice Students (rebroadcast)
An unusual clerkship at the USF College of Medicine takes students out of the classroom and puts them in the home of a terminal patient. This week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM shows you how the hospice experience is creating more empathetic...
USF Summer Camps Part 1
Education plus learning equals a summer to remember: that’s the equation USF is providing Bay area middle and high school students at summer camps across the university’s campuses. University Beat is going to some of those camps to meet some of the...
Small Business Development
USF’s Small Business Development Center has helped almost 170-thousand small businesses around West Central Florida start, grow, and expand over its thirty year history. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM shows you how the Center is helping...
USF-Oil Spill Research Part 1/ Friday Lecture Series
USF’S Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is getting ready to roll out the summer term of its “Friday Lecture Series.” Topics range from jazz legend Louis Armstrong, to gothic cathedrals, Medicaid, and African-Americans who played a role in Tampa’s...
Bringing Science Home / "UnspOILed"
Last fall, in response to the move to eliminate the off-shore oil drilling ban, a group of Florida authors began work on an anthology of stories and poems about the Gulf of Mexico. Now, in light of the Gulf oil disaster, UnspOILed, which features...
Bringing Science Home
USF Health has a very ambitious plan: transforming the way people with chronic illness live their lives, and they’ve received a very ambitious gift of almost six million dollars to help make that dream a reality. This week’s University Beat on WUSF...
Accounting Graduation Dance / Smoking Cessation Booklets
Can a simple pamphlet help someone quit smoking? Do some pamphlets do a better job than others at getting people to stay away from cigarettes? That’s what the Moffitt Cancer Center is trying to find out, and they’ve received an almost 3 million...
International Medicine (rebroadcast) / Summer Camp Preview Part 2
Even though it’s March, summer—and summer camp—isn’t that far away. In the second of a special two part preview, this week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM takes you to Lakeland, where USF Polytechnic will host its Central Florida Gifted and...
Accounting Graduation Dance
University Beat doesn’t normally cover graduation ceremonies, but when the words “graduating accounting students” and “dancing flash mob” are involved, we’ll make an exception. That’s coming up this week on WUSF 89.7 FM.
USF GeoExpo / Florida Dance Festival
For the first time in a dozen years, USF is hosting the Florida Dance Festival. This week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM previews the event, which starts June 15th and brings together professional dancers and choreographers from around the...
USF GeoExpo
USF rocked as the university's Geology Department and the Geology Alumni Society teamed up for the recent "USF GeoExpo." This week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM unearths the facts about the annual event, which gave USF students the chance to...
Steinway School / Inertia: The Musical
It’s probably one of the boldest, most challenging thesis statements ever at the University of South Florida, as an honors student creates a musical. Not a one-man, one-act performance, but a full-on, two-hour original production involving a cast...
Steinway School
Every music student at the University of South Florida will soon be playing Steinway pianos as USF has joined Julliard, The Yale School of Music, and over one hundred other institutions as “All-Steinway Schools.” This week’s University Beat on WUSF...
Miles for Moffitt
“Five years, five races, one cause” is the motto of this year’s “Miles for Moffitt,” and that cause is helping Moffitt Cancer Center researchers find a cure for cancer. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM has a preview.
Miles for Moffitt / Children's Mental Health Research
For almost a quarter of a century, the University of South Florida has hosted children’s mental health research experts at an annual conference to talk about what’s working—and not working—in their field. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM...
Karst Collection / PaperFree Medicine Update
The University of South Florida is involved in a program that will create new jobs and improve medical care around the state. It’s no small feat, as USF Health is on the frontline of high-tech medicine thanks to nearly six million dollars from a...
Hospice Students / Afghanistan-Pakistan Conference
The University of South Florida recently hosted a three-day symposium that included a speech by U.S. CentCom Commander, General David Petraeus. He and over two dozen experts from around the world gathered to talk about the people and policies of...
Hospice Students
An unusual clerkship at the USF College of Medicine takes students out of the classroom and puts them in the home of a terminal patient. This week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM shows you how the hospice experience is creating more empathetic...
Karst Collection
Karst is a landscape that’s all around us here in Florida, and USF is putting together a collection of karst research—and researchers—that rivals anything similar anywhere in the world. This week’s University Beat on WUSF-FM introduces you to some...
Dance Marathon / Summer Camps Preview Part 1
With all this cold weather lately, it’s hard to believe it’s right around the corner: summer camp! In the first of a special two-part preview, this week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM looks at an Oceanography Camp at USF Saint Petersburg that...
Engineers Without Borders
Miles for Moffitt
Impact Sight
Going Green Expo
High-Tech Mobility
KnowHow2Go

 

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