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Dr. Gianluca Del Rossi explains to Mark Schreiner how the sensor equipped football helmet works
With more research showing both the short and long-term health repercussions of concussions, USF is getting involved with its new “Concussion Center.” University Beat on WUSF-TV shows us some of the projects the Center is focusing on and introduces us to a high school athlete who stands to benefit from that work.

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USF athletics trainer assists an injured lacrosse player (courtesy USF Health)
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 the latest advances in the treatment and research of athletic head trauma.
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Dr. Gianluca Del Rossi, Director of the USF Concussion Center, talks about some of the facts about concussions and prevention methods, and also demonstrates some of the research devices used at the Center.

Freedom High School Senior Josh Tanner and his mother, Ivyia Adams, discuss the three concussions Josh has received while playing football.

Michele McCoy, a certified athletic trainer with the USF Sports Medicine & Athletic Related Trauma (SMART) Institute talks about the treatment of concussions.

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Tampa activist/historian Otis R. Anthony
Once nearly abandoned in a garage, almost one hundred interviews with prominent members of Tampa’s African American community have now found a home at the University of South Florida. This week’s University Beat on WUSF TV, which won a 2010 Griot Drum Award for Non-deadline TV Reporting from the Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists, takes you to the new “Otis R. Anthony African Americans in Florida Oral History Project” and shows you how one man’s dream is helping students and the community.

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Tampa lunch counter circa 1960s
The Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists recently named WUSF 89.7’s University Beat the winner of a 2010 Griot Drum Award for Radio Features Reporting. We’ll bring you a re-broadcast of that award-winning report this week, as Mark Schreiner takes us to USF Library’s “Otis R. Anthony African American Oral History Project,” a collection of almost one hundred interviews with Tampa residents dating back to the early 20th century.
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Special and Digital Collections, USF Library
813-974-2731 spcinfo@lib.usf.edu

Otis R. Anthony African Americans in Florida Oral History Project

Special thanks to Otis R. Anthony and the USF Library: Director of Special & Digital Collections Dr. Mark Greenberg, Oral History Program Coordinator Catherine Cottle, Assistant to the Director Elizabeth Tucker and Assistant Director of Communications Eileen Thornton.

Photos & audio courtesy USF Library's Otis R. Anthony African Americans in Florida Oral History Project.

Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists

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Clips from some of the oral histories featured in the “Otis R. Anthony African Americans in Florida Oral History Project,” including Rev. A. Leon Lowry, Bettye Davis, Augusta Thomas and Clarence Fort. (WARNING: contains adult language)

Otis R. Anthony talks about how his time at USF inspired him to collect the oral histories.

Otis R. Anthony says the Project looks into Tampa’s history well before the 1900’s.

Dr. Mark Greenberg, Director of USF Libraries Special & Digital Collections, talks about what it takes to put together a collection of oral histories like this. Also, Dr. Cheryl Rodriguez with the USF Dept. of Africana Studies talks about the importance of the Project.

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Ribbon-cutting ceremony for opening of USF Health ALS Clinic
University Beat on WUSF TV brings you to the opening ceremony for the USF Health ALS clinic and talks to the clinicians who’ll work there, a financial supporter of it, and one man who is seeking treatment there.

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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 that political contributions and lobbying have on a corporation’s bottom line.
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USF Health ALS Clinic
813-396-9478

The clinic runs the first Friday of each month, but should add days as patient volume grows.

CDC’s National ALS Registry

Business & Lobbying
Sean Lux, Assistant Professor, USF Center for Entrepreneurship
813-974-7820 slux@usf.edu

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USF Asst. Professor of Neurology, Dr. Lara Katzin, talks about the interdisciplinary nature of the USF Health ALS Clinic and how that benefits patients, particularly in terms of convenience. She also talks about the difficult nature of diagnosing ALS.

Nancy Baily Williamson, President of the ALS Association Florida Chapter, says the new USF Health ALS Clinic fills a need for local patients, while Stephen Blume talks about the personal reasons behind his donation of $100,000 to launch the clinic.

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USF Assistant Professor Sean Lux talks about some of the ways companies are getting involved in politics, the methodology of his study, how the Supreme Court’s “Citizens United” ruling might affect future relationships, and what having this work published in the Journal of Management means for both him and USF.

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Ribbon-cutting ceremony for opening of USF Health ALS Clinic
University Beat on WUSF TV brings you to the opening ceremony for the USF Health ALS clinic and talks to the clinicians who’ll work there, a financial supporter of it, and one man who is seeking treatment there.

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Opening of the USF Health ALS Clinic
USF Health has opened a state-of-the-art ALS clinic to treat and research a horrible affliction that slowly robs its victims of movement and other functions, even as their minds remain healthy and whole. University Beat on WUSF 89.7 takes you to the new clinic and introduces you to one man fighting this deadly disease.
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USF Health ALS Clinic
813-396-9478

The clinic runs the first Friday of each month, but should add days as patient volume grows.

CDC’s National ALS Registry

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USF Asst. Professor of Neurology, Dr. Lara Katzin, talks about the interdisciplinary nature of the USF Health ALS Clinic and how that benefits patients, particularly in terms of convenience. She also talks about the difficult nature of diagnosing ALS.

Nancy Baily Williamson, President of the ALS Association Florida Chapter, says the new USF Health ALS Clinic fills a need for local patients, while Stephen Blume talks about the personal reasons behind his donation of $100,000 to launch the clinic.

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A USF BFA arts student's work on display at the show, "Feast."
USF’s School of Art’s BFA Senior Thesis class is presenting “Feast,” a collection of their thesis work at the West Tampa Canter for the Arts through December 3rd. University Beat on WUSF-TV shows you how the students created a variety of work, ranging from paintings, sculptures and photographs to animated pieces and ‘mash-up’ videos.

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The 4" x 4" prototype of the SolarWindow technology.
A new form of technology that could change the way we look at solar energy has been created in the lab of a USF physics professor. University Beat on WUSF 89.7 shines a light on the first-of-its kind transparent solar window that’s capable of generating electricity.
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ARTS THESIS
“Feast” runs at the West Tampa Center for the Arts at 1106 N. Armenia through December 3rd. For more information, visit www.wtca-art.org or call Maida Millan at 813-453-4381.

Images of the students’ work

Lindsay Scoggins’ “mash-up” videos (warning: adult content)

NEW SOLAR WINDOWS
University Beat TV report on SolarWindow

Dr. Xiaomei Jiang’s website

New Energy Technologies Inc. website

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Trailer for USF BFA Arts senior Lindsay Scoggins’ documentary on the class, Thesis.

Lindsay Scoggins discusses the Thesis documentary, plus a clip that focuses on portrait artist, student Marisa Meale.

Lindsay Scoggins talks about her ‘mash-up’ videos on display at the “Feast” gallery show.

USF BFA Arts senior Andrew Foy describes the work he does, where he takes random ink blotches and then uses a resin epoxy covering, flame and paint to create beauty out of chaos.

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A USF BFA arts student's work on display at the show, "Feast."
USF’s School of Art’s BFA Senior Thesis class is presenting “Feast,” a collection of their thesis work at the West Tampa Canter for the Arts through December 3rd. University Beat on WUSF-TV shows you how the students created a variety of work, ranging from paintings, sculptures and photographs to animated pieces and ‘mash-up’ videos.

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A USF BFA arts student's work on display at the show, "Feast."
Thirteen USF Art students literally make their research thesis a work of art! University Beat on WUSF 89.7 takes us to their dissertation, which is on display at a local gallery.
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“Feast” runs at the West Tampa Center for the Arts at 1106 N. Armenia through December 3rd. For more information, visit www.wtca-art.org or call Maida Millan at 813-453-4381. Images of the students’ work Lindsay Scoggins’ “mash-up” videos (warning: adult content)
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Trailer for USF BFA Arts senior Lindsay Scoggins’ documentary on the class, Thesis.

Lindsay Scoggins discusses the Thesis documentary, plus a clip that focuses on portrait artist, student Marisa Meale.

Lindsay Scoggins talks about her ‘mash-up’ videos on display at the “Feast” gallery show.

USF BFA Arts senior Andrew Foy describes the work he does, where he takes random ink blotches and then uses a resin epoxy covering, flame and paint to create beauty out of chaos.

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What the Heart Remembers: The Women and Children of Darfur (photo by Jennie Petuch)
USF’s School of Theatre & Dance is presenting "What the Heart Remembers: The Women and Children of Darfur" from November 16-21. University Beat on WUSF TV shows you how a pair of professors and a dedicated cast and crew has put together a dance-theatre performance that focuses on war and genocide.

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What the Heart Remembers: The Women and Children of Darfur (photo by Jennie Petuch)
An original dance-theatre piece making its debut at USF this week takes on the subject of civil war with a sense of beauty and horror. University Beat on WUSF 89.7 looks at "What the Heart Remembers: The Women and Children of Darfur."
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For show times and ticket information:
USF Theatre Box Office 813-974-4323

Performance information with schedule of symposium speakers

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Fanni Green, USF Theatre Professor & writer/director of What the Heart Remembers: The Women and Children of Darfur, says the work was a year and a half in the making. She also talks about some of the challenges the creative team faced.

Jeanne Travers, USF Assoc. Professor of Dance, speaks about what she had to do to choreograph a dance performance based on genocide. She also talks about how the performance brings the USF School of Theatre and Dance together.

We re-introduce you to USF senior student Zo Vallejo-Bryant (University Beat Bobby and the Chimps 2/16/09), who plays a variety of roles in What the Heart Remembers.

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Twyla Tharp addresses the USF Women in Leadership & Philanthropy Fall Symposium
Award-winning choreographer Twyla Tharp shared her advice on succeeding in arts and business with USF Dance students and members of USF Women in Leadership and Philanthropy at the latter group's recent Fall Symposium. University Beat on WUSF TV takes you to the event and shows you how both groups learned from the living legend.

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Choreographer Twyla Tharp speaks to a class of USF Dance students
In an almost fifty year career in dance, Twyla Tharp has won dozens of awards and worked with hundreds of performers, ranging from Baryshnikov to Billy Joel. The choreographer recently spoke to USF Dance students and to members of USF Women in Leadership and Philanthropy. University Beat on WUSF 89.7 has more.
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Women in Leadership & Philanthropy
USF Women in Leadership & Philanthropy
Emily Ley, Assistant Director of Development
813-974-6996 eley@admin.usf.edu

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Choreographer Twyla Tharp says one of her major messages for students group like the USF Dance class she spoke to is “give up your dreams—find your purpose instead.” She also talks about what she gets out of her interaction with young people.

Michele Norris, Chair of USF Women in Leadership & Philanthropy, talks about the purpose of her group, as well as how they’re meeting the challenge of philanthropy in economically challenging times.

Eric Williams, a senior studying Dance at USF, was singled out by Twyla Tharp during her meeting with his class as someone she’d love to collaborate with because of his vision for the future of dance. He shared with us that vision, along with his feelings about being picked by Ms. Tharp.

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Twyla Tharp addresses the USF Women in Leadership & Philanthropy Fall Symposium
Award-winning choreographer Twyla Tharp shared her advice on succeeding in arts and business with USF Dance students and members of USF Women in Leadership and Philanthropy at the latter group's recent Fall Symposium. University Beat on WUSF-TV takes you to the event and shows you how both groups learned from the living legend.

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Practical Politics students & teacher Dr. Judithanne Scourfield McLauchlan pose w/St. Pete Mayor Rick Baker
Because of elections, University Beat will not run on WUSF 89.7 this week. Students in a USF St. Petersburg Political Science course are seeing what a real election campaign is like as interns for mayoral and city council candidates. Join them as University Beat goes from the classroom to the campaign trail for some "practical politics." (from July 6, 2009)
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Women in Leadership & Philanthropy
USF Women in Leadership & Philanthropy
Emily Ley, Assistant Director of Development
813-974-6996 eley@admin.usf.edu

Practical Politics
Dr. Judithanne Scourfield McLauchlan, Department of Political Science, USF St. Petersburg
E-mail: jsm2@stpt.usf.edu or 727-873-4956

July 2009 "Practical Politics" University Beat TV report

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Choreographer Twyla Tharp says one of her major messages for students group like the USF Dance class she spoke to is “give up your dreams—find your purpose instead.” She also talks about what she gets out of her interaction with young people.

Michele Norris, Chair of USF Women in Leadership & Philanthropy, talks about the purpose of her group, as well as how they’re meeting the challenge of philanthropy in economically challenging times.

Eric Williams, a senior studying Dance at USF, was singled out by Twyla Tharp during her meeting with his class as someone she’d love to collaborate with because of his vision for the future of dance. He shared with us that vision, along with his feelings about being picked by Ms. Tharp.

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USF College of Marine Science Dean William Hogarth talks at kick-off of USF's ResearchOne
USF highlighted its efforts in science and innovation during the annual “ResearchOne” celebration. University Beat on WUSF TV brings you highlights from the ResearchOne kick-off event, which focused on the pivotal role USF marine scientists have played in investigating the Gulf oil disaster.

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Student-zombies at USF St. Petersburg (Picture by Aaron Alper, makeup by Becca Roberts)
Just in time for Halloween, zombie-mania is hitting USF! This week on University Beat on WUSF 89.7, we talk with a pair of USF students whose publishing company has released a new anthology of zombie stories set in the Bay area…we also look at a weeklong role-playing game that pits zombies versus humans almost anywhere on campus…and we take you to a class that shows the artistic side of the living dead! (The clip below is the long-form "Director's Cut", which was never heard on the radio!)
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RESEARCHONE
Lynn Cooil, USF TRAIN (The Research Administration Improvement Network)
lcooil@research.usf.edu 813-974-8124

ResearchOne website

Preview of USF-sponsored Gulf Oil Spill Conference, Feb 9-11, 2011

USF Gulf Oil Spill Information Center

USF ZOMBIES
Zombie Nation: St. Pete is currently available at www.ZombieNationPublishing.com and the Barnes & Noble USF St. Petersburg bookstore, and will soon be available on Amazon.com.

Humans vs. Zombies on USF’s Tampa campus

Humans vs. Zombies Facebook page

USF Concepts & Practices Facebook page, including schedule of zombie events this week

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Dr. Karen Holbrook, USF Sr. VP for Research & Innovation, talks about the purpose of USF’s ResearchOne.

David Fries, EcoSystems Technology Group, USF College of Marine Science, explains the new solar-powered underwater roving vehicle and retrieval system his group is testing out for use in research in the Gulf. He hopes to have 2 of these vehicles and sampler systems in use by mid-November.

Dr. Michael Crosby, Sr. VP for Research, Mote Marine Laboratory, describes the Mote Mobile Aquarium they brought to ResearchOne. He also talks about the relationship Mote has with USF.

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Complete interview with USF St. Petersburg students & co-editors of Zombie Nation: St. Pete, Aaron Alper and Jason Cook.

USF Political Science Junior & game referee Zachary Cornette explains some of the rules of the game "Zombies vs. Humans."

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USF College of Marine Science Dean William Hogarth talks at kick-off of USF's ResearchOne
USF highlighted its efforts in science and innovation during the annual “ResearchOne” celebration. University Beat on WUSF TV brings you highlights from the ResearchOne kick-off event, which focused on the pivotal role USF marine scientists have played in investigating the Gulf oil disaster.

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Logo for St. Petersburg Times Festival of Reading
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.
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Dr. Karen Holbrook, USF Sr. VP for Research & Innovation, talks about the purpose of USF’s ResearchOne.

David Fries, EcoSystems Technology Group, USF College of Marine Science, explains the new solar-powered underwater roving vehicle and retrieval system his group is testing out for use in research in the Gulf. He hopes to have 2 of these vehicles and sampler systems in use by mid-November.

Dr. Michael Crosby, Sr. VP for Research, Mote Marine Laboratory, describes the Mote Mobile Aquarium they brought to ResearchOne. He also talks about the relationship Mote has with USF.

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Complete interview with St. Petersburg Times book editor Colette Bancroft on the Festival of Reading.

Complete interview with USF St. Pete Assoc. Prof. of English Thomas Hallock, author of “William Bartram, The Search for Nature's Design: Selected Art, Letters, and Unpublished Writings.”

Complete interview with USF Tampa Asst. Prof. of Creative Writing Ira Sukrungruang, author of “Talk Thai: The Adventures of Buddhist Boy.” (note: audio issues on the first part of interview)

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USF Physics Professor Xiaomei Jiang shows off prototypes of SolarWindow technology.
A new form of technology that could change the way we look at solar energy has been created in the lab of a USF physics professor. University Beat on WUSF-TV shines a light on the first-of-its kind transparent solar window that’s capable of generating electricity.

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USF College of Marine Science Dean William Hogarth talks at kick-off of USF's 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 have played in investigating the Gulf oil disaster.
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At a press conference unveiling the new SolarWindow prototype, New Energy Technologies Inc. President/CEO John Conklin updates the progress in the development of the technology and what’s next. He also talks about the advantages of SolarWindow compared to current solar technology.

Valerie McDevitt, Assistant Vice President for Research in USF’s Division of Patents & Licensing, talks about how arrangements between USF and private companies benefit the University, its students and the community. She also speaks about how many products and ideas developed at USF come through her office.

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Dr. William Hogarth, Dean of USF’s College of Marine Science, shares his feelings on the governmental response to the oil spill and how, in general, it appears researchers had a better handle on things than the government did. However, he has kind words for Florida legislators.

Dr. Ernst Peebles, Associate Professor of Biological Oceanography in USF’s College of Marine Science, says he remains concerned about the long-term effects of the oil and dispersants on ocean creatures, including how the food chain may have been altered. He also talks about the importance of USF’s role in the ongoing Gulf research.

Just because the oil well is capped and there’s no oil on the Gulf’s surface, doesn’t mean the effects are gone, says Dr. David Hollander, Associate Professor of Chemical Oceanogprahy in USF’s College of Marine Science. He also speaks about the advantages of USF’s interdisciplinary approach to the investigation.

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USF Physics Professor Xiaomei Jiang shows off prototypes of SolarWindow technology.
A new form of technology that could change the way we look at solar energy has been created in the lab of a USF physics professor. University Beat on WUSF-TV shines a light on the first-of-its kind transparent solar window that’s capable of generating electricity.

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USF ResearchOne 2008 exhibition
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 of USF faculty, staff and student researchers and scholars, from science to the arts, petroleum to poetry! University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM has a preview.
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NEW SOLAR WINDOWS
Dr. Xiaomei Jiang’s website

New Energy Technologies Inc. website

RESEARCHONE PREVIEW
Lynn Cooil, USF TRAIN (The Research Administration Improvement Network)
lcooil@research.usf.edu 813-974-8124

Schedule of ResearchOne events

National Science Foundation rankings mentioned in report

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At a press conference unveiling the new SolarWindow prototype, New Energy Technologies Inc. President/CEO John Conklin updates the progress in the development of the technology and what’s next. He also talks about the advantages of SolarWindow compared to current solar technology.

Valerie McDevitt, Assistant Vice President for Research in USF’s Division of Patents & Licensing, talks about how arrangements between USF and private companies benefit the University, its students and the community. She also speaks about how many products and ideas developed at USF come through her office.

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Doctor Paul Sanberg, Senior Associate Vice President for Research and Innovation, talks about two of the award ceremonies taking place on Monday, October 11th, during ResearchOne: the National Academy of Inventors’ award luncheon taking place at 11:30 am, featuring keynote speaker James Wynne, inventor of the Lasik Laser, and the Faculty Awards Reception taking place at 3 pm.

Doctor Karen Holbrook, Senior Vice President for Research And Innovation, and Doctor Sanberg, speak about how Department of Veterans Affairs Assistant Secretary Tammy Duckworth’s keynote speech at the “Accessi-BULL” event (noon on Tuesday, October 12th in USF’s Marshall Center Ballroom) fits into the work USF is doing in the field of veterans reintegration.

Doctor Holbrook says there will be a number of TRAIN (The Research Administration Improvement Network) workshops during ResearchOne, focusing on helping researchers and research assistants with some of the administrative things that their work entails.

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New USF-produced sketch of unidentified 1969 St. Petersburg murder victim
In 1969, a young woman’s body was found in a foot locker in a wooded area of St. Petersburg. Earlier this year, USF forensic anthropologist Erin Kimmerle took part in an excavation of the victim to try to ‘warm up’ that cold case. University Beat on WUSF TV updates that investigation and previews a lecture series where Dr. Kimmerle and representatives from Bay Area law enforcement agencies share their experiences solving cold cases.

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Florida KidCare display (courtesy Florida Covering Kids & Families)
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 Healthy Mothers and Babies, is providing them with an affordable alternative. University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM has the details on “Florida KidCare.”
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COLD CASE LECTURE SERIES(including schedule)
Series takes place in USF Social Science building (SOC), Room 37, at 12:30 pm

Flyer on upcoming Symposium on Human Rights & Forensics

Asaba Memorial Project
www.asabamemorial.org/
http://guides.lib.usf.edu/content.php?pid=50639&sid=589505

Dr. Uraih’s entire interview and enter “Ify Uraih” in the search box

FLORIDA KIDCARE
Florida KidCare
888-540-KIDS (5437) WWW.FLORIDAKIDCARE.ORG

Jodi A. Ray, M.A.
Project Director, Florida Covering Kids and Families
USF Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies
813-974-8986 jray@health.usf.edu

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Jodi Ray, Project Director for Florida Covering Kids and Families, explains how the project works.

Jodi Ray says the economic downturn has led families that never thought they’d need public assistance into programs like Florida KidCare.

Jessica, a Florida KidCare client, says the program is ideal for anyone seeking health insurance for their children, mainly because of the cost.

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Presentation of the colors at the USF 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony
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 lieutenant who helped search Ground Zero. This week’s University Beat on WUSF TV has the story.

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USF Asst. Professor of Anthropology, Dr. Erin Kimmerle
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 WUSF 89.7 FM previews a lecture series where she and representatives from Bay Area law enforcement agencies will share their experiences, the methods they use and the challenges they face.
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Cold Case Lecture Series (including schedule):
http://usfweb3.usf.edu/absoluteNM/templates/?a=2748
Series takes place in USF Social Science building (SOC), Room 37, at 12:30 pm

Asaba Memorial Project
http://www.asabamemorial.org/
http://guides.lib.usf.edu/content.php?pid=50639&sid=589505

Dr. Uraih’s entire interview: http://digital.lib.usf.edu/?a34.3 and enter “Ify Uraih” in the search box

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Haitian teachers meet with Dr. Barbara Cruz of USF's Dept. of Secondary Education
Last summer, USF hosted a group of educators from Haiti who wanted to improve their teaching skills. Months later, a devastating earthquake ravaged their country, yet somehow, the teachers all survived. The University of South Florida is once again reaching out to them as they try to save their country’s education system. University Beat on WUSF-TV shows you some of the steps USF is taking, and also introduces you to one of the teachers, who is now attending classes here.

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Presentation of the colors at the USF 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony
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 lieutenant who helped search Ground Zero. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM has the story.
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Haitian Teachers Update
(including for information about donations to the Haitian teachers)
USF Patel Center for Global Solutions
813-974-2954
patelcenter@usf.edu
www.patelcenter.usf.edu

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Teacher / USF student Jean François Dujour shares the story of how he survived the earthquake that struck just miles from his school in Léogâne, Haiti this past January.

Jean François talks about the challenges faced by the education system in Haiti even before the earthquake and how he'd like to help address them.

Dr. Barbara Cruz from USF’s Department of Secondary Education says the Haitian teachers who visited USF last summer are struggling since the earthquake. She also says there’s a great need for school supplies.
(see below for information on donations)

Dr. Barbara Cruz & Dr. Mark Amen talk about what they encountered on their recent visit to Haiti.

Dr. Mark Amen, Academic Director for USF’s Patel Center for Global Solutions, says he and Dr. Cruz were in Haiti to visit an education symposium put on by the Interuniversity Institute for Research and Development (INURED).
(see below for a link to the INURED report)

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In his speech from USF’s 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony, USF student Juan Antonio Rivera talks about his memories of that day. He was working as a police officer in Carteret, NJ, just across from Staten Island, when he heard the first call of a plane hitting one of the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center.

Juan Antonio Rivera talks about why he came to USF and why he’s working in the University’s Office of Veterans Services.

In his speech from USF’s 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony, USF Student Body President Cesar Hernandez says he was a student at New Utrecht High School in Brooklyn, almost 10 miles directly south of the World Trade Center, when he heard about the first plane crash.

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Haitian teachers meet with Dr. Barbara Cruz of USF's Dept. of Secondary Education
Last summer, USF hosted a group of educators from Haiti who wanted to improve their teaching skills. Months later, a devastating earthquake ravaged their country, yet somehow, the teachers all survived. The University of South Florida is once again reaching out to them as they try to save their country’s education system. University Beat on WUSF-TV shows you some of the steps USF is taking, and also introduces you to one of the teachers, who is now attending classes here.

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Lycée Anacaona de Léogâne, a high school in the Haitian town of Léogâne, destroyed by the January 2010 earthquake
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 teachers to help them resurrect Haiti’s schools. That’s this week on University Beat.
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(including for information about donations to the Haitian teachers)
USF Patel Center for Global Solutions
813-974-2954
patelcenter@usf.edu
www.patelcenter.usf.edu

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Teacher / USF student Jean François Dujour shares the story of how he survived the earthquake that struck just miles from his school in Léogâne, Haiti this past January.

Jean François talks about the challenges faced by the education system in Haiti even before the earthquake and how he'd like to help address them.

Dr. Barbara Cruz from USF’s Department of Secondary Education says the Haitian teachers who visited USF last summer are struggling since the earthquake. She also says there’s a great need for school supplies.
(see below for information on donations)

Dr. Barbara Cruz & Dr. Mark Amen talk about what they encountered on their recent visit to Haiti.

Dr. Mark Amen, Academic Director for USF’s Patel Center for Global Solutions, says he and Dr. Cruz were in Haiti to visit an education symposium put on by the Interuniversity Institute for Research and Development (INURED).
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Dr. Gianluca Del Rossi explains to Mark Schreiner how the sensor equipped football helmet works
With more research showing both the short and long-term health repercussions of concussions, USF is getting involved with its new “Concussion Center.” University Beat on WUSF-TV shows us some of the projects the Center is focusing on and introduces us to a high school athlete who stands to benefit from that work.

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USF athletics trainer assists an injured lacrosse player (courtesy USF Health)
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 the latest advances in the treatment and research of athletic head trauma.
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Dr. Gianluca Del Rossi, Director of the USF Concussion Center, talks about some of the facts about concussions and prevention methods, and also demonstrates some of the research devices used at the Center.

Freedom High School Senior Josh Tanner and his mother, Ivyia Adams, discuss the three concussions Josh has received while playing football.

Michele McCoy, a certified athletic trainer with the USF Sports Medicine & Athletic Related Trauma (SMART) Institute talks about the treatment of concussions.

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Students in the Insitute's Extreme Green Adventure show off some of their work
Robots, science fiction and environmental awareness are the tools, and keeping some of Polk County’s smartest young minds engaged is the goal of the Central Florida Gifted and Talented Institute. In part two of a special look at summer camps around the University of South Florida, University Beat on WUSF-TV heads out to USF Polytechnic to show you how the Institute uses high technology and hands-on activities to challenge its students.

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Students in the Institute's Hot2Bot program work with a mechanical arm
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 opportunity to not just learn, but also have fun in one of three different hi-tech programs.
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863-667-7059

Applications for next year’s Institute, July 11-29, 2011 are already online at www.poly.usf.edu/gt

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Doctor Naomi Boyer, Assistant Vice President of USF Polytechnic’s Extended University, talks about the three programs that make up the Central Florida Gifted and Talented Institute, as well as which students are eligible, why it’s important to reach out to them, and what they get from the high-tech, hands-on nature of the program.

Students Brendan Nagy, Cathleen Daferede & Corinne Titus share some of their experiences from the Institute.

Dr. Boyer talks about the teachers & mentors that run the Institute. She and Jeff Titus, father of student Corinne Titus, also share some of the parents’ thoughts about the Institute.

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Campers & counselors for USF's Oceanography Camp for Girls at Sea World
Learning science is literally a day at the beach for students in USF’s Oceanography Camp for Girls, which has been exposing young women to the marine sciences for over twenty years. In the first of a special series on summer camps around the University of South Florida, University Beat on WUSF-TV follows this year’s group from their St. Petersburg classrooms and laboratories to field trips to Caladesi Island and Sea World as they learn and have fun at the same time.

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USF Oceanography Camp for Girls Co-Director Teresa Greely shows a student how to dissect an animal
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 students and camp organizers. This week’s report on WUSF 89.7 FM brings you to St. Petersburg, where girls are learning about marine science and the world that surrounds them.
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www.marine.usf.edu/girlscamp/ (727) 553-3921

Link to the March 2010 University Beat Preview of the Camp:
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Paul Aunspaugh, Co-Director of the USF Oceanography Camp for Girls, talks about what happens during the three week camp, both in the classroom and in the field.

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One-on-one consulting session at the USF Small Business Development Center
With the American economy still in recovery mode, small businesses are struggling to survive just as much as their larger counterparts, if not more so. The University of South Florida is trying to help these vital companies through its Small Business Development Center and this week’s University Beat on WUSF-TV has more on the important work that the Center is doing to encourage the growth of would-be entrepreneurs.

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USF Med student Caroline Nguyen examines a hospice patient in his home.
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 future physicians.
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Hospice Students
Barbara Brooks, M.A., Coordinator, Primary Care Clerkship
USF College of Medicine Dept. of Family Medicine
813-974-8482 bbrooks@health.usf.edu

LifePath Hospice
813-871-8111 / 1-800-209-2200 Toll-Free
www.lifepath-hospice.org

To view Hospice Students TV report and web-only pieces, go to: http://www.wusf.usf.edu/radio/program/university_beat/episode/2010-04/ho...

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Eileen Rodriguez, Regional Director of the USF Small Business Development Center (www.SBDCTampaBay.com) talks about the Center, what it does, and what it offers small business owners.

Larry Davis, owner of web solution provider Community Business Solutions (www.cbsllc.net), talks about his business and how being laid off from a major company put him on this track. He also shares his feelings about the USF SBDC.

Ty Huelle, CEO of MaskYourCard.com (www.MaskYourCard.com) on the inspiration behind his ‘credit card privacy seals’ and how they work.

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One-on-one consulting session at the USF Small Business Development Center
With the American economy still in recovery mode, small businesses are struggling to survive just as much as their larger counterparts, if not more so. The University of South Florida is trying to help these vital companies through its Small Business Development Center and this week’s University Beat on WUSF-TV has more on the important work that the Center is doing to encourage the growth of would-be entrepreneurs.

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USF Small Business Development Center seminar
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 two such local entrepreneurs survive in this challenging economy.
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Eileen Rodriguez, Regional Director of the USF Small Business Development Center (www.SBDCTampaBay.com) talks about the Center, what it does, and what it offers small business owners.

Larry Davis, owner of web solution provider Community Business Solutions (www.cbsllc.net), talks about his business and how being laid off from a major company put him on this track. He also shares his feelings about the USF SBDC.

Ty Huelle, CEO of MaskYourCard.com (www.MaskYourCard.com) on the inspiration behind his ‘credit card privacy seals’ and how they work.

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Dolphins jumping through the wake of the R/V Weatherbird II
This week's University Beat on WUSF-TV wraps up a special three-part series that takes you aboard the R/V Weatherbird II with a team of oceanographers from USF's College of Marine Science. This time, we meet oceanographers and engineers who’ve traveled close to the Deepwater Horizon oil leak site and get their feelings about the disaster and how their work might just change USF’s College of Marine Science.

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A bird with oil on his wings lands on the R/V Weatherbird II (photo courtesy George Guthro)
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.
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USF College of Marine Science
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USF-Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Information: http://www.marine.usf.edu/oilspill/

Special Thanks
Vickie Chachere, News Manager, USF Communications & Marketing

Capt. Matthew White & the crew of the R/V Weatherbird II

Jay Law & the researchers from the USF College of Marine Science

Mark Douglas, WFLA-TV

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Part 2 of University Beat: USF-Gulf Oil Research on WUSF-TV.

Part 1 of University Beat: USF-Gulf Oil Research on WUSF-TV.

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Part 1 of University Beat: USF-Gulf Oil Research on WUSF 89.7 FM.

Mark Schreiner's news report on the Weatherbird II voyage from Morning Edition on WUSF 89.7 FM on July 12th.

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USF researchers from the Weatherbird II working on a sensor buoy in the Gulf of Mexico
This week's University Beat on WUSF-TV is the second of a three-part series that takes you aboard the R/V Weatherbird II with a team of oceanographers from USF's College of Marine Science on a recent trip into the Gulf that focused on the tools they use to monitor local waters to predict what direction oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster might head if it ever reaches the Loop Current.

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Oil on the surface of the Gulf of Mexico as observed by the crew of the Weatherbird II in May (photo courtesy George Guthro)
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 WUSF 89.7 FM brings you the first of a pair of reports that takes you along as they work on monitoring devices that could help protect the Bay area from the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster.
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Part 1 of University Beat: USF-Gulf Oil Research

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Mark Schreiner's news report on the Weatherbird II voyage from Morning Edition on July 12th.

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USF R/V Weatherbird II
University Beat producer Mark Schreiner joined a team of oceanographers from USF's College of Marine Science on a recent trip into the Gulf that focused on the tools they use to monitor local waters to predict what direction oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster might head if it ever reaches the Loop Current. This week's University Beat on WUSF-TV brings you the first in a series that takes you along on the voyage.

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Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio addresses the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute's "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 development. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM has a preview of the Series and how it fits into Osher’s mission of educating senior citizens who still have a love for learning.
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USF College of Marine Science
727-553-1130
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USF-Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Information: http://www.marine.usf.edu/oilspill/

Friday Lecture Series
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
813-974-2403
www.usfseniors.org

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Joseph McAuliffe, the program coordinator for USF’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, runs down some of the topics covered during the summer term of the Institute’s “Friday Lecture Series.”

Mr. McAuliffe talks about the ‘renaissance’ aspect of the Institute—a well-rounded education that covers a variety of subjects. Also, Tampa’s Shahiqua Abdul-Matin, an Osher member for six years, talks about why she enjoys the program.

Mr. McAuliffe says the Institute connects USF to the public and the community, while also drawing highly qualified faculty.

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Bringing Science Home Exec. Dir. Nicole Johnson, parents & Student Advisory Panel members
This week’s University Beat on WUSF-TV takes a closer look at USF Health’s new initiative “Bringing Science Home” through the eyes of the people who formed it and the patients who will both be served by the project and help direct it.

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Cover of the book, "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 the contributions of a number of students and professors from USF St. Petersburg, has been released. This week’s University Beat talks to some of the writers about how putting their feelings onto paper is helping them.
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Bringing Science Home
Nicole Johnson, MPH, MA, Executive Director, Bringing Science Home
nicolej@health.usf.edu 813-396-2683

Bringing Science Home’s Facebook page: www.Facebook.com/BringingScienceHome

Patterson Foundation: www.thepattersonfoundation.org

UnspOILed
www.unspoiledbook.com
info@unspoiledbook.com

Red Hills Writers Project
(850) 216-2016
info@RedHillsWritersProject.org

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Nicole Johnson, Executive Director of USF Health’s “Bringing Science Home,” along with students Robert Colon and Liz Giles, speak about the project’s first stage, a youth advisory panel that will help young people with Type 1 diabetes with some of the transitions in their lives.

Nicole Johnson, who’s lived with Type 1 diabetes for 17 years, talks about how “Bringing Science Home” will help not only patients, but their families and the medical professionals who treat them.

USF Health CEO Dr. Stephen Klasko, Nicole Johnson and USF President Dr. Judy Genshaft talk about the education aspect of “Bringing Science Home.”

Debra Jacobs, President/CEO of the Patterson Foundation, talks about the Foundation and why it gave a 5.66 million dollar gift to USF Health for “Bringing Science Home.”

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Writers Thomas Hallock, Edward Woodward, Linda Taylor and Lola Haskins share excerpts from their contributions to UnspOILed.

Writer / UnspOILed co-editor Susan Cerulean speaks to University Beat’s Mark Schreiner about the book.

St. Petersburg Times “Real Florida” columnist Jeff Klinkenberg and PaddleandPath.com editor Edward Woodward talk about the USF Florida Studies Program.

Jeff Klinkenberg talks about his contribution to UnspOILed, how growing up in Florida fuels his career, and his fears about how the Gulf oil disaster will affect the state.

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Bringing Science Home Exec. Dir. Nicole Johnson, parents & Student Advisory Panel members
This week’s University Beat on WUSF-TV takes a closer look at USF Health’s new initiative “Bringing Science Home” through the eyes of the people who formed it and the patients who will both be served by the project and help direct it.

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USF Health's new initiative, 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 89.7 FM takes you to the formal launch of “Bringing Science Home,” a program that will not only teach patients how to live happier lives, but educate their families and healthcare providers too.
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Nicole Johnson, MPH, MA, Executive Director, Bringing Science Home
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Bringing Science Home’s Facebook page: www.Facebook.com/BringingScienceHome

Patterson Foundation: www.thepattersonfoundation.org

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Nicole Johnson, Executive Director of USF Health’s “Bringing Science Home,” along with students Robert Colon and Liz Giles, speak about the project’s first stage, a youth advisory panel that will help young people with Type 1 diabetes with some of the transitions in their lives.

Nicole Johnson, who’s lived with Type 1 diabetes for 17 years, talks about how “Bringing Science Home” will help not only patients, but their families and the medical professionals who treat them.

USF Health CEO Dr. Stephen Klasko, Nicole Johnson and USF President Dr. Judy Genshaft talk about the education aspect of “Bringing Science Home.”

Debra Jacobs, President/CEO of the Patterson Foundation, talks about the Foundation and why it gave a 5.66 million dollar gift to USF Health for “Bringing Science Home.”

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USF School of Accountancy graduates & faculty perform a flash mob dance at the Graduation Reception
Probably the last place you expect to see students break into a flash mob style dance number is in the middle of the USF School of Accountancy Graduation Reception, but that’s exactly what happened at the recent ceremony. University Beat was there, and you’ll see exactly what happened on this week’s report on WUSF-TV/DT.

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Some of the smoking cessation literature that will be used in the Project Quit study
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 dollar grant to conduct a study that needs two-thousand volunteers. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM has the story.
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Accounting Graduation Dance
Dr. Stephanie Bryant, Director, USF School of Accountancy
813- 974-4186 sbryant@coba.usf.edu

USF chapter of Beta Alpha Psi: http://ctr.usf.edu/usfbap/

Smoking Cessation Booklets
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center’s “Project Quit”
1-877-9-KICK-IT (1-877-954-1548) projectquit@moffitt.org

WWW.MOFFITT.ORG/PROJECTQUIT

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Graduating USF Accounting seniors Stephanie Wagenfohr and Rich Grieder, along with Dr. William Stephens, Professor Emeritus of the USF School of Accountancy, talk about the ‘stereotypical accounting student’ and why that’s wrong.

Dr. Stephens, the faculty adviser for USF’s chapter of Beta Alpha Psi for over 30 years, says membership in the accounting honors society provides students many benefits.

The flash mob dance celebration at the USF School of Accountancy Graduation Reception, shot by USF students Sean Brown and Sarah Wilson.

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Dr. Thomas Brandon, USF Psychology Professor & Director of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center’s Tobacco Research & Intervention program, speaks to University Beat’s Mark Schreiner about “Project Quit” and what it’s looking at.

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USF School of Accountancy graduates & faculty perform a flash mob dance at the Graduation Reception
Probably the last place you expect to see students break into a flash mob style dance number is in the middle of the USF School of Accountancy Graduation Reception, but that’s exactly what happened at the recent ceremony. University Beat was there, and you’ll see exactly what happened on this week’s report on WUSF-TV/DT.

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Graduate Rich Grieder dances at the USF School of Accountancy Graduation Reception
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.
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Dr. Stephanie Bryant, Director, USF School of Accountancy
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Graduating USF Accounting seniors Stephanie Wagenfohr and Rich Grieder, along with Dr. William Stephens, Professor Emeritus of the USF School of Accountancy, talk about the ‘stereotypical accounting student’ and why that’s wrong.

Dr. Stephens, the faculty adviser for USF’s chapter of Beta Alpha Psi for over 30 years, says membership in the accounting honors society provides students many benefits.

The flash mob dance celebration at the USF School of Accountancy Graduation Reception, shot by USF students Sean Brown and Sarah Wilson.

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Volcano demonstration at USF GeoExpo
This week’s University Beat on WUSF-TV/DT takes you to the recent “USF GeoExpo,” where students from both USF and area high schools got a chance to see the latest high-tech gear used in the geosciences and talk to some of the experts looking at the earth and water around us.

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David Dorfmann Dance Company (photo courtesy Michael Zirkle)
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 country for workshops and public performances.
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USF GeoExpo
USF Geology Alumni Society
http://usfalumni.org/s/861/internal.aspx?sid=861&gid=1&pgid=1395

Florida Dance Festival
Bill Doolin, Director, Florida Dance Association / Artistic Director, Florida Dance Festival
305-310-8080 info@floridadanceassociation.org

Florida Dance Festival webpage:
www.floridadanceassociation.org/dance_festival.htm

NOTE:
• Last day to register for dance classes in advance is June 4, 2010, but registrations will be accepted if space is available when the Festival starts on the 15th.
• All tickets can be purchased either at the door, online at www.floridadanceassociation.org or by calling 305-310-8080.

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Eileen Rodriguez, a director of the USF Geology Alumni Society, says almost everyone attending the USF GeoExpo has a positive reaction. She also talks about why she feels the USF Geology Department is so strong.

Lindsey Brewer, student liaison to the Geology Alumni Society, talks about the importance of fieldwork, including that at USF’s campus GeoPark. She also answers the question: what are geosciences?

Mike Wightman, President of GeoView, Inc., and a 1989 graduate of USF, talks about why his company attends the GeoExpo and the importance of students learning the latest technology in the field of geophysics.

A volcano demonstration from the USF GeoExpo.

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Bill Doolin, Director, Florida Dance Association, talks about why the Florida Dance Festival is returning to USF after a 12 year absence.

Michael Foley, USF Associate Professor of Dance, says hosting the Festival adds to the growing reputation of the USF School of Dance.

Michael Foley talks about the Florida ‘dance scene,’ as well as who should attend the Florida Dance Festival.

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