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Library Renovations (September 1, 2014)
The renovated SMART Lab on the 2nd floor of the USF Library.

Students returning to the USF Tampa campus for the new school year might not recognize the Library, as the university’s academic cornerstone has reopened after a $1.5 million renovation.
The changes include a brand new “Digital Media...

 
A mural on the 2nd floor of the USF Library.

The University of South Florida’s fall semester is underway and students are already lining up to check out the renovated library.
The $1.5 million in improvements addressed some of the students’ biggest complaints. Find out how on this...

 
Palestinian Dance Class / Doctor of Business Administration (August 25, 2014)
Dwayne Scheuneman (l) performs w/Palestinian dancer Adel Mashriky (courtesy Dwayne Scheuneman)

USF St. Petersburg education major Dwayne Scheuneman is a veteran, an athlete, and a teacher of dance to both disabled and able-bodied children. That latter skill recently brought him to Palestine's West Bank, where his class had to deal with the...

 
USF entrance (courtesy USF University Communications & Marketing)USF entrance (courtesy USF News)

An MBA is a Masters of Business Administration degree — but have you heard about a DBA? USF is unveiling a new Doctor of Business Administration program that targets CEO’s and other upper-level executives looking to transform their business...

 
Palestinian Dance Class (August 18, 2014)
Dwayne Scheuneman (l) performs w/Palestinian dancer Adel Mashriky (courtesy Dwayne Scheuneman)

USF St. Petersburg education major Dwayne Scheuneman is a veteran, an athlete, and a teacher of dance to both disabled and able-bodied children. That latter skill recently brought him to Palestine's West Bank, where his class had to deal with the...

 
Disabled & able-bodied dancers perform at Sareyyet Ramallah in Palestine's West Bank (courtesy Dwayne Scheuneman)

St. Petersburg student Dwayne Scheuneman runs a local dance company that features both disabled and able-bodied performers. The wheelchair-bound Scheuneman recently worked in the Middle East with a Palestinian dance company that has teachers and...

 
Library Show & Tell (August 11, 2014)
A 4,000 year-old Sumerian tablet is just one highlight from the archives of the USF Tampa Library Special Collections.

Did you ever wonder what’s behind the doors of the Special Collections of the USF Tampa Library?
Some lucky folks got to find out, as just a small portion of the hundreds of thousands of objects in the archives were on display at an event...

 
Visitors look over some of the items at the USF Library Special Collections "Few of our Favorite Things" exhibit

The staff of the USF Library’s Special Collections Department recently showed off some of their favorite things from the archives.
Viewers had a chance to see valuable objects that normally sit under lock and key, including centuries-old...

 
Migrant Research / Library Show & Tell (August 4, 2014)
A 4,000 year-old Sumerian tablet is just one highlight from the archives of the USF Tampa Library Special Collections.

Did you ever wonder what’s behind the doors of the Special Collections of the USF Tampa Library?
Some lucky folks got to find out, as just a small portion of the hundreds of thousands of objects in the archives were on display at an event...

 
Migrants ride trains known as "la bestia," or "the beast," through Mexico to reach the U.S. border. (Courtesy John Moore/Getty Images/NPR)

USF anthropology professor Heide Castañeda recently spent two months in Mexico and Texas meeting with some of the immigrants crossing into these areas as they fled Central America. She talked with them about their dangerous journey to the U.S.,...

 
Healthcare Innovation Competition (rebroadcast) / Florida Inventors Hall of Fame (July 28, 2014)
The 12 teams of students from 8 universities who took part in the 2nd Annual State of Florida Healthcare Innovation Competition (photo courtesy Candace Kaw)

It’s “Shark Tank” – USF style – as students from eight Florida colleges recently faced off at the University of South Florida to see who created the most innovative healthcare technology. Find out who came out on top and took home the 10-thousand...

 

Thomas Edison, the man who developed Gatorade, and the creator of air conditioning are among the members of the inaugural class of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame. On this week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7, we’ll take a look at this group of...

 
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