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USF Hockey / Gun Music (January 20, 2014)
USF (dark uniforms) & UCF hockey players line up for a face-off

For 25 years, the USF Ice Bulls have been playing hockey in relative anonymity, because of both financial and location issues. University Beat on WUSF TV introduces you to a small group of student-athletes who make tremendous sacrifices, all for...

 
A violin made up of firearms, part of the exhibit "Imagine," on display at the USF Contemporary Art Museum
Gun Music

You’ve heard the phrase “turning swords into plowshares.” Artist Pedro Reyes embraces that concept by taking firearms that had been confiscated and rendered useless by the Mexican army and turning them into musical instruments. Now, to kick off...

 
Student Innovation Incubator (January 13, 2014)
The ribbon-cutting for the USF Student Innovation Incubator

Student entrepreneurs have a new place they can develop their business plans, as USF has opened the Student Innovation Incubator. University Beat on WUSF-TV takes you to the ribbon-cutting for the new office and introduces you to one of the...

 
Sign for the new USF Student Innovation Incubator

Fifteen businesses owned and operated by students are the first members of the new USF Student Innovation Incubator, which gives them both a home base to call their own, as well as advice and mentoring from university experts. This week’s...

 
Student Innovation Incubator / Heart Institute (January 6, 2014)
The ribbon-cutting for the USF Student Innovation Incubator

Student entrepreneurs have a new place they can develop their business plans, as USF has opened the Student Innovation Incubator. University Beat on WUSF-TV takes you to the ribbon-cutting on the new office and introduces you to one of the...

 
Architect's rendering of the USF Health Heart Institute (courtesy of USF Health)

Imagine treatment and prevention efforts for heart disease that can be tailored to a person’s genetic makeup. That’s a game-changer, because a remedy that works for someone else might not work for you.This state-of-the-art medicine may soon...

 
USF Nursing B.E.A.R.S. Program (December 23, 2013)
USF College of Nursing Dean Dr. Dianne Morrison-Beedy (center) & Nursing students pose with patient, USF freshman Krista Karlsen(photo courtesy USF College of Nursing/Fl. Hospital Tampa)

The holidays may be just a bit happier for some children thanks to the USF College of Nursing and its B.E.A.R.S. program. University Beat on WUSF TV tags along as participants hand out some of the 800 furry friends the program is delivering to...

 
USF Nursing students deliver bears to children at Florida Hospital Tampa as part of the B.E.A.R.S. program (photo courtesy USF College of Nursing/Fl. Hospital Tampa)

Being stuck in the hospital for the holidays is tough for anyone, but it’s especially hard on young people. Students and faculty at the USF College of Nursing are reaching out in a small, but heartfelt way, by handing out teddy bears to 800 young...

 
Fireman's Challenge / USF Nursing B.E.A.R.S. Program (December 16, 2013)
A team attempts to pull a Tampa Fire truck during the Fireman's Challenge

Members of USF’s Greek community recently competed to determine who has the best firefighting skills – and while they didn’t have to put out a fire, they had to complete some of the other physically demanding tasks that real firefighters have to...

 
USF Nursing students deliver bears to children at Florida Hospital Tampa as part of the B.E.A.R.S. program (photo courtesy USF College of Nursing/Fl. Hospital Tampa)

Being stuck in the hospital for the holidays is tough for anyone, but it’s especially hard on young people. Students and faculty at the USF College of Nursing are reaching out in a small, but heartfelt way, by handing out teddy bears to 800 young...

 
Fireman's Challenge (December 9, 2013)
A team attempts to pull a Tampa Fire truck during the Fireman's Challenge

Members of USF’s Greek community recently competed to determine who has the best firefighting skills – and while they didn’t have to put out a fire, they had to complete some of the other physically demanding tasks that real firefighters have to...

 
A competitor in the Fireman's Challenge drags a fire hose

About 400 members of USF’s Greek system braved a cool and wet November day to see who had the best firefighting skills. On this week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7, hear how much money the competition raised for a memorial for Tampa firefighters...

 
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