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Fireman's Challenge UPDATE (February 17, 2014)
A team attempts to pull a Tampa Fire truck during the Fireman's Challenge

Members of USF’s Greek community 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 do. See...

 
Tampa Fire Rescue Chief Tom Forward & Pi Kappa Alpha external VP Jordan Romero with the check for more than $8600 raised by the Fireman's Challenge

About 400 members of USF’s Greek system braved a cool and wet day to see who had the best firefighting skills. As we’ll hear this week on University Beat on WUSF 89.7, the competition raised funds for a memorial for Tampa firefighters who have...

 
Dozier Update / St. Pete Conference on World Affairs (February 10, 2014)
The empty burial sites after the team excavated 55 individual sets of remains. (Courtesy USF Anthropology Team)

A shirt button, a child’s stone marble and a coffin plaque saying “at rest” are just some of the almost 10,000 artifacts USF researchers have removed from 55 graves at the former Dozier School for Boys in Mariana, Florida.
Find out how...

 

This week, the city of St. Petersburg will show the world that it’s much more than the home of the Rays and green benches.
On this week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7, Mark Schreiner sits down with the organizers of the second annual St....

 
Dozier Update (February 3, 2014)
The empty burial sites after the team excavated 55 individual sets of remains. (Courtesy USF Anthropology Team)

A shirt button, a child’s stone marble and a coffin plaque saying “at rest” are just some of the almost 10,000 artifacts USF researchers have removed from 55 graves at the former Dozier School for Boys in Mariana, Florida.
Find out how...

 
Some of the coffin nails discovered in the graves USF researchers excavated on the grounds of the former Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, FL
Dozier Update

Researchers from USF have excavated the remains of 55 people from a graveyard at the closed Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, Florida. We’ll take a deeper look at the investigation on this week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7, including how...

 
USF Hockey (January 27, 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...

 
USF Ice Bulls goalie Alex Miller stops a UCF shot
USF Hockey

They’re not one of the best known teams in the Tampa Bay area—or even on their own campus—but the USF Ice Bulls have been playing hockey for 25 years.
This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 tells you how these students-athletes, whose...

 
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...

 
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