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the road weeps, the well runs dry (March 24, 2014)

USF’s School of Theatre and Dance brings the play "the road weeps, the well runs dry" to the stage in April. On University Beat on WUSF TV, we’ll hear from playwright Marcus Gardley and some of the cast and crew behind this epic tale of identity...

 

USF is one of four theater companies in the country—and the only one based at a university—presenting the road weeps, the well runs dry. The play tells the story of the “Black Seminoles” who migrated from Florida to Oklahoma to create...

 
Culinary Innovation Lab (March 17, 2014)
Chef Joe Askren (center), Dir. of the USF Sarasota-Manatee Culinary Innovation Lab, works with students in the lab

‘On the job’ training for students at USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Hospitality and Technology Leadership just got a little easier with the opening of the school’s new Culinary Innovation Lab in Lakewood Ranch. We’ll take you to the grand...

 

Officials at USF Sarasota Manatee would like to have one of the country’s best hospitality schools by the year 2020, and to help them on the way, the school has opened a Culinary Innovation Lab in Lakewood Ranch. This week’s University Beat on...

 
Culinary Innovation Lab / Center for Cybersecurity (March 10, 2014)
Chef Joe Askren (center), Dir. of the USF Sarasota-Manatee Culinary Innovation Lab, works with students in the lab

Officials at USF Sarasota Manatee would like to have one of the country’s best hospitality schools by the year 2020, and to help them on the way, the school has opened a Culinary Innovation Lab in Lakewood Ranch. University Beat on WUSF TV takes...

 
Dr. Peter Warren Singer of the Brookings Institution talks about cybersecurity at the USF SunTrust Foundation Lecture Series on Global Economics

Silicon Valley didn’t become one of the world’s leading high-tech hotspots overnight – it took visionaries putting in years of work to get there. A group of faculty and executives at USF would like to see the Tampa Bay area become that kind of...

 
WUSF-USFSP Studio (March 3, 2014)
WUSF management is joined by USFSP Regional Chancellor, Dr. Sophia Wisniewska (center) & St. Pete Mayor Rick Kriseman (2nd from r) at the WUSF studio ribbon cutting at USFSP.

WUSF Public Media is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a brand new studio recently opened at USF St. Petersburg. University Beat on WUSF TV takes you to the ribbon-cutting, and tells you how the new studio is going to make a difference for...

 
Exterior of the new WUSF studio at USF St. Petersburg

WUSF has been a fixture on USF’s Tampa campus for fifty years, and three years ago, we added a studio at the Sarasota-Manatee campus. Now, we’ve done it again—this time, with a new studio at USF St. Petersburg. On this week’s University Beat on...

 
WUSF-USFSP Studio / Modern Warfare Conference (February 24, 2014)
WUSF management is joined by USFSP Regional Chancellor, Dr. Sophia Wisniewska (center) & St. Pete Mayor Rick Kriseman (2nd from r) at the WUSF studio ribbon cutting at USFSP.

WUSF Public Media is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a brand new radio studio recently opened at USF St. Petersburg. University Beat on WUSF TV takes you to the ribbon-cutting, and tells you how the new studio is going to make a difference...

 
Maj. Gen. John Nicholson Jr., Commanding General of the Army’s 82nd Airborne Division, speaks at the USF conference, “Modern Warfare’s Complexity and the Human Dimension.”

Revolutions driven by social media, cyber-terrorism and drone technology are just some examples of how modern warfare continues to change. But a recent conference at USF shows that the human dimension of war has not changed. This week’s...

 
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...

 
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