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3-D Campus / Life Origins-Meteorite (June 10, 2013)
USF AIST co-Director, Dr. Travis Doering, with the FARO Focus 3D Scanner (courtesy USF News)

It’s the next best thing to actually being there, as USF scientists are creating a virtual map of the Tampa campus. University Beat on WUSF TV tells you how the researchers, working with USF and high school students, use 3-D scanners, GPS and...

 
Rock from the Archean eon (2.5 to 4 billion years ago) found in Australia analyzed for phosphorus (courtesy Matthew Pasek)

This week’s University Beat introduces you to Matthew Pasek, a USF geology professor whose research on sites around the world has detected evidence that a key element in the origins of life on Earth was carried here on meteorites. Join us on WUSF...

 
3-D Campus (June 3, 2013)
USF AIST co-Director, Dr. Travis Doering, with the FARO Focus 3D Scanner (courtesy USF News)

It’s the next best thing to actually being there, as USF scientists are creating a virtual map of the Tampa campus. University Beat on WUSF TV tells you how the researchers, working with USF and high school students, use 3-D scanners, GPS and...

 
3-D Scan of exterior of USF Marshall Student Center & surrounding plaza (courtesy USF AIST)
3-D Campus

It’s a new way to look at USF, as researchers at the Alliance for Integrated Spatial Technologies are using three-dimensional imaging to create a “virtual campus.” On this week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7, find out how the tools and skills the...

 
Engineering Expo (rebroadcast) / Behavioral Healthcare Graduates (May 27, 2013)
Chemistry demonstration at USF Engineering Expo

USF brought the world of 'STEM' - science, technology, engineering and math - to life at the 41st Annual Engineering Expo. University Beat on WUSF TV was among the over 20-thousand people who attended the two-day Expo and took in some of the...

 
First graduating class of USF Behavioral Healthcare majors: (l-r) Shamery Fernandez, Candice Ormsby, Heather Palmisano w/Associate Professor, Dr. Larry Thompson (not pictured: graduate Shonda Richardson)

Over six-thousand USF students received their diplomas earlier this month, but a group of four of them stood out as the first graduates in a brand new major. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 introduces you to the charter class of...

 
USF Pre-College Recap / Children's Mental Health (May 20, 2013)
Students work on a water filtration experiment during USF Pre-College 2012 Global Sustainability class

It’s a summer school that students want to attend, as preparations are underway for USF Pre-College 2013. Last year’s initial program drew almost two hundred high school students to seven different courses on the USF Tampa campus, and this year's...

 

May is “National Mental Health Awareness Month,” and children’s mental health continues to be a major concern. This week on University Beat on WUSF 89.7, we sit down with a trio of researchers from the USF Department of Child and Family Studies...

 
USF Pre-College Recap (May 13, 2013)
Students work on a water filtration experiment during USF Pre-College 2012 Global Sustainability class

It’s a summer school that students want to attend, as preparations are underway for USF Pre-College 2013. Last year’s initial program drew almost two hundred high school students to seven different courses on the USF Tampa campus, and this year's...

 

USF Pre-College is a pretty cool summer school, and in just its second year, it’s already getting international attention! Pre-College is a collection of nine different courses designed to prepare rising high school students for higher learning...

 
Finals-Stress Relief / Students with Diabetes Conference (May 6, 2013)
Students visit with Scooby Boo, a mini-stallion from Therapy Pet Connection

USF has some secret weapons for students battling the stress of final exams: dogs, ice cream, and a miniature stallion in sneakers. University Beat on WUSF TV looks at Wellness USF’s “Save Your Sanity, Save Your Grades!” initiative.

 
Group photo from Students with Diabetes 2012 National Conference (courtesy Students with Diabetes)

For most students, starting college is a big enough challenge. But for some young people, the transition is made even more difficult by the fact that they’re diabetic. “Student with Diabetes” is an organization that started at USF Health and has...

 
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