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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...

 
Elevator Interview / Business Plan Competition (April 29, 2013)
Finalists in USF College of Business' "Elevator Interview Competition" w/Dean Moez Limayem (center)

It’s a contest that really has its ups and its downs!
USF’s College of Business recently held its annual Elevator Interview Competition, where students take a short ride with a prospective employer—but they only have one minute to make a...

 
USF Finance student/South Tampa Paintball owner Casey Henry talks with Business Plan Competition judges, including Fintech CEO Scott Riley (second from left, hand raised)

These days more and more students aren’t looking for jobs, but starting their own businesses.
That entrepreneurship was recently on display at USF as seven small companies faced off in the 2013 Fintech Business Plan Competition to see which...

 
Elevator Interview (April 22, 2013)
Finalists in USF College of Business' "Elevator Interview Competition" w/Dean Moez Limayem (center)

It’s a contest that really has its ups and its downs!
USF’s College of Business recently held its annual Elevator Interview Competition, where students take a short ride with a prospective employer—but they only have one minute to make a...

 
USF College of Business Student (left) conducts an "elevator interview" with a judge

It’s a nerve-wracking moment: that brief chance a jobseeker has to impress a recruiter and get an elusive interview. USF Business students recently took part in a contest where they had sixty seconds—the length of an elevator ride in one of Tampa...

 
USF Water - EPA / History Walk (April 15, 2013)
The EPA's Nancy Stoner visits a USF laboratory

USF recently received a high-profile guest, as Nancy Stoner from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency visited the Patel College of Global Sustainability and a number of labs at the Tampa and Lakeland campuses. University Beat on WUSF TV has...

 
Walking tour group in front of Kress Building
History Walk

USF History grad students are leading people on a “walk through time” in downtown Tampa every Friday this month. The most recent walk was a window-shopping stroll along Franklin Street, which reached its peak as the center of downtown’s...

 
USF Water - EPA (April 8, 2013)
The EPA's Nancy Stoner visits a USF laboratory

USF recently received a high-profile guest, as Nancy Stoner from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency visited the Patel College of Global Sustainability and a number of labs at the Tampa and Lakeland campuses. University Beat on WUSF TV has...

 
Daniel Yeh, USF Assoc. Prof., talks to EPA Acting Asst. Admin. for Water Nancy Stoner & the Water Environment Federation's Exec. Dir. Jeff Eger

Whether it’s turning wastewater into drinking water or finding a quicker way to scan H-2-O for contaminants, USF’s research efforts are getting attention.
Among those intrigued is the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which recently...

 
BRIDGE Clinic (rebroadcast) / International Affairs Conference (April 1, 2013)
Patient Deborah Fay Fullwood (center) talks w/Dr. Frederick Slone & med student Grace Tidwell at the USF BRIDGE Healthcare Clinic

How does dancing and singing improve the health of a community? USF Health students and faculty show us the answer, as they recently held a talent show to benefit the USF BRIDGE Healthcare Clinic, which serves low-income, uninsured University...

 
Panel discussion at St. Petersburg in the World Conference on International Affairs at USFSP

Last week, USF St. Petersburg welcomed experts from around the world for the first “St. Petersburg in the World Conference on International Affairs.” University Beat on WUSF 89.7 takes you to the conference, and shows you how a gathering of...

 
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