University Beat

  • AbleNook

    Disaster relief shelter? Modular classroom? Prefabricated home? AbleNook, the creation of a pair of USF graduates, can be all of those things.

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  • Food Insecurity

    USF and Feeding Tampa Bay are teaming up to help the 700-thousand “food-insecure” people living in the Bay area.

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  • Follow Your Calling (rebroadcast)

    If you don’t “follow your calling” and find a job that you find especially fulfilling, are you putting yourself at risk for unhappiness and health problems? According to a pair of USF psychologists, that might indeed be the case.

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  • USF-Dozier Reform School

    USF researchers have been looking at the Dozier Reform School for Boys in Marianna, FL, where students, some who died under mysterious circumstances, were buried.

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Third-year USF Architecture & Community Design student Cesar Reyes (right) talks about his Faith House plans with St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman at Studio@620.
On Radio:
Faith House
Faith House Florida is a St. Petersburg living facility for people recovering from substance abuse, just out of prison, or overcoming homelessness. Students from the USF School of Architecture and Community Design spent thousands...
Radio Schedule

Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:45 AM and 8:45 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM

Host:
Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV since 2007. He has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992.

Recent University Beat Episodes

Volunteers from Feeding Tampa Bay and USF recently handed out food to students and their families at Foster Elementary School in Tampa.
Radio: Food Insecurity (June 13, 2016)
There are 700-thousand “food-insecure” people living in the Bay area – that’s people who don’t have consistent access to food due to a lack of money or other resources. Now the University of South Florida and the group Feeding...
USF psychologists Michele Gazica and Paul Spector conducted a study on 'finding your calling' and how finding work happiness can affect your life.
Radio: Follow Your Calling (rebroadcast) (June 6, 2016)
If you don’t “follow your calling” and find a job that you find especially fulfilling, are you putting yourself at risk for unhappiness and health problems? Well, according to a pair of USF psychologists – that might indeed be...
Tomatoes grown by students in the USF veggie garden (photo by Jesse McLane, WUSF TV)
Radio: Veggie Garden (May 30, 2016)
There’s a class at USF where students learn to grow their own vegetables… and at the end of the semester, they get to eat their homework! University Beat on WUSF 89.7 stops in at the USF Botanic Gardens for a spring harvest and...

Contact Information

mschreiner@wusf.org
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