Prosthetics-Golf / Study Abroad Endowment

Prosthetics-Golf

Researchers from USF’s School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitations Sciences continue investigating the best prosthetic devices to help people missing a limb do more athletically, and they’ve turned their attention to the ‘gentleman’s game’ of golf. University Beat on WUSF TV takes us to the course for the story.

Study Abroad Endowment

While the importance of global business and knowledge grows, so does the cost of international travel, something that college students find especially daunting. University of South Florida President Judy Genshaft recognizes that difficulty, so she and her husband, Steven Greenbaum, are creating a one million dollar endowment for all USF students who want to study abroad. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 looks at the new “Passport Scholars Fund.”

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Dr. M. Jason Highsmith, an Assistant Professor in the USF School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences, talks about how the work his lab is doing on recreational pursuits helps injured military members in their rehab efforts.

More Information: 

Prosthetics-Golf
Dr. M. Jason Highsmith, Assistant Professor, USF School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences
mhighsmi@health.usf.edu 813-974-3806
2008 University Beat report on USF PT & Rehab Sciences work on prosthetics for rock climbing
Study Abroad Endowment
USF News article on announcement of Genshaft/Greenbaum Passport Scholars Fund
USF Education Abroad website
Video about the USF Education Abroad program

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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.

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