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Olin Mott passed away this month at the age of 92 (photo courtesy USF College of Education)
Olin Mott
Tampa tire retailer Olin Mott, a longtime supporter of the University of South Florida, passed away July 2nd at the age of 92. His philanthropy benefitted many bay area charities and organizations, especially USF’s College of Education. University Beat on WUSF TV pays tribute to Mott.

On the Radio

Thomas Unnasch in his lab on USF's Tampa campus (photo by Aimee Blodgett, USF News)
River Blindness

USF professor Thomas Unnasch is helping in the fight against the disease of onchocerciasis, or “river blindness,” and his work has taken him to some of the most remote parts of Africa and Central and South America. On this week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7, you’ll meet a researcher who’s receiving worldwide attention for taking on the rare parasitic affliction, one village at a time.

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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
- Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week

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Olin Mott
WUSF obituary for Olin Mott

River Blindness
Thomas Unnasch, Ph.D., Chair, USF Dept. of Global Health
813-974-7807 tunnasch@health.usf.edu

Carter Center video in which Dr. Unnasch discusses the science behind eliminating river blindness



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