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New 11,000 gallon aquarium in the USF St. Petersburg Student Center dining hall
Pier Fish-USF St. Petersburg
When the Saint Petersburg Pier closed in early June, the few hundred residents of the Pier Aquarium had to find new homes…but a good neighbor answered the call. Find out how the USF St. Petersburg Student Center became the new residence for some of those sea creatures on University Beat on WUSF TV.

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Students in the USF Summer Institute in Occupational Health & Safety look at petri dishes in a USF lab (courtesy Ellen Kent, USF College of Public Health)
Occupational Health & Safety Institute

Some college students use the summer break to recharge their batteries – others use it to think long and hard about their future career plans.
On this week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7, we take a look at a weeklong USF College of Public Health summer program that encouraged students from around the country to ask themselves if the occupational health and safety field is the path for them.

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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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For more information

Pier Fish-USFSP
USF St. Petersburg University Student Center

Secrets of the Sea Marine Exploration Center & Aquarium (formerly the Pier Aquarium) website
Opens in November 2013 at John's Pass Village in Madeira Beach

Occupational Health Institute
USF College of Public Health / Sunshine Education and Resource Center Summer Institute in Occupational Health & Safety website

Institute Slideshow

Dr. René Salazar, Asst. Prof., USF Dept. of Environmental & Occupational Health
813-974-9623 rsalaza5@health.usf.edu



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