On the Radio
You’ve heard of recycling—but how about “upcycling?” The process takes a previously used product and turns it into not just something different, but something better. On this week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7, we’ll tell you how USF and students at a local magnet school are using upcycling to turn refuse into beautiful artwork.
Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:30 AM and 8:30 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Friday at 7:30 PM
Television - Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week
Jennifer Butler, lead teacher at Young Middle Magnet Creative Science Centre in East Tampa, talks about how her students came to create upcycled art.
Dr. Kala Vairavamoorthy, Dean of the USF Patel College of Global Sustainability, talks about how his college works with the community. He also shares his thoughts on upcycled art.
For more information
USF Botanical Gardens
USF Patel College of Global Sustainability
Young Middle Magnet Creative Science Centre