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.

The deadline to vote in November's general election was supposed to be Tuesday, but was pushed back a day in some Florida counties due to the approach of Hurricane Michael.

Now, the state Democratic Party is suing to move that deadline back at least a week to Oct. 16.

The University of South Florida wrapped up its third and final town hall last week to discuss consolidating the separate accreditations of its three campuses.

Police in Lakeland are investigating after City Commissioner Michael Dunn shot and killed a man in the military surplus store Dunn owns.

A $145 gift from the country’s oldest and largest study abroad organization could make a huge difference for 175 University of South Florida students.

The present - a free passport - is giving them the opportunity to travel, study or even take a job in a foreign country.

While Professor Yogi Goswami holds 22 U.S. patents, including many related to solar energy, it’s his creation of a device driven by the health of his children that he might end up as his most lasting legacy.

The University of South Florida has named the committee that will look for President Judy Genshaft's successor. 

When Phillip Furman received his masters degree in microbiology from the University of South Florida in 1972, he didn't realize he was starting on a path that would lead him to developing antiviral drugs that treat diseases like HIV and hepatitis B and C. 

He also didn't realize that path would eventually put him in the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame

WUSF’s University Beat has been doing something new this year – profiling entrepreneurs with ties to the University of South Florida.

That includes faculty, students and alumni who have started their own businesses, ranging from watermelon-flavored water and anti-nausea wristbands to apps and movie production companies.

From creating a new beverage to an app for finding study partners, entrepreneurs with ties to the University of South Florida are trying hard to turn their ideas into actual products.

This week on Florida Matters, we speak to some of the USF faculty, students and alumni who share some of the lessons they’ve learned along the way.

After 18 years in charge of the University of South Florida System, President Judy Genshaft announced her retirement Monday.

“It’s really important to see the university reach all these heights and to move forward,” she said at a news conference on the Tampa campus. 

Some 911 calls from cell phones are not getting through to Tampa Police and Fire Rescue dispatchers.

University of South Florida System President Judy Genshaft delivered her 18th "State of the University" address Wednesday, which included unveiling a new academic logo for the school.

Over the summer, Justice Powe was in her first semester at the University of South Florida when she went home to Riverview to celebrate her birthday and the Fourth of July holiday.

Hillsborough County is adding another location to its list of 20 Early Voting Sites for November's General Election -- and it's one that might make many Bulls happy. 

The University of South Florida is holding a series of town hall meetings to gather opinions about how to best consolidate the separate accreditations of its three campuses under one umbrella.

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