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September 25, 2017

Education

UF Health Jacksonville names new Chief Executive Officer

Leon L. Haley Jr., M.D., MHSA, C.P.E., FACEP, has been named chief executive officer of UF Health Jacksonville following a vote of the organization's board of directors today (Monday, Sept. 25). The appointment comes less than a year after Haley was named dean of the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville, a position he will continue to hold. Read more »
Published on 9/25/2017

Nova Southeastern University Receives $200 Million Commitment from Patel Family Foundation

$50 Million Gift plus $150 Million Investment Will Significantly Expand NSU's Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Care Sciences; Advance Health Care in Florida and Beyond Read more »
Published on 9/25/2017

Regional Education Trends

More news about education in Florida for the regions of South Florida (Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beaches), West Florida (Tampa, St. Petersburg, Sarasota, Naples, Fort Myers), Central Florida (Orlando, Treasure Coast, Gainesville and Brevard County), and North Florda (Jacksonville, Tallahassee, Panama City and Pensacola), Read more »
Published on 9/21/2017

Senator Galvano files legislation to expand Bright Futures scholarhips

On Wednesday, Senator Bill Galvano (R-Bradenton) filed Senate Bill 4, the Florida Excellence in Higher Education Act of 2018. Read more »
Published on 8/31/2017

'Step Up For Students' Announces Record-Setting Support for Children

$61.2 million has been committed to the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship program, from Florida insurance companies. Read more »
Published on 8/30/2017

Florida College System

Ranked by fall 2016 enrollment. Read more »
Published on 8/29/2017

On a mission to get more women into engineering programs

As a recent mechanical engineering graduate at the University of Florida, Erin Winick would like to see more women join her in the maledominated profession. Read more »
Published on 8/23/2017

ICUF Institutions Announce Expansion of Online Degree Programs

Florida Independent Colleges Adding Additional Resources to Meet the Growing Demand for Increased Access to Higher Education Read more »
Published on 8/16/2017

UF Denies Request For Speaking Event

From the Office of the President at the University of Florida Read more »
Published on 8/16/2017

Sunken Treasures: Artificial reefs boost economy and environment

Lending expertise to artificial reefs, Florida Sea Grant boosts the economy and environment Read more »
Published on 7/25/2017

Marine scientists and astronauts join forces to create world's deepest coral nursery

The world's coral reefs are threatened by fishing, pollution, global warming and even sunscreen. Because these disturbances affect shallow reefs more than deep reefs, FIU marine scientist Mauricio Rodriguez-Lanetty is studying whether corals in deep waters can be used to repopulate imperiled reefs in shallow waters. He and the members of his lab have partnered with the Coral Restoration Foundation to create the nurseries. Read more »
Published on 7/18/2017

UF Water Institute gets $5 million grant to aid region's agriculture, environment

The University of Florida Water Institute has received a $5 million, five- year grant to promote water security for the region's farmers, foresters and the environment. Read more »
Published on 7/5/2017

University of Miami's 'Florida 50' stock index significantly outperformed broader market in second quarter of 2017

The University of Miami's Florida 50 Index, the bellwether on the state economy owned by the School of Business, gained 7.2% in the second quarter of 2017, outperforming both the S&P 500 and S&P 1500 by more than double. Read more »
Published on 7/5/2017

Chemical sampling technology: an industry game-changer

A new method developed at FIU makes toxicological, biological and environmental sampling and testing cheaper, faster, and more sensitive. The new technology, which has been independently validated, promises to disrupt a multi-billion-dollar industry. Read more »
Published on 6/30/2017

New School Grades Demonstrate Florida's Focus on Education is Paying Off for Students

The Florida Department of Education released school grades for the 2016-17 school year and applauded Florida's students and educators for contributing to significant improvement over last year. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2017

Leveraging research: David Day retires as UF's tech transfer expert

The University of Florida has reaped more than $250 million in royalties over the last four decades from the sale of Gatorade, famously created by UF professor Robert Cade. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2017

Florida graduates fare well in employment, wages

Florida graduates are highly likely to find jobs, with 92 percent of those in the Board of Governors' latest study employed within one year of completing their bachelor's degrees. One out of four graduates who worked also continued their education at the same time. Additionally, the overall median wage for recent graduates is up $2,800, from $36,300 to $39,100 between 2014 and 2015. Read more »
Published on 6/22/2017

UF to hire 500 faculty in major new initiative

The University of Florida will hire 500 new faculty to further enhance teaching and research... Read more »
Published on 6/9/2017

Reaching New Heights: USF is 5th Leading Public University in U.S. Patents Ranking

USF is first in Florida and 11th worldwide among universities generating new inventions Read more »
Published on 6/8/2017

University of Florida research spending at record $791 million in 2016

Spending for research at the University of Florida, a key indicator of how healthy an institution's research enterprise is, reached a record high of $791.3 million in 2016, according to a new report to the National Science Foundation. Read more »
Published on 6/7/2017

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