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February 9, 2016

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Nova Southeastern University undertakes largest fundraising campaign in its history

The initiative, named "Realizing Potential," has set a goal of raising half a billion dollars by 2020 through philanthropy and research funding. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2016

Florida Southern College: A campus done Wright

Ludd M. Spivey was convinced that prospective students would take notice and enroll if he could expand Florida Southern's Lakeland campus and fill it with dynamic, spectacular new buildings. So he sent a telegram to Frank Lloyd Wright, then the nation's most acclaimed architect, and offered him the job. Spivey was right. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2016

Florida graduation rates continue to soar

2015 data increase represents statewide 12-year high Read more »
Published on 1/5/2016

Florida Poly launches STEMStudy.com website & app for high school students

Florida Polytechnic University has launched STEMStudy.com, a new website designed to help high school students interested in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) degrees as they begin researching and applying for college. Read more »
Published on 12/17/2015

UF among nation's leaders in startups, licensing and life-sciences tech transfer

According to statistics recently released by the Association of University Technology Managers, 16 startups put UF eighth in the nation among leaders in life-science technology transfer, ranked among public and private institutions as well as systems such as the University of California and the University of Texas. Read more »
Published on 11/30/2015

UF's HiPerGator 2.0 among the world's most powerful supercomputers

The University of Florida is the home of the most powerful supercomputer in the state, the most powerful university supercomputer in the Southern U.S. and the third-fastest university supercomputer in the country, according to the latest world rankings. Read more »
Published on 11/17/2015

Stemming Florida's physician shortage

Attracting younger physicians to Florida could help close health care access gaps and improve the state economy, according to a report from taxpayer watchdog Florida TaxWatch. The report calls for increasing the number of Graduate Medical Education programs, more commonly known as medical residencies, to attract additional doctors. Read more »
Published on 10/29/2015

A grow-slower plan at FGCU

FGCU becomes more selective. Read more »
Published on 10/28/2015

FIU to examine substance use in youths as part of national landmark study on brain development

The National Institutes of Health has awarded FIU $12.7 million as part of a multi-year national landmark study on substance use and adolescent brain development. The award, for the first five-year cycle of the research study, is the single largest NIH award ever received by FIU faculty. Read more »
Published on 9/29/2015

Court-Ordered Protection

The direct-support organization that runs the University of Central Florida's athletics department is entitled to the same sovereign immunity protections as the university itself... Read more »
Published on 8/26/2015

Florida Polytechnic University kicks off #STEMTalks

Online Google+ Hangout series will discuss high-tech topics and answer questions live Read more »
Published on 8/13/2015

UCF Business Incubation Program Receives International Designation

UCF's Program Becomes First & Only Incubator in Florida to Hold the Distinction Read more »
Published on 5/27/2015

Eyes on the prize: New leaders at Florida universities

Across Florida, five public universities and a handful of state colleges — along with a number of private schools — installed new presidents over the past year or two. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2015

Downtown U: USF a key player driving redevelopment in Tampa

University of South Florida President Judy Genshaft has aggressively capitalized on the school's economic heft, turning USF into an economic development engine in Tampa Bay. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2015

Downtown U: UCF as a deal maker

Under John Hitt, the University of Central Florida has aggressively capitalized on the school's economic heft, turning UCF into an economic development engine in Orlando and Central Florida. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2015

University of Miami surpasses $1.6 billion Momentum2 Campaign goal with $55 million 'breakthrough' gift

President Shalala recognized for completing two major fundraising campaigns totaling more than $3 billion Read more »
Published on 5/19/2015

UF names Levin College of Law dean

Laura Ann Rosenbury is the new dean of the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2015

U.S. investors less attracted to mutual funds managed by people with foreign-sounding names

A new study from the University of Miami School of Business Administration looks at the effects of discrimination on economic choices. Despite growing public awareness, discrimination influences decision-making in many areas, including legal matters and consumer choices. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2015

University of Miami names Harvard Dean Dr. Julio Frenk as Its sixth President

The University of Miami announced that Dr. Julio Frenk, current Dean of Faculty at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Mexico's former Minister of Health, will be the University's next president. Read more »
Published on 4/13/2015

2015 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence awarded to Florida's Santa Fe College

The Aspen Institute has announced that Santa Fe College (SFC) in Gainesville, Florida is the winner of the 2015 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation's preeminent recognition of high achievement and performance in America's community colleges. Read more »
Published on 3/31/2015

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