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September 26, 2016

Education

Jim Moran Institute launches operations in Jacksonville, establishing its programs on the First Coast

The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship is launching operations in Jacksonville, Fla., to cultivate, train and inspire entrepreneurs through world-class education, and help them overcome the increasingly complex challenges of owning and operating a small business. Read more »
Published on 9/21/2016

FAMU Board of Trustees names Larry Robinson Interim President

The Florida A&M University Board of Trustees today named distinguished professor and researcher Larry Robinson, Ph.D., interim president. Read more »
Published on 9/20/2016

Immigration reform key to education, workforce

It is trite but worth saying that education is key to our country's future and we must continue to equip the next generation with the knowledge and power to make our country even better than the generation before. Read more »
Published on 9/8/2016

ITT Educational Services, Inc. to cease operations at all ITT Technical Institutes following federal actions

"It is with profound regret that we must report that ITT Educational Services, Inc. will discontinue academic operations at all of its ITT Technical Institutes permanently after approximately 50 years of continuous service." Read more »
Published on 9/7/2016

Florida's life sciences industry is on the map

Created almost from scratch since 2003, Florida's life sciences industry is progressing — despite some high-profile failures. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2016

Gainesville has become a tech hub for engineering entrepreneurs

It's now cool to be an engineer. Better yet, an engineer in Gainesville that starts a cool company. Read more »
Published on 8/14/2016

Course correction: USF's medical simulation center switches strategies

USF's medical simulation center switches strategies. Read more »
Published on 7/27/2016

Florida Polytechnic University names Dr. Terry Parker as Provost

New appointment adds to academic and engineering leadership ranks Read more »
Published on 7/25/2016

UM study: Shoppers trust product packaging more than advertising

A marketing claim placed on a product package is more believable to shoppers than one made in an advertisement, says new research by the University of Miami School of Business Administration. Read more »
Published on 7/21/2016

Florida State receives $10 million for nuclear research center

Florida State University will receive $10 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to create a new Energy Frontier Research Center that will focus on accelerating scientific efforts needed to support nuclear waste cleanup. Read more »
Published on 7/19/2016

Florida schools improved their school grade during the 2015-2016 school year

Number of “F” schools cut in half since last year Read more »
Published on 7/8/2016

USF graduation and retention rates garner national recognition

The University of South Florida ranks as the nation's top performer in “Overall Student Success” among public research and doctoral universities in the 2016 Eduventures Student Success Ratings. Read more »
Published on 7/7/2016

UF's law school dean Laura Rosenbury

Last summer, Laura Rosenbury began a five-year contract at the University of Florida's Levin College of Law, becoming the first female permanent dean in the school's history. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2016

The numbers are in: UF is good for Florida

Private companies licensing technology from the University of Florida infused nearly $2.3 billion into the state of Florida economy last year and accounted for the employment of more than 10,600 people, according to a newly released study of UF's statewide economic impact. Read more »
Published on 6/23/2016

Florida Polytechnic University takes significant step toward accreditation

Florida Polytechnic University has been awarded “Candidacy for Accreditation” status by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), one of the nation's leading accrediting bodies. Read more »
Published on 6/21/2016

Lipman awards $20,000 in college scholarships to seniors in Collier County

America's largest field tomato grower has invested more than $200,000 into local community since 2012 Read more »
Published on 6/20/2016

StartUP FIU launches with 3 incubators and entrepreneurship accelerator program

StartUP FIU, an initiative aimed at supporting innovation among students, faculty, alumni and community members, encompasses three new incubators and an accelerator program that is accepting applications for the first cohort starting in September. Additionally, the initiative will leverage FIU's many existing entrepreneurship resources including the Small Business Development Center, Pino Entrepreneurship Center, AshokaU, Tech Station, and Miami Beach Urban Studios. Read more »
Published on 6/9/2016

Digital arts detente

As Orlando grows into a center for digital media and video-gaming, two big players are learning how to get along. Read more »
Published on 5/25/2016

Mega-donations

At least nine public and private universities in Florida have received what they call transformative donations since 2014. Read more »
Published on 5/25/2016

College for commandos

At the Joint Special Operations University in Tampa, the curriculum isn't a secret. But the identity of most of its students is classified. Read more »
Published on 5/25/2016

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