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May 27, 2016

Education

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

Full Sail: 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

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

One-teacher school in Florida faces extinction -- again

Donna King reached into a filing cabinet and pulled out a yellowed newspaper from 1972. She pointed to an article bemoaning the likelihood that Duette Elementary School – Florida's last operating one-teacher schoolhouse – was almost certainly about to close. Read more »
Published on 4/27/2016

NSU Names Kyle Fisher Vice President for Public Relations and Marketing Communications

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President Dr. George Hanbury announced the appointment of Kyle Fisher, B.A. to vice president for public relations and marketing communications, effective July 11. Read more »
Published on 4/25/2016

UF Online Learning Institute expands into new research lab

The University of Florida community got its first glimpse earlier this month of a new 1,600-square-foot research space where faculty and students will study how to use technology to create effective and engaging online learning experiences. Read more »
Published on 4/15/2016

Which party wins White House could impact stock market returns

FAU finance professor says stock market returns can be impacted by which party wins White House and Congress. Read more »
Published on 4/14/2016

UCF scientist part of $317M initiative to revolutionize textiles

A University of Central Florida scientist is playing a critical role in shaping a $317 million U.S. Department of Defense program that could expand the function of clothing to include... Read more »
Published on 4/8/2016

Study: More financial literacy instruction needed in Florida schools

PwC report: Bridging the Financial Literacy Gap in Florida: Empowering teachers to support the next generation Read more »
Published on 4/4/2016

UF ranks 2nd on Forbes 2016 list of Best Value Public Schools, 3rd overall

The University of Florida is ranked No. 2 on Forbes' 2016 list of Best Value Public Colleges and No. 3 on the magazine's overall list of best value schools nationwide. Read more »
Published on 3/31/2016

Three new members named to UF Board of Trustees

Gov. Rick Scott has appointed former Board of Governors Chairman Morteza “Mori” Hosseini to the University of Florida Board of Trustees. Read more »
Published on 3/31/2016

Saving hotspots of environmental diversity from destruction

The North American Coastal Plain, stretching from the Florida Keys north to Massachusetts, was recently declared a global diversity hotspot — one of the richest and most threatened reservoirs of plant and animal life on Earth.? Mike Maunder, associate dean of research engagement in the College of Arts, Sciences & Education, offers perspective on the designation. Read more »
Published on 3/22/2016

Florida Poly Students host second annual Pi Run to support student scholarships

Florida Polytechnic University students organized and hosted the second annual Florida Poly Pi Run, which featured a scenic 3.14-mile course around the campus and award-winning Innovation, Science and Technology Building. Read more »
Published on 3/14/2016

Interview with George Hanbury of NSU

George Hanbury, president & CEO of Nova Southeastern University, talks about what sets NSU apart, details the university's future enrollment plans and discusses the feature benefit of the school's "dual admission" program. Read more »
Published on 3/10/2016

Agriculture and Education

Industry interviews, charts, profiles and a by-the-numbers sector overview. Read more »
Published on 2/26/2016

A spotlight on MBA programs in Florida

Across Florida, universities are rolling out a variety of MBA programs to attract working professionals who see the value in the degree. Read more »
Published on 2/26/2016

UF to hop into hops varieties for microbreweries

Scientists with UF's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences will work with a $158,000 grant from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumers Services to develop a viable hops crop. Read more »
Published on 2/23/2016

Student-run hackathon to inspire entrepreneurship, innovation

During the first weekend in March, 250 college students will hack day and night to make a new piece of technology that can help make the world a better place, or at least more entertaining. Read more »
Published on 2/23/2016

Gravitational waves detected 100 years after Einstein's prediction

University of Florida scientists' role essential to LIGO discovery that opens new window on the universe with observation of gravitational waves from colliding black holes. The taxpayer-funded National Science Foundation support for the Florida LIGO group began in 1997 and has continued since then. The NSF has supported both instrument science and data analysis research. Read more »
Published on 2/11/2016

Brian and Kathryn Ballard donate building to house entrepreneurship school at FSU

Brian Ballard, CEO of Ballard Partners, and Kathryn Ballard, a Florida State University alumna and member of the FSU Board of Trustees, are giving the university a building valued at $1.1 million in downtown Tallahassee that will serve as the home of the Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship and the Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship and will be the physical centerpiece of Florida State's “entrepreneurial university” initiative. Read more »
Published on 2/10/2016

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