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June 24, 2016

Education

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

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

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