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July 29, 2016

Education

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

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

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