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October 21, 2017

Education

Regional Education Trends

More news about education in Florida for the regions of South Florida (Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beaches), West Florida (Tampa, St. Petersburg, Sarasota, Naples, Fort Myers), Central Florida (Orlando, Treasure Coast, Gainesville and Brevard County), and North Florda (Jacksonville, Tallahassee, Panama City and Pensacola), Read more »
Published on 10/19/2017

UF College of Veterinary Medicine Clinical Skills Lab wins statewide building group award

The UF College of Veterinary Medicine's Clinical Skills Laboratory building addition received the top overall state award in the education category of the Florida Chapter of the Design-Build Institute's annual awards competition. Read more »
Published on 10/16/2017

UF announces largest fundraising campaign in university history

Go Greater positions UF to be a leader in addressing 21st century challenges Read more »
Published on 10/16/2017

NSU's New M.D. College Receives Preliminary Accreditation; First Class to Start in 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – The Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Allopathic Medicine has received preliminary accreditation - a major milestone that allows the new medical school to accept an inaugural class of 50 students into its innovative and coveted Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) program, which will matriculate in August 2018. Read more »
Published on 10/11/2017

The Aspen Institute Names Top 150 U.S. Community Colleges Eligible For 2019 Aspen Prize

$1 Million Prize Recognizes Excellence in Community College Student Success Outcomes Read more »
Published on 10/11/2017

Fuchs urges students to ‘stay away' from Richard Spencer

Local and university police are spending $500,000 on security for the event Read more »
Published on 10/11/2017

Florida Tech Receives $246M Siemens Technology Grant

Product Lifecycle Management software crucial for developing an advanced manufacturing workforce Read more »
Published on 10/6/2017

Florida Virtual School to Accept 20,000 Displaced Puerto Rican Students

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida Virtual School (FLVS) will accept 20,000 Puerto Rican students who were impacted by Hurricane Maria to ensure they are able to continue their education. Whether students are still in Puerto Rico or in Florida, they can take advantage of this program. Read more »
Published on 10/5/2017

Florida Is 2017's 5th Worst State for Teachers – WalletHub Study

With World Teachers' Day around the corner and a number of states, such as Kentucky, Michigan and Minnesota, currently facing pension crises that adversely affect their educators, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2017's Best & Worst States for Teachers. Read more »
Published on 9/27/2017

UF Health Jacksonville names new Chief Executive Officer

Leon L. Haley Jr., M.D., MHSA, C.P.E., FACEP, has been named chief executive officer of UF Health Jacksonville following a vote of the organization's board of directors today (Monday, Sept. 25). The appointment comes less than a year after Haley was named dean of the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville, a position he will continue to hold. Read more »
Published on 9/25/2017

Nova Southeastern University Receives $200 Million Commitment from Patel Family Foundation

$50 Million Gift plus $150 Million Investment Will Significantly Expand NSU's Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Care Sciences; Advance Health Care in Florida and Beyond Read more »
Published on 9/25/2017

Senator Galvano files legislation to expand Bright Futures scholarhips

On Wednesday, Senator Bill Galvano (R-Bradenton) filed Senate Bill 4, the Florida Excellence in Higher Education Act of 2018. Read more »
Published on 8/31/2017

'Step Up For Students' Announces Record-Setting Support for Children

$61.2 million has been committed to the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship program, from Florida insurance companies. Read more »
Published on 8/30/2017

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Published on 8/29/2017

On a mission to get more women into engineering programs

As a recent mechanical engineering graduate at the University of Florida, Erin Winick would like to see more women join her in the maledominated profession. Read more »
Published on 8/23/2017

ICUF Institutions Announce Expansion of Online Degree Programs

Florida Independent Colleges Adding Additional Resources to Meet the Growing Demand for Increased Access to Higher Education Read more »
Published on 8/16/2017

UF Denies Request For Speaking Event

From the Office of the President at the University of Florida Read more »
Published on 8/16/2017

Sunken Treasures: Artificial reefs boost economy and environment

Lending expertise to artificial reefs, Florida Sea Grant boosts the economy and environment Read more »
Published on 7/25/2017

Marine scientists and astronauts join forces to create world's deepest coral nursery

The world's coral reefs are threatened by fishing, pollution, global warming and even sunscreen. Because these disturbances affect shallow reefs more than deep reefs, FIU marine scientist Mauricio Rodriguez-Lanetty is studying whether corals in deep waters can be used to repopulate imperiled reefs in shallow waters. He and the members of his lab have partnered with the Coral Restoration Foundation to create the nurseries. Read more »
Published on 7/18/2017

UF Water Institute gets $5 million grant to aid region's agriculture, environment

The University of Florida Water Institute has received a $5 million, five- year grant to promote water security for the region's farmers, foresters and the environment. Read more »
Published on 7/5/2017

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