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College Program Aids Low-Income Students

Jacksonville Commitment guarantees the full cost of college to any low-income public high school graduate in Duval County who meets admissions standards. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2008

UCF Sheds Light on Cell Phones

UCF professors designed LED display screens that can be viewed in direct sunlight. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2008

Cocaine Is Back, Killing More Than Ever

The signs: Increased business at rehab centers. Those "Ski"-related personal ads. A big spike in death rates. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2008

When Occasional Cocaine Use Becomes Serious

Read about one man's struggles with cocaine addiction. Millions of other Americans are at risk of falling into the same vicious cycle. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2008

University Spin Game

Success is rare and slow for spinoff companies, but the potential rewards -- visibility and income -- keep schools playing. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

UF: License to Shill

The University of Florida’s Gator Nation license plate in 2007 became Florida’s first specialty license plate to sell more than 100,000 in a single year. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

Teens Flying Planes, Not as Scary as You Might Think

Teacher Paul Hershorin leads a new aviation careers program at Boynton Beach High School, part of Palm Beach County Schools’ career academies program. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

Football's Old College Try

A startup professional league hopes to capitalize on Florida's passion for college football. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

FIU's New Med School Partners with Medical Centers

Under one agreement, Miami Beach-based Mount Sinai Medical Center will provide training for FIU medical students. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

Teaching Culinary Arts to Homeless

For more than 100 years, the Clara White Mission in downtown Jacksonville has helped the hungry and the homeless, earning a reputation for transitional programs that enable people to become self-sufficient again. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2008

Icon: James Robert Cade

Physician, Gatorade Inventor. Cade died Nov. 27 at age 80. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2008

Trendsetters: Universities

Arthur F. Kirk Jr., Saint Leo University; Thomas Unnasch, USF; Diane Whitehead, Nova Southeastern Read more »
Published on 1/1/2008

Someday, Soon?

In 1958, the state’s universities didn’t even charge tuition, only a $75-per-semester "student fee." Read more »
Published on 12/1/2007

Aboard the LambdaRail

Florida universities strengthen internet bandwidth. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2007

School Superintendent Criticized for People Skills

The Duval County School Board is searching for a new superintendent after firing Joseph Wise. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2007

Grant Targets Juvenile Diabetes

Jeffrey P. Krischer, a professor of pediatrics at the University of South Florida, received $169 million from the National Institutes of Health to coordinate a 10-year international study of juvenile diabetes. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2007

Tech Solutions

Florida International University plans to create a high-tech laboratory that uses technology to solve social problems with a $2.3-million grant it won from the National Science Foundation’s Partnership for International Research and Education progra Read more »
Published on 12/1/2007

Education: Costly Toll

Only 60% of Florida students graduate high school on time. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2007

A Soda Crack-Down at School

A state lawmaker wants to ban beverages with high-fructose corn syrup from public schools. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2007

Contracts of Florida Football Coaches

Head coaches not only work year-round recruiting players but also are celebrities that make money from TV rights. They also make more than their bosses who are university presidents. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

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