May 23, 2015

Education

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

Multimedia: Florida Atlantic Football, the Next USF?

Florida Atlantic President Frank Brogan talks about the future of his school’s upstart football program and how success on the field can lead to better academics. But FAU must be careful, he warns. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

College Football Blitz

With six schools now fielding Division 1 Bowl Subdivision teams, Florida has become a major battleground in the college football arms race. But does it pay to play? Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

Stats: Cash Flow in College Football

The numbers behind Florida's public college football teams. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

College News Roundup

Published on 11/1/2007

Biometric Time Clock

BioTraits, a biometric technology company based at UCF’s Technology Incubator, has developed an I-Guard Finger Scanner system that prevents employees from punching the time clock for their friends. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

Fewer Kids in Schools

In February 2003, the Broward County Planning Services Division issued a report predicting that “significant growth of the school-aged population will continue through 2010.” Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

Icon: Gus Stavros

Businessman, philanthropist, Florida Board of Governors member, 82 Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

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