September 1, 2014

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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

Tour: Wright's Work at Florida Southern College

Lakeland's Florida Southern College maintains the largest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings in the world. Tour the campus. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Workforce Readiness

Florida's educational system is committed to growing a prepared workforce at every level. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Wright's Stuff

Anne Kerr is trying to restore the biggest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings in the world -- keeping them as working parts of a college and not museum pieces. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

On Display in China

Three FSU artists mounted solo displays of black-and-white photography, surrealistic oils and ceramics in China this summer, becoming the first Americans to exhibit at Ningbo Museum of Art, one of China’s largest provincial museums. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Filling a Nursing Need

Florida, and only the sixth in the nation, to offer a master’s degree in family nurse practitioning with a subspecialty in emergency nurse practitioning. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Stats: University Investment Boost

Public and private investment in research at Florida’s major universities totaled more than $1.6 billion in 2006, according to a survey by the technology transfer directors of 13 Florida research... Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

Stats: Ave Maria - the University

Numbers behind the new Catholic university outside of Naples. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

Leap of Faith

Dominoes founder Tom Monaghan expected things to go smoothly when he began moving his Roman Catholic college from Michigan to Southwest Florida. But ... Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

Ave Maria Town Tour

Residents have moved in. Students have started class. It’s the beginning for Ave Maria, the new Collier County town and Catholic university. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

An Opening

Discussion of how to improve Florida’s higher-ed system plays out between two poles. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2007

Overrun

It’s a good thing the Gators are national football champs this year; otherwise,
it might be harder to raise money for
Ben Hill Griffin Stadium renovations now that the price tag has doubled to $28 million. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2007

Aiming High

14 young Floridians who are already experienced businesspeople. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

Med School Startups

UCF’s Dr. Deborah German and FIU’s Dr. John Rock will be only the third and fourth people in the nation to build a med school from scratch in nearly 30 years. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

The Weight of Expectation

UCF’s Dr. Deborah German and FIU’s Dr. John Rock will be only the third and fourth people in the nation to build a med school from scratch in nearly 30 years. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

More Florida University Building Projects, Renderings

The State University System will spend nearly a billion dollars in the next three years on construction. Get details and see project renderings here. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Campus Crusade

Florida's cramped universities need $3.4 billion for construction projects to meet student demands by 2012. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

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