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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

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

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