January 29, 2015

Education

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

Who's Building

The State University System will spend nearly a billion dollars in the next three years on everything from waterworks to roadwork. Dorms, garages, students unions and stadiums are extra. Here are some projects. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

A Boost for Schools

Florida's Great Northwest has given $1 million in grants to schools. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Growing Tech

FAU has expanded its technology business incubator by 3,000 square feet, enough for six new high-tech and internet firms that will pay rent on a monthly basis. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Making the Grade

The best and brightest among Florida's undergraduates range from inventors to medical researchers to artists. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

UWF's Innovative Home

The University of West Florida will begin building a demonstration home showcasing energy-saving technology and hurricane-mitigation techniques. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

Trendsetters - May 2007

Arthur Keiser, Keiser University; Roger Casey, Rollins College; Emmons sisters, University of Miami Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

Starting Young

Students in Miami-Dade public schools are getting an early education in the economics of selling a product or service and putting together a business plan. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Golden Gaetz

Don Gaetz is something of a legend even before he takes charge of the Senate PreK-12 Education Committee or casts his first vote as a state senator. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

High-Water Mark

USF's Peter Betzer has used both academic and political acumen to build a powerhouse marine program -- and has capped his tenure with a big high-tech partnership with a Silicon Valley firm. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

UNF's $170-Million Plan

With enrollment growing by 500 to 1,000 students every year, the 16,000-student University of North Florida is embarking on a $170-million expansion. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2007

Charters' Place

Over the past eight years, groups across Florida have been starting charter schools at an average rate of about 40 a year. There are now about 370 charter schools in the state. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Classroom Aid

University of Miami lecturer Andrew Green is interested in how technology can make learning more interesting and effective. But he's been skeptical of how podcasting fits into the classroom. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

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