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Education

It's Rough and Tumble at FHSAA

The new head of the powerful organization that regulates high school sports stepped into the job amid controversy and hasn't been afraid of it since. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2009

Workforce Diversity Amid Adversity

The economy can pose challenges to firms' commitment to diversity. Here's how some are responding. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2009

New Shands Hospital, a 'Healing Environment'

Walking through the University of Florida’s new Shands Cancer Hospital feels a bit like perusing a Florida art gallery. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2009

Kaplan's Enrollment Leap

In tough economic times, workers return to school to buff up their credentials. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2009

A Fight Over College Names

Since 2001, 10 of Florida’s community colleges have changed their names after the state gave them the right to offer four-year degrees. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2009

Higher Education, Autism Research

Quick to laugh, Peggy Pericak-Vance, 58, chuckles about her '140-hour' workweek while doing a phone interview on her 'semi-day off' and cooking dinner. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2009

Video: The Making of Orlando's Medical City

Watch a video -- produced by WFTV and presented by UCFTV -- about Orlando's budding Medical City. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2009

FAMU Law Gains Credibility

LeRoy Pernell's overhaul of the once-troubled law school leads to full accreditation. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2009

UCF's Incubator Attracting More Attention

With seven offices and 30 graduates, its greatest contribution, says the program’s executive director, Tom O’Neal, is the 1,600 jobs its client companies have created — and a
'business ecosystem' in place to continue creating more. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2009

United for Success in Florida

Education, workforce and economic development agencies combine forces in Florida to grow a ready supply of talent. Read more »
Published on 9/24/2009

Walton County Conservation Center Opens

The opening this month of the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center — a $12-million, 10-acre, Walton County conservation campus. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2009

First Woman Dean of UF Engineering School Promises Changes

This summer, the University of Florida named Cammy Abernathy dean of the College of Engineering. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2009

Learning Experiment

A new east Orange County school has children with and without disabilities learning side by side — with the ultimate goal, its founders say, of becoming an international model for creating change in workplace attitudes. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2009

If Frank Lloyd Wright Built Your Dorm Room ...

The new triangular staircase echos other features by Frank Lloyd Wright at Florida Southern College. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2009

World's Largest Junior Financial Achievement Center Opens

This month, buses will arrive in Coconut Creek at the world’s largest Junior Achievement “world” center to deposit the first of an estimated 50,000 students who will visit annually for an education in hands-on financial decision-making. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2009

Training: Teach Your Employees Well

The best companies don't cut back on training when times are tough. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2009

South Fla. EDC Aids Startups

Entrepreneur Navroze Mehta launched Dermdex/Skinstore, a technology platform company for the skin-care profession, in Boca Raton. He grew it with the help of the Enterprise Development Corp. of South Florida. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2009

Fla. Private Schools Take a Hit

... as enrollment drops. Also see data on Florida school districts. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2009

Florida Trend Reporter vs. Lance Armstrong

Audio slideshow: A Trend reporter tests her physical limits at the National Training Center's Human Performance Lab in Clermont. Find out how this 37-year-old desk jockey fared in an endurance test that pushes an individual to the point of exhaustion. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2009

Clermont Is on the Fast Track

Tiny Clermont -- pop. 23,000 -- has made itself the epicenter of the state's sports tourism industry. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2009

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