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November 30, 2015


2010 Economic Yearbook: Signs of Life

Florida's economy finally has a pulse again. Layoff notices are down; temp hiring is up. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2010

New Institute Jumps on Germs

In 2006, the Legislature appropriated $60 million to the University of Florida to bolster and centralize the state's research and response to emerging human, animal and plant pathogens. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2010

Ranking Literacy in Jacksonville

Jacksonville ranks among the least literate cities in the U.S. in an annual study conducted by Central Connecticut State University. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2010

Lessons from the Cross Florida Barge Canal Project

The story of the Cross Florida Barge Canal reveals as much about modern-day Florida as it does the state’s past -- particularly when it comes to competing visions of progress, growth, preservation, and the use of political power to achieve those goa Read more »
Published on 2/1/2010

Seeding Diversity in Law School Applicants

Bilzin Sumberg aims to spark an interest among minority students in pursuing a law career in south Florida. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2010

FSU's New Leader

Eric J. Barron is the 14th President of Florida State University Read more »
Published on 2/1/2010

UF Lands $72M Worth of Grants

Faculty in the University of Florida’s Health Science Center submitted some 400 grant applications for federal economic stimulus funds. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2010

New Citrus Hybrid

The University of Florida this winter released a mandarin orange hybrid, Sugar Belle, as its first commercial citrus variety. The Clementine-Minneola mix, in the works since 1985, has a rich taste and a strong aroma. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2010

Icon: Michael Gannon

UF distinguished professor emeritus of history; author, former priest; Gainesville; Born 1928 Read more »
Published on 1/1/2010

Eduardo Padr?n, Floridian of the Year

A relentless advocate for community colleges, the Miami Dade College president gained the ear of President Obama and helped change the way the United States views community colleges. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2010

Fla. Newsmakers of 2009

People who made an impact in business, economy, science, environment, government, education, sports, philanthropy, media and our fallen soldiers. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2010

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

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