May 20, 2022

Feature

Filling the doctor gap will require a range of responses

While there's general acknowledgement that increasing the number of residencies in the state is key to addressing the shortage of physicians, the profession hasn't always been eager to expand the ranks of physicians. Read more »
Published on 4/7/2022

Florida Icon: Clarence Anthony

I experienced racism at every point in my life, whether it was personal or professional. There were things that occurred that were traumatic, that would hurt your feelings, that would motivate you, as well, and that's how I tend to use those moments — to motivate me. Read more »
Published on 4/5/2022

Retrospective

For the past four years, I’ve overseen the production of the Florida Trend 500, our annual list of the state’s most influential executives. I’m nearing retirement after 25 years at... Read more »
Published on 4/1/2022

Price Tags

In 1998, not too long after I became executive editor at FLORIDA TREND, I wrote a column, “The Price of Panthers,” in which I used the Florida panther as a surrogate for the challenges Florida faces in balancing competing societal goods — growth and development vs. maintaining aspects of the state's traditional character. Read more »
Published on 3/23/2022

New Florida charter school blends classic education with AI and VR

A new statewide charter school will meld classical education and the Great Books with artificial intelligence and virtual reality. Read more »
Published on 3/16/2022

Innovation Park of Tallahassee has named two winners of cash grants

Innovation Park of Tallahassee has named two winners of cash grants under its TechGrant Competition program. Manser Edbrooke Technology, which won first place and $15,000, develops prototypes that give customers the ability to explore and refine concepts for products and demonstrate features before paying to fully develop the product... Read more »
Published on 3/15/2022

Entrepreneurs use Virdee app to operate their Old Florida-style hotel like an Airbnb

INNOVATION Airbnb-Style Hotel Entrepreneurs Leila and Adam Bedoian have added a digital twist to their Old Florida-style hotel. Located on Anastasia Island near the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, The Local is... Read more »
Published on 3/15/2022

Aircraft maker Regent plans to start testing battery-powered “seaglider” aircraft between Tampa and St. Petersburg this year

Regent, a Boston-based aircraft maker, plans to start testing its “seaglider” this year... Read more »
Published on 3/14/2022

The pandemic has led to a re-evaluation of alternative forms of Florida education

The pandemic led many parents and students to re-evaluate their attitudes toward alternative forms of education, including online instruction. Read more »
Published on 3/14/2022

Cutting edge profiles of Florida architecture from around the state

Winter Park Library & Events Center / Winter Park Architect: HuntonBrady Architects; David Adjaye of Adjaye Associates (lead designer) Winter Park unveiled its $42-million library and event center complex in... Read more »
Published on 3/14/2022

The evolution of the Florida MBA experience: changing workforce and student needs

The MBA has evolved through the years to reflect changing workforce and student needs. Longtime professors share their experiences. Read more »
Published on 3/9/2022

Florida higher education news about university MBA programs

The Florida State University College of Business plans to offer an MBA specialization in health care administration as early as fall 2022... Read more »
Published on 3/9/2022

UF acquires Scripps campus, absorbs 500 researchers and staff

In 2003, the state under then Gov. Jeb Bush began a life-sciences recruitment spree by using $310 million in state money to lure California-based Scripps to open a Florida campus. Read more »
Published on 3/9/2022

Osceola County lands promising new business partner at high-tech hub NeoCity

After two false starts, Osceola County hopes the current semiconductor shortage will give legs to a high-tech chip-making project it has been pursuing for a decade. Read more »
Published on 3/9/2022

Venture Miami and FIU partner to aid minority-owned startups

To promote inclusion in Miami's technology industry, Miami Mayor Francis Suarez's Venture Miami organization is partnering with Florida International University to help female, minority-owned startups secure funding and grow. Read more »
Published on 3/8/2022

Florida Icon: Rita Case

Before Rick passed away, it was more like he was 70% charity and 30% of the business. I was more 70% running the business and 30% doing charity. Read more »
Published on 3/8/2022

Two UF graduates launch tech solutions that improve lives of people with disabilities

People with disabilities depend on assistive technology to do their jobs, get an education and enjoy a better quality of life. Yet, Patil says, “there has been a lack of innovation while the rest of the technology is making leaps. It is a huge waste of human potential and human resources when a large part of the community cannot contribute to society through jobs or education because of a lack of assistive technology.” Read more »
Published on 3/7/2022

Gateway: Deep Space Launch Complex debuts at the Kennedy Space Center this month

Gateway: The Deep Space Launch Complex, a 50,000-sq.-ft. attraction showcasing the future of space exploration, will debut at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex this month... Read more »
Published on 3/7/2022

Growth and Opportunity

As our staff returns to the office after having spent almost two years working remotely, I realize how grateful I am for their accomplishments during the extraordinary times we've gone through. Read more »
Published on 3/7/2022

Researchers at FSU and Florida A&M develop a better design for a low-gravity space simulator

Existing space flight simulators that use free-fall to generate near-zero gravity are restricted by size and typically have short low-gravity durations — from only several seconds to a few minutes — making them unsuitable for experiments that require long observation times... Read more »
Published on 2/23/2022

Baptist Heart Hospital plans to build a center for patients with abnormal heart rhythms

A Northeast Florida hospital plans a center for patients with abnormal heart rhythms. Read more »
Published on 2/21/2022

Limited inventory and soaring prices make owning beachfront property a tough sell for the working-class

What's true of real estate in general — limited inventory, soaring prices — is true of beachfront and then some... Read more »
Published on 2/21/2022

Florida Power & Light and GE Digital open Microgrid Control Laboratory at UCF

Florida Power & Light and GE Digital opened the Microgrid Control Laboratory at the University of Central Florida... Read more »
Published on 2/21/2022

CarLife connects car dealers with photographers

Even with a shortage of new and used vehicles, dealers still find it helpful in selling autos to get a magazine-quality photo or commercial video of the actual vehicle out on social media rather than stock images... Read more »
Published on 2/21/2022

St. Petersburg improves its housing stock by transforming vacant lots into affordable housing

By dealing aggressively with the owners of dilapidated homes and vacant lots, St. Petersburg has improved its housing stock — and is transforming some vacant lots into affordable housing in the process. Read more »
Published on 2/21/2022

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Boeing Starliner successfully launches for the International Space Station
Boeing Starliner successfully launches for the International Space Station

Boeing successfully launched its multi-billion dollar Starliner space capsule from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral Thursday evening.

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