May 22, 2022

Education

The best climate change reporting drives solutions

Environmental journalist Cynthia Barnett was at the forefront of climate reporting and has seen the field grow exponentially in recent years. A critically acclaimed author and regular op-ed contributor, she... Read more »
Published on 5/3/2022

FAMU Provost Maurice Edington Elected to Serve as SUS CAVP Chair

Florida A&M University (FAMU) Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Maurice Edington, Ph.D., has been elected chair of the State University System (SUS) Council of Academic Vice Presidents (CAVP).... Read more »
Published on 4/22/2022

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

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

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

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

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

The Hsu Innovation Institute and NWF have opened an aviation training center at Bob Sikes Airport

The facility's campus, which includes a large hangar and access to an 8,000-foot runway, will offer students several career training... Read more »
Published on 11/30/2021

UNF creates department of physical therapy to help expand PT academic programs

Sherry Pinkstaff, who has been with the college since 2012, will lead the Brooks College of Health's Department of Physical Therapy. Read more »
Published on 11/30/2021

Time4Learning's online home-schooling platform grows to 175,000 students

Include Time4Learning among companies that seized the moment amid the pandemic's mask mandates, remote learning and workschool challenges. Read more »
Published on 11/30/2021

Florida Poly grows international opportunities with Fulbright Spain pact

Florida Polytechnic University has signed an agreement with the U.S.-Spain Fulbright Commission to expand educational opportunities for American and Spanish scholars. Read more »
Published on 11/22/2021

Americans Split on Denying Communion to Political Leaders

As President Joe Biden prepares to meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Friday amidst controversy regarding whether those who support ... Read more »
Published on 10/28/2021

Yamaha Marine execs believe a Pensacola technical college program can serve as a national model

The program, at George Stone Technical College in Pensacola, has an almost 100% graduation rate and job placement of students. Read more »
Published on 8/31/2021

Tampa entrepreneur Samyr Qureshi's tutoring business Knack is soaring

Samyr Qureshi says apps, online lessons, Zoom School, artificial intelligence and other tech only go so far in helping students learn. Read more »
Published on 8/31/2021

The pandemic accelerated a national trend toward more choice in education

Private schools began the last school year with a financial fright as enrollment fell in the pandemic. The scare didn't last... Read more »
Published on 7/30/2021

Miami-Dade's Alberto Carvalho built national reputation upending the school model

At the time the Miami-Dade school board promoted Alberto Carvalho to superintendent of the nation's fourth-largest school district... Read more »
Published on 7/30/2021

FIU aims to fill thousands of cyber-security vacancies through apprenticeship program

With a $2-million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, Florida International University has launched an apprenticeship program in cyber-security. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

UWF to lead coalition charged with filling critical shortage of cyber-security jobs

The U.S. National Security Agency awarded the University of West Florida a $6-million grant to lead 10 national institutions to develop strategies to address the critical national shortage of qualified cybersecurity professionals. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

Cyber-security job security for engineers in Florida

Florida Polytechnic University in Lakeland plans to offer the state's first bachelor's degree in cyber-security engineering starting this fall. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2021

Florida Poly again spurns national trends with new application surge

Defying national trends in higher education, Florida Polytechnic University is enjoying a significant increase in... Read more »
Published on 6/8/2021

Education and Career Accessibility – A Blend of Technology and Thoughtful Support

Technology is not about replacing the human experience. It is about making the human experience more accessible to all. Read more »
Published on 6/4/2021

FP&L expands its solar footprint in NW Florida

Matt Valle, vice president of development at FP&L, talks about details of the multi-phase project. Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

Higher Ed: Comings and Goings

New faces and incoming higher ed leaders; plus several presidents of state colleges and universities are retiring... Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

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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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