July 30, 2021

Education

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

Florida's sunshine laws complicate search for higher education leaders

The discussion over how much of the search for higher education leaders should take place behind closed doors continues. Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

The Chinese government calls paying U.S. researchers ‘talent recruitment' but is it intellectual espionage?

Several researchers in Florida have handed over work funded by American taxpayers. Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

Full Sail & Orlando Health collaborate on e-sports health research and care

Full Sail University opened the largest e-sports arena in the country, now a partnership with Orlando Health brings care to "the Fortress." Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

The Right Direction

Since this is our annual higher education issue, I thought it would be appropriate to share my recent experience with one of Florida's universities. Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

Case Files: Researchers arrested over ties to China

A look at NOAA scientist Chunzai Wang and others... Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

UF Health Cancer Center chosen PanCAN trial

Precision Promise is innovative in two ways, says Dr. Thomas George, director of the GI oncology... Read more »
Published on 3/1/2021

Learning and Earning

Fifteen years ago to the month in this space, I wrote about an apprenticeship program that ... Read more »
Published on 3/1/2021

The new faces of Florida's MBA professors bring eclectic mix of talent and knowledge

When David Major joined the faculty of the University of Miami in 2019... Read more »
Published on 3/1/2021

UF IFAS researchers develop citrus greening-resistant tree

Greening, a disease transmitted by an insect, compromises a tree's root system and ultimately affects the fruit. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2021

Online test proctor Honorlock is one of Florida's fastest-growing companies

The pandemic-fueled shift to online college learning proved a boon to an online test proctor founded by two FAU graduates. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2021

“Faces of FSCJ” video project highlights diversity, equity and inclusion efforts

Florida State College at Jacksonville's Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion has launched a video project featuring the stories of faculty, staff and students. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2020

Florida Poly launches state's first undergraduate health engineering program

Students with a love of STEM and an interest in health care can prepare for a career that prioritizes both with Florida Polytechnic University's new Health Systems Engineering program Read more »
Published on 12/1/2020

Segregation in Florida schools in 2020

Florida's schools have grown much more segregated by both race and economic class. Read more »
Published on 9/25/2020

Diversity and Florida's executive MBA students

This year's cohort of students highlights the diversity at EMBA programs at Florida universities. Read more »
Published on 7/27/2020

Florida Realtors Education Foundation Awards $185,600 in Scholarships

Along with the COVID-19 pandemic, college costs are top-of-mind: There's help from Florida Realtors® Education Foundation Inc. Read more »
Published on 6/12/2020

USF's med school vital piece of Jeff Vinik's remake of downtown Tampa

Orlando isn't the only Florida city banking on a university campus to stimulate its downtown. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2020

UCF's new president Alexander Cartwright

A native of the Bahamas, Alexander Cartwright was the first in his family to go to college. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2020

UCF/Valencia's downtown campus: Universities as community economic engines

Orlando's new UCF/Valencia downtown campus is at the leading edge of a trend that's seen universities position themselves as economic engines for their communities. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2020

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You never know what you'll find on new St. Pete Discovery Center Eco-Vessel tour
You never know what you'll find on new St. Pete Discovery Center Eco-Vessel tour

The Tampa Bay Watch Discovery Center is hoping to better protect the environment by educating visitors on this new tour around the pier in which marine biologists will be bringing aquatic life onto the boat.
 

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