October 4, 2022

Education

Kirkland Ranch Academy of Innovation opens in Pasco County

Built on what used to be a Pasco County cow pasture, the $70-million Kirkland Ranch Academy of Innovation opened this school year, ushering in a new era of what used to be called a technical high school. Kirkland's curriculum still features all the traditional trades, such as automotive maintenance and welding, but it also includes classes in cybersecurity, computer science, biomedical sciences, digital media, engineering and robotics. Read more »
Published on 9/30/2022

Gannon Dedicates New Floor of Academic Building at Ruskin Campus

Gannon University has formally dedicated the third floor of its academic building on its Ruskin campus. Read more »
Published on 9/9/2022

Florida universities, students at forefront of new era of space exploration

As NASA pursues its next moonshot, the agency is also partnering with academia to help address technology gaps. Read more »
Published on 8/24/2022

Smartphones push consumers to prefer unique, tailored products

Personalized wine lists. Tailored clothing options. Unique experiences just for you. Read more »
Published on 8/24/2022

UF researchers develop tool to predict complications during surgery

Every year, approximately 15 million Americans undergo some sort of surgery, and nearly one-third develop a complication. Each adverse event can add up to $11,000 in health care costs and exact a physical and emotional toll on the patient. But a promising AI tool being developed by researchers at the University of Florida could help doctors better forecast how patients will do before they even go under the knife. Read more »
Published on 8/23/2022

How Florida researchers are using UF's supercomputer

High-impact research is in full swing on UF's HiPerGator ?— one of the smartest machines in the world... Read more »
Published on 7/25/2022

Student athletes across Florida are cashing in

From football players to gymnasts, athletes across Florida are cashing in. Read more »
Published on 6/30/2022

Florida's outgoing higher education leaders

Who’s Leaving Kent Fuchs / UF The University of Florida recently set up a 15-member search committee to find a replacement for Kent Fuchs, who announced in January that this... Read more »
Published on 6/23/2022

Incoming presidents at Florida's institutions of higher learning

New Hires Rhea Law / USF When Will Weatherford, chair of USF’s board of trustees, asked Tampa Bay attorney Rhea Law to take the reins of USF as interim president... Read more »
Published on 6/23/2022

Businesses hope to score with college endorsements

A slew of businesses hopes to score with college endorsements. Read more »
Published on 6/16/2022

How a college injury put Brian Lamb on path to the Board of Governors

“How do you respond to that level of adversity that you haven't seen before? That really was a defining moment for me.” Read more »
Published on 6/15/2022

Florida University presidents are staying half as long as they used to

At Florida's public institutions, retirements, stress and the occasional controversy have contributed to the churn. Read more »
Published on 6/9/2022

College athletes are finding the road to early riches is not what it seems

Now free to sign endorsement deals, college athletes are finding the road to early riches is not what it seems. Read more »
Published on 6/8/2022

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

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