June 30, 2022

Education

USF's new president Steve Currall

In 1997, Steven Currall read a Fortune magazine article about the role that Stanford University played in creating Silicon Valley. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2020

Epic Games awards UCF professor grant to enhance AR & VR tech

The company responsible for the online video game hit Fortnite has awarded a UCF assistant professor a grant to develop an immersive technology to take virtual experiences to new levels of reality. Read more »
Published on 5/11/2020

University of West Florida wins $400K National Eye Institute grant

Biology professor Scott Taylor has won a grant to study how zebrafish regenerate preceptor cells in their eyes after they've been damaged. Read more »
Published on 3/25/2020

Florida's business school deans talk about their MBA programs

Florida's business school deans talk about how they keep their MBA programs relevant. John Kraft is the dean of Florida business school deans. Read more »
Published on 2/26/2020

Online platform Genius Plaza helps Florida students teach each other

Entrepreneur Ana Roca Castro founded online platform Genius Plaza... Read more »
Published on 1/27/2020

Moffitt Cancer Center doctor asks Ringling students to use VR to aid patients

Dr. Sarah Hoffe, who heads Moffitt Cancer Center's gastrointestinal radiation oncology section, is well schooled in treating cancer... Read more »
Published on 1/27/2020

Nanotechnology for disease diagnosis and treatment earns Florida Poly professor international award

Florida Polytechnic University professor Dr. Ajeet Kaushik is determined to make detecting and treating diseases easy, accessible, and precise through the use of nanomaterials for biosensing and medicine. Read more »
Published on 11/15/2019

Daytona State College Announces New Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

Program is scheduled to begin in fall 2020 Read more »
Published on 11/15/2019

JPMorgan Chase invests $250,000 in Palm Beach State College

Palm Beach State College has received a $250,000 investment from JPMorgan Chase to widen the reach of its Supply Chain programs and create a larger pipeline of skilled workers for Palm Beach County's growing distribution and logistics industry. Read more »
Published on 11/14/2019

FGCU named best school in Florida for undergraduate entrepreneurship

Florida Gulf Coast University is the top college or university in Florida for undergraduate entrepreneurship studies, according to The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. Read more »
Published on 11/13/2019

Teaching for a Global Reach

When U.S. News & World Report released its 2020 Best Colleges ranking, at least two South Florida schools earned kudos for their international programs. Read more »
Published on 11/7/2019

UNF has partnered with Fullstack Academy to launch coding program

Among the job openings in Jacksonville today are 950 that require the ability to write computer code... Read more »
Published on 10/25/2019

University of Miami College of Engineering researchers develop new, non-corrosive saltwater concrete

By using seawater and aggregates that contain salt ... UM College of Engineering researchers have developed a new type of concrete. Read more »
Published on 10/25/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces All 28 Florida Colleges Support the Last Mile College Completion Program

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis, the Florida Department of Education and the Florida College System announced that all 28 Florida Colleges support the Last Mile College Completion Program and... Read more »
Published on 10/16/2019

VerdeGo Aero and SeaMax to Join Embry-Riddle's Applied Aviation and Engineering Research Hangar

Innovative Firms to Bring More Jobs to Volusia County Read more »
Published on 6/28/2019

Teaching in Florida vs. around the world

See how Florida's teachers' work lives compare with those in other countries. Read more »
Published on 5/28/2019

Perspectives: What Florida teachers have learned teaching abroad

Many Florida teachers have participated in private and government programs that fund trips for teachers to countries... Read more »
Published on 5/28/2019

Higher Ed graduation rates in Florida: Students as customers

The state's universities treat students more like customers to get them coming back and to have them finish in four. Read more »
Published on 5/28/2019

One last chance: Teaching in Florida

Teaching is a dream come true for Alexa Abbate, but classroom challenges are testing her. Read more »
Published on 5/28/2019

An earlier start: Teaching in Israel

Israel made school mandatory for 3 and 4 year olds in 2012. Read more »
Published on 5/28/2019

Late to game: Teaching in India

India only recently made education a fundamental right. Read more »
Published on 5/28/2019

Overworked: Teaching in Japan

The burden of Japan's high performance rests on its teachers. Read more »
Published on 5/28/2019

Challenging but rewarding: Teaching in Ireland

While desirable, teaching in Ireland has gotten tougher, with salaries still at pre-2008 levels. Read more »
Published on 5/28/2019

Popular Profession: Teaching in Canada

Canadian schools are picky about who gets to teach. Read more »
Published on 5/28/2019

Five Stories: Teaching in Brazil

The country's teacher corps is young and must work with big classes and widely varying work conditions. Read more »
Published on 5/28/2019

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3.1 million cars on Florida roads have open recalls
3.1 million cars on Florida roads have open recalls

With July Fourth holiday travel just days away, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Carfax are alerting Florida vehicle owners of open recalls that need to be taken care of, most free of charge.

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