Florida Tech's creative writing event moves to new location, time
Writers will congregate in the Eau Gallie Arts District this month when Florida Tech presents its sixth annual Creative Writing Institute at the Foosaner Art Museum.
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St. Petersburg Times
Outspoken education historian leaving USF
Sherman Dorn, a University of South Florida education professor, accepted a leadership position at Arizona State University, starting in July.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
19th congressional candidates' tactics influenced by Radel
Even though former U.S. Rep. Trey Radel's no longer in office, his influence in the April 22 special election primary -- caused by his mid-term resignation -- can be seen on TV every night.
Miami New Times
Phantom Pisser Urinates on UF Students
What ever happened to those decals of Calvin pissing on things? Back in the 90s, if your F-150 wasn't emblazoned with cartoon character mischievously urinating on [another truck company's name/a pictorial version of an abstract concept/your least-favorite sports team's logo] you didn't believe in anything.
Creative Loafing Tampa
Florida Supreme Court says Florida Bar can't admit undocumented immigrants
Jose Godinez-Samperio is undocumented, having come to the U.S. from Mexico with his parents when he was 9 years old.
Binghamton University Pipe Dream
Karen Brown brings dark portrait of suburban life to Binghamton University
After a short preamble, Brown took to the center of the room and, after an equally short introduction, started reading her story "Stillborn" from her collection "Little Sinners, and Other Stories," which won Binghamton University's 2013 John Gardner Fiction Book Award and the Prairie Schooner Book Prize.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Governor Rick Scott Appoints Two to Board of Medicine
Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Dr. Jorge J. Lopez and the reappointment of Brigitte R. Goersch to the Board of Medicine.
The Daily Campus
Professor argues for humanites in medicine
A lecture on the intersection of humanities and medicine as dictated by an author in the antebellum U.S. is not necessarily something I'd seek out on a Wednesday evening, but Dr. Sari Altschuler's lecture, entitled "From Empathy to Epistemiology," was a rewarding academic engagement.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
St. Petersburg Times
Hooper: Art appreciation still stirs the soul
Princess Smith's Served #2, oil on canvas. The artist is from Tampa. ﻿It is one of the most popular images from the Baked & Served collection by the artist.
Naples Daily News
Art from our environment: Shell Club slates annual show and sale
Their handiwork will go on display and be available for purchase next week at the 34th annual Marco Island Shell Show and Craft Sale.
Naples Daily News
In-state tuition bill headed to full House for vote
A House panel Wednesday gave unanimous passage to legislation, HB 851, sponsored by state Rep. Janet Nunez, R-Miami, that would offer in-state tuition rates to students who are U.S. citizens, but whose parents are undocumented.
Speaker Lineup Announced For Eden Lecture Series
Eden Autism Services presents its 20th Annual Princeton Lecture Series at Princeton University's McDonnell Hall on Friday, March 21. For families and professionals, Princeton Lecture Series is an open forum where leading authorities in the field present new findings and future possibilities for the treatment and awareness of autism.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Flashnotes.com Acquires Online Study Materials Marketplace Moolaguides
Flashnotes.com , the student-to-student study materials marketplace, today announced that it has agreed to acquire Moolaguides , an online study materials marketplace started by Florida State University senior Thomas Brady.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
US college slogans, freedom of speech and limping marks
From one of our dearest and most kat-patted friends, the excellent Chris Torrero, comes a link to "Colleges Need Free Speech More Than Trademarks", a fascinating little article by Jacob H. Rooksby which recently appeared on the website of the Chronicle of Higher Education , here .
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Drew U. and Wheaton College, in Massachusetts, Choose Presidents
Valerie Landrio McDevitt, a patent lawyer who was associate vice president for technology and business incubation at the University of South Florida, will become executive director of the Association of University Technology Managers on March 24. She will replace Vicki L. Loise, who has led the association since 2005.
St. Petersburg Times
Hillsborough district works through federal agreement on sexual harassment
By some estimates, the odds are staggering: Close to half of all middle and high school students will experience some form of sexual harassment in a single school year.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Report: University research parks turn tech into commercial products
Florida has more university research parks than any other state in the nation, and those research hubs help advanced technologies transition into commercial products, according to a report by the Center for Competitive Florida.
WFLX-TV West Palm Beach
5 Things to Know in Florida for Feb. 28
A lack of needed State Department documents has forced delay in the trial of an American who hijacked an airliner to Cuba decades ago and returned voluntarily.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Florida Times-Union
Business, government leaders agree: Jacksonville should take the lead in natural gas
With local opportunities in the burgeoning natural-gas market steadily growing, business leaders and government officials say they don't want Jacksonville to repeat a mistake it's made before.
Agendia Announces Upcoming Presentation of New Breast Cancer Data on Molecular Subtyping
Miami Breast Cancer Conference Scientific Poster and Symposium Will Focus on the Utility of MammaPrint and BluePrint Tests in Clinical Practice )--A scientific poster and lunch symposium at the upcoming Miami Breast Cancer Conference will focus new attention on genomic testing and molecular subtyping to refine breast cancer treatment.