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1 hr ago | Hotel Business

Fontainebleau's Philip Goldfarb Tapped for FIU Post

Philip Goldfarb, president/COO of the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, has been appointed to the chairmanship of the advisory council at the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University .


Related Topix: Miami-Beach, FL

13 hrs ago |

Cost of education must be controlled

CRICIAL CHANGES: We, in India, have to adopt major drastic changes to make education affordable because the cost of education is on the rise with no logical justification In India, we pay very little attention to the cost of education.


Related Topix: Opinion

16 hrs ago | Cleanfax

announces staff changes

Jeff Cross, who has worked for Cleanfax as the senior editor for more than 10 years, was promoted to executive editor of the Cleanfax brand.


Mon Jul 21, 2014

CBS News

Finding NEEMO: NASA extreme training environment

An astronaut on a NASA mission to the underwater research station Aquarius, testing a sample collecting technique that might be used on asteroids or other planets.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Key Largo, FL, Largo, FL

Fri Jul 18, 2014

University Business

APLU, USU select seven urban research universities for innovative grant

As public research universities seek to keep pace with an evolving student body, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities today announced that seven of its urban research university members have been selected as participants in a one-year, innovative project that seeks to transform the way higher education is delivered.


Related Topix: Georgia State University, Temple University, University of Akron, Portland State University, University of Illinois Chicago

FIU expansion means Miami-Dade County Fair would have to move



Related Topix: Miami Dade County, FL, Youth, Alternative


Simon Ma's Heart Water Ink Exhibition at the Frost Museum of Art

Internationally regarded as one of China's most talented artists, Simon Ma arranged the first viewing of his show at the local Frost Art Museum at Florida International University.


Thu Jul 17, 2014

State Department

Youth, Students, and Educators: Google+ Hangout: Young African Leaders

MS. HUGHES: Good afternoon, or evening if you're joining us from Africa. I'm Dana Hughes.


Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, UC Berkeley, Yale University, University of Virginia, College of William and Mary

The Miami Herald

Miami-Dade commission: Find new home for youth fair

Miami-Dade County commissioners threw their political weight Thursday behind Florida International University, unanimously agreeing that the educational institution should expand onto neighboring, county-owned land.


Related Topix: Miami Dade County, FL, Miami Gardens, FL, Homestead, FL

The Washington Post

On Obama lawsuit, Boehner needs to listen to Justice Scalia

Dana Milbank does his usual masterful job highlighting the ridiculousness of yesterday's House Rules Committee hearing on Speaker John Boehner's resolution seeking authorization to sue President Obama for allegedly failing to follow the Constitution in delaying the employer mandate of the health-care law.


Related Topix: US News, Antonin Scalia, Healthcare Law, Law, George Washington University, Duke University

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Miami Herald

Scientists ask Scott to meet about climate change

The letter delivered Tuesday to Scott's office is signed by experts in marine systems, atmospheric sciences and other climate change-related fields at the University of Miami, Florida State University, Eckerd College and Florida International University.


Related Topix: University of Miami, Florida State University, Eckerd College

Snook appear to have made full recovery in Everglades National Park

Fishing with captain Shafter Johnston of Islamorada and his friend Tyler Vick, I caught and released an estimated 15-pounder near Ponce de Leon Bay casting a root beer-colored D.O.A. Baitbuster along a tide line during low water.


Related Topix: Everglades National Park, US National Parks, Entomology, Science, Ponce de Leon, FL

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Hospitality Net

Craig Colton has been appointed Director of Food & Beverage at Honey...

Honey Lake Plantation Resort & Spa 1290 Honey Lake Rd Greenville, FL 32331 United States Phone: 866-545-0532 Visit Website Prior to joining the Honey Lake Plantation family, Colton's background includes director of food and beverage at Boca Raton Resort & Beach Club and Boca Pointe Country Club in Boca Raton, Fla.


Related Topix: Greenville, FL, Boca Raton, FL, Boca Pointe, FL

Mon Jul 14, 2014


Cost-Benefit Analysis of Home Blood Pressure Monitoring in...

From the Department of Health Policy and Management, Florida International University, Miami ; Indiana University Health Methodist Research Institute , Indiana University School of Medicine , and Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health , Indianapolis; and Department of Economics, Indiana University-Purdue University ... (more)


Related Topix: Health Care Policy, Health, Miami, FL, Medicine, Hypertension

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Miami's Community Newspapers

Time for state, county, FIU to work Fair relocation

Florida International University, one of the few institutions in our community providing an affordable quality college education to those who have the academic preparation and drive, needs to expand, and it's going to take the best efforts of state and county officials to make that happen.


The Miami Herald

Mayor Gimeneza s chief of staff leaving after five months on the job

Lisa Martinez only took the job as the mayor's top aide in February , but now plans to leave her post by August 1, a mayoral spokesman confirmed Friday morning.


Hospitality Net

By Yoshihiro Kanno

Properties sold together as a portfolio may represent a greater, equal, or lesser value than the sum of each property's individual values, depending on market conditions and characteristics of active buyers.


Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Bel n, Kuser, Mini De-lights featured in library art gallery

The following exhibits will be on display from Aug. 1 through Sept, 12 in the art gallery of the Cape Coral Library, located at 921 S.W. 39th Terrace.


Related Topix: Cape Coral, FL, Arizona State University, Florida State University, Graphic Design, Arts, Fort Myers, FL

Thu Jul 10, 2014

China Daily

Horses and dragons kick off art show

In Chinese his surname name - Ma - means horse. He's always had a thing for horses.


Related Topix: Arts, Painting

Leonel Matheu brings Crossroads of the Dystopia to the Frost Art Museum

Cuban-born artist Leonel Matheu has been a prominent figure on the national and international arts scene for over twenty years.


Related Topix: Graphic Design, Arts, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, Miami-Beach, FL