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4 hrs ago | Denton Record-Chronicle

Performance marks Di Fiore's last as UNT faculty member

Linda Di Fiore laughs when recalling a colleague on the University of North Texas College of Music faculty trying to explain to his voice students how they should dress for an audition.


Related Topix: University of North Texas, Texas College, Symphony, Arts, Classical, Brahms, Opera

8 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

Supreme Court ruling gives affirmative action foes more room to maneuver

Graduating students listen to President Barack Obama speak at the 2010 University of Michigan commencement ceremony.


Related Topix: US News, Sonia Sotomayor, US Supreme Court, California, University of Washington

12 hrs ago | Space Ref

University of Florida Among NASA Cargo Launching to Space Station

When the SpaceX-3 cargo resupply mission launched to the International Space Station April 18, two experiments designed by researchers at the University of Florida in Gainesville were among the cargo headed to space.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Gainesville, FL, Space, Biology, Science, US Military, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, US Air Force

12 hrs ago | Blogging Project Runway

'Self: A Fall/Winter Collection by Rey Ortiz'

"Under the Gunn" featured designer, Rey Ortiz, presented his Fall 2014 Collection, "Self," on April 19th at The University of Florida in Gainesville.


Related Topix: Fashion, Winter, Gainesville, FL

15 hrs ago | Blogger So Dear

NCAA President Mark Emmert Appears on The Dan Patrick Show

The NCAA president continued his media tour by appearing on The Dan Patrick Show and he continued to make outlandish statements.


Related Topix: The Dan Patrick Show, Entertainment, Television, Sports, NCAA Sports, Wake Forest University NCAA

20 hrs ago | Science, Industry and Business

UF/IFAS Research Findings Shed Light on Seagrass Needs

Seagrass beds represent critical and threatened coastal habitats around the world, and a new University of Florida study shows how much sunlight seagrass needs to stay healthy.


Related Topix: Environment, Science, Medicine, Nutrition, Agriculture, Steinhatchee, FL, Weeki Wachee, FL

Yesterday | Business Journal

Harvard-born website SpotRocket lets recent grads find the country's hottest startups

First-year Harvard Business School students have launched a website called SpotRocket that aims to connect college grads and job-seekers with the country's hottest startups.


Mon Apr 21, 2014

CBS 47

Gov. Scott backing in-state tuition measure for students without legal status

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Surrounded by students, Gov. Rick Scott focused on the cost of higher education at the Duval County School Board building Monday.


Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Duval County, FL, University of North Florida

Professional Carwashing/Detail

Love bug season has begun in Florida

Philip Koehler, a University of Florida entomology professor, said that love bugs will remain a fixture in Florida for years to come, according to the Brandenton Herald .


Related Topix: Entomology, Science

National Public Radio

Forced To Put Its Nets Away, One Fla. Town Clams Up - Literally

Since Florida banned gill nets 20 years ago, University of Florida researchers have helped Cedar Key replace commercial fishing with aquaculture.


Related Topix: Cedar Key, FL, Agriculture, Science

The Orlando Sentinel

Yes, unemployment ticked up, but don't worry

Jim Pugh He made his money as a developer and remains chairman of Epoch Properties, but he has built his influence through philanthropy.


5 things to watch at the Florida Legislature on Monday

The House is in session at 2 p.m. The lower chamber will debate a controversial education bill that would limit school districts' authority to regulate charter schools by requiring the use of a standard contract.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Florida State University, University, FL, University of South Florida

Aggression strongly signals pain only when dementia reaches advanced stages, researchers find

For a person with dementia, the link between aggressive behavior and physical pain is strong only in the condition's advanced stages, University of Florida researchers have found.


The Times

Class Notes: UNG considered top underrated Georgia college

The University of North Georgia Nighthawks were proclaimed the most underrated college in the state by a business news website.


Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Gainesville, GA, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Clemson University, US Governors

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Betsy Trobaugh: Conference aimed at how to be smarter retailer

Betsy Trobaugh, 54, is the JCPenney Director at the University of Florida's David F. Miller Center for Retailing Education and Research.


KSLA-TV Shreveport

St. Bernard hires community development director

Nola.comThe Times-Picayune reports Michael Albert replaces Candice Watkins, who left several months ago to become a disaster recovery specialist with the state Office of Community Development.


Related Topix: Greensboro, NC

The Coastal Courier

Families who eat together, succeed together

Our family has a dinner tradition that began when I was a child. At a preset time, we turn off the technology - television, iPad, Gameboy and computers.


Related Topix: Nintendo Gameboy, Video Games

Naples Daily News

2013-14 NDN Wrestler of the Year: Tanis Taylor, Barron Collier

Corey Perrine/Staff Barron Collier's Tanis Taylor, 18, is this year's wrestler of the year.


Post and Courier

Spirit, man and green presented at College of Charleston

The relationship between human spirituality and nature gets probed by a musician and a scholar in an unusual presentation partly sponsored by the College of Charleston office of sustainability.


Related Topix: Charleston, SC, College of Charleston, Dana Lyons, Folk

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

New program uses art to teach science

Thanks to a partnership with NASA, students will be designing prototypes in engineering classes, deconstructing space garments used in fashion design courses, testing material in chemistry labs, and writing about the project for English assignments.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Laptops/Notebooks