The University of Tampa’s Spring 2019 Honors Program symposia series kicks off on Monday, Jan. 28, with Noah Oakley, recipient of the Timothy M. Smith Inspiration Through Exploration Award. His presentation begins at noon in the Crescent Club on the ninth floor of the Vaughn Center. [Read more…] about UT Honors Program Announces Spring 2019 Symposia Series
Funds will help launch institute at UF Health for Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases
The University of Florida and UF Health have received a $20 million gift from the Lauren and Lee Fixel Family Foundation that will be used to establish the Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases at UF Health, an institute focused on advancing research, technological innovation and clinical care for Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s, Lewy body, ALS, dystonia and concussions. [Read more…] about University of Florida and UF Health Announce $20 Million Gift from the Lauren and Lee Fixel Family Foundation
A group of Florida Polytechnic University students and faculty are working on research funded by a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) grant aimed at streamlining the manufacturing and efficiency of handheld radiation detectors, which could be used at nuclear sites as well as for border patrol. [Read more…] about NATO Grant Fuels Florida Poly Research Aimed at Better Radiation Detection at Nuclear Sites
Workshop designed for non-techies in high school and college
The first Stetson HackerSpace workshop for the spring semester, Build and Deploy Your First Website, will be held Saturday, Jan. 26, 2-4 p.m. Participants will learn the structure and syntax of basic HTML and CSS. [Read more…] about Stetson University HackerSpace Presents Website-building Workshop
A newly released report by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education for the first time categorizes the University of North Florida in the top tier of national universities — those that grant doctoral degrees. [Read more…] about UNF Gains National Recognition for Doctoral Programs
U.S. News & World Report recognized the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida as among the top online programs in the country, according to rankings released today.
On Jan. 31, Marcus DuBois King, Ph.D., and Elizabeth A. Andrews, J.D., will continue the conversation surrounding this year’s theme on “Cultural Resilience and Contemporary America” through two presentations: “Climate Justice: Sea Level Rise and Sinking States” and “Sea Level Rise: Policy Challenges for Coastal Communities.” [Read more…] about Ideas & Images Series Continues with Two Presentations and a workshop
Following the success of the Florida Virtual Campus’ Open Educational Resources Summit last February, FLVC is excited to announce the next OER Summit for February 27 – 28, 2019, at the Sheraton Orlando North in Orlando, FL. The Summit is designed for attendees to learn how to identify, modify, and design OER, with the goal of implementation at their college or university. [Read more…] about FLVC to Tackle High Textbook Costs During OER Summit
The University of North Florida has accepted a generous donation of artwork as well as an outright gift to support the preservation, care and curation of the UNF Permanent Collection from alumna Judy Eisen.
Flagler College’s Youth Ministry program has received a $1 million grant from the Lilly Endowment Inc. to begin a new program called “The Missing Voices Project” that will look for new ways to reach young people who are on the margins of society, culture and even the church.