Attorney General Ashley Moody is traveling the state to hear from parents, teachers and law enforcement about the growing use of e-cigarettes among Florida youth. [Read more…] about Attorney General Moody Embarks on Fact-Gathering Mission Regarding Dramatic Increase in Teen Vaping
The Historic St. Augustine Research Institute, a group that contributes to local historic preservation efforts, have awarded their annual William L. Proctor award of $1,000 to Dr. Denise Bossy for her most recent book, “The Yamasee Indians From Florida to South Carolina” (University of Nebraska Press, 2018) for its outstanding scholarly work pertaining to the Yamasee Indians. HSARI hosts this juried award competition for writing focused in the areas of history, archaeology and historic architecture related to St. Augustine.
Attorney General Ashley Moody will meet with law enforcement and school officials today at Yulee High School to discuss a dramatic increase in the use of e-cigarettes among Florida youth.
Kyle Reese, former senior pastor at Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church (HAB) and longtime OneJax board member, has joined OneJax, an institute of the University of North Florida, as deputy director. He began his new position May 6.
Switchgrass—a Productive Native Species—Could Possibly Fuel Vehicles into the Future
As Americans burn through natural fuel sources, the United States government continues to seek alternative local fuel sources to lower our dependency on foreign oil and fossil fuels. [Read more…] about UNF Researcher Awarded USDA Grant to Study Plant-Based Alternative Fuel Sources
Elizabeth Skomp, Ph.D., to begin new role in July
Stetson University Provost and Executive Vice President Noel Painter, Ph. D., announced today that Stetson University has selected Elizabeth Skomp, Ph.D., as the next dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, following a nation-wide search. [Read more…] about Stetson University Selects New Dean for College of Arts and Sciences
Florida History Day statewide winners are set to represent Florida at the National History Day (NHD) contest in College Park, Maryland on June 9–13. [Read more…] about Florida History Day Winners Set to Compete in National History Day Contest
Study of Fingerprint Impressions Reveal Pottery Produced by Both Sexes
New research from Dr. John Kantner, a University of North Florida professor specializing in anthropological archaeology, suggests that pottery making wasn’t a primarily female activity in ancient Puebloan society, as had long been assumed based on historical evidence that women produced pottery for each household. [Read more…] about Ancestral Puebloan Pottery-Making: It Wasn’t Just Women’s Work
Dr. Grisselle Centeno is making history by becoming the first Florida Polytechnic University professor and one of two first ever in the state to be selected for the prominent and competitive Executive Leadership in Academic Technology, Engineering, and Science (ELATES) program. [Read more…] about Florida Poly professor chosen to join elite, international fellowship for female STEM leaders
The University of North Florida has been named a 2019 Best and Most Affordable LGBTQ-Friendly Online College by SR Education Group, a leading education research publisher. [Read more…] about SR Education Group Ranks UNF a 2019 Best, Most Affordable LGBTQ-Friendly Online College