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State Universities News: 22 October 2010

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Farewell, comrade: First dean of USF Sarasota-Manatee retires

‎Bradenton Herald – James A. Jones Jr

… and community leaders came to praise Dr. Robert Barylski, first dean and chief executive officer of University of South FloridaSarasota-Manatee, …


FAU kicks off new president’s inauguration with benefit concert Sunday


By staff report Florida Atlantic University’s department of music and several other guest artists will present the “Waves of Blue” concert beginning at 3 pm …


Judge sets $100000 bail for man in hit-and-run death of USF researcher

‎ – Ileana Morales

… A judge Thursday set bail at $100000 for a man accused of leaving the scene of a crash that killed a University of South Floridacancer researcher. …

Machen plans to review all UF graduate programs

‎Gainesville Sun – Diane Chun

University of Florida President Bernie Machen has announced plans to review all of UF’s graduate education programs. …


UCF students learn how to be poll workers in virtual world

‎Orlando Sentinel – Sarah Lundy

Sarah Watson, a 19-year-old University of Central Florida public administration major, goes by the name Rosa Willful in Second Life, a virtual world on the …




State Universities News: 21 October 2010

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At a cost of $58M, UF’s new small animal hospital to open Nov. 1

‎Gainesville Sun – Nathan Crabbe

The University of Florida’s new Small Animal Hospital includes a 24-hour emergency room and other features aimed at educating veterinary …


USF sets up travel scholarship in honor of Dr. Ishizuka

‎ABC Action News

TAMPA – The University of South Florida is honoring the memory of a post-graduate student by setting up a travel scholarship. According to a release by the …


CNN, Times, USF host debates for governor, Senate this weekend


CNN and the St. Petersburg Times are partnering with the University of South Florida to present live, nationally televised debates between the candidates …


Bill Clinton rallies for Kendrick Meek at UCF

‎Central Florida News 13 – Christine Webb

Former President Bill Clinton took part in a rally with Democratic Senate candidate Kendrick Meek Wednesday at the University of Central Florida. …


UF and county offer nutrition guidance

‎Sarasota Herald-Tribune (blog) – Dale White

… locations to food stamp-eligible residents. The program is run by the county and the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.



State Universities News: 20 October 2010

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Applicants Sought for UCF Board of Trustees

‎University of Central Florida

… Committee is in search of potential members for the Boards of Trustees at the University of Central Florida and Florida’s 10 other state universities. …


Royal Palm Beach councilwoman is put on paid leave from University …

‎Palm Beach Post – Jason Schultz

The program is part of the county government as well as the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. Webster said the extension …


‎Lawfuel (press release)

In order to analyze the role of corporate lawyers in this area, University of Miami Law Professor Michele DeStefano Beardslee has conducted 57 detailed …



State Universities News: 19 October 2010

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New UM/Palm Beach County medical degree gets $2.2 million grant

‎Sun-Sentinel – Stacey Singer

… has won the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine a $2.2 million, five-year grant from the US Health Resources and Services Administration. …

UF gets $2 million donation for new professorship


The University of Florida will get a new professorship thanks to an endowment by a UF trustee and his wife. The university said on Monday that Dr. Steven …

State Universities News: 18 October 2010

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USF moving toward costlier flat-rate tuition

‎Brandon News and Tribune – Lindsay Peterson

That’s well below the rate for universities USF compares itself with, such as the University of Central Florida at 63 percent and Arizona State at 56 …


FAU welcomes new president Saunders with weeklong inauguration events

‎Palm Beach Post – Samantha Frank

Florida Atlantic University is kicking off the inauguration of its sixth president, Mary Jane Saunders, with a concert to raise money for …

UF pushes access to scholarly research

‎University of Florida

The University of Florida is supporting the international movement toward this goal with the UF Open Access Publishing Fund Pilot Project, which strives to …

FAU receives grant to help sophomores stay in school

‎Sun-Sentinel (blog) – Scott Travis

If you’re a struggling sophomore at Florida Atlantic University, help is on the way. …


State Universities News: 15 October 2010

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Orlando Health, UF, Shands plan new partnership

‎ – Melanie Stawicki Azam

Orlando Health, the University of Florida and Shands HealthCare … The University of Florida, based in Gainesville, plans to open a new $44 million …

University of Miami regains profitability

‎South Florida Business Journal – Brian Bandell

Higher revenue and an improved investment performance boosted the University of Miami back to profitability in its most recent fiscal year. …

FAU Receives $1.6 Million from U.S. Dept. of Education for At-Risk …

‎Newswise (press release)

Newswise — Florida Atlantic University has been selected by the US Department of … “Florida Atlantic University has demonstrated a strong commitment to …



USF researchers: Ultraviolet tests show ‘contaminated’ beach

‎Walton Sun – Jennie Hobbs

WALTON COUNTY — A researcher for the University of South Florida Coastal Research Lab recently examined Walton County beaches under UV light and says they …



UF to help sequence genome of flowering plants’ ancient living …

University of Florida

University of Florida researchers are part of a nationwide team preparing to open a door into better understanding plant evolution by sequencing the genome …



Newman Alumni Center: University of Miami’s New Building for Events


… is the Dany Garcia and Dwayne Johnson (aka “the Rock”) Living Room, with 20-foot ceilings and a 420-square-foot mural ofUniversity of Miami imagery. …



State Universities News: 14 October 2010

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UCF Hosting Huge Space Conference

‎University of Central Florida

The University of Central Florida is hosting a space conference that should help position researchers and educators to take advantage of a new generation of …

Florida Ag Hall of Fame to honor 3 with UF ties

‎Gainesville Sun – Karen Voyles

The 2010 inductees into the Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame Foundation include three with strong ties to the University of Florida and two …


Cultural studies growing at UCF

‎Central Florida Future

Other state universities, such as the University of Florida and Florida State University, have already established a major in Middle Eastern studies, …


University of Florida research provides new understanding of …

‎Science Centric

University of Florida researchers presenting new fossil evidence of an exceptionally well-preserved 55-million-year-old North American mammal have found it …


New UM Health Center Approved By Coral Gables

‎CBS 4

… health center set to be built on the main campus of the University of Miami. But the effort failed during Tuesday’s Coral Gable City Commission meeting. …