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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

‎TCPalm

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

‎Tampabay.com – 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

‎Tampabay.com

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 …

UM LAW PROFESSOR MICHELE DESTEFANO BEARDSLEE EXAMINES THE ROLE OF …

‎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

‎MiamiHerald.com

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

‎Bizjournals.com – 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

‎BizBash

… 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. …