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  • Boynton artist selected for 63rd annual All Florida Exhibition

    Since relocating to Boynton Beach this year from Lexington, Ky., to begin her new position as assistant professor of art at Florida Atlantic University, Sharon Lee Hart has become fascinated by the sea. "Not as in fun in the sun," the photographer is...
  • The disease of American democracy [Commentary]

    The disease of American democracy [Commentary]
    Americans are sick of politics. Only 13 percent approve of the jobĀ CongressĀ is doing, a near-record low. The president's approval ratings are also in the basement. A large portion of the public doesn't even bother voting. Only 57.5 percent of eligible...
  • Professors taking their research from the lab to the marketplace

    After seeing an increase in arsenic contamination in developing countries, a researcher at the University of Texas at Arlington created a solution that he hopes will be used in the field someday soon. Purnendu Dasgupta, who did a decade of research,...
  • UCF stadium shut down for sprinkler repairs

    UCF stadium shut down for sprinkler repairs
    UCF's Bright House Networks Stadium has been closed temporarily this week for repairs to its sprinkler system, but the work will not interfere with upcoming college football games, officials said. The University of Central Florida is replacing a small...
  • James E. Moore, leader with scholarship program for golf caddies, 1941-2014

     James E. Moore, leader with scholarship program for golf caddies, 1941-2014
    James E. Moore had a profound impact on the lives of thousands of young men and women as the face of the Evans Scholars Foundation, which has provided tuition and housing to 10,000 golf caddies since 1930. Those caddies had a lasting impact on him too....
  • Robert B. Reich: The disease of American democracy

    Americans are sick of politics. Only 13 percent approve of the job Congress is doing, a near-record low. The president's approval ratings are also in the basement. A large portion of the public doesn't even bother voting. Only 57.5 percent of eligible...
  • Scott briefly sits with climate scientists

    Scott briefly sits with climate scientists
    TALLAHASSEE -- After months of dodging questions about climate change, Gov. Rick Scott met today with a panel of climate scientists who have been trying to brief him on the human influence on global warming. Then he quickly left the office without...
  • Scientists warn Florida governor of threat from climate change

    TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - Five climate scientists warned Florida Governor Rick Scott in a meeting on Tuesday that a steadily rising ocean was a major threat to the state's future, urging it to become a leader in developing solar energy and other...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hospital for Special Care Gives $10K in Scholarships to Four Local Students

    Hospital for Special Care (HSC) recently honored four area students for their academic achievements. The students each received a $2,500 scholarship to support their future endeavors in the healthcare professions. Sarah Louise Ercorli received The...
  • Boosting college readiness isn't just a problem for Baltimore [Letter]

    Boosting college readiness isn't just a problem for Baltimore [Letter]
    Your recent report on college readiness among Baltimore City high school graduates presented the academic challenges facing college-bound students in the city but failed to address the problem at a systemic, statewide level (“Boosting college...
  • Hillel rabbi takes on challenge to reach Jewish students

    The fall semester is beginning at area colleges and universities and incoming Jewish students soon will meet new Hillel of Broward and Palm Beach rabbi Glenn Ettman. "He's exactly what Hillel was looking for," said Ilene Wohlgemuth, Hillel board chair....