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Colleges and Universities

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  • Land-grant schools turn talk into action: My Word

    Land-grant schools turn talk into action: My Word
    You might know the land-grant university as your alma mater or the place your kids go to school up Interstate 75. Or the one that could soon be running a clinical trial at Lake Nona. Or even the one that saved the swans of Lake Eola. Its land-grant...
  • Nova ocean research center renamed for Guy Harvey

    Nova ocean research center renamed for Guy Harvey
    Nove Southeastern University plans to rename its Oceanographic Center in honor of wildlife artist and conservationist Guy Harvey. The decision, which will be announced Friday, came after Harvey and his Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation provided a "very...
  • Freebie Friday: Sweet deals for Halloween

    Freebie Friday: Sweet deals for Halloween
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.   Freebie Spotlight Halloween treats! Miller’s Ale House: Kids in costume eat free all day on Halloween. Free kids meal with the purchase of adult entrée. www.millersalehouse.com  ...
  • Lynn University offers new iPad degree

    Lynn University offers new iPad degree
    Lynn University could get a new nickname: iPad University. The small, private Boca Raton school is already known for giving iPads to all its undergraduate students. Now it's creating a lower-cost, iPad-based evening program targeted at working adults,...
  • UNC academic scandal overshadows ACC basketball media day

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — North Carolina point guard Marcus Paige was several hours late to the ACC's preseason basketball gathering Wednesday because he had to take an exam. Feel free to add your own punch line. Not to suggest that Paige, a well-spoken...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: UC schools shouldn't overlook homegrown students

    Unquestionably, the older I get the more persnickety I become. It’s the curse of aging. Recently, I’ve read a plethora of articles about the politicians in Sacramento and other institutions of ill-repute betraying the youth of California by...
  • NASA comes to Howard Community College for forum on climate change data

    Scientists who observe the Earth from space say data they collect show that climate change is affecting the planet's landscape. With a goal of sharing that data with the public, a forum titled "Changing Landscapes Observed from Space" will open to the...
  • Lessons don't always stick after Ebola outbreaks

    DALLAS Patients at the hospital show symptoms of Ebola. Suspecting a different sort of infection, doctors prescribe antibiotics. Then nurses fall sick. It's the beginning of an Ebola outbreak, and health experts are distressed by mistakes at the hospital...
  • Manly manners: Two Baltimore experts on how being courteous is cool

    Manly manners: Two Baltimore experts on how being courteous is cool
    Long before Sadiq Ali decided to write a book about male manners, he grew up observing a father whose respectful, regal mannerisms helped him to move successfully through life. "He was a longtime business owner, and the way he dealt with his customers...
  • New England's Largest Veterans Day Parade Is Sunday In Hartford

     New England's Largest Veterans Day Parade Is Sunday In Hartford
    HARTFORD — When Melvin Williams was a boy he lived on the Naval Submarine Base in New London where his father was stationed for five years. "I used to watch the subs going up and down the Thames River," Williams said. He went on to follow in his...
  • University uses infomercials to get kids to graduate on time

    AKRON, Ohio The University of Akron is joining the ranks of the Snuggie, OxiClean and Ronco Spray-on Hair. Yes, UA has entered the fast-talking, quirky world of infomercials. And it's hoping funny videos urging students to graduate on time are just as...