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  • Regents OK raises up to 20% for UC chancellors

    Regents OK raises up to 20% for UC chancellors
    The UC regents Thursday awarded pay increases of as much as 20% to the leaders of the Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Merced and Riverside campuses and set the annual salary of the new UC Irvine chancellor, Howard Gillman, at $485,000. The regents said the...
  • Seminole State College plans comprehensive wellness center

    Seminole State College plans comprehensive wellness center
    Seminole State College of Florida is planning a one-stop community wellness center designed for doctors, physical therapists, counselors, a pharmacy and fitness, yoga and meditation classes. The college is seeking a private partner to build and run...
  • Organ quartet to command the stage

    Organ quartet to command the stage
    If the thought of sitting through an organ recital is the last thing on your mind, the Philadelphia Organ Quartet, who peform at the Fleetwood High School auditorium Saturday Sept. 20, might just be for you. Possibly the only ensemble of its kind in...
  • Luke DeCock: Coach K always the center of attention, at Duke or with Team USA

    DURHAM, N.C. When it comes to college basketball, this area can occasionally run short on long-term memory, so it might seem like eons ago, but it was only five years ago that Mike Krzyzewski's involvement with Team USA was generally perceived as bad...
  • Sedentary lifestyle linked to depression

    Sedentary lifestyle linked to depression
    A new analysis of previous studies ties too much sitting at the computer or lying around watching TV to a greater risk of depression. Based on dozens of studies covering hundreds of thousands of participants, Chinese researchers found that sedentary...
  • Florida scientists urge state leaders to join climate summit

    TALLAHASSEE (Reuters) - A group of 42 scientists from Florida universities submitted a joint letter on Thursday urging Governor Rick Scott and other state leaders to participate in a summit this fall to seek solutions for climate change. The group...
  • 'Gucci Grace, PhD' stirs up race to lead post-Mugabe Zimbabwe

    HARARE (Reuters) - Soon after being shoe-horned into the top ranks of Zimbabwe's ruling party, the wife of ageing leader Robert Mugabe has gained a PhD in orphanages, seen as the latest sign that she may be destined for high office. In a country where...
  • Hispanics don't see Florida favorite sons Jeb Bush or Marco Rubio winning in 2016

    Hispanics don't see Florida favorite sons Jeb Bush or Marco Rubio winning in 2016
    Hispanics, the fastest growing voting bloc in America and the most critical group of swing voters, don't expect either Jeb Bush or Marco Rubio — the Florida politicians widely portrayed as having the most appeal to Hispanic voters — to win the...
  • UMUC should focus on education, not business [Commentary]

    UMUC should focus on education, not business [Commentary]
    The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is in crisis with declining student numbers. The challenge has accelerated in the last few years, and enrollments are projected to drop another 6.5 percent this fall, greatly due to competition from...
  • CNU president: State budget cuts won't lead to job losses

    CNU president: State budget cuts won't lead to job losses
    NEWPORT NEWS — State budget cuts being passed along to Christopher Newport University will not result in job losses, CNU President Paul Trible said. Trible, in interviews with the Daily Press on Thursday and Friday, said the school was preparing to...
  • South Florida incomes keep declining as recovery grinds on, new data show

    South Florida incomes keep declining as recovery grinds on, new data show
    Did you get a raise last year? No? How about the year before that? Or the year before that? Didn't think so. Don't feel lonely. Few of us are seeing our incomes increase, even after five years of recovery from the Great Recession, according to...