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  • John M. Crisp: Community colleges and two unhealthy national trends

    Consider these two current national trends: the exploding cost of going to college and the widening American wealth and income gap. Now consider the potential for the community college, higher education's homely step-sister, to nudge these trends in a...
  • Avon Free Public Library Hosts College Fair

    AVON — A college fair will be on Oct. 25 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Avon Free Public Library, according to an announcement from the library. The event is free and open to teenagers from seventh through 12th grades and their parents. People can...
  • FSU trustees OK 5-year, $2.15M contract for Thrasher

    TALLAHASSEE — Moving one step closer to Sen. John Thrasher becoming the school's president, Florida State University trustees on Monday unanimously approved a proposed five-year contract with a base value of as much as $2.15 million. Thrasher...
  • Stavros Niarchos Foundation donates $5 million to transform Parkway Theater

    Stavros Niarchos Foundation donates $5 million to transform Parkway Theater
    An international philanthropic foundation has donated $5 million to help transform the historic Parkway Theater into a multipurpose film center, it was announced Monday. The gift from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, which has offices in New York, Athens...
  • Federal Funding For Cancer Research Plummets In State

    Connecticut's share of funding from the National Cancer Institute has dropped 19 percent since 2010 – a steeper decline than many other states, an analysis of National Institutes of Health (NIH) data show. Federal cancer institute funding to...
  • Signature Dishes and music excellence at Nov. 6 'Fifty Tables Under the Stars'

    Signature Dishes and music excellence at Nov. 6  'Fifty Tables Under the Stars'
    On Nov. 6, Lynn University and The Shops of Boca Center will come together for the second annual "Fifty Tables Under the Stars" event. The event features a three-course prix fixe menu from the center's signature restaurants as well as students from...
  • Florida Hospital Ebola team tries new protective gear

    Florida Hospital Ebola team tries new protective gear
    Florida Hospital's Ebola team held a training on Thursday to learn how to put on and take off new protective gear that they will use in case of a suspected case, the hospital announced on Friday. The team includes nearly 100 people from hospital areas...
  • Nemours, UCF prepare protocols for Ebola

    Nemours, UCF prepare protocols for Ebola
    Florida Hospital and Orlando Health, the two major health systems in Central Florida, say they're ready to isolate and care for suspected Ebola cases. [See story and video] Officials at Nemours Children's Hospital and University of Central Florida...
  • Our picks for Legislature, part 2: Editorial

    Last week we offered our recommendations in four Central Florida races for seats in the Florida Legislature. Here are the other four legislative races in which we're making endorsements for the November election: House District 29 Democrat Mike...
  • Behind The Scenes Of 'Circus In Winter' At Goodspeed's Chester

    Behind The Scenes Of 'Circus In Winter' At Goodspeed's Chester
    Running away to join the circus is one of the great romantic ideals. "The Circus in Winter," a new musical about how circus folk spend their downtime, has run away from Indiana to seek fame and fortune on the East Coast. Often, when a musical is being...
  • American higher education skewed toward elite private universities [Commentary]

    American higher education skewed toward elite private universities [Commentary]
    Imagine a system of college education supported by high and growing government spending on elite private universities that mainly educate children of the wealthy and upper-middle class, with low and declining government spending on public universities...