| Mar 1, 2014
John Kelly hopes to transform Florida Atlantic University into a university known more for its progress than its problems.
Kelly, 59, a long-time vice president at Clemson University in South Carolina, starts Monday as FAU's seventh president. He's...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 1:48 PM
LEESBURG — Thom Kieft uses real-life examples to teach math, a subject that causes many students to break into a cold sweat.
For example, he teaches math concepts to Lake-Sumter State College nursing students by helping them calculate dosages...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:27 AM
University of Illinois at Chicago officials are reviewing the dissertation of a high-ranking administrator at Chicago State University amid allegations that parts of it were plagiarized.
Chicago State interim Provost Angela Henderson, who took over in...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 1:20 PM
The Galaxy chose defender Kyle Venter of the University of New Mexico on Thursday as the team's first selection in this year's Major League Soccer SuperDraft.
Venter, 22, was the 23rd pick overall in the second round of the 76-player SuperDraft held...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 10:21 PM
Three-time American League All-Star David Price and the Tampa Bay Rays agreed to a $14-million, one-year contract, the highest single-season salary in franchise history.
The 2012 Cy Young Award winner had been the subject of trade speculation after...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 6:25 PM
John Kelly, a vice president at Clemson University in South Carolina, will be Florida Atlantic University's next president.
The Board of Trustees on Friday selected Kelly, 59, over two other finalists, Christopher Earley and former U.S. Sen. George...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Florida Atlantic University is ready to name a new president next week — and two big names in Florida politics are among the 10 finalists chosen Monday.
Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater and former U.S. Sen. George LeMieux, both Republicans,...
| Jan 16, 2014
George LeMieux sees himself as someone who could transform Florida Atlantic University from a regional school with an image problem to a nationally respected research institution.
An attorney who once served as a U.S. senator and Gov. Charlie Crist's...
| Nov 10, 2013
"This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage" is not the story of a happy marriage. Not just one happy marriage, anyway. In her latest release, PEN/Faulker award winner Ann Patchett, best-selling author, co-owner of Parnassus Books in Nashville, Tenn., and...
| Nov 16, 2013
Asked if he ever tailgates, Larry Hannah is surprised.
With kids and grandkids involved in football, of course he tailgates, says the Pontiac, Mich., resident.
"I have two small grills and together they will hold about 20 hot dogs," says Hannah.
| Sep 12, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Erin Miranda Snyder, of Laurel, graduated with a Master of Science in packaging science from Clemson University, in Clemson, S.C.
The following students from Laurel were named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Washington College, in...