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  • Don't hide how we pick university presidents

    Don't hide how we pick university presidents
    For decades, Florida lawmakers have talked about changing the public records law to hide the names of people who apply to run our state universities. This year, they may well do it. Their argument is simple. They say no good candidates will apply to...
  • CAMERA on campus

    CAMERA on campus
    The Florida Region of the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA) hosted a reception and panel discussion fundraiser for a total of about 200 people on Wednesday, Feb. 18 at the West Palm Beach Marriott. The event was...
  • Top 10 anti-Semitic colleges

    Top 10 anti-Semitic colleges
    Columbia University in New York City is ranked the number one most anti-Semitic college in the country by a Jewish freedom center. The Los Angeles-based David Horowitz Freedom Center's Jew Hatred on Campus campaign named Columbia first, followed by...
  • '30 Lessons for Loving' taps into wisdom of elderly

      '30 Lessons for Loving' taps into wisdom of elderly
    When it comes to getting advice from the elderly, gerontologist Karl Pillemer has done his research. As professor of human development at Cornell University, he created The Legacy Project in 2004, devoted to seeking practical advice from thousands of...
  • Career Spotlight: Attorney gets proclamation for his volunteerism

    Career Spotlight: Attorney gets proclamation for his volunteerism
    Who: Jonathan Pollard, 33, wants young professionals in on what he already knows: Volunteering is humbling and rewarding. The Fort Lauderdale trial lawyer and commercial litigator, with his own firm, Jonathan Pollard LLC, recently joined ChildNet's Circle...
  • Rutter: Science finally proves you can't fix stupid

    If you look around the room at the gaggle of relatives and strangers occupying the space and cannot immediately identify who the stupid one is, it's a good bet the stupid one is you. This is not only experientially accurate as a joke, it's literally true...
  • Kelvin Mills proud to carry Sanford torch at Ivy League Cornell

    Kelvin Mills proud to carry Sanford torch at Ivy League Cornell
    Not many people can say they turned down an opportunity to attend Harvard University. Kelvin Mills just happened to have another opportunity that will work out better for him, and he'll still be able to say he's a Ivy Leaguer. Wednesday was a proud...
  • Welcoming the Deadheads to Soldier Field

    Welcoming the Deadheads to Soldier Field
    There's a band out on the highway, they're high steppin' into town — "The Music Never Stopped" — The Grateful Dead Do you believe the Grateful Dead performed the best show of its career at Barton Hall on Cornell University's campus in...
  • 'The Wandering Veil' explores topics of exile, love

    'The Wandering Veil' explores topics of exile, love
    More an installation than an exhibit, "The Wandering Veil" is on display through April 5 at the Boca Raton Museum of Art. Layered with meaning, this monumental work by Israeli artist Izhar Patkin explores the universal experiences of exile, memory, love...
  • UCI clean-energy pioneer Norman Rostoker, 89, dies

    UCI clean-energy pioneer Norman Rostoker, 89, dies
    UC Irvine professor Norman Rostoker, a nuclear fusion pioneer who sought practical applications for clean energy, died on Christmas Day in Irvine. He was 89. Considered the father of breakthrough nuclear fusion techniques, Rostoker pursued the use of...
  • Beijing-based Xiaomi is fast emerging as the Apple rival to watch

    Beijing-based Xiaomi is fast emerging as the Apple rival to watch
    It wasn't long ago that everybody wondered whether Apple Inc. could effectively compete against a tough bunch of homegrown smartphone makers in China. Then came the company's blowout earnings report this week, which included a stunning 70% year-over-...