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  • Gov. Scott appoints new trustee at FAU

    Palm Beach Gardens business leader Elizabeth Fago Smith will join the Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees, and based on all that's been going on, she may have her hands full. Gov. Rick Scott announced the appointment Wednesday, one day after...
  • Nick Flynn's search for lost time

    Nick Flynn's search for lost time
    In Nick Flynn’s new book, “The Reenactments,” the memoirist and poet delivers a meditation on the peculiar experience of watching his life story become a movie. Starring Robert De Niro, Julianne Moore and Paul Dano, the Paul Weitz-...
  • FAU medical school on track for full accreditation

    Florida Atlantic University's medical school isn't quite fully accredited, but it's getting closer. The university announced this week that the Liaison Committee on Medical Education has granted what is known as provisional accreditation for the Charles...
  • Mayo: FAU stadium deal with prison company GEO Group is ripe for ridicule

    Mayo: FAU stadium deal with prison company GEO Group is ripe for ridicule
    My first reaction when I heard Boca Raton-based GEO Group was paying $6 million for stadium naming rights to Florida Atlantic University: A prison company sponsoring a college football stadium? Wouldn’t the University of Miami Hurricanes be a better...
  • Updated: Students protest new FAU stadium name

    Updated: Students protest new FAU stadium name
    Florida Atlantic University President Mary Jane Saunders has agreed to meet Friday with students upset about a decision to name the football stadium after a prison operator. About 100 students on Monday protested FAU’s decision last week to name...
  • Columbia mother solicits letters of support for son who threatened suicide

    Columbia mother solicits letters of support for son who threatened suicide
    Hours after Karen Brocklebank's son posted pictures online late last month of his forearm marred with a series of self-inflicted cuts and a threat to kill himself on his 13th birthday, she sat in an uncomfortable emergency room chair, sleepless and in...
  • Research hub grows community and business

    Research hub grows community and business
    Being at the center of a jobs creation, idea and technology hub is a fascinating and rewarding place to be, says Andrew Duffell, president and chief executive of the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University. The 94-acre research park, established...
  • Local tech industry continues to grow

    I am always happy to report that the shores of Silicon Beach, South Florida's local high-technology industry, continue to spread thanks to the right support and resources. The latest evidence is the expansion of the Technology Business Incubator at the...
  • Pope appoints new bishop for Orlando Catholic diocese

    Pope appoints new bishop for Orlando Catholic diocese
    Pope Benedict XVI on Saturday named Miami Auxiliary Bishop John Noonan as the fifth Bishop of Orlando's Roman Catholic diocese. Noonan, 59, has been auxiliary bishop of Miami since 2005. Although the appointment is effective immediately, Noonan's...
  • McCollum’s campaign sugar daddies taking a deep breath

     
    By John Kennedy, The News Service of Florida The Florida Republican establishment began digging out from the wreckage of the Bill McCollum campaign Wednesday, searching for a political foothold after being rocked by maverick, self-funder Rick Scott’s...
  • Ted Deutch, Ron Klein speak out against federal court ruling on stem cells

     
    Updated 12:05 p.m. U.S. Reps. Ted Deutch and Ron Klein, both Boca Raton Democrats, are speaking out on what they call the "urgent need" to lift a federal court injunction blocking federally backed embryonic stem cell research. They will be......