| Sep 20, 2014
Michelle Gomez is running for office for the first time — even though she has represented voters in District 2 twice.
Appointed both times to represent voters in the Woodlands, Lime Bay, Concord Village and Versailles Gardens, she now faces a...
| Aug 5, 2014
One advocates for Cherokee Indians, the other for the Everglades. Florida Atlantic University is giving both honorary doctorates today.
Jim Henson , a former tribal chief of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians, is being honored for helping FAU...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Two Boca Raton teenagers induced Howard Stern to jump from his seat, and enticed more than 900,000 YouTube viewers to click play — by rocking out on their cellos.
After finding instant fame with an animated, electric cover of Jimi Hendrix's...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 12:09 PM
Jean-Louis Baldet created the summer Festival Rep in 1981 as way to make Florida Atlantic University students work with professional actors. Since then, he says, the event has become as good as any regional theater production.
"The students that get...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 8:58 AM
More than a million Florida college students are being encouraged to join the ranks of voters this fall using an Internet service called TurboVote, a "one-stop shop" for registration and information on how and where to cast ballots.
| Aug 28, 2014
Florida Atlantic University has decided it's time to get better rather than bigger.
For the first time in eight-years, the historically fast-growing university will be a little smaller, down 457 students from last year. But the average GPA for incoming...
| Aug 31, 2014
Nipro Diagnostics launched an internship program last year and was surprised by the lack of interest.
"We only got one intern," said Scott Verner, chief executive of the fast-growing, high-technology maker of diabetic-testing equipment in Fort...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 6:17 AM
Long-time Deerfield Beach residents Donna and Matt Pellitteri hit a parents version of a college trifecta when their youngest daughter Brittany (age 18) signed a sand volleyball scholarship with Florida Atlantic University. That makes it three in a row...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:49 PM
There was excitement in Howard Schnellenberger's voice when he spoke about the Florida Atlantic University board of trustees' unanimous vote on Wednesday to name the Owls' football field after him.
"Us old coaches are led out to pasture when our...
| Aug 14, 2014
A new $3.5 million grant will help train college students for careers in computer science and engineering,.
The Florida Board of Governors announced the program Wednesday at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. The grant recipients — FAU,...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:09 AM
James E. Tisdale has joined the public accounting firm Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, LLC. as a client relationship specialist in Boca Raton. Previously, Tisdale worked in the mergers and acquisition and real estate industry. He is the former...