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  • Report: UCF, FSU among “least rigorous” universities

     
    Several public universities in Florida – including the University of Central Florida – have been named among the nation's “least rigorous” schools in a ranking released this week by Newsweek and the Daily Beast. Five state...
  • About Jennifer O'Flannery Anderson

    About Jennifer O'Flannery Anderson
    Jennifer O’Flannery Anderson is vice president for community engagement and executive director of the Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Foundation. She returned to her alma mater in December 2011 to head the university's new office of community...
  • FAU Provost Claiborne steps down

    The shakeups continue at Florida Atlantic University with Provost Brenda Claiborne becoming at least the fifth administrator to step down in recent months. Claiborne will stay at FAU but will become a program director for neuroscience at the Jupiter...
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  • 'Bar mitzvah' anniversary of Birthright Israel

    'Bar mitzvah' anniversary of Birthright Israel
    People often come back from Israel and share their photos and anecdotes. Brooke Weinbaum came back and founded a magazine. "I wanted others to love Israel, too," says the publisher of Yalla Israel, which she started as a student at Florida Atlantic...
  • FAU instructor in 'Step on Jesus' controversy to keep his job

    Deandre Poole, the Florida Atlantic University instructor whose “step on Jesus” assignment created a national controversy, will keep his job. Heather Coltman, interim dean at for the College of Arts and Letters, said the decision was made...
  • Allen West's wife removed as FAU trustee

    Allen West's wife removed as FAU trustee
    Angela Graham-West has been abruptly removed from the Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees. Graham-West, the wife of former U.S. Rep. Allen West, didn't attend Tuesday's meeting, and Chairman Anthony Barbar announced that her term had ended,...
  • Cal State trustees appoint new Cal State L.A president, others

    Cal State trustees appoint new Cal State L.A president, others
    William A. Covino, a veteran Florida and California administrator, was named Wednesday as the new president of Cal State L.A., becoming the first new leader of the El Sereno campus in 33 years. Covino’s selection was among a slate of...
  • 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...