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  • A Giving Heart Fuels Females for Future Success

    A Giving Heart Fuels Females for Future Success
    Let’s face it: Sixth grade science and math are not the easiest subjects. Fifth graders who consistently score “A’s” in those courses, however, should continue that path in not only sixth grade but also through high school. That&...
  • Local golf instructor named one of America's best

    The accolades and recognition awards continue to roll in for Inverrary Country Club Director of Instruction Barry Goldstein as he was recently selected as one of America's Top 30 Golf Instructors by Golf Tips Magazine for 2014-2015. This is the second...
  • IW schools head Perera interviewing for New Orleans superintendent position

    IW schools head Perera interviewing for New Orleans superintendent position
    Two days after announcing her plans to resign from Isle of Wight County Schools' top spot, Superintendent Katrise Perera interviewed with the New Orleans Parish School Board. One school board member said he was "shocked" by the news, while another...
  • The high cost of dormitory living

    The high cost of dormitory living
    With colleges spending billions on lavish housing developments, it's easy to think that all students are living large. The sad reality? Student homelessness in higher education is a larger issue than most realize, with tens of thousands across the country...
  • T. William Heyck, history scholar at NU, dies

    T. William Heyck, history scholar at NU, dies
    T. William Heyck, whose work as a scholar focused on British history, taught history at Northwestern University and led a movement to establish a residential college system at the Evanston school. Mr. Heyck, 75, died of complications from leukemia on...
  • UCF gets $1 million to study effect of animals, nature on people's health

    UCF gets $1 million to study effect of animals, nature on people's health
    The town of Harmony, which has nearly 8,000 acres of natural space, more than 12 miles of walking trails and energy-efficient homes, hopes to reveal the impact of nature and animals on people's health. The Harmony Institute, which inspired the Osceola...
  • University of Texas can use race as factor in admissions, court rules

    University of Texas can use race as factor in admissions, court rules
    The University of Texas can consider race in undergraduate admissions to promote diversity, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. Acting in a lawsuit that the U.S. Supreme Court had sent back last year, Judge Patrick Higginbotham wrote that considering...
  • Supreme Court should give this affirmative action case a pass

    Supreme Court should give this affirmative action case a pass
    Last week a federal appeals court ruled — again — that the University of Texas at Austin didn’t violate the Constitution when it engaged in racial preferences in its admissions policies. This was Round 2 for Abigail Noel Fisher vs. the...
  • If you can run for 5 minutes a day, you may add years to your life

    If you can run for 5 minutes a day, you may add years to your life
    People who jogged or ran for as little as five minutes a day reduced their risk of premature death by nearly one-third and extended their lives by about three years, according to a new study. Researchers examined the exercise habits of more than 55,...
  • Tennis players compete at USTA National Clay Court Championships

    Tennis players compete at USTA National Clay Court Championships
    Junior tennis players from across the nation came to Delray Beach on their summer breaks from high school to compete with 400 of their peers in the USTA Boys' 18 & 16 National Clay Court Championships held at Delray Beach Tennis Center. Even though...
  • So what makes a good university president, anyway?

    If you're a Gator, and maybe even if you aren't, chances are you remember John Lombardi, president of the University of Florida in the 1990s. When I think about what makes a good university president I think of Lombardi, not just because he was...