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  • Bianchi: Jimbo, Urban, Saban should make more than NFL coaches

     Bianchi: Jimbo, Urban, Saban should make more than NFL coaches
    LOS ANGELES — Just last week, Florida State University reportedly negotiated a contract extension that will pay football coach Jimbo Fisher an average salary of about $5.5 million a year. That's an incredible amount of money. But not nearly...
  • Beyond profits: Millennials embrace investing for social good

    Beyond profits: Millennials embrace investing for social good
    Once she gets her MBA degree from UC Berkeley in May, Leigh Madeira's dream is to help find funding for young companies devoted to improving the lives of the world's poor. That isn't quite what her family had in mind. When she told her 90-year-old...
  • Violence, runaways a problem at residential centers across the U.S.

     Violence, runaways a problem at residential centers across the U.S.
    Six years after the U.S. Government Accountability Office found that youths were beaten and abused inside residential treatment centers across the country, the mistreatment and violence continue amid inconsistent oversight by government agencies, an...
  • In Texas, exonerated former inmates network to help others like them

    In Texas, exonerated former inmates network to help others like them
    Isiah Hill looked at the big man on the other side of the prison visitor's window as if his life depended on him, because it did. Christopher Scott had done time in prison, too — 12 years for murder. But then another man confessed to the crime,...
  • Career Spotlight: Volunteer finds reward -- and a job -- by giving back to community

    Career Spotlight: Volunteer finds reward -- and a job -- by giving back to community
    Who: Being a volunteer created a career opportunity for Jonathan Davidson. He recently joined United Way of Broward County as mentor coordinator with its Mission United initiative, working now in the organization for which he had been volunteering for...
  • Regional Digest: University of Hartford president Walt Harrison To Get Award

    Harrison To Get Award In recognition of his work to improve the academic success of student-athletes, University of Hartford President Walt Harrison will receive the NCAA President's Gerald R. Ford Award at the 2015 NCAA Convention in the Washington, D....
  • Gator Nation indeed: UF celebrates 500,000 degrees

    Gator Nation indeed: UF celebrates 500,000<sup> </sup>degrees
    By the time the final graduate crosses the stage Saturday, the University of Florida will celebrate the milestone of awarding 500,000 degrees — a literal Gator Nation. "People can identify with milestones and big numbers," said university...
  • Answers to chronic flight delays may be buried in the numbers

     Answers to chronic flight delays may be buried in the numbers
    Efforts to restore what's conspicuously absent in the airline industry — consistently reliable service — are getting a boost from the work of University of Michigan researchers who are looking closely at 73 million flights during the past...
  • Sexually traumatized youths report new abuse at Indian Oaks

     Sexually traumatized youths report new abuse at Indian Oaks
    The 19-year-old lay awake at night, dreading the moment when his roommate would call to him from the bunk below. There, in the dark, the roommate would utter his name, then force him to perform sexual acts, the 19-year-old eventually told police....
  • Study: Nearly 75 percent of parents face car seats the wrong way

    Study: Nearly 75 percent of parents face car seats the wrong way
    Almost three-quarters of parents turn car seats around too early in a child's life, according to a recent study from the University of Michigan.  The American Academy of Pediatrics updated its guidelines for child passenger safety in March 2011,...
  • FAU boosts profile with business polls

    FAU boosts profile with business polls
    These days, Florida Atlantic University is posing questions — throughout the nation. The College of Business at Florida Atlantic University has started polling U.S. Hispanics monthly about the economy and their spending plans. By summer, the...