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  • Governor weighs in on 'Jesus stomping' incident at FAU Davie campus

    Governor weighs in on 'Jesus stomping' incident at FAU Davie campus
    The “Jesus stomping” controversy at Florida Atlantic University is a political gift from the almighty to Gov. Rick Scott. The governor, plagued with continuing dismal poll ratings and increasing discontent from his conservative political...
  • 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...
  • Report: 4 Florida colleges make Newsweeks's list of least rigorous schools

    Florida, be proud. Your colleges are ranked among the nation's best — of the worst — in terms of being the best party schools and the least rigorous institutions of higher education. Go Gators! In June The University of Florida ranked as the...
  • 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...
  • Choice of Carl Pelini a hit with FAU Board of Trustees

     
    For anyone thinking the Board of Trustees might have concerns about Carl Pelini as next football coach, you were wrong. Craig Angelos was showered with praise by every board member for picking Pelini, and his contract won unanimous approval. Angelos......
  • Today in Tallahassee: Private prison companies, jobs, sewage, budgets

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers plan to keep discussing prisons, jobs, the courts, drugs and budgets today. The House Economic Affairs Committee leads things off at 8:30 a.m. with a dozen bills on the agenda, including an onsite sewage treatment...
  • Friday Morning Reads: Budget proposals, school audits and ALFs

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Happy Friday to everyone. We're sure you want to get going on any weekend plans, so we'll get to the top five stories of the day without dragging this out. * The Orlando Sentinel reports that an audit of Florida's early learning...
  • Five alarm fun day in Boca Feb. 25

     
    Boca Raton Fire Rescue's annual free Fire Expo drew 1,500 people in 2011 and more are expected Saturday. Bigger and better attractions and other city departments are promised to be at Florida Atlantic University's Boca campus, Parking lot #38 near the...
  • Sugar cane, not biotech, may grow on Mecca Farms

     
    Farmers could soon return to taxpayer-owned Mecca Farms, where Palm Beach County once planned to create a "biotech village" with high-tech companies and high-paying jobs. The Palm Beach County Commission on Tuesday will consider leasing a portion of the...