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  • 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...
  • Former Congressman Allen West issues warning: Don't mess with my wife

    Former Congressman Allen West issues warning: Don't mess with my wife
    Former U.S. Rep. Allen West issued a stern warning Wednesday to protesters he said are taking things too far when it comes to his wife, Angela West, a trustee at Florida Atlantic University. Here’s what West posted Wednesday on Facebook: I...
  • Rick Scott's university promise proves elusive thanks to budget cuts, rising enrollments

    Rick Scott's university promise proves elusive thanks to budget cuts, rising enrollments
    TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott promised on the campaign trail that he would build "world-class universities" as part of his plan to jump-start the state's stagnant economy and bring new jobs to the Sunshine State. He pledged higher levels of state...
  • FAU, UM at Quidditch World Cup this weekend

    FAU, UM at Quidditch World Cup this weekend
    Brooms up, South Florida! Students from Florida Atlantic University and the University of Miami are in Kissimmee this weekend for the sixth annual Quidditch World Cup, after months of training like wizards. Quidditch is the broom-wielding sport made...
  • Many questions for Gov. Rick Scott, some answers

    Many questions for Gov. Rick Scott, some answers
    Gov. Rick Scott ran through a wide range of topics during an hour with the Sun Sentinel editorial board on Tuesday. The central point: Everything’s going well in Florida, from Scott’s vantage. “The state’s headed in the right...
  • FAU instructor placed on leave following reaction to Jesus stomping exercise

    Florida Atlantic University has placed Deandre Poole, the instructor who asked students in his class to "stomp on Jesus" on administrative leave. Here is a statement from the university: FAU instructor Deandre Poole, Ph.D., has been placed on...
  • Professor on paid leave following 'Jesus stomping' class exercise

    Florida Atlantic University has placed Deandre Poole, the Prof who asked students in his class to "stomp on Jesus" on administrative leave after he gave an unusual  assignment in his Intercultural Communication class on March 4:  As part of a lesson on...
  • 'Jesus stomping' FAU prof is Democratic leader, but top Democrats steer clear of flap

    'Jesus stomping' FAU prof is Democratic leader, but top Democrats steer clear of flap
    Top Democratic officials are steering clear of the controversy surrounding Deandre Poole, vice chairman of the Palm Beach County Democratic Party. Poole is the Florida Atlantic University instructor responsible for the “Jesus stomping”...
  • Mayo: Who wants to sponsor FAU's stadium?

    Mayo: Who wants to sponsor FAU's stadium?
    Owlcatraz is dead, with private prison operator GEO Group pulling out of its stadium sponsorship deal with Florida Atlantic University after a tumultuous two months. GEO Group said the backlash triggered had become "a distraction" to both parties. Which...
  • Chan Lowe: GEO Group yanks FAU stadium funding

    Chan Lowe: GEO Group yanks FAU stadium funding
    Every day, Florida Atlantic University President Mary Jane Saunders reinforces the argument that she’s a bad fit for her job. The top priority for a university head is to raise funds. Maybe she’s good at that; I’m sure the board of...