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  • FAU to test alert system Thursday

    Florida Atlantic University is scheduled to test all components of the FAU Alert system at 2 p.m. Thursday. The system is designed to help keep FAU's students, faculty, staff and campus visitors safe during emergencies. The emergency siren and P.A....
  • Florida universities get $200 million in performance funding

    Florida universities get $200 million in performance funding
    After years of financial struggles, Florida public universities are in the unusual position of having to figure out how best to spend what amounts to a $200 million bonus check. Many schools will receive tens of millions of dollars under the state's new...
  • Freebies for Dad, free LeBron James Slurpee

    Freebies for Dad, free LeBron James Slurpee
    Where's the beef? Find it on menus for Father's Day. Lots of restaurants are offering freebies and dining deals for dads on June 15. Here are my favorite offers: Texas de Brazil: Make a reservation for dad to dine at the Brazilian steakhouse on...
  • Florida colleges revise sexual assault policies

    Florida colleges revise sexual assault policies
    Few rapes have been reported on Florida's college campuses, and many see that as a problem. Sexual assault tends to be the most under-reported crime, often because victims are "afraid of the system" or think no one will believe them, said Michaela Denny,...
  • Florida Atlantic University dean of libraries recognized for distinguished career

    Florida Atlantic University dean of libraries recognized for distinguished career
    Who: William Miller, dean of libraries, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, is being honored with the 2014 Isadore Gilbert Mudge Award, given by the American Library Association's Reference and User Services Division, for his accomplishments in the...
  • Behind the scenes with a beauty queen

    Behind the scenes with a beauty queen
    As a young girl, Brittany Oldehoff grew up watching beauty pageants with her mom. Today, as the reigning Miss Florida USA, she is just a week away from one of the biggest moments of her life: the Miss USA Pageant. Oldehoff, 25, of Oakland Park, is one...
  • FAU in line for $4 million Lifelong Learning grant

    FAU in line for $4 million Lifelong Learning grant
    Florida Atlantic University's popular Lifelong Learning Program may get a $4 million boost next year to ensure it's around to serve seniors for years to come. The university's Board of Trustees agreed Tuesday to take the first step – accepting a...
  • Freedom Shores principal is SECME Administrator of the Year

    Patricia Trejo, principal at Freedom Shores Elementary School, received Administrator of the Year for the 2013-14 school year for her continuing support of the SECME program. ​SECME, which stands for science, engineering, communication, mathematics...
  • Snow fund hands out scholarships

    It was all about the children, as the George Snow Scholarship Fund handed out $633,000 in scholarships to 85 students who just graduated from area high schools. The program looked like a high school yearbook at the 37th annual Awards Reception on June...
  • 'Osage,' 'Bonnie & Clyde' at FAU Summer Rep

    Kim Ostrenko almost didn't audition for the role of Violet Weston, the mercurial, addicted mother in "August: Osage County." But once the Equity actress saw Florida Atlantic University's annual Summer Repertory had dropped the age to accommodate graduate...
  • At FSU, Sen. John Thrasher a strong pick for president

     At FSU, Sen. John Thrasher a strong pick for president
    Florida Sen. John Thrasher is a personable, powerful and highly partisan politician. He chairs Gov. Rick Scott's re-election campaign. He's a recent chair of the Republican Party of Florida. He also chairs the Senate Rules Committee, which can make or...
  • FAU unveils plan to improve graduation rates

    FAU unveils plan to improve graduation rates
    Florida Atlantic University is trying to serve a new type of freshman student — one who will actually graduate. The university is facing scrutiny and potential financial losses over its dismal graduation and retention rates. Just 20 percent of...