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  • Pines receives $50K NEA grant for arts facility

    Pembroke Pines is moving forward with the new civic center arts facility and the plaza's design and program development thanks to a $50,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. It's one of only 66 Our Town grant recipients. "Pembroke Pines'...
  • Boca Raton, nature center and university unveil new digs for marine life

    Boca Raton, nature center and university unveil new digs for marine life
    With hundreds of hatchlings squirming in the tanks below, dignitaries from Florida Atlantic University, the city of Boca Raton and the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center celebrated an improvement in their accommodations. Over the past year, FAU's marine...
  • Women lead top construction projects

    Women lead top construction projects
    Construction is still a male-dominated industry, but two women are calling the shots at some of the largest construction projects in South Florida. • Norma Pendo Knott, senior project manager for Suffolk Construction, manages construction of...
  • FAU students table divestment motion

    The student government at Florida Atlantic University tabled a resolution indefinitely last Friday, which included a call for the university to divest from Israel. The head of student government said their meeting was not the forum for this kind of...
  • Support for new medical students

    Patrick Kobler lost his mother when he was 12, and was raised by his grandfather. Later he had to take in boarders to keep a roof over his head. Now he'll be in the fourth class at the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic...
  • FAU steps up for third-grade reading event

    Annmarie Giddings-Dilbert had "big news to share" as chairwoman of the city's Education Advisory Committee. The reading event for Boca Raton's third-graders has found a venue host after a long search, she told committee members at the July 28 meeting...
  • FAU medical residents make rounds at hospital

    Delray Medical Center welcomed its first class of residents last month. The three-year residency provides clinical, hands-on patient training in conjunction with the College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University. The 36 residents were selected...
  • South Florida colleges offer freebies

    South Florida colleges offer freebies
    College isn't just a place to get an education. It also can be a place to get a great deal. South Florida's colleges and universities offer many freebies and deeply discounted services, including classes, cultural events and gourmet meals. Here are...
  • Colleges offer plenty of freebies, inexpensive deals

    Colleges offer plenty of freebies, inexpensive deals
    College isn't just a place to get an education. It also can be a place to get a great deal. South Florida's colleges and universities offer many freebies and deeply discounted services, including classes, cultural events and gourmet meals. Here are...
  • FAU honors Cherokee, Everglades leaders

    One advocates for Cherokee Indians, the other for the Everglades. Florida Atlantic University is giving both honorary doctorates today. Jim Henson , a former tribal chief of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians, is being honored for helping FAU...
  • Sibling cellists win over judges, viewers on 'America's Got Talent'

    Sibling cellists win over judges, viewers on 'America's Got Talent'
    Two Boca Raton teenagers induced Howard Stern to jump from his seat, and enticed more than 900,000 YouTube viewers to click play — by rocking out on their cellos. After finding instant fame with an animated, electric cover of Jimi Hendrix's...
  • 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,...