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  • Florida colleges relax gun policies

    Florida colleges relax gun policies
    Florida's colleges and universities are pulling the trigger on zero tolerance for guns on campus. Broward College on Tuesday became the latest school to allow firearms on campus, provided they are kept locked inside vehicles. The policy change follows...
  • Spring break 2014: To selfie or not to selfie

    Spring break 2014: To selfie or not to selfie
    The selfie has come into focus for spring break 2014. Coming off the heels of the 86th Academy Awards last Sunday, when host Ellen DeGeneres crashed the Twitter social site with her selfie shared around the world, this cultural phenomenon of snapping...
  • FIU grows its Broward presence

    FIU grows its Broward presence
    Florida International University may call Miami-Dade home, but Broward County is quickly emerging as a second home. The fast-growing university, based west of Miami, has been expanding its Broward presence in recent months. In August, FIU started its...
  • New School Board member 'passionate' about education

    New School Board member 'passionate' about education
    Heather Brinkworth may be new to the Broward County School Board, but she's no stranger to education. Brinkworth, 45, was appointed last week by Gov. Rick Scott to fill the District 3 seat vacated in December by Katie Leach. She has served as a reading...
  • John Kelly ready to transform FAU

    John Kelly ready to transform FAU
    John Kelly hopes to transform Florida Atlantic University into a university known more for its progress than its problems. Kelly, 59, a long-time vice president at Clemson University in South Carolina, starts Monday as FAU's seventh president. He's...
  • Students being trained to fight anti-Semitism

    Some South Florida students are learning to fight anti-Semitism on college campuses before they even leave high school. The Anti-Defamation League recently trained about 70 Broward County high school seniors for its new program "Words to Action:...
  • Show your true colors: 10 things to do with the family this weekend

    Show your true colors: 10 things to do with the family this weekend
    Between the smiling blue face of PBS TV star Thomas the Tank Engine, a herd of bright yellow rubber ducks on the New River and the crayons-in-a-woodchipper fashion of Sebastian Masuda at Young at Art Museum, this weekend is looking very bright, indeed....
  • University Park student housing project coming to Boca Raton

    University Park student housing project coming to Boca Raton
    College students in Boca Raton will get another desperately needed option in off-campus accommodations when University Park opens next year. The privately developed student-housing complex is being built on 11 acres at 135 N.W. 20th St., less than three...
  • FIU, Broward College to open Miramar campus

    FIU, Broward College to open Miramar campus
    Broward College and Florida International University are teaming up to open a new campus, the latest in a westward expansion of higher education in Broward County. The 89,000-square-foot-site on S.W. 145th Avenue in Miramar is slated to open in August....
  • FAU wants students to stay in dorms

    Florida Atlantic University is trying to persuade students to spend more time on campus, all night actually. Increasing the number of students living on campus is part of FAU's efforts to create a more traditional experience for students in Boca Raton....
  • FAU could lose $1.4 million in accountability plan

    FAU could lose $1.4 million in accountability plan
    Florida Atlantic University could lose $1.4 million in state funding largely because too many of its students drop out. FAU and two other schools – New College of Florida and the University of West Florida -- failed to meet the minimum standards...
  • NSU to open $80 million research center

    NSU to open $80 million research center
    Nova Southeastern University is expanding its role in research, building a new $80 million facility that could boost South Florida's efforts to become a hub for studies of cancer, heart disease and other problems. The Center for Collaborative Research,...