| Feb 26, 2014
| 1:02 PM
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...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 3:02 AM
Florida Atlantic University's lifelong education program, already the largest of its kind in the country, keeps growing, with enrollment climbing more than 20 percent in four years.
The Lifelong Learning Society has about 16,000 paid members between...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 9:01 AM
Alesandra Chojnowski dreams of becoming a college cheerleader.
The 14-year-old from Royal Palm Beach is a member of the Ultimate All Stars West Palm Beach Senior Level 2 cheerleading team that competed in the recent Ultimate State Bash at Florida...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:17 PM
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...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:53 PM
A new electronic tool may help doctors determine if a senior is at risk of taking a tumble.
Not by testing their balance, though, but by taking a hard look at their medications.
Patrick Hardigan, a public health professor at Nova Southeastern...
| Jan 5, 2014
Ilyse Weinshall and John Vanderah were never supposed to meet.
"He's a Catholic boy from East Dubuque, Iowa, and I'm a Jewish girl from Long Island, N.Y.," says Ilyse, 47.
"It's a miracle we ever crossed paths at all," adds John, 48.
| Oct 29, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Max Planck Florida, lured to Palm Beach County by millions in taxpayer incentives, is getting closer to meeting its job creation requirement, according to an annual progress report to the county.
Palm Beach County committed about $87 million of taxpayer...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:10 AM
BOCA RATON — Florida Atlantic University’s head football coach and defensive coordinator suddenly resigned on Wednesday after school officials accused both men of using illegal drugs.
The resignations of FAU head coach Carl Pelini and...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:25 AM
Higher Education Block Party: Broward College, Florida Atlantic University and Nova Southeastern University will remind us of the youthful vigor they bring to downtown Fort Lauderdale by throwing a block party from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Las Olas...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 7:00 AM
UCF students who live in campus housing are more likely to return each school year and are more likely to graduate, according to the university.
The four-year graduation rate is 19.6 percent higher for those who live on campus for two years compared...
| Nov 17, 2013
As a corporate executive, Roland Smith is a fixer, repairing beleaguered companies. In his leisure time, he also embraces risk, climbing mountains and riding motorcycles. In the Army, he was a test pilot.
Analysts and merger experts say Smith, 59, may...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Anthony Abbate AIA, NCARB, is Associate Provost for Broward Campuses and Professor in the School of Architecture at Florida Atlantic University.
His research focus is on architectural design, and design response for a changing climate. His creative...