| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Public University Housing Rates
This chart shows the least and most expensive on-campus housing rates at each of Florida's public universities in 2012-13. These prices are per person for the fall and spring semesters.
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| Aug 24, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Take a look around UCF's new NorthView student housing complex and it's hard to believe families are struggling to cover college costs.
The apartments feature first-class amenities such as granite countertops, side-by-side refrigerators and 60-inch...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Jennifer O’Flannery Anderson is vice president for community engagement and executive director of the Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Foundation. She returned to her alma mater in December 2011 to head the university's new office of community...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Bernardo “Bernie” Fernandez, M.D., is the president of Cleveland Clinic Florida, a world-renowned academic medical center with locations in Weston and West Palm Beach, Florida. Employing over 200 physicians in approximately 35 medical...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 5:36 PM
Scripps Florida has grown to 511 employees, but the biotech company still has some hiring to do to meet its job creation deadline in December, Palm Beach County commissioners learned Tuesday.
The county and state invested more than $600 million in...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:07 AM
Full Moon Rising Party: When the full moon crests tonight over Fort Lauderdale Beach, it will glare on the usual insanity in effect at the relatively new S3 Restaurant (505 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.) Wednesday's beachside bacchanal features...
| Jul 14, 2013
Florida Atlantic University pegs the cost of college this year for a student living on campus at more than $22,000. The University of Florida, with a higher tuition rate but lower costs for room and board, puts the price tag at more than $20,000. Those...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Gay employees at Florida Atlantic University have won a decade long battle for domestic partner benefits.
The recently approved collective bargaining agreement between the United Faculty of Florida and FAU for the first time includes health insurance...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 5:46 PM
When it comes to speech, Florida's university campuses are some of the most oppressive places in this state.
Administrators have become increasingly tyrannical in their interpretations of the First Amendment.
There appears to be more concern about...