| Apr 12, 2013
Brooms up, South Florida!
Students from Florida Atlantic University and the University of Miami are in Kissimmee this weekend for the sixth annual Quidditch World Cup, after months of training like wizards.
Quidditch is the broom-wielding sport made...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Gov. Rick Scott ran through a wide range of topics during an hour with the Sun Sentinel editorial board on Tuesday.
The central point: Everything’s going well in Florida, from Scott’s vantage.
“The state’s headed in the right...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Florida Atlantic University has placed Deandre Poole, the instructor who asked students in his class to "stomp on Jesus" on administrative leave. Here is a statement from the university:
FAU instructor Deandre Poole, Ph.D., has been placed on...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 5:12 AM
Florida Atlantic University has placed Deandre Poole, the Prof who asked students in his class to "stomp on Jesus" on administrative leave after he gave an unusual assignment in his Intercultural Communication class on March 4: As part of a lesson on...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Top Democratic officials are steering clear of the controversy surrounding Deandre Poole, vice chairman of the Palm Beach County Democratic Party.
Poole is the Florida Atlantic University instructor responsible for the “Jesus stomping”...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 5:39 AM
Owlcatraz is dead, with private prison operator GEO Group pulling out of its stadium sponsorship deal with Florida Atlantic University after a tumultuous two months. GEO Group said the backlash triggered had become "a distraction" to both parties.
| Apr 3, 2013
| 3:58 AM
Every day, Florida Atlantic University President Mary Jane Saunders reinforces the argument that she’s a bad fit for her job. The top priority for a university head is to raise funds. Maybe she’s good at that; I’m sure the board of...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 2:20 PM
Being at the center of a jobs creation, idea and technology hub is a fascinating and rewarding place to be, says Andrew Duffell, president and chief executive of the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University.
The 94-acre research park, established...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 5:14 AM
I am always happy to report that the shores of Silicon Beach, South Florida's local high-technology industry, continue to spread thanks to the right support and resources.
The latest evidence is the expansion of the Technology Business Incubator at the...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 3:13 PM
The “Jesus stomping” controversy at Florida Atlantic University is a political gift from the almighty to Gov. Rick Scott.
The governor, plagued with continuing dismal poll ratings and increasing discontent from his conservative political...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Palm Beach Gardens business leader Elizabeth Fago Smith will join the Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees, and based on all that's been going on, she may have her hands full. Gov. Rick Scott announced the appointment Wednesday, one day after...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 7:04 PM
In Nick Flynn’s new book, “The Reenactments,” the memoirist and poet delivers a meditation on the peculiar experience of watching his life story become a movie. Starring Robert De Niro, Julianne Moore and Paul Dano, the Paul Weitz-...