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  • Fl universities make the grade on rakings by "public good"

    The University of Florida is among the nation's top universities in a new ranking based on "public good" put out by Washington Monthly magazine. UF also was the top-ranked school in the magazine's "Best Bang for the Buck" category, in which Florida...
  • Valencia, Seminole State, Lake-Sumter state colleges win $1.5 million to boost minority participation in STEM

    Valencia, Seminole State and Lake-Sumter State colleges have won a $1.5 million grant to help boost the number of minority students who earn bachelor's degrees in so-called STEM fields. The three-year grant will pay for staff to advise and to help...
  • Open house celebrates Orlando Shakes' 25th season: How far the troupe has come

    Open house celebrates Orlando Shakes' 25th season: How far the troupe has come
    These days, ringing cellphones create the biggest disturbance for theatergoers. But back in the pioneer days of Orlando's cultural development — well, the 1980s, Shakespeare lovers faced interruption by ambulance sirens, shouting in the streets,...
  • Chart: Cheapest to costliest of Florida's dorms

    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. ++++++++++++++++++++ || School ||...
  • Housing, not tuition, is biggest cost for many Florida students

    Housing, not tuition, is biggest cost for many Florida students
    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...
  • 'The Fantasticks' interpreted in sign-language at UCF

     'The Fantasticks' interpreted in sign-language at UCF
    Theatre UCF's "The Fantasticks" will offer a performance with American Sign Language interpretation this Thursday, Aug. 29. Students from Valencia College's pre-major AA in sign-language interpretation will join the UCF cast on stage. The ASL students are...
  • V.P. Biden to visit UCF next week

    V.P. Biden to visit UCF next week
    Vice President Joe Biden will visit UCF on Thursday as part of the Obama administration's push to make college more affordable, his office announced yesterday. Biden will be at the University of Central Florida to "highlight the plan that President...
  • UCF enrollment tops 60,100, a record, as university touts "wonderful" freshmen class

    UCF enrollment tops 60,100, a record, as university touts "wonderful" freshmen class
    Enrollment at the University of Central Florida has topped 60,100 for the fall term, a record for the state's largest university. That's a slight increase from last year, when UCF enrollment hit 60,000. UCF's also has enrolled a "wonderful freshmen...
  • UCF, other Fl universities to get some performance funding under new, and criticized, system

    The University of Central Florida will get more than $2.6 million in performance funding this year under a new legislative plan state university leaders call far from perfect. UCF and the University of South Florida are to get the two largest slices--...
  • Dance, Vox Audio, Encore! part of Garden Theatre's 'Holiday Fruitcake'

     Dance, Vox Audio, Encore! part of Garden Theatre's 'Holiday Fruitcake'
    Winter Garden's Garden Theatre has a sleigh full of holiday-themed performances planned this month, under the umbrella heading of "Holiday Fruitcake — A Recipe for Seasonal Fun." The theater decided not to present a play, but instead is offering...
  • Orlando Rep, UCF join in national commemoration of Birmingham bombing

     Orlando Rep, UCF join in national commemoration of Birmingham bombing
    The Orlando Repertory Theatre is partnering with Theatre UCF to co-present "Four Little Girls: Birmingham 1963" by Christina Ham, as part of a national staged reading commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Birmingham bombing. This free reading will...
  • Tour of University of Central Florida highlights clash between son and mom

    Tour of University of Central Florida highlights clash between son and mom
    We embarked this week on our third college tour: the University of Central Florida. Aside from the uncharacteristically brisk weather (it was tough to pitch sunny Florida to the out-of-state potential students), it was a fine tour. It's a lovely campus,...