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Beat/Position: Higher Education Reporter
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Published December 25, 2014
Mark Law wants to take his students higher.
Published December 22, 2014
The goal: to paint black up to 90 percent the Southwest 34th Street wall as possible to raise awareness about not only the events that occurred in Ferguson, Missouri, and New York.
Published December 18, 2014
Sometimes, people get so settled and set in their ways they don't see how full their lives can be, how much broader and richer, and what they have to offer.
Published December 16, 2014
The University of Florida has hired James Anderson of the World Bank to run the newly established food systems research hub at the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, along with two other faculty members with impressive credentials of their...
Published December 15, 2014
The University of Florida will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m.Tuesday at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center, in the Dogwood Room.
Published December 14, 2014
Bernie Machen will step down as president of the University of Florida this month and step into a more private life.
Published December 12, 2014
Bernie Machen will spend his post-presidency as a senior adviser to the University of Florida board of trustees and incoming President Kent Fuchs, raising money for endowed faculty positions and the Florida Opportunity Scholars Program that bears...
Published December 10, 2014
Jacob Easterling, a senior studying electrical engineering, on Wednesday demonstrated the robot system he designed and built as a class project for the Intelligent Machines Design Lab at the University of Florida.
Published December 3, 2014
A team of University of Florida researchers has come up with one way to dispose of human waste on long-distance space flights: burn it as rocket fuel.
Published November 30, 2014
At the start of 2009, when Kent Fuchs took over as Cornell University's provost and chief operations officer, the university faced its worst financial crisis in 150 years.
Published November 28, 2014
There is not much activity going on behind the green chain-link fence surrounding the construction site on Roosevelt Island, just some yellow heavy equipment moving around the rubble of the partially demolished Goldwater Specialty Hospital.
Published November 27, 2014
Kent Fuchs will take over as the 12th president of the University of Florida on Jan. 1.
Published November 27, 2014
Kent Fuchs cuts a striking figure as he strides across the arts quad at Cornell University, pointing out his favorite buildings.
Published November 15, 2014
For the first time, the University of Florida has chronicled how many incidents of stalking, domestic violence and dating violence it handled in its annual campus crimes report.
Published November 14, 2014
By now, Winter Park businessman James W. "Bill" Heavener should be accustomed to having his name on things at the University of Florida.