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Florida Atlantic University’s department of history presents a lecture on the conspiracy theories about the September 11th attacks entitled “Enemies Within: The Conspiracy Culture of Modern America.” The prize-winning author Robert Goldberg from the University of Utah will speak on Thursday, October 28 at 2 p.m. in the University Theatre on FAU’s Boca Raton campus, [...]
Think you have what it takes to contribute academically to the research and development of environmental studies then consider applying for one of the two research fellowships offered by the EPA. Fellowships are offered on the undergraduate and graduate level. Deadlines differ for each so be sure to provide yourself enough time to send your [...]
Continuing his focus on strengthening Florida’s economy, Governor Charlie Crist praised the progress of the Broward College Public Safety Institute during a recent groundbreaking dedication ceremony in Broward County on Aug. 18. The project, which has been in progress for 10 years, is expected to create more than 200 constructions jobs. “In addition to increasing [...]
Women’s Equality Day Celebration at FAU Aug 26th, 2010
Florida Atlantic University’s Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies and other local organizations will hold a Women’s Equality Day Celebration to commemorate the 90th anniversary of women’s voting rights. The celebration will be held on Thursday, August 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Student Union on the Boca Raton campus, 777 [...]
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has designated the Center for Ocean Energy Technology (COET) at Florida Atlantic University as a national center for ocean energy research and development. The new Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center (SNMREC) at FAU joins centers in the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii that also work to advance the operational [...]
For the eighth year in a row, The Florida College System ranks among the top producers of associate degrees in the nation according to Community College Week’s annual Top 10 report. Despite record student enrollment and increasing budget concerns the report, conducted by Community College Week using data from the National Center for Education Statistics [...]
As part of its Project TEAM (Teach, Empower, Achieve, and Motivate) initiative, the City of Lauderdale Lakes Department of Social Services will present A Road Map to Success, a special symposium geared towards providing local high school students with the opportunity to improve their work/life skills and increase their chances of becoming employed. The free [...]
Real Estate Market in South Florida to be Examined at Meeting at NSU
Experts will discuss the residential and commercial real estate market in South Florida at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) on April 30 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Titled “Adjusting to the New Normal in Southeast Florida’s Real-Estate Sectors,” the meeting will feature presentations by local leaders in real estate operations, construction, development, financing and regulation.
Seven students from the Master of Science in Real Estate Development program at Nova Southeastern University’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship are competing in the inaugural Collegiate Real Estate Challenge hosted by the South Florida Chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP).
The City of Miramar is happy to announce its partnership with Nova Southeastern University. The College of Dental Medicine will be providing free, basic dental services to City of Miramar residents at the City of Miramar Multi-Service Complex, located at 6700 Miramar Parkway, Miramar, FL 33025. Qualified graduate students and their dentist professors will be [...]
A symposium exploring homophobia in the Caribbean will be held at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) on April 8-10. The three-day symposium, featuring presentations, speakers and debates, will be held on NSU’s campus in the Health Professions Division’s Assembly Building at 3200 South University Drive. The event is
NSU students volunteer in New Orleans on spring break
Fifteen undergraduate students from Nova Southeastern University spent their spring break volunteering in New Orleans building houses with Habitat for Humanity.
An on-campus memorial service will be held to celebrate the lives and accomplishments of those lost on the Lynn University “Journey of Hope” trip to Haiti on Friday, March 12 at 2 p.m. in the de Hoernle Sports and Cultural Center (the gymnasium). This event is open to the public. Doors open at 1 p.m. [...]
Reaching out to others in compassion is the way to true happiness and inner peace said the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet to a crowd of close to 3,000 inside FAU’s arena this week. The Dalai Lama is the now exiled head of state of Tibet and their spiritual leader. Originally named Lhamo Dhondup, he was [...]
Twenty-nine Broward residents recently passed written and laboratory exams at the UF-IFAS/Broward County Extension Office in Davie as the culmination of their intensive 14-week, 112-hour lecture, laboratory and field Master Gardener training. They join the ranks of 183 active Florida Master Gardeners, bringing the total serving the County to 212.
Free career development workshop at Nova
A free career development workshop for people looking to change careers will be held at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) on Saturday, Feb. 20. The workshop will include assessment exercises conducted by an advisor from NSU’s Office of Career Development that will allow attendees to identify their interests, values and skills related to identifying a career.
Governor Crist recommends $2 billion to support Florida’s 28 community colleges
Governor Charlie Crist yesterday, during the Florida Association of Community Colleges’ Annual Legislative Summit, honored the presidents and trustees of Florida’s 28 colleges for their important role in training the state’s workforce to better meet employment needs and fuel economic recovery. Today’s meeting followed a reception held last night at the Governor’s Mansion, paying tribute [...]
Broward County Community Action Agency, Broward College and Work Force One have joined forces to present a Career and Resources Job Fair Expo. The free event will take place on
– The department of languages, linguistics, and comparative literature in Florida Atlantic University’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters will host a film series to benefit victims of the recent earthquake in Haiti from Monday, February 1 through Friday, February 12.
The Broward County Energy Training Partnership, led by Minority Builders of Broward, OIC (Opportunities Industrialization Center) and the Broward County Public Schools Technical Centers, has been awarded a $3.3 million training grant by the US Department of Labor. As part of the federal stimulus package, this grant will allow the partnership to recruit, train and [...]
Dr. Dale Brill, president of the Florida Chamber Foundation and former director of the Florida Office of Trade, Tourism and Economic Development, will be the keynote speaker at the Florida’s Future Summit, hosted by The Alliance Partner Council on Friday, February 5th. The event will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (Registration/Continental Breakfast [...]
Read New Florida Initiative here. Chancellor Frank T. Brogan and Board of Governors Chair Sheila M. McDevitt released details of the “New Florida Initiative”, a strategic plan to use the resources of the State University System to transform the Florida economy on Thursday. Governor Charlie Crist endorsed the New Florida Initiative on Thursday and announced [...]
From Lynn.edu (Yesterday) Lynn University President Kevin Ross urged the Lynn community to begin to heal and grieve for the four students and two professors still missing in Haiti. We understand and respect the motivations behind these statements. In recent days we have encouraged a similar mindset in some of the eight students who returned [...]
State education board member to Serve on National Task Force On Education and the Military
The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) is pleased to announce that T. Willard Fair, a member of the Florida State Board of Education, has been selected to serve on a year-long NASBE study group—Common Ground: Education and the Military Meeting the Needs of Students—to examine the skills and knowledge youths need to [...]
Deadline Jan. 31 to enroll in Florida prepaid college at current rates
Families have only three weeks left to purchase a Florida Prepaid College Plan at current plan prices. Enrolling children by the Jan. 31 deadline is easy to do online at www.myfloridaprepaid.com.