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FAU Lecture to Address 9/11 Conspiracy Theories

Cross at Ground Zero

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, [...]

October 18th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,College,Culture,Local news,Palm Beach | Read More »

EPA invites undergraduate, graduate applications for environmental study


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 [...]

September 24th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,College,Emerging Green,Federal Government,Local news | Read More »

Officials celebrate Broward College Public Safety Institute ground-breaking


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 [...]

August 29th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,College,Davie,Schools | Read More »

Women’s Equality Day Celebration at FAU Aug 26th, 2010

Iron Jawed Angels

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 [...]

August 18th, 2010 | Posted in College,Culture,Elections,Events,Local news,Palm Beach | Read More »

FAU’s Center for Ocean Energy designated national center for research


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 [...]

August 6th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,College,Environmental,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Palm Beach,marine | Read More »


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 [...]

June 28th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,College,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

Lauderdale Lakes holding symposium for high school students

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 [...]

May 7th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,College,Lauderdale Lakes,Local news,Schools | Read More »

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.

April 12th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,College,Davie,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Real Estate | Read More »

NSU Students Competing in South Florida’s First Collegiate Real Estate Challenge

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).

March 29th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,College,Davie,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Real Estate | Read More »

Miramar residents can get free dental care through May 24


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 [...]

March 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,College,Families,Health,Local news,Miramar | Read More »

Homophobia in the Caribbean to be Explored at Symposium at NSU – April 8-10

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

March 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,College,Culture,Davie,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

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.

March 15th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,College,Davie,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Non-profit organizations | Read More »

Lynn University to hold memorial service for students, faculty killed in Haiti

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. [...]

February 26th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,College,International relations,Local news,Palm Beach | Read More »

Dalai Lama graces South Florida with his presence

The 14th Dalai Lama Photo by Andrea Freygang

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 [...]

February 25th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,College,Culture,Davie,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Palm Beach | Read More »

Twenty-Nine New Florida Master Gardeners to Serve Broward County

garden master uf

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.

February 8th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,College,Environmental,Local news,Schools | Read More »

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.

February 8th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,College,Employment,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

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 [...]

February 4th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,College,Employment,Federal Government,Local news,Tallahassee | Read More »

Job and Resources Fair To Be Held on February 17 at Broward College

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

February 1st, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,College,Employment,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

FAU Hosts Film Series to Benefit Haiti

– 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.

January 30th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,College,Film,International relations,Local news,Non-profit organizations,Palm Beach | Read More »

Broward County School District awarded $3.3 million in Green Jobs Training Grants

Hypower Systems visited Heron Heights Elementary School in Parkland, bringing along a special trailer that uses a kitchen setting to show people how solar power works. Heron Heights gets about 20 percent of its power from solar and has a regular program that exposes students to science and environmental programs.

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 [...]

January 29th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Business,College,Emerging Green,Employment,Environmental,Federal Government,Local news,Schools,Technology,Water management | Read More »

Florida’s Future Summit Set for February 5th

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 [...]

January 29th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Business,College,Events,Local news | Read More »

Governor Charlie Crist endorsed the “New Florida Initiative” Thursday

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 [...]

January 29th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Business,College,Employment,Local news,Schools,Tallahassee,Technology | Read More »

Families of three of the missing Lynn students release statement

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 [...]

January 28th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,College,Families,International relations,Local news,Palm Beach | Read More »

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 [...]

January 24th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,College,Federal Government,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Military,National politics,Schools,Tallahassee | Read More »

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.

January 14th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,College,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Money | Read More »

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