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1 hr ago | St. Petersburg Times

College grad job market remains weak, but improving

Luis Mendez, left, a student at Miami Dade College, and Maurice Mike of Florida International University wait in line at a job fair at Marlins Park in Miami last October.


Related Topix: Florida International University, Michigan State University

Tue Apr 22, 2014

WPTV Local News

Youngsters celebrate Earth Day at FAU

Florida Atlantic University's youngest owls are celebrating Earth Day by planting a new garden.


ABC News

Job Market for College Grads Better but Still Weak

With college commencement ceremonies nearing, the government is offering a modest dose of good news for graduating seniors: The job market is brightening for new grads - a bit.


Related Topix: Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO


Miami's Tourism Industry Isn't Ready for Dramatic Effects of Climate Change

It's hard for resorts and hotels to justify costs related to preparing for climate change in the coming years when they can easily pass along costs to future owners.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Nelson, Florida, Palm Beach County, FL

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

International Education Society Elects New Leadership: Wilkins Assumes Kappa Delta Pi Presidency

Kappa Delta Pi , International Honor Society in Education, has elected leaders to serve in the Society's highest leadership posts for the 2014-2016 biennium, with terms beginning July 1, 2014.


Related Topix: Northern Illinois University, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, University of Georgia Valdosta State, Howard University, Davis & Elkins College

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Gov. Scott visits Jacksonville to keep in-state tuition for undocumented students in spotlight

To keep his support for a hotly debated tuition bill firmly in the spotlight, Gov. Rick Scott visited Jacksonville to hear from students who struggle to afford a college education.


Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, US News, Illegal Immigration, Education Etc., University of Florida

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Alzheimer's patients make music long after memories fade | Video

Remembering everyday things like where you live or how to make a sandwich can be tough when you have Alzheimer's disease.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Florida, Boca Raton, FL


South Intensive Transition's green school designation is destination for all

The caliber of work being done in Palm Beach County to establish 'green schools' is astronomical; principal, Dr. Voncia Haywood , her faculty and staff along with parent and community involvement at South Intensive Transition School are leading students of a special calling to beautify and maintain the earth and all surroundings in the atmosphere ... (more)


Related Topix: Palm Beach County, FL, Palm Beach, FL, Lake Worth, FL, Home Gardening, Home

Sun Apr 20, 2014

CBS Local

Calvary Chapel Celebrates Easter Despite Troubled Times

Seven thousand congregants of a Florida Mega-church gathered on Easter with hopes that the church can move on from a tough situation and celebrate the life of Jesus Christ.


Related Topix: Florida

Sat Apr 19, 2014

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Proposed county projects would have enlarged roads now at capacity

Boca Raton is turning down $38.2 million from the state and $9.6 million from the state and county that would have widened two congested roads: the western portion of Palmetto Park Road, and Federal Highway around the five-way intersection of Fifth Avenue and 20th Street.


Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL, Palm Beach County, FL, West Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach, FL

Fri Apr 18, 2014

KFOR-AM Lincoln

Carl Pelini Calls FAU Firing 'Unjustified'

Former Husker Defensive Coordinator Carl Pelini says his firing at Florida Atlantic University last year was unjustified and the result of a new athletic director who wanted to hire his own football coach.


Related Topix: Nebraska

Thu Apr 17, 2014

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Former FAU police officer convicted of 2011 murder

Jimmy Dac Ho, 51, sits in the Palm Beach County Courthouse during his trial for the death of Sheri Carter, 29. On Thursday, jurors convicted Ho of first-degree murder.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Palm Beach County, FL, Life, Self Defense, Boynton Beach, FL

Boca News Now

Technology Incubator at FAU Refocuses On Technology

The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University has completed a restructuring of its Technology Business Incubator that returns it to exclusively serve technology-based startups.


Tue Apr 15, 2014

The WSU Signpost

Performing arts grads give advice

With the conclusion of the play "Mockingbird," theater major Connor Padilla's acting career at Weber State University came to a close.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Weber State University

The News-Press

New city planning pro loves new island home

Betty Hernandez is no stranger to Marco Island, nor is her family a stranger to living the dream of opportunity in America.


Related Topix: Marco Island, FL, Miami Dade County, FL

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Services network will present child-protection conference

Lake County Shared Services Network will present its child protection conference from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. May 13 at Mission Inn Resort and Club, 10400 County Road 48, Howey-in-the-Hills.


Related Topix: Lake County, FL, Howey in the Hills, FL, Mount Dora, FL, Sorrento, FL

Sat Apr 12, 2014

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Calvary Chapel takes comfort in Easter's message of hope, healing | Video

As South Florida enters the holiest week on the Christian calendar, the Easter message of hope, healing and rebirth is resonating with new insight for the parishioners of Calvary Chapel.


Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL, Boca Raton, FL

Thu Apr 10, 2014

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Ex-FAU police officer on trial for 2011 murder

An off-duty former Florida Atlantic University police officer handcuffed a Boynton Beach woman before shooting her twice and leaving her for dead on Jan. 31, 2011 after a meeting for paid sex went awry, a prosecutor told a Palm Beach County jury Thursday.


Related Topix: University, FL, Boynton Beach, FL, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Boca News Now

FAU Art Exhibition Set, Open To Public

The University Galleries in Florida Atlantic University's Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters will present "Praxis," the Spring 2014 BFA Exhibition from Friday, April 18 through Friday, May 2, 2014 in the Ritter Art Gallery,777 Glades Road, Boca Raton.


Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL, Painting, Arts, Graphic Design, Photography

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Business Wire

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INTERACTa focuses on the management of acute change in patient condition at skilled nursing facilities across the nation.


Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine