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Boca News Now
Boca Raton Heart and Stroke Ball Raises Big Money For Research
The 32nd Annual Boca Raton Heart & Stroke Ball raised $420,000 for research and development programs for the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
FAU's College of Nursing offers degree programs on Treasure Coast,...
This story is contributed by a member of the Treasure Coast community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with TCPalm.com - Florida Atlantic University's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing is currently offering Family Nurse Practitioner and RN-to-BSN programs on the Treasure Coast at the FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute in Fort ... (more)
Ventura County Star
Star of the Week: Annie Dies
For more than four decades, Dies has made the education of children her life. She's never wanted any other job.
BC Says Adjunct Professor Strike Is Illegal
Yesterday, Broward College adjunct professor Evan Rowe fired a warning signal when he announced via an article published in New Times that he is starting a union for adjunct faculty, and may organize a strike.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Super lice that just won't die are creeping up in U.S.
The bugs known as super lice have developed genetic mutations that make them resistant to many of the over-the-counter and prescription chemicals that used to kill them.
Science, Industry and Business
Researcher Unravels Mystery of Sea Turtles' 'Lost Years'
Jeanette Wyneken, Ph.D., associate professor of biological science at Florida Atlantic University, and Kate Mansfield, Ph.D., a co-investigator at the University of Central Florida, are the first to successfully track neonate sea turtles in the Atlantic Ocean waters during what had previously been called their "lost years."
Researcher suspended after dolphin moved to pool
The regional administrator for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Fisheries Service says Steve McCulloch was being suspended for "egregious violations."
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Entrepreneurs, Tech Enthusiasts Converge in Miami to Compete at eMerge Techweek Launch
Entrepreneurs and technology enthusiasts will converge in Miami on May 5 - 6 at eMerge Americas Techweek, where they will highlight the latest and most innovative technology solutions.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Orlando Sentinel
UCF helps students get to graduation
Alvaro Velasquez was only three classes shy of finishing his bachelor's degree at UCF when he ran out of money.
Bad Astronomy Blog
Newborn Turtles' Mysterious "Lost Years" Finally Revealed
After tiny loggerhead turtles hatch from eggs buried on Florida beaches, they scramble frantically out to sea.
Sea turtles 'lost years' mystery starts to unravel
Small satellite-tracking devices attached to sea turtles swimming off Florida's coast have delivered first-of-its-kind data that could help unlock they mystery of what endangered turtles do during the "lost years."
Tue Mar 04, 2014
American Library Association
Most distinguished librarians in reference announced for 2014 achievement awards
The Reference and User Services Association has selected the winners of the 2014 achievement awards, which provide research and travel grants in recognition of the nation's most exceptional librarians, libraries and projects involving reference services today.
The Baxter Bulletin
The sooner you start explaining the world to your baby, the better. That doesn't mean flashcards for tots, or merely pointing out objects: "Here's an orange.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Noted marine mammal rescuer off first-response team, Harbor Branch on ...
FILE PHOTO Steve McCulloch, project manager for Marine Mammal Research and Conservation at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at Florida Atlantic University, is shown here as part of a whale rescue that took place in September 2012.
Barber is the son of Marguerite Clemson of Marco Island and a 2006 graduate of Lely High School, Naples, and earned an associates degree in 2010 from Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton.
Charles H. Hennekens, MD Receives Fries Prize for Improving Health
Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.P.H., today received the Fries Prize for Improving Health for his first discoveries of the lifesaving benefits of aspirin, as well as groundbreaking work on statins, angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers and beta adrenergic blockers, which today are cornerstones in the treatment and ... (more)
New Deans Appointed At St. Thomas University
Dr. Bhattacharya's cumulative list of administrative appointments, research, service in higher education, contributions to the formulation of strategic plans, and publications is quite extensive.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
School Districts of Palm Beach and Martin counties celebrate CTE month
During 2014 CTE Month , the Association for Career & Technical Education encouraged everyone to explore and learn the amazing accomplishments, achievements and contributions of career and technical education professionals, students and alumni with the theme "Celebrate CTE Superheroes."
Sat Mar 01, 2014
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
South Florida students at forefront of voicing support for Venezuela | Video
At an age when most teenagers are eager to hit the mall or catch the latest pop star in concert, Oriano Botarro is organizing protests in Boca Raton for her native Venezuela.
NASA Astronaut Steve Swanson Available For Interviews Before Space Station Mission
NASA astronaut Steve Swanson, who is making final preparations for a March launch to the International Space Station, is available for live satellite interviews from 8-9 a.m. EST Friday, March 7. Swanson, who hails from Steamboat Springs, Colo., will participate in the interviews live from the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia.