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Yesterday | The Virginian-Pilot

ODU football stadium study likely to begin later this summer

Old Dominion hopes to hire a consultant to conduct a study of how the school should build a new football stadium before school begins in late August, said David Harnage, ODU's chief operating officer.


Related Topix: University of Houston

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Professor to Receive Alton Ochsner Award for Pioneer Work on Smoking and Health

The Ochnser Clinic Foundation recently announced that the 29th annual recipient of the prestigious Alton Ochnser Award is Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.P.H., the first Sir Richard Doll professor and senior academic advisor to the dean in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University.


Related Topix: Smoking, Health, Lung Cancer, Queens College, City University of New York

Tue Jul 08, 2014

News Max

Mideast Expert: Islamic Leader Twists Theology to Justify Actions

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the self-professed leader of the Islamic State terrorist organization, is "becoming a magnet" to all Muslims who feel alienated, from Europe to the Middle East to the Mali Peninsula, said Middle East expert Robert Rabil, a professor at Florida Atlantic University appearing on Newsmax TV's "America's Forum."


Related Topix: Iraq

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Mad Cat Theatre Announces 2014 Nine Lives Scholarship Awards

Mad Cat Theatre Company has announced its third annual Nine Lives Scholarship Awards to Cheyenne Nicole Hardy and Kayla Bussel .


Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Florida

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Fox News

Florida honors university receives failing state grade

It has been ranked in the top five best value liberal arts colleges and one of the best public liberal arts universities by well-respected college ranking institutions.


Related Topix: Florida, New College of Florida, Sarasota, FL, University of West Florida


Professor Endorses Recent FDA Statements on Use of Aspirin to Prevent a First Heart Attack

Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.P.H., the first Sir Richard Doll professor and senior academic advisor to the dean in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University, and David L. DeMets, Ph.D., the first Max Halperin professor of biostatistics and medical informatics at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and ... (more)


Related Topix: Heart Attack, Food and Drug Administration, Stroke, Medicine, Queens College, City University of New York

Fri Jun 27, 2014


Does It Make Sense for Artists to Advertise?

Investing in one's career is often touted as a sound business move, an act of confidence in the future, the cost of doing business, taking responsibility - that kind of talk.


Related Topix: Glendale, AZ

Wed Jun 25, 2014


Environmental Studies Center in Jensen Beach renovating turtle tank

Visitors to the Environmental Studies Center will have to wait until September - when the center expects to complete a turtle tank renovation - to welcome home Scuttle.


Related Topix: Jensen Beach, FL

Tue Jun 24, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Crab and other crustacean shells may help prevent and treat inflammatory disease

Researchers at Florida Atlantic University and their colleagues have developed an oral form of microparticles in crab and other crustacean shells as a dietary supplement that may prevent and treat IBD and other inflammatory diseases.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Seafood, Crohn's Disease, Health

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Jewish Journal

Scholars discuss anti-Semitism in Europe

"The irony is where are Jews safest and where are Jews essentially being resurrected from the dead? Where you would normally assume is the most anti-Semitic country.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Poland, American Jewish University, Prison, Boca Raton, FL

The Miami Herald

They do: Miami Beach, Orlando join forces to support gay marriage in Florida court cases

This photo provided by the Southern Impact Research Center in Tennessee, taken June 18, shows equipment that can test how football helmets perform against certain concussion-causing forces.


Related Topix: Orlando, FL, Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, us Travel, Travel

St. Petersburg Times

EditorialsEditorial: Out of flawed FSU search, some good may come

Now it is clear just how far a major Florida university has to sink into the political morass and embarrass itself before higher education leaders raise their voices.


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Florida State University, Penn State University Park, University of Florida, Opinion

Wed Jun 18, 2014

Palm Beach Post

5 Greenacres students receive college scholarships

The students were: Kellsey Pollock III ; Anabel Gonzalez ; Tyler Brandenburg ; Jason Meikle and Stacy Cabral .


Related Topix: Greenacres, FL, Royal Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach, FL

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Naples Daily News

FGCU trustees don't raise tuition rates, give Bradshaw a raise

Florida Gulf Coast University students won't have to worry about paying more for their education this fall thanks to the Board of Trustees unanimous approval to keep tuition and fees flat for the 2014-15 school year.


Related Topix: Florida Gulf Coast University

Mon Jun 16, 2014

News Max

Mideast Expert London: Obama's Iraq Policy Fails Reality Check

Two scholars of the Middle East's tangled politics and history told Newsmax TV on Monday that a more realistic and less wishful Obama administration might have prevented the looming catastrophe in Iraq.


The Orlando Sentinel

Florida universities get $200 million in performance funding

After years of financial struggles, Florida public universities are in the unusual position of having to figure out how best to spend what amounts to a $200 million bonus check.


Related Topix: University of Central Florida, University of West Florida, Florida State University, Florida International University

Carey Bets on Boca Raton Marriott

Carey Watermark just grabbed the Boca Raton Marriott at Boca Center. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Carey plans to launch a $7 million renovation on the Palm Beach County hotel .


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