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Potentially fatal bacteria in IR Lagoon

A bacteria that causes about 80,000 illnesses and 100 deaths nationwide each year has been found in the Indian River Lagoon by scientists at Florida Atlantic University's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute.


Related Topix: Flesh Eating Bacteria, Health, St Lucie County, FL

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Daily Kos

FL-Gov: John Oliver Hits Rick Scott (R) & GEO Group Over Prison Privatization

Scott attended a $10,000 per person fundraiser at the home of George Zoley, the president of Geo Group of Boca Raton.


Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Immigration Reform, Boca Raton, FL, Broward County, FL

The Miami Herald

Training Smart

The fitness world always has had a fixation with physical appearance, but social media has propelled this into stratospheric levels of vanity.


Related Topix: Coconut Creek, FL, Boca Raton, FL

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Room 8

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"Oh, don't!" the actress exclaimed. "He's the most wonderful, loving person. He's so kindhearted.


Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL

CBS Local

Compassion And Expertise Guide This Health Care Executive In Las Vegas

With over 20 years in the health care field, Monica Byers serves as the chief nursing officer for Nathan Adelson Hospice .


Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Medicine, Nursing, Clark County, NV, Pahrump, NV, University of West Florida

Bonnie Lynn LaFave, 68, educator

Bonnie Lynn LaFave, 68, a former public school administrator in Galloway Township, Atlantic County, died of cancer Saturday, July 5, at her home in Margate, where she had lived since the early 1980s.


Related Topix: Margate, FL, Boca Raton, FL

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA ranks first in international study for scholarship in public administration research

The public administration program within the University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs placed number one for international scholarly output based on quality and productivity in a recent study from the Journal of Public Affairs Education.


Related Topix: University of Georgia, University of Wisconsin Madison, American University

Wireless Developer Network

FAU Signs Licensing Agreement for a Patent that Disables Cellphone Texting Features While Driving

Florida Atlantic University and PortNexus have entered into an exclusive licensing agreement to implement a patented idea that will help solve the growing national problem of auto accidents caused by people texting while driving - potentially saving lives one blocked text at a time.


Related Topix: Cellphones, Computers, Inventions, Science / Technology

Boca News Now

Top Secret: Fau Cryptology Center Seeking New Tenants

The nationally-recognized Technology Business IncubatorA at the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University and FAU's Center for Cryptology and Information Security are actively expanding opportunities for cyber-related tenants to share Center expertise and provide an outlet for research to be applied to marketable products.


Related Topix: Florida

Fri Jul 11, 2014

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