Florida Atlantic University Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. FAU and Max Planck Society Unveil First-of-its-kind Undergraduate Honors ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | Newswise

    Newswise - Florida Atlantic University President John Kelly, Max Planck Society President Martin Stratmann, and David Fitzpatrick, CEO of the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience , announced a new partnership between FAU and MPFI to establish an undergraduate honors program in neuroscience that will be the first of its kind across the globe. The FAU Max Planck Honors Program is a joint initiative between FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Science , FAU's Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College and MPFI.

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  2. Fired FAU prof's free speech case about Sandy Hook conspiracy theories goes to juryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    Jurors are expected to start deliberating later today in the case of a controversial blogger who says he was fired from a tenured professorship at Florida Atlantic University in retaliation for his conspiracy theorist blogging about the Sandy Hook massacre. James Tracy alleges that FAU violated his First Amendment rights to free speech .

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  3. Paul Joseph Guglielmino Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process. A staple at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) for more than 30 years, Dr. Guglielmino was first hired in 1977 as a director for division of continued education, later ...

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  4. In university sexual harassment cases, a chilling power dynamicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... Michael Harrawood, a fellow graduate student of Latta's at UC Berkeley who is now a professor at Florida Atlantic University. "I actually think it really, really impacted her whole future as an academic." As women across the country come forward to ...

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  5. As Florida Atlantic readies for Boca Raton Bowl, ticket sales heat upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    The Boca Raton Bowl for the first time will feature a South Florida team at this year's game, sparking big demand for tickets, organizers say. It'll be a home game for Florida Atlantic University, who will compete against the University of Akron at 7 p.m. Dec. 19. Ticket sales for the matchup at FAU Stadium are on track to surpass last year's, even though the teams were just announced this past weekend.

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  6. Help is on the way for Largo Fire with 11 new membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... all ages. Firefighter/EMT Jesse Kriz of Fort Lauderdale: The father of a 6-year-old son went to Florida Atlantic University and completed three years toward a degree in forensic anthropology. He was a drummer with the band Keepsake and toured with ...

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  7. Rent versus buy? It's a coin toss, South Florida professors sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    ... stocks and bonds than buying property," said Ken Johnson, real estate economist and professor at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. Eli Beracha, associate professor at Florida International University in Miami, who co-created the index, said ...

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  8. When college football coaching staffs become family reunionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | Door Reminder

    ... first season together at Florida Atlantic. BOCA RATON, Fla. Lane Kiffin can exit his office at Florida Atlantic University and take the second door on the left to see his brother, Chris, the Owls' defensive coordinator, or continue to the end of the ...

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  9. Local college freshmen face choice: Commute or live in dorm?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    ... into adulthood. "We make a big push" for students to live on campus, said Catherine Kellman, Florida Atlantic University 's associate director of residential life. Freshman students who live at least 30 miles away are required to live on campus, but ...

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  10. FSU introduces Willie TaggartRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 6 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... CBS Sports reports former Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin, Washington State coach Mike Leach, Florida Atlantic University coach Lane Kiffin, former Florida coach Jim McElwain and USC offensive coordinator Tee Martin are candidates to replace Taggart at ...

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  11. FAU prof James Tracy's firing 'wasn't a surprise' ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    The sculpture honoring the First Amendment sculpture on Florida Atlantic University's Boca Raton campus. Attorneys for a former Florida Atlantic University professor who is suing to get his job back say he was fired while he was still trying to clarify what college officials wanted him to do.

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  12. Christie: Tracy-vs-FAU more about arrogance than free speech, insubordinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Palm Beach Post

    ... by the government to promote gun control. (Lannis Waters / The Palm Beach Post) Fired Florida Atlantic University English professor James Tracy wants his job back. And, according to his lawsuit, he also wants back pay and an unspecified amount in ...

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  13. Newtown hoax professor fired for 'insubordination': officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | New York Daily News

    The former Florida college professor who claims the Newtown massacre was a hoax was fired for "insubordination," and not for his nutty beliefs, a school official testified Monday. James Tracy, who calls himself an "award-winning American academic," is suing Florida Atlantic University for wrongful termination and for violation of his right to free speech.

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  14. Florida college feared for the safety of fired Sandy Hook...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | The Raw Story

    According to testimony in the case of a Florida Atlantic University professor who was fired after it was revealed that he was a promoter of a conspiracy theory that the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting was faked , a school official worried about the safety of the professor who refused to back off in the face of threats. According to the Palm Beach Post , FAU Vice Provost Diane Alperin told a federal jury that the school would not have fired Dr. James Tracy if he had simply filled out a form informing them on his conspiracy theory blog Memory Hole .

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  15. Gov. Rick Scott Recognizes Agreement Between Florida Atlantic...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Capital Soup

    As part of his ongoing trade mission in Israel, Governor Rick Scott recognized the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding yesterday between Florida Atlantic University and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. This agreement will expand scholarly partnerships, support collaborative research projects, and offer unique academic opportunities to medical students, medical residents, graduate students, and post-doctoral students in both Florida and Israel.

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  16. Football: Recapping a successful season and looking forward to the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | The Badger Herald Online

    ... time Division I football. Taylor broke out during the Badgers' second game of the season against Florida Atlantic University. Taylor rushed for 223 yards and earned his first of many Big Ten Freshman of the Week awards. Taylor was named first team ...

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  17. FAU prof wasn't fired because of Sandy Hook blog, FAU official testifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    By the time James Tracy was fired from his job as a professor in January 2016, Florida Atlantic University officials said they had made it clear they were not stifling his free speech about Sandy Hook conspiracy theories . Tracy authored a blog that questioned whether the 2012 mass shooting, which killed 20 children and six teachers, had really occurred and suggested it was a government conspiracy to promote gun control.

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  18. FAU student's story inspires othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | WPTV Local News

    With roughly 30,000 people on the Florida Atlantic University campus, everyone has a story to tell. However, not everyone knows how to tell their story.

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  19. Ron Davis, Luis RodriguezRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 2 | The New York Times

    ... luxury residential real estate agent at Keller Williams Realty in Wellington. He graduated from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Fla. He is the son of Carmen S. Rodriguez of Henderson, N.C., and Luis P. Rodriguez of Henderson and West Palm ...

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  20. Lane Kiffin Has Priceless Response To Idea Of FAU Playing AlabamaRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 2 | PressReleasePoint

    Lane Kiffin has become a master troll of late , but the Florida Atlantic University head coach reminded us Saturday that he hasn't totally escaped reality. Kiffin led the Owls to a 41-17 rout of North Texas in the Conference USA Championship Game, and as victory was in sight, FAU fans came together for a "We want 'Bama!" chant.

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