FAU: National Bullying Study Finds Major Issues Impacting Teens

February 24, 2017
FAU: National Bullying Study Finds Major Issues Impacting Teens

FAU: National Bullying Study Finds Major Issues Impacting Teens

One of the latest and most ambitious studies on bullying and cyberbullying in middle and high school students begs to differ with the age-old adage, “sticks and stones can break my bones, but names can’t hurt me.” The study, conducted by researchers at Florida Atlantic University and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (UW-EC), used a nationally-representative sample of 5,600 children between the ages of 12 to 17 years old to address various forms of bullying and cyberbullying, sexting and dating violence, as well as thoughts of suicide, deviant behavior, and resilience or coping mechanisms.

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Detecting emotions: USF lab pushes limits of facial recognition

February 24, 2017
Detecting emotions: USF lab pushes limits of facial recognition

Detecting emotions: USF lab pushes limits of facial recognition

– In a world where eyes are scanned, fingers are printed, and movements are monitored, the technology called facial recognition has exploded. What most people don’t realize is facial recognition is an old technology, it’s been around for years, and what’s happening now is mind-blowing.

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NSU: Mako Shark Takes Winter Break in South Florida

February 24, 2017
NSU: Mako Shark Takes Winter Break in South Florida

NSU: Mako Shark Takes Winter Break in South Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Apparently snowbirds aren’t the only visitors making their way to South Florida this winter.

For the first time ever, a mako shark tagged off the coast of Maryland has migrated along the eastern seaboard down to South Florida. Hypower, a male mako shark tagged 150 days ago, has traveled in excess of 5,000 miles during that time. He passed off the coast of South Florida and last “pinged” near Key West. Follow the travels ONLINE (choose W. North Atlantic Mako Shark project.)

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Bethesda Hospital: 100 Best™ Hospital for Orthopedic Surgery & Cardiac Care

February 23, 2017
Bethesda Hospital: 100 Best™ Hospital for Orthopedic Surgery & Cardiac Care

Bethesda Hospital: 100 Best™ Hospital for Orthopedic Surgery & Cardiac Care

[Boynton Beach, Florida] – Bethesda Hospital released today that it has been recognized by Healthgrades as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals™ for Orthopedic Surgery  and America’s 100 Best Hospitals™ for Cardiac Care for 2017. Healthgrades, the leading online resource helping consumers make informed decisions to find the right doctor and the right hospital for the right care, evaluated nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 34 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions.* Healthgrades identified the 100 best-performing hospitals across all conditions or procedures evaluated with orthopedic surgery.

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Seminole State celebrates milestone in construction of new $25 million Student Services Center

February 23, 2017
Seminole State celebrates milestone in construction of new $25 million Student Services Center

Seminole State celebrates milestone in construction of new $25 million Student Services Center

Construction of Seminole State College of Florida’s new Student Services Center on the Sanford/Lake Mary Campus has reached a milestone. On Wednesday, Feb. 22, students, faculty and staff gathered at the construction site as crews from Charles Perry Partners, Inc. (CPPI), raised the final beam into place as part of a Topping Out ceremony marking the highest point of the building’s construction.

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