UF convenes Early Childhood National Summit

UF convenes Early Childhood National Summit

UF convenes Early Childhood National Summit

Starting Ahead, Staying Ahead

Giving children a strong start in their first five years doesn’t just help children and their families. The benefits of their success radiate throughout their communities – as do the consequences when they struggle. But the many fields that help shape what happens for young children and their families during these critical years don’t always work together.

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Moffitt Cancer Center Asks Lawmakers to Increase Cigarette Tax Funding

Moffitt Cancer Center Asks Lawmakers to Increase Cigarette Tax Funding

Moffitt Cancer Center Asks Lawmakers to Increase Cigarette Tax Funding

TAMPA, Fla. – Moffitt Cancer Center Executive Vice President and Center Director Thomas A. Sellers, Ph.D., MPH, was joined by State Rep. James Grant and State Sen. Dana Young today to announce a new bill asking lawmakers for an $8 million increase in the annual funding that the cancer center receives from Florida’s cigarette tax. The additional funding would be used to replace a nearly 30 year old research building with a new, state-of-the-art facility on Moffitt’s Magnolia Campus at the University of South Florida in Tampa.

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Seminole State receives Seal of Distinction award for second time

Seminole State receives Seal of Distinction award for second time

Seminole State receives Seal of Distinction award for second time

For the second consecutive year, Seminole State College of Florida has earned the Seal of Distinction from WorldatWork. The seal is a unique mark of excellence designed to identify organizational success in total rewards effectiveness. It also recognizes the College’s outstanding commitment to employee engagement.

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Jewish Museum-FIU premieres Holocaust-themed play

Jewish Museum-FIU premieres Holocaust-themed play

Jewish Museum-FIU premieres Holocaust-themed play

The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU has commissioned a new dramatic work based on the museum’s current exhibition, Stitching History from the Holocaust. The one act play is called “A Stitch in Time” and tells the true story of Paul and Hedwig “Hedy” Strnad. The young couple perished in the Holocaust after failed attempts in 1939 to secure visas to flee to the United States from Prague. The work premieres Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Miami Beach museum.

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UM: Oceanographic Analysis Offers Potential Crash Site of MH370

UM: Oceanographic Analysis Offers Potential Crash Site of MH370

UM: Oceanographic Analysis Offers Potential Crash Site of MH370

MIAMI—A group of oceanographers offers a new analysis of the potential crash site of flight Malaysian Airlines flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean. The researchers, which included scientists from the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, used data from buoys that monitor ocean conditions.

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Virtual science classes revolutionizing teaching methodology at FSU

Virtual science classes revolutionizing teaching methodology at FSU

Virtual science classes revolutionizing teaching methodology at FSU

Imagine exploring the Great Barrier Reef for an environmental science class or investigating a real-life crime for your introductory chemistry course.

That’s the vision two Florida State University professors had when they created new virtual life classrooms for their students that allow them to learn essentially by playing in a 3-D virtual world.

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