Jewish Museum-FIU premieres Holocaust-themed play

January 27, 2017
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

January 23, 2017
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

January 20, 2017
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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Millions in Scholarships, Immediate College Acceptance Up for Grabs at HBCU/HSI Recruitment Tour

January 19, 2017
Millions in Scholarships, Immediate College Acceptance Up for Grabs at HBCU/HSI Recruitment Tour

Millions in Scholarships, Immediate College Acceptance Up for Grabs at HBCU/HSI Recruitment Tour

WEST PALM BEACH – The School District of Palm Beach County’s annual Historically Black College-University and Hispanic Serving Institution (HBCU/HSI) Recruitment Tour is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 24 and Wednesday, Jan. 25 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center.

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Moffitt Named One of Best and Brightest Companies (To Work & In Wellness)

January 18, 2017
Moffitt Named One of Best and Brightest Companies (To Work & In Wellness)

Moffitt Named One of Best and Brightest Companies (To Work & In Wellness)

TAMPA, Fla. – Moffitt Cancer Center is a two-time Best and Brightest winner recognized by the National Association for Business Resources. The cancer center has been named one of the Best and Brightest Companies To Work For®, as well as one of the Best and Brightest Companies in Wellness.

 

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NSU Home To Trauma Clinic for Those Needing Counseling

January 18, 2017
NSU Home To Trauma Clinic for Those Needing Counseling

NSU Home To Trauma Clinic for Those Needing Counseling

FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – In the wake of the tragic events that took place at Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport, one of the issues that has arisen is the need for psychological counseling. And you didn’t have to be at the airport itself to be affected – others may feel triggered by the event and want to explore their feelings and reactions in response to the shooting. For some, they know where they can turn – but for many, they may not be aware of the resources available to them.

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University of West Florida and Amazon to develop corporate work-study partnership

January 13, 2017
University of West Florida and Amazon to develop corporate work-study partnership

University of West Florida and Amazon to develop corporate work-study partnership

The University of West Florida and Amazon.com, Inc. are launching a corporate work-study partnership – the first in the state of Florida. The partnership forms a pathway to employment with the company.

This unique opportunity allows UWF students to earn money working for Amazon virtually while they attend the University. Students will work with a mentor and establish future connections with the company.

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UCF: Opportunities Blossom at Florida’s New Center for Students with Unique Abilities

January 12, 2017
UCF: Opportunities Blossom at Florida’s New Center for Students with Unique Abilities

UCF: Opportunities Blossom at Florida’s New Center for Students with Unique Abilities

One year ago the Florida Legislature established a ground-breaking opportunity for higher-education institutions in the state to transform the lives of students with intellectual disabilities through innovative programs and services focused on education and career paths.

Today, those students are learning about careers in nursing, greenhouse propagation, welding and other occupational fields.

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University of North Florida Camp Composition Aids Local School Students

January 10, 2017
University of North Florida Camp Composition Aids Local School Students

University of North Florida Camp Composition Aids Local School Students

The College of Education and Human Services at the University of North Florida will host its annual Camp Composition, a writing camp to aid fourth- through 11th-graders to earn higher Florida Standards Assessments English language arts and writing scores, from 9 a.m. to noon, beginning Saturday, Jan. 21, and running through Saturday, Feb. 25, in Tom and Betty Petway Hall, Building 57, on the UNF campus.

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