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FAMU-FSU engineering school moves up in national rankings


The FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, the nation’s only joint engineering college shared between two institutions—Florida A&M and Florida State universities—gained seven points in the annual graduate and professional programs rankings in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 edition of “Best Graduate Schools." More

Florida named best state for higher education


U.S. News and World Report has named Florida the “Best State for Higher Education.” More

FAU research provides hope for Parkinson's disease patients


Dopamine, a signaling chemical in the brain, has the lofty job of controlling emotions, moods, movements as well as sensations of pleasure and pain. Dysfunction of this critical neurotransmitter is the cause of a number of diseases, most notably, Parkinson’s disease. More

FGCU professor's NASA project is one giant leap for Florida Gulf Coast University


Two firsts happened at 10:56 p.m. July 20, 1969: Astronaut Neil Armstrong, along with Buzz Aldrin, walked on the moon, and in doing so, created a vivid first memory for a star-struck 4-year-old boy. Forty-eight years later, that child is a professor at Florida Gulf Coast University on the verge of beginning a project with NASA. More

FIU College of Medicine awarded full accreditation for maximum term


Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) has been awarded full accreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) for the next eight years, the maximum possible term. More

Florida Poly developing 'Happy Suit' for Astronauts


Faculty and students at Florida Polytechnic University are developing a critical component for the next generation of spacesuits that will not only make astronauts more comfortable and efficient, but will also keep them happy. More

The future of learning: FSU opens new Innovation Hub


In today's world, technology has taken over almost every facet of life. Across the nation, universities are creating new and groundbreaking ways to help students stay ahead of the curve. More

UCF Arecibo Observatory transitions to UCF-led management team, only the beginning


When the University of Central Florida took the helm of the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico on April 1, the university entered a new era. More

UNF School of Engineering Professor Invents One-of-a-Kind Surf Rover Machine


For his first job during college, William Dally worked in what he calls the surf zone—the area from the shoreline up to an ocean depth of 25 feet—placing rods to gather scientific data. Battered by the waves, the then 20-year-old civil engineering major thought there must be a better way. More

USF Selected to Serve as National Mentor Institution


In a collaborative effort led by the Foundation for Student Success (FSS), the University of South Florida (USF) will serve as a national mentor to three institutions across the country, aiming to share best practices for closing the graduation gap among black, Latino and American Indian undergraduate students. More

UWF Center for Cybersecurity partners with the Florida Agency for State Technology to enhance Florida’s cybersecurity resiliency


The University of West Florida (UWF) Center for Cybersecurity is partnering with the Florida Agency for State Technology (AST) to provide cutting-edge cybersecurity education and training for state agency personnel and position Florida as a leader in cybersecurity resiliency and workforce development. More

New College's Dr. Maria Vesperi wins national anthropology in media award


Maria D. Vesperi, professor of anthropology at New College of Florida, received the American Anthropological Association’s 2017 Anthropology in Media Award. More

UF research spending reaches record $801.4 million in 2017


University of Florida research spending reached a record $801.4 million in fiscal year 2017, according to a new report to the National Science Foundation. More
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Civic Literacy (Implementation of HB 7069)

The Florida Legislature passed a new law during the 2017 session that, beginning Fall 2018 and thereafter, requires all incoming Florida College System and State University System students to demonstrate civic literacy by the time they graduate. To fulfill this requirement, students have the option of successfully completing a course on civic literacy or achieving a passing score on an assessment. Information about the civic literacy initiative is available at Postsecondary Civics Literacy


Florida Face to Face with Chancellor Criser

Watch Chancellor Criser sit down with the Florida Channel's Beth Switzer to discuss the 2018 legislative session, university affordability, and more. Watch Chancellor Criser



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