Saturday, September 22, 2018

University of Florida climbs to 14th among public universities with $791 million in research...

A new report from the National Science Foundation shows the University of Florida’s record $791 million in research expenditures in 2016 pushed it from 16th to 14th among public universities in a national ranking...

Tech giants in Orlando say they need to reach students sooner

Lockheed Martin could take advantage of young people’s interest in space, having partnered with NASA in an effort to reach Mars for years. But for that to happen, the company must be...

$75,000 grant to support LGBTQ+ in STEM training at science center

A $75,000 grant received by the Orlando Science Center and Zebra Coalition will result in a new program that will prepare lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students for careers in science,...

Here’s what’s coming to NeoCity’s $15M high-tech school

A planned $15 million magnet high school in the burgeoning NeoCity tech mecca is going to be the ideal place to prepare the workforce of the future. That's according to Marc Clinch,...

U.S. News & World Report: UCF only Florida school among nation’s ‘most innovative’

The University of Central Florida was ranked the No. 25 most innovative university in the nation, alongside Harvard, Stanford and Duke universities, according to the U.S. News & World Report's guide,...

Entrepreneurship degree students will be taught by Facebook, Lyft, tech and media execs

The Idea Center, Miami Dade College’s entrepreneurship hub, and TheVentureCity, a new internationally focused tech accelerator in Miami, partnered up to redesign MDC’s Associate in Science in Business Entrepreneurship degree. As a...

First class starts at FSU’s Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship

John Breed just couldn’t stay away. The former Florida State University entrepreneurship faculty member, a successful entrepreneur himself in the private sector, is back teaching at FSU after working the past year...

Facebook teams up with Wyncode, TheVentureCity and WM.Digital to launch Dev Circles in Miami

Last week, Facebook teamed up with Wyncode Academy, TheVentureCity and WM.Digital to launch the first Developer Circles in North America.

Trigaux: As Florida seeks top 10 status as best business state, red flag rises...

In the eternal quest to appeal more to business than other states, Florida's managed to haul itself out of some pretty mediocre years. After scoring an impressive 8 among 50 states...

High-tech magnet school is the next step for Osceola County’s NeoCity

Osceola's 500-acre tech campus NeoCity, slated to be a place for high-tech development, also will be a key location for STEM education. Don Fisher, Osceola County manager, confirmed to the Orlando Business...
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