Saturday, June 24, 2017

How a change in the way USF promotes faculty and staff is playing out...

More patents were issued to University of South Florida than any other Florida university in 2016. With 114 new utility patents issued last year, USF ranked first among Florida universities and No....

Collaboration, community support key in successful Startup Weekend Education: And the winners are …

And the winners are…. This past weekend, a collaborative effort between TechStars, Teach For America, StartUP FIU, FIU Office of Engagement and FIU’s School of Computing and Engineering hosted the 2nd annual...

Here’s what’s needed to boost Central Florida’s high-tech talent

Boosting Central Florida's talent pipeline may not rely solely on recruiting students into STEM-related studies, but also getting skilled faculty to teach — at least that's what a director of a...

University leaders share plans, challenges in closing the engineering talent gap

Central Florida is facing a good problem to have. While the region’s high-tech industry is brimming with jobs in the area and more to come from satellite, rocket and airplane manufacturers, defense...

Local coding school to launch third European location

Local coding school Ironhack is expanding its program overseas. Starting in June, its nine-weeklong web development course will be taught at a Paris location within the French city’s WeWork shared workspace, Ironhack’s...

University of South Florida tops Northwestern, UC San Diego for tech research

The University of South Florida is among the top 25 colleges nationwide for its technology transfer, which is the ability to develop basic research into new technologies and companies. USF ranks No....

Valencia College training center creates talent pipeline for smart-sensor hub

The ribbon was cut on April 13 to introduce the $75 million, 100,000-square-foot Florida Advanced Manufacturing Research Center in Osceola County. And its future workforce already is in training just two miles...

University appoints new College of Engineering dean

Miami’s Florida International University announced Friday the new dean of its College of Engineering & Computing. John Volakis has been appointed to the position, replacing interim dean Ranu Jung.

Local university to host entrepreneurship workshop for community

The Idea Center at Miami Dade College will host an introductory workshop in collaboration with a national nonprofit that supports startups and entrepreneurial initiatives. “Unlock the Block: An Ideation and Development Workshop” by the...

Have a big idea to tackle climate change? Singularity U’s Global Impact Challenge wants...

Have an idea to tackle climate change in South Florida? Singularity University and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced the 2017 Global Impact Challenge in Miami on Thursday. Singularity...
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