Sunday, April 21, 2019

UF needs state money for Sanford Burnham transfer, report says

The University of Florida will need $3.7 million each year from the state to take over Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute in Lake Nona, a report says. UF's business model calls for no state money...

Girls Who Code project honors Pulse nightclub victims

Raven Best thought helping create an animated tribute to the Pulse shooting was the least she could do. The 15-year-old Alabama girl has been learning to code in Orlando this week...

STEM education to take center stage at Otronicon 2016

Orlando Science Center will light up with technology demos featuring robots and virtual technology headsets galore, thanks to an annual tech conference coming in mid-January. But this year, there will be more workshops...

Multi-million dollar gift launches USF’s program for next generation of start-ups

University of South Florida will establish a program to help undergraduates prepare to launch successful and sustaining businesses, through a $2.9 million gift from a pair of Naples entrepreneurs. The estate and cash...

3-D Printed Device Gives More Independence To People In Wheelchairs

Limbitless Solutions, the team of University of Central Florida students that creates and donates bionic arms for children, has developed a new 3-D device that moves wheelchairs with simple facial movements. “This...

New Florida tech bill may boost local computer engineering talent

Instead of perfecting how to roll your R's in Spanish class, some high school students may start practicing how to program a robot to dance or build a flashy website —...

Webster University to move downtown, open coworking space

Webster University, which has two satellite campuses in Orlando, is moving to an office building downtown and opening a new coworking space. “We want to better serve the needs of students but...

Osceola praises $15M state funding for sensor project

Osceola County is hailing a new line in the state budget for a $15 million contribution to the under-construction Florida Advanced Manufacturing Research Center. The project, led by a consortium of universities,...

UCF’s video game school ranks No. 1 in America

The University of Central Florida’s Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy in downtown Orlando was named the best video game graduate school in North America by the Princeton Review and PC Gamer magazine. The Princeton Review chose the...

UWF Center for Entrepreneurship names director

The University of West Florida announces Joel R. “Rick” Duke as founding director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of West Florida College of Business. In July 2015, UWF announced...
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