Monday, September 16, 2019

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,...

University of Tampa opens new home for entrepreneurship program

Doors opened Thursday morning on a new Innovation and Collaboration Building at the University of Tampa, giving the school’s blossoming entrepreneurship program and its start-up incubator a brick-and-mortar location. Start-up incubators are...

University of Miami steps up innovation strategy and renames life science park

The University of Miami Life Science & Technology Park will be renamed Converge Miami to more inclusively brand the building for what the University of Miami hopes it will become: 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...

UF receives record $724 million in research funding in FY 2015-16

Research focused on Alzheimer’s disease, agricultural pests and economic development was among the thousands of projects funded with a record $724 million in research awards to the University of Florida last...

Local smart sensor hub to promote STEM education

A Kissimmee-based smart sensor group is partnering with Osceola School District and a STEM foundation to host a two-day program that promote high-tech education. Bridging the Innovation to Development Gap, also known...

City helps start code class for underprivileged groups

A pilot program at Jackson Community Center in Orlando’s Parramore district is trying to boost the number of underprivileged students who pursue technology careers. E-CODE program instructor Tonjia DeLavallade says it’s important instructors...

Tech Check Episode 8: Trobo founders Jeremy Scheinberg and Chris Harden

Watching educational programs with his children has taken on a new purpose for Jeremy Scheinberg ever since he and Chris Harden created the storytelling robot Trobo. A product of a successful Kickstarter...

Expanding Innovation Hub throws parking-lot bash

During the heat and scorch of a Gainesville summer, most people search for shade or stay put in their well-provisioned, air-conditioned offices. But Thursday afternoon, employees from the University of Florida’s Innovation...

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...
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