A firm is polling for former University of Miami President Donna Shalala among voters in Florida’s 27th Congressional District. For now, Shalala isn’t answering questions about whether she’s interested in the seat.
Students from Miss Francinelee Hand’s class at Sabal Palm Elementary in North Miami Beach couldn’t stop reminiscing about their beloved teacher from the 1960s, so they tracked her down for a touching reunion.
Alachua County sent the University of Florida a letter and invoice seeking reimbursement for security costs during white nationalist Richard Spencer’s speech in October. UF hasn’t received the letter or responded.
The Association of American Medical Colleges’ 2017 report found two medical schools in Florida ranked among the Top 50 in highest student debt. No. 1 was Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale. The University of Miami was also on the list.
Joseph Underwood, a television production teacher at Miami High School, was recognized as a finalist in the Varkey Foundation’s 2018 Global Teacher Prize, a $1 million prize created to honor an exceptional teacher that aims to shed light on the role teacher’s play in society.
Several counties across central and northern Florida, including Alachua and Leon, have closed their schools due to a winter storm that is supposed to bring ice and rain — and potentially snow —Wednesday and Thursday.
The $1.5 trillion tax overhaul could affect everything from how parents pay for private schools to the amount of money available for public education. Here’s a look at how the tax bill could impact education in Florida.
Susan Jones, University of Miami associate vice president in the Division of University Advancement, was integral in UM’s Momentum 1 and 2 fundraising campaigns. She also supported the American Red Cross, Beaux Arts.
Frances McGlannan founded a Miami school for children with dyslexia and helped develop new teaching techniques. She also worked to educate the public about learning disabilities at a time when they were widely misunderstood.
The last day for Andy Gómez as interim director of the University of Miami’s Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies was Friday. The institute’s future is up in the air as UM continues its search for a permanent director.