Monthly Archives: January 2008

2nd Annual President's Month Speaker Series: James F. Simon Feb. 4 at 4:30 PM College Hall

New College of Florida is pleased to welcome noted historian and author James F. Simon to campus for a free public talk on Monday, February 4 at 4:30 p.m. in College Hall. The talk is part of New College’s second

2nd Annual President's Month Speaker Series: James F. Simon Feb. 4 at 4:30 PM College Hall

New College of Florida is pleased to welcome noted historian and author James F. Simon to campus for a free public talk on Monday, February 4 at 4:30 p.m. in College Hall. The talk is part of New College’s second

“Into the Blue: Five Years Well Wasted in the South Pacific

It’s safe to say that most sailors, at one time in their lives, dream of exploring the South Pacific by boat. Each year, many sailors follow through on that dream and set out across the world’s largest ocean in a

“Into the Blue: Five Years Well Wasted in the South Pacific

It’s safe to say that most sailors, at one time in their lives, dream of exploring the South Pacific by boat. Each year, many sailors follow through on that dream and set out across the world’s largest ocean in a

Environmental Lecture: "Ivory-billed Woodpeckers" Feb. 28, 2008 8 pm Sainer

Mike Collins of Annandale, Va., will lecture on “Ivory-billed Woodpeckers in the Pearl River Basin,” for the Fedder Community Lecture Series, which is sponsored by New College Environmental Initiatives and the TREE Foundation.

Environmental Lecture: "Ivory-billed Woodpeckers" Feb. 28, 2008 8 pm Sainer

Mike Collins of Annandale, Va., will lecture on “Ivory-billed Woodpeckers in the Pearl River Basin,” for the Fedder Community Lecture Series, which is sponsored by New College Environmental Initiatives and the TREE Foundation.

Focus the Nation: The 2% Solution Wed. Jan. 30 8 pm Chae Auditorium

Join via streaming webcast Stanford University climate scientist, Stephen Schneider, sustainability expert Hunter Lovins, green jobs pioneer Van Jones and youth climate leaders, for a discussion of global warming solutions.

Focus the Nation: The 2% Solution Wed. Jan. 30 8 pm Chae Auditorium

Join via streaming webcast Stanford University climate scientist, Stephen Schneider, sustainability expert Hunter Lovins, green jobs pioneer Van Jones and youth climate leaders, for a discussion of global warming solutions.

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New College Library Collection to be dedicated in honor of local Holocaust survivor

New College of Florida has received nearly $40,000 in donations to help establish the Dr. Helen N. Fagin Holocaust Collection of the Jane Bancroft Cook Library. The official dedication of the Collection will take place on January 20, 2008 at

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New College Library Collection to be dedicated in honor of local Holocaust survivor

New College of Florida has received nearly $40,000 in donations to help establish the Dr. Helen N. Fagin Holocaust Collection of the Jane Bancroft Cook Library. The official dedication of the Collection will take place on January 20, 2008 at

New Topics New College: The Search for Sunken Gold, Jan. 14

In October of 1804, British warships sunk the Spanish frigate Nuestra Senora de las Mercedes.  Carrying treasure from Spanish Colonies to Spain, the ship was reported to have exploded and sank, “breaking like an egg, dumping her yolk into the

New Topics New College: The Search for Sunken Gold, Jan. 14

In October of 1804, British warships sunk the Spanish frigate Nuestra Senora de las Mercedes.  Carrying treasure from Spanish Colonies to Spain, the ship was reported to have exploded and sank, “breaking like an egg, dumping her yolk into the

Saturday, September 15, 8 pm New Music Cabaret

What happens when Steve Reich, Igor Stravinsky and Astor Piazzolla spend all night in the House of Funk? The music of New College graduate Silas Durocher offers a tantalizing clue. The composer, guitarist and singer will be joined by John

Saturday, September 15, 8 pm New Music Cabaret

What happens when Steve Reich, Igor Stravinsky and Astor Piazzolla spend all night in the House of Funk? The music of New College graduate Silas Durocher offers a tantalizing clue. The composer, guitarist and singer will be joined by John

"The Power of Women in Education"Tuesday, February 12 at 4 pm * College Hall

On February 12, “The Power of Women in Education” features keynoters Esther Barazzone ‘64, president of Chatham University; Fiona Crawford, associate director, Roskamp Institute; and Amy C. Wick Mavis, executive director, PACE Center for Girls, Manatee. The moderator will be

"The Power of Women in Education"Tuesday, February 12 at 4 pm * College Hall

On February 12, “The Power of Women in Education” features keynoters Esther Barazzone ‘64, president of Chatham University; Fiona Crawford, associate director, Roskamp Institute; and Amy C. Wick Mavis, executive director, PACE Center for Girls, Manatee. The moderator will be

"The Power of Women in Law, Finance&Business"Thursday, November 15 at 4 pm * College Hall

Thursday, November 15 at 4 pm * College Hall Susan M. Atherton, financial advisor, The Stanford Group Felice Schulaner, retired SVP of Human Resources, Coach Leather– New College alumna Tami F. Conetta, partner, the law firm of Ruden McClosky Moderator:

"The Power of Women in Law, Finance&Business"Thursday, November 15 at 4 pm * College Hall

Thursday, November 15 at 4 pm * College Hall Susan M. Atherton, financial advisor, The Stanford Group Felice Schulaner, retired SVP of Human Resources, Coach Leather– New College alumna Tami F. Conetta, partner, the law firm of Ruden McClosky Moderator:

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Kiplinger's Ranks New College of Florida #5 among Nation's Top 100 Values

(January 8, 2008) — New College of Florida once again has earned distinction as one the nation’s leading colleges and universities, as Kiplinger’s Personal Finance today ranked the Florida honors college number 5 on its list of the “Top 100

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Kiplinger's Ranks New College of Florida #5 among Nation's Top 100 Values

(January 8, 2008) — New College of Florida once again has earned distinction as one the nation’s leading colleges and universities, as Kiplinger’s Personal Finance today ranked the Florida honors college number 5 on its list of the “Top 100