Monthly Archives: October 2009

Drilling's benefits unproven to Florida

Sarasota Herald-Tribune October 25, 2009 William and Marie Selby Professor of Economics Emeritus Fred Strobel, in a letter to the editor, argues that “ascertaining the economic benefits is practically impossible at this time, because the proposed legislation has not been

Drilling's benefits unproven to Florida

Sarasota Herald-Tribune October 25, 2009 William and Marie Selby Professor of Economics Emeritus Fred Strobel, in a letter to the editor, argues that “ascertaining the economic benefits is practically impossible at this time, because the proposed legislation has not been

Green? It's a family affair

Sarasota Herald-Tribune Meg Lowman October 26, 2009 As the holiday season approaches, it is a good time to examine household energy use and create new ways to reduce our energy footprints.

Green? It's a family affair

Sarasota Herald-Tribune Meg Lowman October 26, 2009 As the holiday season approaches, it is a good time to examine household energy use and create new ways to reduce our energy footprints.

The faster, fiercer, and always surprising sloth, an interview with Bryson Voirin

Mongabay.com October 25, 2009 A doctoral student with the Max Planck Institute, New College alumnus Bryson Voirin studies sloths and other species at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. Mongabay.com’s sixth in a series of interviews with ‘Young Scientists.’

The faster, fiercer, and always surprising sloth, an interview with Bryson Voirin

Mongabay.com October 25, 2009 A doctoral student with the Max Planck Institute, New College alumnus Bryson Voirin studies sloths and other species at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. Mongabay.com’s sixth in a series of interviews with ‘Young Scientists.’

County resolution would oppose gulf drilling

Bradenton Herald October 21, 2009 The Manatee County Commission Tuesday unanimously agreed to direct its staff to prepare a resolution stating it does not support oil or gas drilling in state waters in the Gulf of Mexico. Before the 7-0

County resolution would oppose gulf drilling

Bradenton Herald October 21, 2009 The Manatee County Commission Tuesday unanimously agreed to direct its staff to prepare a resolution stating it does not support oil or gas drilling in state waters in the Gulf of Mexico. Before the 7-0

Save the Rainforest, Cool the Planet at USF, November 9

The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), the University of South Florida (USF) Institute of Public Policy and Leadership and colleagues invite you to an lecture entitled, “Save the Rainforest, Cool the Planet.”  The event takes place on November 9 at 4:00

Save the Rainforest, Cool the Planet at USF, November 9

The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), the University of South Florida (USF) Institute of Public Policy and Leadership and colleagues invite you to an lecture entitled, “Save the Rainforest, Cool the Planet.”  The event takes place on November 9 at 4:00

After rich success, land conservation program faces Spartan future

Sarasota Herald-Tribune October 19, 2009 The idea for the original land tax stemmed from conversations between County Commissioner Jon Thaxton and environmental advocate Jono Miller.

After rich success, land conservation program faces Spartan future

Sarasota Herald-Tribune October 19, 2009 The idea for the original land tax stemmed from conversations between County Commissioner Jon Thaxton and environmental advocate Jono Miller.

ARC Open House, October 28

The Jane Bancroft Library is  having an open house for the Academic Resource Center, or ARC, on Wednesday, October 28, from 2:00 – 4:00 pm.  Come see what Educational Technology Services,  the Learning Resource Center, the Quantitative Resource Center and the

ARC Open House, October 28

The Jane Bancroft Library is  having an open house for the Academic Resource Center, or ARC, on Wednesday, October 28, from 2:00 – 4:00 pm.  Come see what Educational Technology Services,  the Learning Resource Center, the Quantitative Resource Center and the

New College President Mike Michalson Appointed to Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

(October 19, 2009): The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce has announced that New College of Florida President Gordon E. “Mike” Michalson, Jr., is one of eight new members to join the board for 2009-2010.  Michalson’s appointment will be officially announced at

New College President Mike Michalson Appointed to Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

(October 19, 2009): The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce has announced that New College of Florida President Gordon E. “Mike” Michalson, Jr., is one of eight new members to join the board for 2009-2010.  Michalson’s appointment will be officially announced at

Tourism Enriches: Post Graduate

Tourism Enriches Blog October 17, 2009 I’ve heard good things about the New College of Florida.

Tourism Enriches: Post Graduate

Tourism Enriches Blog October 17, 2009 I’ve heard good things about the New College of Florida.

Archaeologists dig for escaped slave settlement

Fox 13 News, Tampa Bay October 16, 2009 A group of archaeologists and students is digging for history in Manatee County: they are looking for the remains of a community of escaped slaves that existed along the banks of the

Archaeologists dig for escaped slave settlement

Fox 13 News, Tampa Bay October 16, 2009 A group of archaeologists and students is digging for history in Manatee County: they are looking for the remains of a community of escaped slaves that existed along the banks of the