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50th Reunion Classes Make $1.7 Million Donation to New College of Florida

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of New College of Florida’s first class of students, alumni returned to campus for the Charter Classes Reunion, bearing gifts in all shapes and sizes. One alumnus returned a book overdue from the library since 1970

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50th Reunion Classes Make $1.7 Million Donation to New College of Florida

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of New College of Florida’s first class of students, alumni returned to campus for the Charter Classes Reunion, bearing gifts in all shapes and sizes. One alumnus returned a book overdue from the library since 1970

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New College of Florida to Offer First Master’s Degree

New College of Florida will offer its first master’s degree program in data science in Fall 2015, after receiving approval today from the Board of Governors of the State University System of Florida. The master’s degree is the first graduate

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New College of Florida to Offer First Master’s Degree

New College of Florida will offer its first master’s degree program in data science in Fall 2015, after receiving approval today from the Board of Governors of the State University System of Florida. The master’s degree is the first graduate

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New College Backs ‘College for Every Student’

Joel Thurmond, a teaching laboratory specialist in New College, zoomed the scanning electron microscope to about 1,000 times magnification on an insect’s antennae. And Ellee, a seventh-grade at Booker Middle School, had a vision of her future. Ellee told Thurmond

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New College Backs ‘College for Every Student’

Joel Thurmond, a teaching laboratory specialist in New College, zoomed the scanning electron microscope to about 1,000 times magnification on an insect’s antennae. And Ellee, a seventh-grade at Booker Middle School, had a vision of her future. Ellee told Thurmond

Acclaimed African Writer Veronique Tadjo Addresses Issue of Mass Migration at New College

In 2014 alone, nearly 3,000 people have died while fleeing Africa across the Mediterranean Sea – including some 500 in one incident in September. What reasons motivate so many African migrants to undertake the dangerous crossing to Europe? What ethical

Acclaimed African Writer Veronique Tadjo Addresses Issue of Mass Migration at New College

In 2014 alone, nearly 3,000 people have died while fleeing Africa across the Mediterranean Sea – including some 500 in one incident in September. What reasons motivate so many African migrants to undertake the dangerous crossing to Europe? What ethical

Emmy, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Hedrick Smith To Open New Topics New College Lecture Series

America is now actually Two Americas, separated by a chasm of opportunity and wealth, says Hedrick Smith, best-selling author and winner of the Pulitzer Prize and Emmy awards. The reason, he says: A series of political and economic policy choices

Emmy, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Hedrick Smith To Open New Topics New College Lecture Series

America is now actually Two Americas, separated by a chasm of opportunity and wealth, says Hedrick Smith, best-selling author and winner of the Pulitzer Prize and Emmy awards. The reason, he says: A series of political and economic policy choices

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Author to Present ‘Essays From the Prison in America’

Gather all of America’s inmates together, and their population would equal the country’s fourth-largest city. Doran Larson has assembled the largest collection of essays by people in American prisons, in order to depict the problems of the corrections system and

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Author to Present ‘Essays From the Prison in America’

Gather all of America’s inmates together, and their population would equal the country’s fourth-largest city. Doran Larson has assembled the largest collection of essays by people in American prisons, in order to depict the problems of the corrections system and

Faculty, Friends Celebrate McCord’s Career

Friends, colleagues and students packed College Hall on October 8 to pay tribute to biology professor Elzie McCord, who recently retired after nearly 14 years at New College of Florida. “I’m near speechless,” he told the gathering. “And that’s kind

Faculty, Friends Celebrate McCord’s Career

Friends, colleagues and students packed College Hall on October 8 to pay tribute to biology professor Elzie McCord, who recently retired after nearly 14 years at New College of Florida. “I’m near speechless,” he told the gathering. “And that’s kind