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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

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

Failure is a Step Toward Understanding, ‘5 Elements’ Author Advises New College

Teachers usually want to see students succeed, but renowned educator Edward Burger advised a New College crowd just the opposite: Failure is good for you. Burger is president of Southwestern University, a former mathematics professor at William College, and winner

Failure is a Step Toward Understanding, ‘5 Elements’ Author Advises New College

Teachers usually want to see students succeed, but renowned educator Edward Burger advised a New College crowd just the opposite: Failure is good for you. Burger is president of Southwestern University, a former mathematics professor at William College, and winner

Art from Cuba’s Oriente Presented at New College

Oriente is a name for the once-isolated region of eastern Cuba, and art from that region is flavored by the indigenous Taino, who first lived there; by the Spanish, who settled there after Columbus landed; and by the French, who

Art from Cuba’s Oriente Presented at New College

Oriente is a name for the once-isolated region of eastern Cuba, and art from that region is flavored by the indigenous Taino, who first lived there; by the Spanish, who settled there after Columbus landed; and by the French, who

Princeton Review Names New College of Florida as One of Nation’s Best Colleges

What makes New College of Florida one of the nation’s best colleges? It offers “undeniably awesome” academics and professors and students who “encourage a love of learning.” The praise for New College comes in the 2015 edition of The Princeton

Princeton Review Names New College of Florida as One of Nation’s Best Colleges

What makes New College of Florida one of the nation’s best colleges? It offers “undeniably awesome” academics and professors and students who “encourage a love of learning.” The praise for New College comes in the 2015 edition of The Princeton

New College Named to Forbes “Best Value” List

New College of Florida placed 12th in Forbes magazine’s list of “Best Value Colleges” for 2014, more national media recognition of how New College provides a top-quality education at an affordable price.

New College Named to Forbes “Best Value” List

New College of Florida placed 12th in Forbes magazine’s list of “Best Value Colleges” for 2014, more national media recognition of how New College provides a top-quality education at an affordable price.