Researchers warn changes to Florida’s climate threaten oyster reefs

Oyster reefs at sea – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by golfza.357 With temperatures rising throughout the world, freezes and cold weather extremes in the Sunshine State are diminishing–a clear sign that Florida’s climate is slowly shifting from subtropical to tropical. Tropicalization has had a cascading effect on Florida’s ecosystems. Along the Gulf Coast and Tampa

The University of South Florida College of Business receives the largest donation in school history

University of South Florida Campus – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Pat Tr BRP Group, Inc., a Tampa-based independent insurance distributor, and the Baldwin family, who founded the company, have donated $5.2 million to the University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business School of Risk Management and Insurance. According to the college’s website, “The

UF Ranked 6th Best Public University in Florida

Entrance sign at the University of Florida on September 12, 2016 in Gainesville, Florida, USA. Photo and Caption: Bryan Pollard/Shutterstock.com The University of Florida (UF) has placed sixth on the 2021 list of the state’s top-ranked college. As of Monday, September 14, UF is tied for sixth place with the University of California, Santa Barbara,

Trump Administration Revokes Rule Requiring Foreign Students to Take In-Person Classes

Students walk to classes on the University of South Florida college campus quad in Tampa, Florida, USA on January 15, 2020. Photo and Caption: Leigh Trail/Shutterstock.com International students can breathe a sigh of relief… for now. The Trump administration has rescinded a rule that would have required international students to transfer schools or leave the

State Leaders Say Florida Universities To Reopen in the Fall

Students walk to classes by the USF Bull mascot near the Marshall Student Center on the University of South Florida college campus quad in Tampa, FL, USA on January 15, 2020. Photo and Caption: Leigh Trail/Shutterstock.com State higher education leaders announced Monday, May 18 that Florida’s public university campuses will reopen in the fall. Details

Florida Ranked 12th In Top States For Business Report

After being put through a battery tests that used 60 measures of competitiveness across 10 categories, Florida ranked 12th in CNBC’s 2019 America’s Top States for Business.