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BCPS Celebrates El Dia de Los Niños Annual Celebration of Children, Families and Reading

As part of the District’s El Dia de Los Niños celebration, School Board members, Superintendent Runcie, District staff and community members will read the book, “The Bossy Gallito/El Gallo de Bodas,” to pre-k and kindergarten students across Broward County Public Schools (BCPS). …read more Source:: Broward County Public Schools       ...
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Check out this awesome story! http://www.sun-sentinel.com/fl-fau-robotic-hand-v...

By Florida Atlantic University Check out this awesome story! FAU student born without hand 3D prints onewww.sun-sentinel.comFAU student born without hand 3D prints one FAU student born without hand 3D prints one Chad Coarsey was born with a congenital amputation, living without a hand until now because he didn’t want to “lose that part of himself.” In his first semester in grad school, that changed. Chad Coarsey was born… …read more Source:: FAU Facebook feed       ...
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Owlsley recently visited FAU’s SeaTech, where he learned about the Autonomous Wa...

By Florida Atlantic University Owlsley recently visited FAU’s SeaTech, where he learned about the Autonomous Water Vehicles that are used to conduct research there! These AUVs are used for underwater surveys such as mapping the seafloor or finding submerged wrecks. Pretty cool! To learn more about SeaTech, go to …read more Source:: FAU Facebook feed       ...
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Five-Year Anniversary of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Brings More Questions Than Answers

By jdonzelli FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – We all remember the dramatic underwater images from five years ago. An oil well head had blown off, and millions of barrels of oil spewed into the Gulf of Mexico. And we remember seeing photos and video of the many animals – seabirds, fish, sea turtles and dolphins – as well as miles of coastline covered in the oil from the spill. Fast forward five years. While there are some things we can say with certainty, the fact is there are almost as many questions now as there was when the oil well was capped 87 days after the spill began. Scientists and researchers investigating the disaster agree that many Gulf ecosystems have been impacted by the spill. Numerous animals were killed in the immediate aftermath and there was a dramatic economic impact to the region. But that is where the certainty ends – and rightly so. That is because, despite a half a decade of time passing, we are still gathering and analyzing data in order to quantify just how the oil spill impacted the region. There are a couple of reasons why it is taking longer than some would hope to gather data and determine …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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Nova Middle and Nova High Host Civil Rights Forum Featuring Attorney Fred Gray

Nova Middle School and Nova High School hosted an interactive civil rights forum welcoming Seagull Alternative High School, Stranahan High School, Dillard High School and the College Academy to the high school campus, on April 17, 2015. …read more Source:: Broward County Public Schools       ...
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Nova Southeastern University Name Central Energy Plant for Hill York’s Robert S. Lafferty Sr.

By mj1031 Celebrating at the naming ceremony of NSU’s Robert S. Lafferty Sr. Central Energy Plant are (from l. to r.) Chip Lafferty, chief executive officer, Hill York; Mary Jean Lafferty, Chip’s wife; Lauren Alfino, a freshman majoring in marine biology and first recipient of the Charles W. Daniels Endowed Scholarship, Dr. George L. Hanbury ll, NSU president and CEO; Joan Lafferty, Robert’s wife; Robert S. Lafferty Jr., Chairman, Hill York; and Robert W. Lafferty Jr. FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – As Fort Lauderdale temperatures rose into the mid 90s, the family of Robert S. Lafferty Sr. gathered today at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Central Energy Plant to honor his memory by naming the chiller facility—one of the largest in the United States— after him. A pioneer in the air conditioning industry, Lafferty had the vision of air conditioning South Florida’s high-rises and hotels back in the ‘50s. Hill York and the Lafferty Family Foundation have made a significant gift to the university. “The Lafferty family has been working with NSU for more than two decades,” said NSU’s President and CEO George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D. “Hill York has been part of NSU’s design, development and construction team as the campus has grown and they …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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Knitting Club & Crochet Club: Please bring your own needles and yarn. Adults 18 and above only. 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

– Weston Conference 112 Please bring your own needles and yarn. Adults 18 and above only. For more information contact: Nuzhat Alam 954-357-5304 …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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Ahh! Kol, the Therapy Dog, will be making another appearance today in the Wimber...

By Florida Atlantic University Ahh! Kol, the Therapy Dog, will be making another appearance today in the Wimberly Library from 12:30- 2:30pm to help our students stress less during exams ♥ He’s here to give you love and support =) #FAU #MakingWaves #WeLoveKol …read more Source:: FAU Facebook feed       ...
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BCPS Celebrates El Dia de Los Niños

As part of the District’s El Dia de Los Niños celebration, School Board members, Superintendent Runcie, District staff and community members will read the book, “The Bossy Gallito/El Gallo de Bodas” to pre-k and kindergarten students at Broward County Public Schools (BCPS). …read more Source:: Broward County Public Schools       ...
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