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Sun-Sentinel
Are Disney hotels goofy to let dogs stay in rooms?pet relief areas. Hotels catering to pet owners is nothing new, said Diego Buf
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 18 hours ago
pet relief areas. Hotels catering to pet owners is nothing new, said Diego Bufquin, an assistant hospitality professor at University of Central Florida. In the past five or so years, Bufquin said he has noticed entire hotel chains becoming... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Hurricane Irma destroys record number of turtle nests on Central Florida coasthowever, Irma could prove to be a blip in the survival trajectory of green turt
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 23 hours ago
however, Irma could prove to be a blip in the survival trajectory of green turtles, said Kate Mansfield, director of the University of Central Florida Marine Turtle Research Group. In an astonishing surge, green turtles progressed from rarely... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Mainland Colleges Offer In-State Tuition To Students Affected By Hurricane MariaFlorida offering in-state tuition include the University of Florida, University
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
Florida offering in-state tuition include the University of Florida, University of South Florida, Florida State University, University of Central Florida and Florida International University. Community Colleges in the state have also jumped on... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Are Disney hotels goofy to let dogs stay in rooms?pet relief areas. Hotels catering to pet owners is nothing new, said Diego Buf
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
pet relief areas. Hotels catering to pet owners is nothing new, said Diego Bufquin, an assistant hospitality professor at University of Central Florida. In the past five or so years, Bufquin said he has noticed entire hotel chains becoming... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
#20 UCF 21, Navy 14 - 3rd quarterUniversity of Central Florida president Dr. John Hitt talks about the collabora
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
University of Central Florida president Dr. John Hitt talks about the collaboration with the City of Orlando that has moved the UCF downtown campus plan forward, during his annual State of the University address, Tuesday, October 17, 2017. (Joe... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Finalist for ISU presidency withdraws name from candidacyhas withdrawn. An ISU spokesman said Friday that Dale Whittaker, who is curren
KWWL Iowa / Posted 3 days ago
has withdrawn. An ISU spokesman said Friday that Dale Whittaker, who is currently executive vice president at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, informed ISU on Thursday that he is no longer seeking the presidency. Whittaker... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Finalist for ISU presidency withdraws name from candidacyhas withdrawn. An ISU spokesman said Friday that Dale Whittaker, who is curren
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
has withdrawn. An ISU spokesman said Friday that Dale Whittaker, who is currently executive vice president at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, informed ISU on Thursday that he is no longer seeking the presidency. Whittaker... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Florida's 'Turtle God' is ailing. What happens to his remarkable collection of specimens?OVIEDO — In a small town about five miles from the University of Central Florid
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
OVIEDO — In a small town about five miles from the University of Central Florida there stands a two-story yellow house built in the 1920s. A modest sign mounted on the wall next to the front door says, "Chelonian Research Institute." Step inside... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Business Briefscharities, including the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida. McColgan
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 3 days ago
charities, including the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida. McColgan received his undergraduate degree from the University of Central Florida (B.A., 2013) and his law degree from the University of Miami Law School (J.D., cum laude,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
What might have been for Lynyrd Skynyrd?of popularity and achieved kind of an iconic status.” Tommy Harrison, professo
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 days ago
of popularity and achieved kind of an iconic status.” Tommy Harrison, professor of music, business and technology at the University of Central Florida, said he can’t imagine Skynyrd changing its sound to fit the styles of the day. “Skynyrd’s... Read more
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Bleacher Report
The Man Behind MJ's First Nike Deal Says LaMelo & BBB Can Revolutionize the NCAAto compete at UCLA because of his association with Big Baller Brand, citing Don
Bleacher Report / Posted 4 days ago
to compete at UCLA because of his association with Big Baller Brand, citing Donald De La Haye as precedent after the former University of Central Florida kicker was ruled ineligible due to the monetization of his YouTube channel. "The NCAA bylaws... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Orlando chooses Susan Lilley as its first poet laureatewhat Mayor Buddy Dyer described as “official storyteller” – Lilley; Terry Ann T
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
what Mayor Buddy Dyer described as “official storyteller” – Lilley; Terry Ann Thaxton, a creative writing professor at the University of Central Florida; and Curtis X Meyer, a Winter Park slam poet – were chosen from among 49 applicants by a panel... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Escape rooms are great family funof us – two adults and three teenagers - and we chose a room called “Mind-Boggl
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
of us – two adults and three teenagers - and we chose a room called “Mind-Boggling” at the American Escape Rooms near the University of Central Florida. We were put in the room by ourselves and given 60 minutes to solve the puzzles. The solving... Read more
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The Forward
Richard Spencer Sharpens White Supremacist Message — And Brings It To CampusWhen 19-year-old Valentina Duarte entered the University of Central Florida thi
The Forward / Posted 4 days ago
When 19-year-old Valentina Duarte entered the University of Central Florida this fall to begin studying film, she expected the typical challenges — integrating into campus culture, adjusting to the course load, finding new friends. Instead, she got... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Orlando private school with troubled history took millions of dollars in state scholarships.students in football and cheerleading uniforms arrived on an old school bus. D
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
students in football and cheerleading uniforms arrived on an old school bus. Drico Johnson went straight from Agape to the University of Central Florida and tried out for the Arizona Cardinals and Green Bay Packers. But the school touts more than... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'Committee' explains Florida's gay witch huntshooting. Orlando’s PBS station will repeat the half-hour program at 10:30 p.m.
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
shooting. Orlando’s PBS station will repeat the half-hour program at 10:30 p.m. Thursday. The movie was made at the University of Central Florida by Lisa Mills, a film professor; fellow director Robert Cassanello, a history prof; and 15 of... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Heisman Trophy 2017: Ranking the Top 10 Candidates Ahead of Week 8to rejoin the chase. Other players to watch are Notre Dame running back Josh Ad
Bleacher Report / Posted 5 days ago
to rejoin the chase. Other players to watch are Notre Dame running back Josh Adams, Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts and University of Central Florida quarterback McKenzie Milton. North Carolina State running back Nyheim Hines is also worth... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Man hospitalized after stabbing near UCFA 20-year-old man was stabbed at an apartment complex near the University of Ce
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
A 20-year-old man was stabbed at an apartment complex near the University of Central Florida on Tuesday night, according to a report from WESH-Ch. 2. The incident occurred at The Quad off University Boulevard, about two miles from UCF’s campus, the... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
JCHS event combines college, career optionsUniversity, Drury University, Saint Louis University and the University of Miss
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
University, Drury University, Saint Louis University and the University of Missouri. He’s also considering attending the University of Central Florida. “Just trying to find that college, trying to figure out what I want to do with my life,”... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
JCHS event combines college, career optionsUniversity, Drury University, Saint Louis University and the University of Miss
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
University, Drury University, Saint Louis University and the University of Missouri. He's also considering attending the University of Central Florida. "Just trying to find that college, trying to figure out what I want to do with my life,"... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Jolly, Murphy talk to UCF students about combating partisan gridlocka Republican who briefly ran for Senate before losing re-election to U.S. Rep.
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
a Republican who briefly ran for Senate before losing re-election to U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, talked with students at the University of Central Florida on Tuesday about gerrymandering, primaries, campaign cash and what they said was the growing... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Hitt praises Orlando leaders on UCF downtown campus projectUniversity of Central Florida president Dr. John Hitt talks about the collabora
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
University of Central Florida president Dr. John Hitt talks about the collaboration with the City of Orlando that has moved the UCF downtown campus plan forward, during his annual State of the University address, Tuesday, October 17, 2017. (Joe... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Mike Riley again? Naw. Oregon State should have eye on Scott Frostby Ohio State. But there's just too much runway behind both parties. And that g
OregonLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
by Ohio State. But there's just too much runway behind both parties. And that gets me thinking about Frost, who is 5-0 at University of Central Florida this season. Those close to the hiring of Gary Andersen in 2015 corrected me on my assertion... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Study: Diverse workforce makes friendlier police departmentsbetter service provision and police–community relationships," wrote Jacinta M.
Houston Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
better service provision and police–community relationships," wrote Jacinta M. Gau and Eugene A. Paoline III, both of the University of Central Florida. As The Crime Report noted, the findings offer some statistical support for arguments by... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
UCF police to open comfortable interview room for victimsThe University of Central Florida police department is unveiling a “soft” inter
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
The University of Central Florida police department is unveiling a “soft” interview room on Tuesday, police spokeswoman Courtney Gilmartin said. An interior designer, funded with donations from real estate agent Veronica Figueroa, worked with... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Miami Heat convert Matt Williams to two-way deal, now at NBA roster limitin July, averaging 9.9 points and 2.6 rebounds while shooting 38 percent from t
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
in July, averaging 9.9 points and 2.6 rebounds while shooting 38 percent from the field and 39 percent on 3-pointers. The University of Central Florida graduate finished his collegiate career as the school's all-time leader in 3-pointers and... Read more
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Times Leader
Man with Luzerne County links allegedly killed by roommate in FloridaHigh School, reports the Press Enterprise of Bloomsburg. Corvino later moved t
Times Leader / Posted 10 days ago
High School, reports the Press Enterprise of Bloomsburg. Corvino later moved to Florida, studying political science at the University of Central Florida and working at Walt Disney World for years, according to his Facebook page. While in Florida,... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Study: Officers Of Different Races Have Different Attitudes Toward People In Contact With“Officer Race, Role Orientation and Cynicism toward Citizens,” was published in
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 10 days ago
“Officer Race, Role Orientation and Cynicism toward Citizens,” was published in the latest issue of Justice Quarterly. Its co-author Jacinta Gau, associate professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Central Florida, joins... Read more
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Reality TV World
Bear visits University of Central Florida's campusPolice at the University of Central Florida tweeted out a photo to warn student
Reality TV World / Posted 10 days ago
Police at the University of Central Florida tweeted out a photo to warn students and faculty about a studious bear's visit to campus. ADVERTISEMENT The UCF police posted a photo to Twitter on Thursday afternoon showing the bookish bruin strolling... Read more
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KERA North Texas
'Get Us Out Of Here': Amid Broken Infrastructure, Puerto Ricans Flee To FloridaOrlando, has become the mecca for migrants from the island," said Luis Martinez
KERA North Texas / Posted 10 days ago
Orlando, has become the mecca for migrants from the island," said Luis Martinez-Fernandez, a history professor at the University of Central Florida who has researched Puerto Rican migration to the state. Roughly 80,000 people moved to the... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
'Get Us Out Of Here': Amid Broken Infrastructure, Puerto Ricans Flee To FloridaOrlando, has become the mecca for migrants from the island," said Luis Martinez
KPBS San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
Orlando, has become the mecca for migrants from the island," said Luis Martinez-Fernandez, a history professor at the University of Central Florida who has researched Puerto Rican migration to the state. Roughly 80,000 people moved to the... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Bear spotted on UCF campusPalm Beach Post Staff Writer University of Central FloridaThe bear spotted at
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 10 days ago
Palm Beach Post Staff Writer University of Central FloridaThe bear spotted at the University of Central Florida. Image from UCF. The University of Central Florida had a furry friend stop by its campus Wednesday. Campus officials said that security... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Black bear spotted wandering around UCF campusORLANDO, Fla. - Authorities say a black bear has been spotted on the University
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 10 days ago
ORLANDO, Fla. - Authorities say a black bear has been spotted on the University of Central Florida campus. UCF police say a security camera captured the animal Wednesday heading toward an outdoor table near Knights Plaza. No direct contact with... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Funny, sharp musical ripped from the headlines — 90 years agoPulitzer prize-winning musical spoofing American politics When: 7:30 p.m. Thur
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
Pulitzer prize-winning musical spoofing American politics When: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays; through Oct. 22 Where: Theatre UCF at the University of Central Florida, 4000 Central Florida Blvd., Orlando mpalm@orlandosentin... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Black bear spotted on UCF campusORLANDO, Fla. (AP) � Authorities say a black bear has been spotted on the Unive
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) � Authorities say a black bear has been spotted on the University of Central Florida campus. UCF police say a security camera picked up the animal Wednesday heading toward an outdoor table near Knights Plaza. No direct contact... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Final Four Forums Over in ISU Presidential Search, Decision Expected Soonwe need to drive the economic engine of this nation” said Ramaswamy at his cand
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 11 days ago
we need to drive the economic engine of this nation” said Ramaswamy at his candidate forum. Dale Whittaker, Provost of the University of Central Florida: “Innovation, creativity, robustness is why diverseness is so important. It’s why every... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Gulf Breeze grad returns to practice dermatologyof the Gulf Coast area,” Beasley says. After attending Gulf Breeze High School
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
of the Gulf Coast area,” Beasley says. After attending Gulf Breeze High School, Beasley graduated Cum Laude at the University of Central Florida as a scholar of the UCF Burnett Honors College with a degree in Molecular Biology and... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Orlando poet Thaxton pens love poem to Florida in prize-winning bookOrlando’s Gallery at Avalon Island. (Show starts at 3 p.m. Admission is free.)
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
Orlando’s Gallery at Avalon Island. (Show starts at 3 p.m. Admission is free.) Thaxton, 58, is a professor of English at University of Central Florida, where she is also director of the school’s Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program.... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Bear sighting near UCF, police sayFla. - A warning has been issued Thursday for East Orange County after there we
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 11 days ago
Fla. - A warning has been issued Thursday for East Orange County after there were reports of a bear sighting near the University of Central Florida, UCF police said. Police tweeted a picture of the bear that was seen near Knights... Read more
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Breitbart
Rebuild Puerto Rico Before Border Wall, Says Latino ProfessorHe went on to call for an FDR-style public works program for the U.S. territory
Breitbart / Posted 12 days ago
He went on to call for an FDR-style public works program for the U.S. territory that was devastated by Hurricane Maria. University of Central Florida history professor, Dr. Luis Martinez-Fernández, called on Congress and President Donald Trump... Read more
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The Rice Thresher
Baseball schedule release: Team eager to leave last year's early season struggles behindmostly against teams that had winning records last year. The Owls start their r
The Rice Thresher / Posted 12 days ago
mostly against teams that had winning records last year. The Owls start their road trip Feb. 16-18 with a visit to the University of Central Florida to play against Samford University, UCF and the University of Virginia. After a one-game trip... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Florida's private-sector job count falls by 20 percent in September over yearwith a combined 3,400 positions filled. “That may be reflecting storm prep,” s
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
with a combined 3,400 positions filled. “That may be reflecting storm prep,” said Sean Snaith, economist for the University of Central Florida. Retailers were working hard to get supplies and groceries into stores before the storm, for... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Florida's private-sector job count falls by 20 percent in September over yearwith a combined 3,400 positions filled. “That may be reflecting storm prep,” s
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
with a combined 3,400 positions filled. “That may be reflecting storm prep,” said Sean Snaith, economist for the University of Central Florida. Retailers were working hard to get supplies and groceries into stores before the storm, for... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
4th Iowa State presidency finalist is ag dean at the schoolShe's senior vice president for academic affairs at the University of Georgia,
Sioux City Journal / Posted 12 days ago
She's senior vice president for academic affairs at the University of Georgia, Athens. The third finalist, Dale Whittaker, is scheduled to visit the Ames campus Wednesday. He's executive vice president at the University of Central Florida in Orla... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Iowa State Dean Rounds Out Finalists for University President Job4:00 p.m. at the Durham Great Hall in the Memorial Union. Dale Whittaker, an E
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 12 days ago
4:00 p.m. at the Durham Great Hall in the Memorial Union. Dale Whittaker, an Executive Vice President and Provost at the University of Central Florida, was announced as a finalist Tuesday. He is meeting with faculty, staff, students and community... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
4th Iowa State presidency finalist is ag dean at the schoolThe third finalist, Dale Whittaker, is scheduled to visit the Ames campus Wedne
KWWL Iowa / Posted 12 days ago
The third finalist, Dale Whittaker, is scheduled to visit the Ames campus Wednesday. He's executive vice president at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
4th Iowa State presidency finalist is ag dean at the schoolThe third finalist, Dale Whittaker, is scheduled to visit the Ames campus Wedne
KTTC Rochester / Posted 12 days ago
The third finalist, Dale Whittaker, is scheduled to visit the Ames campus Wednesday. He's executive vice president at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Who will be the next head football coach at Oregon State?Smith has never been a head coach at the college level. Scott Frost (pictured)
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 13 days ago
Smith has never been a head coach at the college level. Scott Frost (pictured) Current position: Head coach, University of Central Florida Positives: Took over a program that was winless in 2015 and led the Knights to a bowl game in... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Young People's Concerts marks a millionth-student milestonesaid. United Arts of Central Florida arranges contracts with the performance’s
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
said. United Arts of Central Florida arranges contracts with the performance’s musicians, dancers, actors and singers. The University of Central Florida opens its downtown parking lots to the fleet of buses that transport the students. Disney is... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Doctors integrate iPads into practicing medicineimplemented the use of mobile device medical curriculums since 2009, including
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 13 days ago
implemented the use of mobile device medical curriculums since 2009, including Cornell University, Yale University, the University of Central Florida and Georgetown School of Medicine. “We’re not Yale, Cornell or Stanford; we are GHSU, and we... Read more
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