New College In The News

Same-sex marriage icon Jim Obergefell to speak at New College
Herald Tribune October 21, 2016

Herald Tribune, October 21, 2016 On June 26, 2015, one U.S. Supreme Court decision changed millions of lives across the country and pushed plaintiff Jim Obergefell into the center of history.

New College breaks ground on new science wing
Bradenton Herald October 18, 2016

Bradenton Herald, October 18, 2016 Although construction has already technically begun, New College of Florida officially commemorated a new wing of its Heiser Natural Sciences Complex with a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday. The new wing will add another 22,000 feet to…Read more

Humanities on the Creative Coast
SRQ Magazine October 8, 2016

SRQ Magazine, October 8, 2016 Our region, a little corner of paradise, is graced with an astonishing array of arts and cultural organizations. We have eight professional theaters, an opera, a ballet and a symphony. We have other dance and…Read more

New College earns 5-year, $750,000 grant
Herald Tribune October 4, 2016

Herald Tribune, October 4, 2016 New College of Florida is known for its boundary-pushing programs and arts outreach. A $750,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for the liberal arts school is expected to further expand opportunities for outreach…Read more

The soul of a university — the faculty
Bradenton Herald October 1, 2016

Bradenton Herald, October 1, 2016 When we think of universities, we tend to think of students. And students, of course, are their most visible manifestation. The C4 (College Consortium on the Creative Coast) four local colleges enrolled over 13,000 students…Read more

Elementary students explore science with help from New College
Herald Tribune September 23, 2016

Herald Tribune, September 23, 2016 SARASOTA — As a general rule, which fruit is the best conductor of electricity — orange, lime or lemon? Does adding salt to ice water cool it off or warm it up? Black, white, green…Read more

New College of Florida elects new board of trustees chair
Bradenton Herald September 20, 2016

Bradenton Herald, September 20, 2016 Felice Schulaner, a New College of Florida graduate and retired human resources executive, was elected to serve as chair for New College’s board of trustees. "When I graduated from New College, I never imagined I…Read more

U.S. News Ranks New College Among Nation’s Best
941CEO September 14, 2016

941CEO September 14, 2016 U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2017” edition ranked New College as the No. 5 public liberal arts college in the nation. It marks the 12th consecutive year New College has been listed in the…Read more

U.S. News ranking favors New College
Herald Tribune September 13, 2016

Herald Tribune, September 13, 2016 New College of Florida continues to dominate the rankings as one of America’s most prestigious schools. U.S. News & World Report on Tuesday issued its “Best Colleges 2016” edition, in which Florida’s designated honors college…Read more

New College of Florida President Donal O'Shea: The Liberal in Liberal Arts September 10, 2016

SRQ   September 10, 2016 I am often asked what it is like to be a mathematician who is president of a liberal arts college. But I never get asked what a liberal arts college is. That is because…Read more