New College In The News

Students at New College: Buy! Sell! I got hosed!
Bradenton Herald January 13, 2017

Bradenton Herald, January 13, 2017 The next Wolf of Wall Street may be living in a Sarasota dorm room. Students at New College of Florida are spending the interlude between first and second semesters playing the stock market — employing…Read more

Consortium of Colleges adds foundation supporter
Herald Tribune January 10, 2017

Herald Tribune, January 10, 2017 C4, the Consortium of Colleges on the Creative Coast, has a new source of support entering 2017, The Manatee Community Foundation.  The consortium, announced a year ago, already had support from the Charles & Margery…Read more

Where did the ability to dance come from? January 9, 2017   January 9, 2017 If you watch the dazzling display of a male bird-of-paradise as he woos a potential mate, it is hard to call it anything but a dance. To make his moves even more visually appealing, the…Read more

The Trivia Stakes are High in Our City’s Brainiest Bar January 4, 2017

Sarasota   January 4, 2017 You’re halfway through your third pint, watching scraps of paper being passed back and forth across the wobbly high-top table. You’re surrounded by brilliant minds—professors and attorneys and economists, their faces contorted in concentration,…Read more

Numbers Cruncher
Business Observer December 30, 2016

Business Observer, December 30, 2016 With the launch of its master’s in data science program, New College of Florida welcomed graduate students onto its Sarasota campus for the first time in its 56-year history. The inaugural class of seven students…Read more

Liberal Arts to Tech CEO
SRQ December 21, 2016, December 21, 2016 Norm Worthington’s career has been defined by change. Worthington is the founder and CEO of Star2Star Communications, a national leader in cloud communications and perennial winner of awards for innovation and growth. But at New College…Read more

New College Ranks In Top 20 Of Kiplinger’s Best Public Colleges December 16, 2016, December 16, 2016 For the 14 consecutive year, Kiplinger's Personal Finance has recognized New College of Florida as one of the nation's best values in higher education. The magazine ranked New College 19 on its list of the 100…Read more

Space, Time and Ignorance (an editorial by New College of Florida President Donal O'Shea) December 10, 2016, December 10, 2016 A long article that appeared recently in The Wall Street Journal alleges that America has run out of big ideas, and that gains in science, medicine and technology have slowed. The article explores reasons such as…Read more

The Butterfly Researcher
SRQ December 7, 2016, December 7, 2016 After she graduated from New College of Florida in 1999, Emily Saarinen traveled and worked all over the world: conducting wildlife surveys in Alaska, teaching rock climbing in Thailand, getting her doctorate at University of Florida…Read more

Selby Gardens and New College Partner in Science Collaboration
TampaBayNewswire December 5, 2016

TampaBayNewswire, December 5, 2016 New College of Florida and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens have established a formal collaboration between the education and research departments with a focus on plant science, conservation and public outreach. The agreement, finalized in November, sets…Read more