New College In The News

The Charm and Utility of Medieval Studies
SRQ March 10, 2018

SRQ     March 10, 2018 Every other year since 1978, medieval and Renaissance scholars from colleges and universities across North America have converged on Sarasota for three days in March to participate in New College’s biennial Medieval-Renaissance conference. This year’s…Read more

New College gets big funding increase in state budget
Sarasota Herald Tribune March 9, 2018

Sarasota Herald Tribune, March 9, 2018 The state’s smallest public school will receive more than $4 million in recurring revenue and other funds. TALLAHASSEE -- Florida’s university system will receive another significant increase in funding next year as part of…Read more

Activism, free speech and New College
Sarasota Herald Tribune March 1, 2018

Sarasota Herald Tribune    March 1, 2018 On Thursday, I gave a talk with Anne-Marie Russell, the executive director of Ringling College’s Museum of Modern Art, entitled “Art, Math and Orange Peels: The Legacy of Dr. William Thurston on Math…Read more

New College lecture to focus on Thurston legacy
Herald February 28, 2018

Herald  February 28, 2018 Donal O’Shea, a mathematician and president of New College of Florida, and Anne-Marie Russell, executive director of the Sarasota Museum of Art, will speak on “Art, Math and Orange Peels: The Legacy of Dr. William…Read more

Sarasota Film Festival Unveils 20th Anniversary Poster February 20, 2018

Sarasota Magazine   February 20, 2018 The Sarasota Film Festival’s 20th anniversary season isn’t coming up until April, but the festival has unveiled its special edition poster for the 2018 event. Designed by local Kelsey Hunt-Dolan, a graduate of New College of…Read more

‘Black Panther’ not just a movie, but ‘a cultural movement’
Herald February 15, 2018

Herald   February 15, 2018 New College of Florida’s Black Student Union members to attend Sarasota screening SARASOTA — When “Black Panther” hits theaters this weekend, it won’t just be another superhero blockbuster for much of its audience. The film…Read more

Robert Bilott '83, Attorney Who Became ‘DuPont’s Worst Nightmare’ Speaks At New Topics Discussion February 14, 2018   February 14, 2018 Robert Bilott was a corporate defense attorney at one of Ohio's top firms when he got a call from a West Virginia farmer, who told Bilott that his cows were dying, and he believed a DuPont…Read more

200 Years Later, 'Frankenfest' Celebrates Real Story of Frankenstein February 14, 2018, February 14, 2018 2018 marks the bicentennial of the publication of Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus," and Southwest Florida is marking the anniversary with a celebration to honor the enduring relevance of the novel 200 years later. Frankenfest is…Read more

Idea's Origin Doesn't Legislate its Validity
SRQ Magazine February 10, 2018

SRQ Magazine, February 10, 2018 There is an old saying that still waters run deep. That saying usually applies to people, but it is also true of principles. And there is no better example than the principle, “The origin of…Read more

New College Recognized for ‘Return on Investment’
Sarasota Magazine February 9, 2018

Sarasota Magazine, February 9, 2018 New College of Florida was named one of the country’s 200 ‘Colleges That Pay You Back’ in a new Princeton Review book.