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  • Toss Old, Unused Medicine at Drug Take-Back Event

    Get rid of expired or unused medication the right– and safe– way during UCF’s drug take-back event next week. UCF Police and UCF Health Services will partner to collect expired, unwanted or unused prescription or over-the-counter drugs as part of an anonymous, no-questions-asked national effort to curb drug abuse and safely dispose of unneeded medicine. […]

  • Two Nurses Receive State Awards

    Two UCF College of Nursing faculty members, Drs. Jean Kijek and Linda Howe, were recognized Friday, Sept. 12, by the Florida Nurses Association (FNA). Kijek, a professor emerita, was honored with the FNA Hall of Fame Award for her enduring contributions to the nursing profession. Howe, an associate professor, received the Heather Scaglione Award for […]

  • Daughters of Civil Rights Movement to Speak at UCF

    The Global Perspectives Office and the Women’s Studies Program will host the eighth annual “Women and Leadership” forum Thursday, Sept. 18. Two daughters of the civil rights movement, Cheryl Brown Henderson and Peggy Wallace Kennedy, will discuss their perspectives on the movement as it happened and as it continues today. Henderson is the daughter of the late […]

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A doctor in training is schooled in the fine art of inserting a needle into an arm. His first patient? His instructor.

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  • Get Outside the Box – and Go Outside!

    We live in a fast-paced society, driven by technology and air conditioners. What would be the motivation for someone to get outside their box and go outside? I have spent most of my life outdoors. I identify with nature; it is my home. But too many miss the opportunity to understand the value and relationship […]

  • The Learning Fair is Today

    The Learning Fair is today, September 17 at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the second floor of the Student Union Key West Ballroom. The Learning Fair, presented by the Student Academic Resource Center, aims to assist students in the development of personal and academic skills as well as increased awareness of learning support services, academic […]

  • Garden Good Guys: Butterflies, Birds & Bees

    Garden Good Guys: Butterflies, Birds & Bees will be the UCF Public History Center’s first workshop of the fall semester on Saturday. The outdoor, family-friendly workshop about the habitats, life cycles and ecosystems of Central Florida pollinators will include a tour of the center’s butterfly garden. The butterfly garden is part of the history center’s […]

  • UCF, Ohio State, Texas Among 11 Schools Developing 'National Playbook' for Higher Ed

    Eleven of the nation’s top public research universities, including the University of Central Florida, have formed a new alliance focused on helping more low-income and first-generation students earn college degrees. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Ford Foundation and four other organizations have contributed $5.7 million to support the University Innovation Alliance’s efforts to […]

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Great things happen when one of the nation’s largest universities is in one of the world’s most popular cities.Together UCF and Orlando attract some of the brightest minds and innovative companies.