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  • UCF Students' Prototypes Include Space Friendly IV, Artificial Lung

    Engineering students at the University of Central Florida are at it again, this time trying to give NASA and scientists fighting cancer the tools to help them in their quests. As part of their final projects before graduation, one team of engineering students has designed a way to administer IVs in space, where there is […]

  • UCF Library Staffer Joins Students in Shaving Head for a Cause

    On Friday, Nov. 21, students shaved their heads in an effort to stand in solidarity with children facing cancer. Amanda Richards, senior library technical assistant for the Universal Orlando Foundation Library at Rosen College, decided to go under the razor, too. Though a drastic change for some, Richards was inspired to support the students’ efforts […]

  • CREOL Researchers Develop Key Photonic Device at Difficult Wavelength

    Researchers at UCF’s College of Optics and Photonics (CREOL) have developed a novel platform and optical modulators at the difficult and less-explored wavelength range of mid-infrared. The platform can facilitate breakthroughs in the fields of free-space optical communications, environmental monitoring, sensing and biomedicine. The work was conducted by Ph.D. student Jeff Chiles in professor Sasan […]

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  • Rosen College Gives Thanks

    As the UCF community reflects on 2014, students, faculty and staff at the Rosen College of Hospitality Management share what they’re thankful for this year. Click here to watch the full video. For more information about hospitality management education at Rosen College, please visit hospitality.ucf.edu.

  • A Groundbreaking New Center for Student-Athletes

    Ground was broken Friday for The Wayne Densch Center for Student-Athlete Leadership, thanks to a $4 million gift from the Wayne M. Densch Charitable Trust and a $1 million gift commitment by the Williams Family Foundation. Leonard Williams, trustee of the Wayne M. Densch Charitable Trust, was instrumental in securing both donations.  “We are very […]

  • HAPPY Hour Student Showcase Invites Alumna to Inspire the Next Wave of Teachers

    Dr. Karen Verkler is passionate about helping the next generation of educators develop their skills, and nowhere is that more evident than in the HAPPY Hour series of workshops. Dr. Verkler and her HAPPY Hour Committee of 20 faculty members and 9 HAPPY Hour Student Ambassadors are also responsible for organizing the annual Student Showcase […]

  • Interim Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Studies Named

    Manoj Chopra has been named Interim Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Studies. Chopra, who joined UCF’s Civil Engineering faculty in 1993, will begin the position on December 1. In his new role, Chopra will oversee existing programs within the Office of Undergraduate Studies, including experiential learning, information fluency, and programs designed to prepare students […]

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The Plan for UCF Downtown

UCF in Downtown Orlando: The potential of UCF moving downtown and the benefits to the community.