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  • UCF’s Creative School Now Accepting Infants, Toddlers

    The University of Central Florida’s Creative School for Children is expanding opportunity to more of the children of UCF students, faculty and staff members. Starting Aug. 18, UCF’s early education school will serve infants and toddlers ages 6 weeks to 24 months. The children of parents who are UCF students will be given first priority. […]

  • Meet UCF Grad Working to Transform Education in Africa

    Carol Kranz is on a mission to change the way teachers are trained in Africa. Kranz earned a doctorate in education from UCF in 2011 with a specialization in curriculum and instruction and African education. Through her work with the Rafiki Foundation, Kranz is working to raise the standard of living in parts of Africa […]

  • UCF Student and President Obama Talk Highway Safety, Innovation

    UCF student Taylor Lochrane gave President Barack Obama a demonstration of his cutting-edge transportation technology today at a federal highway research center in Virginia. Lochrane, who has two UCF engineering degrees and is on track to earn a Ph.D. this fall, showed President Obama a vehicle he customized with special sensors and how the technology […]

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Orlando Magic CEO, Alex Martins, '01

On the court, the Orlando Magic has won five division championships (1995, 1996, 2008, 2009, 2010), had seven 50-plus win seasons, and won the Eastern Conference title in 1995 and 2009. Off the court, on an annual basis, the Orlando Magic gives more than $2 million to the local community by way of sponsorships of […]

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  • Meet Professor Whose Passion for Helping Others Fuels Her Research

    Dr. Jennifer Sandoval joined the human-communication faculty of UCF’s Nicholson School of Communication in 2011 and brought with her an array of academic and professional experience. Prior to joining UCF, Sandoval worked in California and New Mexico as a mediator, communication consultant, and instructor at Pepperdine University and the University of New Mexico. Sandoval’s enthusiasm […]

  • Swimming With Sharks, Turtles and Eels Part of UCF Summer Program

    Thirteen University of Central Florida biology students swam among nurse sharks, sea turtles, eels and lionfish this month as part of a hands-on summer abroad course. The students spent a week studying more than 60 species in the depths of the Glovers Atoll, about 35 kilometers off the coast of Belize. The atoll is considered […]

  • Vomit Comet Equals Opportunity of a Lifetime, Job for One

    Never have five UCF students been so excited at the possibility of vomiting. They’ll likely do it all in the name of science beginning Monday, July 21, when they will board a specially equipped plane that NASA uses to train astronauts and run microgravity experiments. The plane is nicknamed the vomit comet because first-time flyers […]

  • Coming Wednesday: UCF Forum to Begin Third Year with New Opinion Columnists

    A new group of UCF Forum opinion writers will start sharing their viewpoints Wednesday in the weekly series, succeeding the nine columnists from the past 12 months who commented on social issues, technology, racism, texting, life lessons and many other timely subjects. The columnists commit for a year to participate in the series. Many of the past […]

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A Bold Move

A bold move by UCF. 30,000 jobs. And billions in economic development. The only project of its kind. Some call it a game changer. We call it a medical city. With research, hospitals and a College of Medicine…we’re transforming and savings lives. I’m Rick Walsh, UCF Class of ’77.