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  • 'Guide to Green Colleges' Lists UCF

    UCF maintained its standing this year as one of the 330 most environmentally responsible colleges in the nation, according to The Princeton Review’s annual “Guide to Green Colleges.” The 2014 list was released this week just ahead of April 22 Earth Day in partnership with the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building […]

  • To Mind Your Health, Minimize Your Stress

    The University of Central Florida’s Marriage and Family Research Institute and theDepartment of Health in Orange County are partnering to promote Stress Awareness Month and the link between chronic stress and chronic disease. UCF’s MRFI and DOH-Orange will host a free communication workshop called, “The Fair Fight,” Wednesday, April 23, from noon to 1 p.m. […]

  • Oluwafunlola Falade Places First at the Joust

    Oluwafunlola Falade took home $10,000 cash and $55,000 in essential business services as the winner of this year’s Joust Business Plan Competition organized by the College of Business Administration’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at UCF on April 11. The Joust, held at the FAIRWINDS Alumni Center, is UCF’s premier entrepreneurship event in which students from […]

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In 2012, GreenWaves, UCF’s annual “green” event, incorporated a POWERleap dance floor, which utilized piezoelectric technology to convert the crowd’s kinetic energy into reusable energy for the concert.

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  • Up Close And Personal With Parasites, Blood Cells

    More than 40 eager 5th graders at Carillion Elementary in Oviedo got an eyeful of worms, blood diseases and parasites at a recent Super Scientist class led by UCF Biomedical associate professor Dr. William Self. Armed with microscopes from UCF, blood and fecal slide samples (all enclosed and non-infectious), students took turns examining the fascinating […]

  • UCF to Collect Expired, Unwanted Drugs April 24

    Got drugs? If your answer is “Yes,” UCF wants them. But the university won’t ask any more questions about them. UCF Police and UCF Health Services will partner to collect expired, unwanted or unused prescription drugs as part of an anonymous, no-questions-asked national effort to curb drug abuse and safely dispose of unneeded medicine. UCF’s […]

  • Baseball: Doubleheader Sweep Over No. 9 Louisville

    The UCF baseball team used a strong start from junior Eric Skoglund and a wild walk-off finish to sweep a doubleheader, and win the series, from No. 9 Louisville on Thursday from the UCF baseball complex. The Knights (25-15, 12-2 American Athletic Conference) topped the Cardinals (27-11, 7-4), 8-2, in the opening contest before returning […]

  • 'Dressed' Laser Aimed at Clouds May be Key to Inducing Rain, Lightning

    The adage “Everyone complains about the weather but nobody does anything about it,” may one day be obsolete if researchers at the University of Central Florida’s College of Optics & Photonics and the University of Arizona further develop a new technique to aim a high-energy laser beam into clouds to make it rain or trigger […]

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Two members of the UCF Equestrian Club talk about their experience jumping with horses.