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  • New Leader for Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Announced

    Yoav Peles has been named chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) at the University of Central Florida, effective Dec. 23, 2014. The appointment, announced today by Michael Georgiopoulos, dean, UCF College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS), came after a national search to fill the position that was previously held by […]

  • $1 Million Donation Helps UCF Begin Health Study In Mold of Framingham

    The UCF College of Medicine received a $1 million donation Tuesday from the Harmony Institute to research whether living in a community that encourages interaction between residents, animals and nature improves public health. The Harmony Institute inspired the creation of the town of Harmony in Osceola County in 1998 as a master planned community designed […]

  • Florida Campus Compact Honors Political Science Major for Community Service

    Political science major Alice Neira recently was chosen as one of three students in the state to receive the Student Excellence in Service Award presented by Florida Campus Compact. The award recognizes students for outstanding service to communities through service-learning and volunteerism.   Neira is pursuing her bachelor’s degree while earning a minor in education and a certification […]

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Diversity Week Breakfast 2014

The annual kickoff breakfast was held Oct. 13 in the Student Union.

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Distinguished Student 2014

Distinguished Student 2014

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  • College of Business Administration Hosts UCF Alumni for 2nd Annual Careerfest

    More than 300 students filled the classrooms of UCF’s College of Business Administration this month to gain advice and insight from 43 business industry alumni at the 2nd Annual Careerfest Business Alumni Panels event. Students were given the opportunity to attend several break-out panel sessions revolving around both industry-related topics and professional development. “I’m thrilled […]

  • NCAA Graduation Rate: UCF No.1 Among Public Institutions

    UCF student-athletes are graduating at a higher rate than any other NCAA Division I public institution in the nation. Based on data released by the NCAA Tuesday, UCF has a Graduation Success Rate (GSR) of 95 percent. That mark ties the Knights with Boston College for fifth-best in NCAA Division I (FBS), trailing only private […]

  • Black Infant Deaths Point to Flaw in U.S. Health Care System

    In a recent interview on “The Daily Show,” TV host Jon Stewart asked Fox political commentator Bill O’Reilly: “Does white privilege exist?” O’Reilly denied the existence of white privilege but conceded that as a collective, blacks carry more of a burden than whites. What exactly is the burden? Some argue the burden is carried within […]

  • UCF Takes Lead Research Role for Emerging "Internet of Things"

    The University of Central Florida and the University of Florida have joined forces to research the materials, sensors, actuators, power sources and electronics that are expected to drive the “Internet of Things” – the interconnection of the cyber and physical world – which engineers predict is the future of the Internet. In the past 30 […]

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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.