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  • Plant Trees, Tend to Community Garden Friday, April 18

    The University of Central Florida will go “green” this Friday as part of an early observance of National Arbor Day, which is Friday, April 25. Volunteer opportunities will be available at the Arboretum from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 18. Activities will include tree planting, tending to UCF’s organic community garden and beautifying the […]

  • Gallery Schedules BFA Exhibition

    The 2014 Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition will be shown April 17 to May 6 at the UCF Gallery. The free School of Visual Arts and Design show, “What Remains,” will feature drawing, ceramics, experimental animation, illustration, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture. An opening reception will held 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 17. The regular gallery hours […]

  • UCF's Entire Marine Turtle Research Group to Present at International Meeting

    A legend in sea turtle research and conservation and the first biologist to collect direct data from the turtles’ “lost years” will speak at the 34th annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation in New Orleans next week. UCF emeritus professor Llewellyn Ehrhart and assistant professor Kate Mansfield will speak at the symposium along […]

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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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  • Employers Need to do More to Help Maintain Careers of Employees With Babies

    It’s amazing how quickly humans adapt to changing circumstances. A few months ago I wrote about how incredibly challenging my first month of life was with a newborn—what many refer to as “baby boot camp,” a perfect term since that’s exactly what it was like thrust into a completely new state of being where life […]

  • Kites, Dancers to be Featured at Annual Outdoor Concert

    The UCF Symphony, conducted by Dr. Laszlo Marosi, will perform its 10th annual Symphony Under the Stars concert at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 17,  at the UCF Reflecting Pond. The program comprises two pieces, Delibes’ Coppélia Suite and Franck’s Symphony in D-Minor, played without intermission. Dancers from Theatre UCF will join for the first piece. […]

  • UCF Grads Reaching for the Stars, Exploring Space

    From exploring Mars to studying antibiotic resistance in space, UCF graduates are making a difference. Many engineering, photonics and physics students have taken the university’s slogan “Reach for the Stars” to heart, landing jobs with NASA and commercial space companies in various capacities. As Space X counts down to its latest launch to the International […]

  • UCF Rewards Night Owls with Bloody Lunar Eclipse Viewing

    UCF wants to give you a front row seat to the first lunar eclipse visible from Florida in more than three years. From 2:30 to 5 a.m. on Tuesday, April 15, volunteers from the UCF Robinson Observatory will share several telescopes with the public on Memory Mall as part of its “Knights Under the Stars” […]

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