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  • 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 […]

  • UCF Students Shave Heads to Raise Awareness, Money for Childhood Cancer

    University of Central Florida students will shave their heads this week in an effort to stand in solidarity with children facing cancer. The effort is coordinated by the student group St. Baldrick’s Knights, a branch of the national volunteer-driven charity St. Baldrick’s Foundation. The organization is dedicated to funding research to find cures for childhood […]

  • 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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  • 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 […]

  • The Sky’s the Limit for I-Drive 360

    This semester, a group of Rosen College students have been hard at work on an attraction set to change the face of Orlando’s famed International Drive – I-Drive 360. Eight teams of hospitality management and event majors in their first Marketing for Hospitality & Tourism course spent the last several months developing 10-point marketing plans […]

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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.