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  • 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 […]

  • From Botswana and NCAA to UCF, New Chief Diversity Officer Begins Work

    Karen Morrison, former National Collegiate Athletic Association director of inclusion, has traveled all over the world from Botswana to Mongolia to South America, seeking cultures that challenge her own views. The Arkansas native believes that diversity enriches all of us. Morrison brings that attitude to the University of Central Florida today as new chief diversity […]

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  • 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 […]

  • UCF Students' Prototypes Include Space Friendly IV, Artificial Lung

    Engineering students at the University of Central Florida are at it again, this time trying to give NASA and scientists fighting cancer the tools to help them in their quests. As part of their final projects before graduation, one team of engineering students has designed a way to administer IVs in space, where there is […]

  • UCF Faculty, Students to Shine at National Speech-Language-Hearing Convention

    Five UCF faculty members and a student organization will receive top honors at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s annual convention Nov. 20-22 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. All are members of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. “They are being recognized for contributions that directly impact the students we educate and clients […]

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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.