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  • 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 […]

  • Dance Marathon Raises Nearly $400,000 for Children's Hospitals

    University of Central Florida students raised nearly $400,000 last weekend at the Knight-Thon dance marathon to benefit the Greater Orlando Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. At the end of the 20-hour marathon, the Knight-Thon executive board revealed a fundraising total of $392,831.65, an increase of more than $140,000 from last year, said Katie Waser, communications director […]

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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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  • Writes of Spring Puts Young Students' Words Into Play

    The 2014 Writes of Spring, a collaborative writing and theatrical production involving the UCF Theatre for Young Audiences, will be presented April 22-23 at the Orlando Repertory Theatre (REP). The 11th annual event is a writing contest designed to support literacy and promote creative expression. Each year The REP accepts writing submissions from kindergarten through 12th […]

  • 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” […]

  • Ice-Cold Oscar

    After twice applying for Disney’s talent development program, Mo Hassan, ’11, finally received the news he’d been hoping for. He packed up his car and drove more than 2,500 miles across the country from his home in Bradenton, Fla., to the Walt Disney Animation Studios in Burbank, Calif. “They offered me the job by email, […]

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