• UCF to Test Emergency Communication Tools July 16

    UCF’s preparations for potential emergency situations include regular tests of communication tools that provide critical information to students, staff and faculty members, and the public. Several of those UCF Alert tools will be tested Wednesday, July 16. During an emergency, the UCF website is the best place for the university community and the public to find […]

  • UCF to Host Public Hearing on 2015-2025 Master Plan

    The University of Central Florida’s updated master plan covering land use, campus improvements and other topics will be discussed Tuesday, July 15, at a hearing to gather public comments. UCF updates its plan every five years. The new plan will cover the university’s goals and objectives from 2015 to 2025. The hearing at 6:30 p.m. […]

  • Therapeutic Yoga Begins Sept. 5 At UCF Pegasus Health

    Yoga, long touted as the antidote for stress and stiffness, is now a prescription of choice for physicians who see its benefits in areas like lowering blood pressure and helping cancer patients combat the side effects of radiation. To extend this assistance to its patients and the community, UCF Pegasus Health, the College of Medicine’s […]


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UCF formed the School of Performing Arts, combining the music and theatre departments.

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  • STEM Camp Teaches Why Hospitality Matters

    On Thursday, July 3, a group of young students participating in the ZORA!™ STEM Summer Camp visited UCF’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management to learn about career paths in hospitality and tourism, an industry that makes a $54 billion economic impact on Central Florida. As part of its corporate social responsibility initiative, Discover Tourism, Visit […]

  • UCF Inventor Named to New Florida Inventors Hall of Fame

    UCF optics researcher Shin-Tson Wu, whose work has significantly advanced  the liquid crystal displays we use every day on our smartphones, computer monitors and television screens, is among six inventors named today as the first inductees of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame. Wu is one of UCF’s most highly awarded researchers and was recognized […]

  • The Echo Chamber is Getting Louder

    My ears are starting to hurt. Let me explain. I enjoy social media. Like most people, thanks to online technology, I am able to reconnect and stay in touch with friends and family all across the world. Birthdays, weddings, graduations, joys, triumphs and even tragedies are shared as part of a genuine sense of community. […]

  • EU Arson Investigators Get Help From National Center for Forensic Science

    The University of Central Florida is home to one of the best resources for arson investigators in the nation, and starting next year the university will also be a resource for European investigators. UCF’s National Center for Forensic Science houses the Ignitable Liquids Reference Collection and the Substrate Database. The collection is a compilation of […]

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A Bold Move

A bold move by UCF. 30,000 jobs. And billions in economic development. The only project of its kind. Some call it a game changer. We call it a medical city. With research, hospitals and a College of Medicine…we’re transforming and savings lives. I’m Rick Walsh, UCF Class of ’77.