September 2015

  • Electronic Health Records Bring Continuity To International Care

    2015-09-02 13:31:36

    The humming generator was a welcome sound as UCF medical student John Kim powered up his server for iPads that would record every medical aspect of the day’s clinic. As one of 49 students, faculty, physicians and dentists caring for impoverished residents in the Dominican Republic, Kim had created a new software that would capture […]

  • How Do You Make a Society Wise?

    2015-09-02 12:48:38

    A wise society looks after the well-being of its citizenry. In order for there to be a wise society, though, many or most of its citizenry also must be wise since they create the society. But the society must educate its citizens to be wise. It’s a chicken-egg problem: Which comes first, the wise society […]

  • Get Connected at The Hub

    2015-09-02 10:21:50

    The Office of Student Involvement has just made it easier for students to get involved. With more than 600 Registered Student Organizations on campus, it can be a daunting experience for students to find their “involvement fit.” The Hub opened its doors on August 25 providing that one-stop shop for students to connect with involvement […]

  • UCF Graduate Game-Design Program Celebrates 10 Years of Success

    2015-09-01 17:00:48

    This week the Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy, UCF’s graduate game-design program, celebrates its 10-year anniversary with a series of events for FIEA alumni and students. FIEA’s first class of 12 students started Aug. 22, 2005. Since then, the program has enrolled more than 500 students and is the largest graduate program in UCF’s College of […]

  • CFHLA Returns to Rosen College for Fall Meet & Greets

    2015-09-01 11:20:59

    Through a partnership with the Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association (CFHLA), Rosen College students have the opportunity to meet representatives from the region’s major hotel brands almost every week during the fall 2015 semester. Starting September 15, students can stop by the CFHLA Student Lounge (room 202) on Tuesdays from 11:30-1:30 to learn from […]

  • UCF Professor Appointed to National DARPA Study Group

    2015-09-01 10:26:12

    A University of Central Florida computer science professor has been appointed to the Information Science and Technology study group for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Gita Sukthankar, who specializes in robotics and giving computer-based agents human-like levels of decision making, joins a group of 30 of the brightest scientists and engineers in the […]

  • Green Sea Turtles Break Nesting Record on Florida Beaches

    2015-09-01 10:01:59

    Endangered green sea turtles, once on the brink of disappearing, love Florida beaches, and for a second time in the past three years they are setting records. University of Central Florida researchers counted 12,026 green turtle nests in the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge along Brevard County’s coastline this week, shattering a record the turtles […]