December 2016

  • Finals Week Resources: You Got This, Knights!

    2016-12-02 17:23:45

    This week marks the end of classes for the fall 2016 semester, and with final exams around the corner, UCF reminds students of resources to help reduce stress and be academically successful. Monday, Dec. 5, will be a study day, and exams will run from Tuesday, Dec. 6 through Monday, Dec. 12. Commencement ceremonies will […]

  • Wind Ensemble Concert Moves

    2016-12-02 09:07:33

    Sunday’s concert by the UCF Wind Ensemble, which will feature a marimba concerto by Dean Jeff Moore of the College of Arts & Humanities as soloist, has a new venue and time. The free concert will be 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at Timber Creek High School, 1001 Avalon Park South Blvd., Orlando. The ensemble […]

  • UCF Video Game that Integrates Limbitless Technology Wins Innovation Award

    2016-12-01 16:14:04

    A video game collaboration that stemmed from UCF’s Limbitless Solutions and the School of Visual Arts & Design was recognized today for its innovation at the Serious Games Showcase & Challenge, an event that brings together top companies in the simulation and gaming industry. Limbitless Training Games won the Best Serious Game Innovation award at […]

  • Limbitless Solutions Gains More Formal Affiliation With UCF

    2016-12-01 13:47:24

    Limbitless Solutions, the University of Central Florida student group that creates 3-D printed bionic arms for children and donates them to families at no cost, today became more closely affiliated with the university. The UCF Board of Trustees voted unanimously to make Limbitless Solutions the university’s newest direct support organization, meaning it will be a […]

  • Helping Children Overcome Anxiety to Have a Happy Life

    2016-12-01 09:19:05

    Imagine being a child so shy you can’t approach another on the playground, or being so terrified that someone might ask you a question. The idea that some children live with such anxiety motivated Dr. Deborah Beidel, director of UCF’s doctoral program in clinical psychology, as she worked with families who want their children to […]

  • UCF College of Medicine Professor a Finalist for Hispanic Chamber Award

    2016-12-01 08:00:22

    A University of Central Florida College of Medicine professor is a finalist for the 19th annual Don Quijote Excellence Award, an honor that recognizes Hispanic Central Floridians who excel in their profession. Dr. Aileen Caceres, clerkship director and assistant professor at the College of Medicine, is up for the Don Quijote Award that is sponsored […]