Economic Forecast: ‘Lucy Recovery’ Brings Slow Post-Recession Slog

Economic Forecast: ‘Lucy Recovery’ Brings Slow Post-Recession Slog

Remember Charlie Brown’s perennial frenemy Lucy? Just when things were looking good, when that perfect kick seemed so close, Lucy would yank the football away and leave our hero flat on his back. America knows how Charlie Brown feels, according to University of Central Florida economist Sean Snaith, the director of the Institute for Economic […]

UCF Business Incubation Program Receives International Designation to Help Foreign Firms Expand to Central Florida

The UCF Business Incubation Program announced that it has been designated as a Soft Landings International Incubator by the National Business Incubation Association (NBIA). The NBIA – the world’s leading organization advancing business incubation and entrepreneurship with more than 2,200 members in over 60 nations – identifies incubators that have specialized programs and/or facilities that help […]

I-Corps Recruits Engineers and Researchers Across Florida

Promoting “Engines of Innovation” through the National Science Foundation (NSF) Innovation Ecosystem, the UCF Innovation (I-Corps) Site is working to extend America’s reputation for ingenuity as a “nation of innovators.” Recruiting cutting-edge scientists and engineers from Florida’s universities and research centers around the state, UCF I-Corps is now accepting applications until May 29, for admission into […]

Feynman Nano Takes First Place in Statewide Business Plan Competition

Jonathan Wachob and Brandon Carpenter took first place in the Florida Venture Conference Statewide Collegiate Business Plan Competition by presenting their proposal for Feynman Nano. Their company creates nanostructures that make solar panels more efficient in producing energy. This victory follows their second-place finish in last month’s UCF Joust New Venture Challenge. This is the […]

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A Graduation Story

More than 4,500 UCF students graduated during December 15-16 commencement ceremonies. The anticipated graduates include 3,712 who filed intents to receive bachelor’s degrees, 810 for master’s degrees, four for education specialist degrees and 65 for doctoral degrees. With this week’s graduations, UCF will have awarded more than 225,000 degrees since classes began in 1968.