Finals Week Resources: You Got This, Knights!

Finals Week Resources: You Got This, Knights!

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 […]

Limbitless Solutions Gains More Formal Affiliation With UCF

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 […]

Navigating Florida Weather Becomes Easier With WeatherSTEM

Ever wonder what the cloud cover will be during a football game at Bright House Networks Stadium or what time the sun is set to rise as you plan an early-morning jog around campus? The weather curious at UCF are in luck thanks to WeatherSTEM, a tool that tracks current and predicted weather and pushes […]

Graduate Hopes to Make Difference in Health Care By Improving Delivery to Patients

UCF biology alumnus Patrick Fullerton ’92 has a simple philosophy: Think big. “If people aren’t laughing at your dreams, you aren’t dreaming big enough,” he said. Fullerton, the son of a truck driver, is a first-generation college student who grew up with no professional leadership in his life. He said UCF made all the difference […]

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Hearts for the Homeless Orlando

The “Hearts for the Homeless Orlando” movement was born when the three honors students learned that hypertension is one of the leading causes of death among homeless people. Every Monday and Tuesday evening, they set up tables, chairs and blood-pressure monitors in a parking lot behind downtown’s St. George Greek Orthodox Church, where more than 50 homeless people regularly gather there for meals provided by Straight Street Orlando and other charitable groups.