7 Questions with Nicole Cutrufo, ‘13

7 Questions with Nicole Cutrufo, ‘13

For Nicole Cutrufo, ’13, it all started with a childhood dream. After journeying from Europe to the United States to prepare for a career in theme parks, her passions led her home. Can you describe your career journey since graduating from UCF’s Rosen College? I graduated with my Master of Science in Hospitality Management in […]

  • Biomedical Students Apply Science to Diagnose Simulated Patient

    Meet patient Isaac Morris who is complaining of shortness of breath and a fast pulse. College of Medicine assistant professor Dr. David Harris asks his undergraduate physiology students to step closer to assess the patient’s condition because Mr. Morris is showing all the signs of an asthma attack. Isaac Morris is one of the mannequin […]

  • Meet Professor Whose Passion for Helping Others Fuels Her Research

    Dr. Jennifer Sandoval joined the human-communication faculty of UCF’s Nicholson School of Communication in 2011 and brought with her an array of academic and professional experience. Prior to joining UCF, Sandoval worked in California and New Mexico as a mediator, communication consultant, and instructor at Pepperdine University and the University of New Mexico. Sandoval’s enthusiasm […]

  • Swimming With Sharks, Turtles and Eels Part of UCF Summer Program

    Thirteen University of Central Florida biology students swam among nurse sharks, sea turtles, eels and lionfish this month as part of a hands-on summer abroad course. The students spent a week studying more than 60 species in the depths of the Glovers Atoll, about 35 kilometers off the coast of Belize. The atoll is considered […]


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  • Vomit Comet Equals Opportunity of a Lifetime, Job for One

    Never have five UCF students been so excited at the possibility of vomiting. They’ll likely do it all in the name of science beginning Monday, July 21, when they will board a specially equipped plane that NASA uses to train astronauts and run microgravity experiments. The plane is nicknamed the vomit comet because first-time flyers […]

  • Clean Tech Innovation Could Mean Big Savings for Fleet Owners

    A Florida-based company, in partnership with UCF researchers, has developed an innovative technology that will reduce fossil fuel usage in commercial trucks, potentially saving fleet owners more than $2 million a year while reducing carbon emissions into the atmosphere. Professor Thomas Wu and his research team from the College of Engineering & Computer Science and […]

  • Accelerated FTICs Get Smart

    The Sophomore and Second Year Center held a Summer Social on July 2 for Accelerated FTICs (students coming to UCF for the first time with 30 hours or more college credits) at Academic Village in the Nike Programming Center. The theme was “Get Smart.”  A total of 63 students attended and met with academic advisors […]

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Research at the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences

The four main areas of research at the UCF College of Medicine’s Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences are featured.