Inaugural Schell Award Recognizes Innovative Writing Instruction

Inaugural Schell Award Recognizes Innovative Writing Instruction

Dan Murphree, associate professor of History, is the inaugural winner of an innovative writing instruction award named in honor of Rick Schell, UCF’s vice president and chief of staff. The Schell Award for Implementing Innovative Writing Instruction in the Disciplines will be given annually to a faculty member who has demonstrated commitment to and success […]

  • The Hopeful Knights Make Cornerstone Competition History

    The UCF College of Business Administration’s Cornerstone course engaged 20 student teams that competed in the Spring 2014 Cornerstone Social Entrepreneurship Competition. The competition is the lab portion of the Cornerstone course, in which students create teams, develop and implement a business-fundraising plan for a cause of their choice. The winners of this year’s Cornerstone […]

  • Senior Design: 'A Great Victory' for Graduating Engineering Students

    The day finally arrived. UCF’s engineering and computer science Senior Design Day showcase on April 18 was a culmination of 30 weeks of, as one student described, “blood, sweat and tears.” Innovation was the star of the show – a spectacle of projects created by graduating seniors of the UCF College of Engineering and Computer […]

  • UCF Joust Champions Win $10,000 Healthcare Business Competition

    Two University of Central Florida (UCF) undergraduate students took first place in the University of South Florida’s (USF) State of Florida Healthcare Innovation Competition on April 7. They received a cash price of $10,000 for their invention of Smartway, a female urinary device that also secured them the 2013 UCF Joust championship. Competitors in the […]


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  • Dr. Simms-Cendan Visits Ethiopia To Teach, Serve, Provide Care

    Women in Ethiopia suffer some of the world’s worst indicators of reproductive health – on average a woman is married by age 17 and will give birth to five children in her lifetime, likely all at home. Only 6 percent of Ethiopian women use a skilled attendant during childbirth and only 10 percent have their […]

  • Speaker Series: Why Your Business Strategy is Keeping You Up at Night (or Should Be!)

    The University of Central Florida (UCF) College of Business Administration will host its monthly Dean’s Speaker Series, generously supported by CFE Federal Credit Union, on Friday, April 25, from 7:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m. at the Citrus Club Orlando. Dr. Robert Porter will speak on “Why Your Business Strategy is Keeping You Up at Night (or Should […]

  • The UCF Creed Inspires Students

    The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities in conjunction with the UCF Parent and Family Fund hosted the Spring 2014 Creed Art Contest. Students from across campus were encouraged to submit original works of art that represented the UCF Creed values. Students submitted their original artwork and 1 grand-prize winner was selected by the Office […]

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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.