UCF Professor Recognized, Books on Top 10 must Reads about Cuba

UCF Professor Recognized, Books on Top 10 must Reads about Cuba

The Guardian newspaper has named two short story collections written by one of UCF’s English professors to the Top 10 must Reads about Cuba, just as relations between Cuba and the United States begin to thaw. Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés was recognized in the Guardian’s list of ten books to best help understand Cuba.  Milanés, an […]

  • High-Five Chain Raises Awareness of 3-D Arm Team

    Hundreds of University of Central Florida students turned out Friday to attempt to break the world record for the longest high-five chain. The attempt on the UCF Memory Mall fell short of its record-breaking goal of 1,700. But the sponsor, Microsoft OneNote, achieved its bigger goal of bringing attention to Limbitless Solutions, the UCF student […]

  • Bike Week Cruises to Campus Starting Monday

    The bicycle is king next week as UCF celebrates Bike Week 2015. Bike Week will pack in a slew of bike-related activities, starting with a bicycle flash mob on Monday that organizers hope will bring together a sea of two-wheeled transportation. “I think it’s going to be a really fun week of events,” said Student […]

  • Get Bucks for Butts on March 3

    On March 3, students will have the opportunity to show their support for the smoke-free campus policy by collecting cigarette trash around the main campus. This will be the third time that the Student Health Advisory Committee has hosted the event. “We think it is important to keep the smoke-free policy visible” said Samantha Spiers, […]


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  • UCF Aims to Break Guinness World Record Friday, Helps 3-D Arm Making Cause

    University of Central Florida students who engineered a 3-D printed arm for a 6-year-old and then gave it to him will attempt to break the Guinness world record for continuous high-fives on Friday, Feb. 27. Microsoft OneNote is organizing the event as part of a campaign called The Collective Project.  Friday’s high-five chain, along with […]

  • UCF to Host Regional Full-Scale Emergency Exercise March 12

    First responders from across Central Florida will gather at UCF Thursday, March 12, for a full-scale emergency preparedness exercise. The exercise will test agencies’ response capabilities, including timely and accurate communication, command response and information sharing. Ultimately, the goal is to give participants an opportunity to exercise their response and improve protocols for dealing with […]

  • Education, Creativity Make A Difference

    Higher education can transform lives – and to bring that point home, UCF is hosting a series of events this week. From today through Friday, events will showcase how education can make a difference, not just in an individual’s life but that of a community as well. From fifth-graders exploring higher education by experiencing engaging […]

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Oviedo Chickens

Meet one local town’s fine feathered mascot. We’ll introduce you to the Oviedo chickens who are the subject of a new RICHES podcast created by a UCF grad student.