Florida & Metro Forecast: State Economy Will Outpace U.S.

Florida & Metro Forecast: State Economy Will Outpace U.S.

Spurred by rising job growth and home construction, Florida’s economy is expected to continue to grow at a faster pace than the national forecast for the next four years, according to the latest forecast from UCF economist Sean Snaith. “The fundamental underpinnings of the housing market in Florida continue to strengthen. Job growth in Florida […]

Come Playtest Student Video Games at UCF on June 30

A gung-ho police sketch artist and a war-weary girl are among the characters who will visit the University of Central Florida on June 30 as part of an on-campus video game playtest by UCF graduate students. Four student teams from UCF’s Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy (FIEA) will be seeking public input on their latest in-progress […]

UCF Nursing Professor Named to Veterans Affairs National Committee

U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald has selected UCF Nursing professor Angeline Bushy to serve on a national committee overseeing health care delivery in rural communities. Bushy is the Bert Fish Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair in UCF’s College of Nursing. She teaches in  the college’s Bachelor of Science program at UCF’s Daytona Beach campus and […]

'Coral Zombies' May Spell Doom for Coral Reefs Around World

Scientists have known for a while that coral reefs around the world are dying, and in a worst-case scenario they were counting on large, healthy-looking corals to repopulate. But a new study presented at the 13th International Coral Reef Symposium in Honolulu shows that these seemingly healthy colonies are “Coral Zombies” with no reproductive ability, […]