‘Not Anymore’ to Help Students Prevent, Respond to Sexual Assaults

'Not Anymore' to Help Students Prevent, Respond to Sexual Assaults

With crimes such as sexual assault, stalking and domestic violence on the rise nationally, it’s especially important for college students to know how to prevent and respond to those threats. Education is the best defense in many cases, which is why for the past three years the University of Central Florida has required new students […]

  • Dominican Republic Medical Mission Expands To Include Engineers, Chaplain

    Bags of medicines clog the tiny office used to store, sort and pack hundreds of pounds of supplies bound for a medical mission trip to the Dominican Republic leaving July 25. Medical students count and package bottles of acetaminophen and ibuprofen while others put together personal hygiene bags of shampoo, toothpaste and toothbrushes – most […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]


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  • 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 […]

  • UCF’s Creative School Now Accepting Infants, Toddlers

    The University of Central Florida’s Creative School for Children is expanding opportunity to more of the children of UCF students, faculty and staff members. Starting Aug. 18, UCF’s early education school will serve infants and toddlers ages 6 weeks to 24 months. The children of parents who are UCF students will be given first priority. […]

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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.