UCF Student’s Charity Helps Families of Kids with Cancer

UCF Student’s Charity Helps Families of Kids with Cancer

Ben Watson is like a lot of University of Central Florida students: He likes music, playing the guitar and camping with his friends, and he hasn’t quite figured out his major yet. But few Knights can say they’ve had as great an impact on as many lives. Just 19 years old, Watson has already founded […]

UCF-Developed Software Analyzes Fat in Seconds

A University of Central Florida computer scientist has developed software to help doctors quickly determine whether what many assume to be an expected middle-age paunch is potentially more serious. Since the 2009 discovery that adults also have brown – or good– fat cells that are beneficial in fighting off weight gain and can potentially slow […]

UCF, Orlando City Soccer Club Give Brazilian Boy Bionic Arm

Orlando City Soccer Club and the University of Central Florida partnered Friday to change the life of a 6-year-old boy forever. Paulo Boa Nova and his father, Claudio Boa Nova, traveled from Brazil to Orlando, courtesy of Orlando Health, where they met with UCF students who created a 3-D printed arm for the boy. Paulo […]

Embracing Freedom: UCF Clinic Helps Woman Achieve American Dream

This Fourth of July, Fernanda Mello has much to celebrate: becoming a U.S. citizen as a result of working hard to master English following her arrival in Orlando from her native Brazil at age 15. She treasures the freedom she’s found in America, including freedom of speech. For Mello, that carries greater meaning than it […]

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Passion for Nursing

UCF Cocoa nursing grad Mindy shares her passion for nursing and how DirectConnect to UCF offered her a smooth transition to UCF.