Med School Earns Prestigious Grant For Mobile App

Med School Earns Prestigious Grant For Mobile App

A UCF mobile app that will be used to assess the professionalism of medical students and residents has received a prestigious grant from the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation’s Institute on Medicine as a Profession, a national organization that works to improve healthcare and medical professionalism in the United States. The foundation describes itself as the […]

  • Avatars Make Computer Science Fun at the Orlando Science Center

    Getting teens interested in artificial intelligence isn’t tough. Toymakers caught on to their fascination a few years ago when they began selling $100 robotic pet toys that children can “program” to do simple tricks through a toymaker’s web site. However, getting kids to see beyond the toys and getting them interested in becoming computer scientists […]

  • UCF Professor, VP Nominated for Schwartz Tech Awards

    An engineering professor and an associate vice president at the University of Central Florida have been nominated for Schwartz Tech awards. Sudipta Seal, an engineering professor and nanotechnology and materials expert,  is in the running for the Researcher of the Year, and Tom O’Neal, associate vice president for Research and Commercialization, is up for Tech […]

  • Researcher to Discuss Fighting Cancer with Nanotechnology

    National Medal of Science recipient Mostafa A. El-Sayed, whose nanotechnology research has led to new ways of treating cancer, will speak at UCF on Friday, Sept. 5, about his current projects. El-Sayed, director of Georgia Tech’s Laser Dynamics Laboratory, will speak at 3 p.m. at CREOL Room 102 about “Nanotechnology Meets Biology in the Cancer […]


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  • Med School Does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge “WAVE”

    More than 100 UCF College of Medicine students, faculty and staff members did a giant Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS “WAVE” on the Tavistock Green Friday, led by Dr. Deborah German, founding dean of the 6-year-old medical school. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URVuW1DFCTs&feature=youtu.be Before dousing herself with ice water, Dr. German challenged every medical school dean in America and […]

  • Patented Soil Media on Green Roofs Throughout Florida

    It’s hard to miss the lush, green tropical lemongrass and other plant life that adorn the “green roofs” that are sprouting on buildings throughout Central Florida and beyond. What you might not see at first glance, however, is the innovative soil media that keeps the grasses and plants firmly rooted and thriving. Developed by the […]

  • UCF Member of NSF’s National Innovation Network

    UCF has been selected by the National Science foundation (NSF) to provide Florida’s first implementation of one of the agency’s flagship programs to foster innovation among faculty and students, promote regional coordination and linkages in the innovation ecosystem, as well as develop a National Innovation Network, NSF’s I-Corps™. The NSF Innovation Corps(I-Corps) is the agency’s […]

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PTSD Treatment at UCF's Anxiety Disorders Clinic

UCF’s Anxiety Disorders Clinic uses olfactory stimulants to replicate traumatic events experienced by PTSD sufferers. Visual, audio and tactile components are also used, but according to patients, smell acts as the most powerful trigger.