UCF Hosting Emergency Preparedness Exercise March 14

UCF Hosting Emergency Preparedness Exercise March 14

UCF will test its capabilities to respond to a campus wide emergency during a simulation exercise Wednesday, March 14. Classes will not be affected due to Spring Break, but we want you to be aware of increased first responder presence and activities in the south parts of the campus. The full-scale exercise will run from […]

Fish' Super Power May Offer Clues About Biodiversity Evolution

A group of international scientists, including a University of Central Florida biologist, recently discovered that a species of fish living in the north Atlantic Ocean has an ability to adapt to changing environmental conditions that are linked to the depth of its watery habitat. The unknown mechanism, which gives the roundnose grenadier its “super power,” […]

UCF to Test Emergency Communication Tools Wednesday

UCF’s preparations for potential emergency situations include regular tests of the communication tools that provide critical information to the UCF community. Several of those UCF Alert communication tools will be tested Wednesday, March 7. In preparation for Wednesday’s Alert testing, students and faculty and staff members are encouraged to log in to myUCF and review […]

Breaking Barriers in STEM

With more 31,000 members in the United States and abroad, the National Society of Black Engineers may be one of the largest student-run organizations in the world. Since 1975, it has been carefully constructed to increase the number of black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community. UCF’s chapter of more […]

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Hearts for the Homeless Orlando

The “Hearts for the Homeless Orlando” movement was born when the three honors students learned that hypertension is one of the leading causes of death among homeless people. Every Monday and Tuesday evening, they set up tables, chairs and blood-pressure monitors in a parking lot behind downtown’s St. George Greek Orthodox Church, where more than 50 homeless people regularly gather there for meals provided by Straight Street Orlando and other charitable groups.