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UCF Student Hannah Sage to Compete in Jeopardy! Finals Tonight

UCF Student Hannah Sage to Compete in Jeopardy! Finals Tonight

Sophomore Hannah Sage won the second round of Jeopardy! College Championship competition against students from Dartmouth College and the University of Oklahoma, completing the semifinal competition with $28,401. She has advanced to the finals and will compete on Thursday for the opportunity to win a grand prize of $100,000 and a shot at the next Tournament of […]

How to Reduce Stress

You would never know it by listening to Karen Hofmann’s calm voice that April is one of the busiest times on her calendar. As the director of UCF’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), she is mentally in the shoes of other people all year. Her staff of 50 counselors and support staff will experience the […]

9 Best Spots to Take a Study Break on the UCF Campus

Between final papers, projects and exams, the end of the semester is a busy and stressful time. While it may feel like you need to devote every waking moment to your studies, be sure to schedule some downtime to prevent yourself from getting overwhelmed. Whether you’re looking for a quiet spot to check social media […]

UCF Student Uses Math, Philosophy Skills to Score Summer Project at Harvard

A UCF math major is headed to Harvard University this summer to study forest ecology through an interdisciplinary research project that combines philosophy, math algorithms and principles of ecology. Evan Waldmann credits working with Assistant Professor of Philosophy Jonathan Beever and his team for helping him land a Research Experience for Undergraduates grant from the […]

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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.