Strange Asteroid from Other Solar System Sparks Excitement

Strange Asteroid from Other Solar System Sparks Excitement

A cigar shaped asteroid making its way through our solar system to an unknown destination is capturing the imagination of scientists around the globe. This is this first confirmed object from another star system, which is what got University of Central Florida Associate Professor Yan Fernandez fired up and calling up friends to get telescope […]

Study Finds Variation Within Species Plays Critical Role in Health of Ecosystems

Concerns about biodiversity tend to focus on the loss of species, but a new study suggests that the loss of variation within species can also have important and unexpected consequences on the environment. Many species play important roles in nature and provide services important to people. For example, many fish species are harvested for food, […]

Nearly 4,000 UCF Students to Graduate

About 3,980 University of Central Florida students are expected to graduate in three ceremonies Dec. 15-16 at the CFE Arena. The commencement ceremonies for the different colleges are: 9 a.m., Dec. 15 – College of Education & Human Performance, College of Health & Public Affairs, and Rosen College of Hospitality Management 2:30 p.m., Dec. 15 […]

Fair Offered Students the Opportunity to Talk to School Recruiters

On December 1, Career Services in partnership with the Office of Undergraduate Affairs within the College of Education and Human Performance, hosted the Fall 2017 Education Career Fair. The event gave students interested in teaching an opportunity to meet with recruiters from districts, schools, and other educational organizations. There were 166 students who attended and […]

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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.