UCF’s 1st Building to be Transformed into ’21st Century Library’

UCF's 1st Building to be Transformed into '21st Century Library'

UCF’s first building – now called the John C. Hitt Library – is about to undergo a complete transformation that will provide new amenities for students such as an automated book-retrieval system, additional open shelving for materials, 24-hour study rooms, and space for researchers to collaborate. The original library was built in 1967 and more […]

UCF Student Ideas Could One Day Make Their Way into Target Stores

From an app that offers instant home décor suggestions to a virtual reality kiosk designed to enhance customer purchase decisions, University of Central Florida business students’ innovative ideas just might find their way into a Target store near you in the future. Last week 11 student teams competed for $2,000 in cash prizes by pitching […]

UCF to Test Emergency Communication Tools July 20

UCF will perform a test of its communication tools that provide critical information to students, staff and faculty members, and the public in the case of an emergency on July 20. During an actual emergency, the UCF website, www.ucf.edu, is the best place to find the latest updates. The main UCF website will test its […]

UCF and the Next Space Frontier: Making the Case for Mars

Many feared the United States’ role in space exploration was over after an accident took the lives of a second space shuttle crew in 2003. After another long grounding of the shuttle fleet, flights restarted briefly but by 2011 the program was retired and no manned missions were on the horizon. Prospects were dim. But […]