UCF Expert To Discuss What Terrorists and Freedom Fighters Have in Common

UCF Expert To Discuss What Terrorists and Freedom Fighters Have in Common

Güneş Murat Tezcür, Ph.D., the Jalal Talabani Chair of Kurdish Political Studies at UCF, will speak at the Tuscawilla Country Club Wednesday, Jan. 25  at 6 p.m. The title of his talk is ‘What do Terrorists and Freedom Fighters Have in Common?’ Tezcür will explain the reasoning behind individuals’ decisions to join an armed organization […]

What's in a Name? Osceola's Advanced Manufacturing Consortium Now Called BRIDG

The International Consortium for Advanced Manufacturing Research, known as ICAMR, announced Tuesday that it will officially do business as BRIDG, an acronym that captures the central mission of the innovative technology collective – “Bridging the Innovation Development Gap.” Leaders say the new name better stands for what they do – connecting researchers and industry to […]

Adrienne Frame UCF's New Associate Vice President and Dean of Students

Adrienne Frame has been selected as the University of Central Florida’s new associate vice president and dean of students in the Division of Student Development and Enrollment Services. Frame previously served as interim director of residence life and housing and special assistant to the dean of students at Suffolk University in Boston, MA before joining […]

Two Events to Celebrate the Legacy of MLK Jr.

The LEAD Scholars Academy and Multicultural Student Center are teaming up for the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. parade in downtown Orlando on Saturday, Jan. 14 at 10 a.m.  The theme for this year’s parade is “Remember, Celebrate, Act! ‘King’s Legacy of Peace with Justice for Our World.’” The time commitment for the event is from […]

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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.