UCF Lands 3 NSF Projects to Prep Students for Graduate Studies

UCF Lands 3 NSF Projects to Prep Students for Graduate Studies

UCF is launching two new summer Research Experiences for Undergraduate programs and continuing a third, thanks to new funding from the National Science Foundation. The programs are designed to encourage select students from around the country to pursue graduate studies and eventually become leaders in their chosen areas of expertise. Getting REUs is difficult because […]

Stressed at Work? Your Tweets May Be Giving You Away

Those looking for a job can get a good idea of how stressful working for a potential employer may be by looking at its employees’ Twitter traffic. That’s the implication of a new study published in Applied Psychology by assistant professor Wei Wang, director of UCF’s Computational Psychology Laboratory. His work seeks to make sense […]

Kelsey's Kids - UCF Medical Student Juggles Crisis Care and School

The 5-year-old was so terrified he was trembling, refusing to cross the threshold into the house. Twenty minutes later, he was roughhousing with a 5-foot stuffed toy snake in the living room. A 15-year-old arrived silent and sullen until his host mom baked him vegetarian lasagna, traded stats about March Madness brackets and showed him […]

Nation's Top 10 Again: UCF Programming Team

The University of Central Florida’s Computer Programming Team moved up several spots to take third place in the nation after competing in an international super contest known as the “Battle of the Brains.” UCF came in third among U.S. teams, besting Stanford, University of California at Berkeley, Cal Tech and Cornell, among other institutions. The […]