UCF to Establish Permanent Sea Turtle Research Field Station on Archie Carr National Refuge

UCF to Establish Permanent Sea Turtle Research Field Station on Archie Carr National Refuge

The University of Central Florida and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have reached a historic agreement that will establish a permanent conservation research facility along the Brevard County coastline. UCF has run a sea turtle monitoring and research program on the beaches of the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge in southern Brevard County for […]

At Summer Commencement, 3,600 Students Will Join Ranks of Alumni

Some 3,600 students are expected to graduate from the University of Central Florida during two commencement ceremonies Aug. 6 at CFE Arena. The commencement speakers are alumnus Alan Eustace, a retired Google executive who set the record for the highest freefall parachute jump, and Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings. The ceremonies will be: 9 a.m. […]

UCF in CLASS of Its Own Studying Space

UCF has diligently and methodically been making a name for itself in the world of planetary exploration, and it’s beginning to pay off in big ways. Not only are two UCF professors part of the upcoming NASA OSIRIS-REx mission to collect asteroid samples – a first for the United States scheduled for launch Sept. 8 […]

Med Students Host Free Asthma Screening August 6

A UCF medical student-led initiative, Asthma Awareness Inspires Relief (AAIR), is volunteering to help community members “take back their air.” Second-year medical students Sven Eriksson, Morgan Beebe, Jessica Kris and Angela Sterling, along with fourth-year Rhea Ranjit from Florida State University’s College of Medicine  are organizing a free asthma screening  from 10 a.m. to 4 […]


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A bold move by UCF. 30,000 jobs. And billions in economic development. The only project of its kind. Some call it a game changer. We call it a medical city. With research, hospitals and a College of Medicine…we’re transforming and savings lives. I’m Rick Walsh, UCF Class of ’77.