Biomechanical Forces May Cause Heart Disease —  UCF Researcher Explores Why

Biomechanical Forces May Cause Heart Disease -- UCF Researcher Explores Why

What do your car and the cells within your body have in common? They each have their own mechanical system. A UCF College of Medicine and Engineering and Computer Science researcher just received a grant worth almost $1 million from the National Institutes of Health to decipher how mechanical forces in your cells can cause […]

UCF, USF Establish War on I-4 Rivalry Series

The UCF and USF athletic departments today announced the official establishment of the War On I-4 rivalry series, which will begin this week with competitions between the two schools’ volleyball and men’s soccer programs. The War on I-4 represents a long-standing and passionate rivalry between the fan bases of two of the nation’s largest and […]

UCF Research Team Seeks to Improve Classroom Learning

Three University of Central Florida professors are teaming up to improve classroom learning for students who struggle with attention deficit disorder, autism and learning disabilities. The National Science Foundation awarded $300,000 to fund Project Adapting College Classrooms to Equally Support Science Students (ACCESSS), led by UCF professors Jacquelyn Chini, Cherie Yestrebsky, and Eleazar Vasquez. Class […]

Three Women Faculty Members Honored for Their Excellent Contributions to UCF

The UCF Center for Success of Women Faculty honored three faculty members for the unique ways they contribute to the university’s success. The recipients chosen this year for excellence in community engagement and outreach were: Marla Toyne, Ph.D., an assistant professor in her fifth year at UCF in the Department of Anthropology within the College […]

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A Bold Move

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.