UCF Offers Chance to Watch Comet and Asteroid at Same Time

UCF Offers Chance to Watch Comet and Asteroid at Same Time

Most nights, stars twinkle and the moon shines bright. There may even be a shooting star. But on Monday, Jan. 26, stargazers will have a rare opportunity to catch a glimpse of an asteroid and a comet on the same night. UCF’s Robinson Observatory will open its doors to the public from 7:30 to 9:30 […]

  • Biology Professor Earns Top Honors for Innovative Science Education

    From creating storybooks that teach preschoolers about the dangers of aquarium dumping to engaging more than 47,000 volunteers on oyster-reef restoration and living-shoreline projects since 2007, UCF biology professor Linda Walters has found ways to make science exciting and relevant to people of all ages. That’s why earlier this month the Society for Integrative and […]

  • Sweet Revenge

    It’s only been a little more than two years since Jordan Henry, ’12, graduated from UCF, but she’s already added some pretty big names to her resume, which includes working as a production assistant on Bravo’s “Top Chef Duels,” temping as an office assistant at Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television and interning at E! Entertainment Television’s […]

  • UCF Cheer Finishes Second at National Championship

    UPDATE: UCF’s cheerleading squad placed second at the College Cheerleading National Championships Sunday night. Despite a flawless performance they placed behind Alabama at the HP Field House at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. This is the second consecutive year the squad has placed second nationally. Knightmoves dance team also competed in the Hip […]

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  • UCF's Second President Trevor Colbourn Dies at Age 87

    The University of Central Florida was known as Florida Technological University when Trevor Colbourn became president in 1978. Recognizing the university had grown beyond its early moniker as “Florida’s space university,” Colbourn renamed the institution that same year. In addition to that high-profile name change, Colbourn also established UCF’s honors program and a football program […]

  • New Study Shows ROI of College Education Should Be Measured in Years, Not Dollars

    A new study published in Tourism Economics from the University of Central Florida’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management shows that the popular method of using dollars to measure the return on investment for college education is flawed; instead, it should be measured in years and consider more social aspects to avoid confusion and disservice to […]

  • No More Excuses, UCF Apps Brings Learning Software Anytime, Anywhere

    Dishing out $200 or more for specialized software used for only one or two semesters or trying to mesh a class and work schedule with computer lab hours used to be the only ways to access certain software needed for many courses at the University of Central Florida. But beginning this spring semester, students can […]

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