Study Points to Causes of Dolphin Deaths in Gulf of Mexico

Study Points to Causes of Dolphin Deaths in Gulf of Mexico

The largest oil spill on open water to date and other environmental factors led to the historically high number of dolphin deaths in the Gulf of Mexico, concludes a two-year scientific study released today. A team of biologists from several Gulf of Mexico institutions and the University of Central Florida in Orlando published their findings […]

  • "3-D Arm Team" Continues to Turn Dreams Into Reality for Children Without Limbs

    Twenty-two – That’s the number of countries represented by the hundreds of calls and emails a team of engineering students at the University of Central Florida has received since they designed and delivered a bionic arm to a 6-year-old boy this past July. “We receive emails daily asking for help,” said Dominique Courbin, a senior […]

  • UCF's Top Stories of 2014

    From announcing a new downtown campus, to pursuing a smart-sensors research center, to winning a major bowl game and whipping up an engineering miracle for a 6-year-old boy born without one of his arms, UCF has been in the headlines all year. Here’s a look at 10 of the year’s top stories for the nation’s […]

  • UCF Engineering Professor Takes Top Invention Honors

    Marwan Simaan’s engineering career has made a difference in the world, from devices that give potential heart transplant patients more time to wait for a donor heart, to sharper images of the earth and all its curves, to games that are smart enough to help teach leadership skills. That’s why the University of Central Florida […]


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  • Art Gallery to Host Exhibit, Discussion on Creativity

    A mixed media exhibition and discussion on creativity featuring an FSU art instructor will be hosted by the University of Central Florida Art Gallery. “Leafstorm,” featuring the works of professor Mary Stewart, will kick off with a free reception 6-8 p.m. Jan. 8 in the gallery, Rm. 140A in the UCF Visual Arts Building. The […]

  • Much of Society's Unrest Caused by Barrage of Negative Stereotypes in Films

    Everybody has a perception about what the image of art should say – or not say – but few have an informed opinion. The power of the communicative arts transcends the mere power to inform. That power is used in film, television, newspapers, radio, art, magazines, music, theatre and the new social media network as […]

  • Speed Limits Lowered in Parts of Main Campus

    Starting this week, speed limits in campus areas that were previously 35 mph have been lowered to 30 mph. This initiative will increase safety as UCF takes steps to allow faculty and staff members who utilize golf carts additional access to campus roads. Roadways impacted include Gemini Blvd. near Greek Park and the CFE Arena […]

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The Plan for UCF Downtown

UCF in Downtown Orlando: The potential of UCF moving downtown and the benefits to the community.