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 […]

Knights Collecting Holiday Gifts for Those in Need

The UCF community doesn’t need snow at this time of year to feel the holiday-giving spirit. We just open our windows to let in the warm breeze and open our hearts to help those in need. Several groups around the campus are collecting toys, blankets, gift cards and miscellaneous items to share with others in […]

UCF Hosts International Conference on Designing Health Care Systems

Researchers from more than 20 countries met this week at UCF to discuss emerging trends and technologies that are guiding the design and development of health care systems. They gathered for the 21st annual conference of the Society for Design and Process Science, held Dec. 4-6 at the university’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management and […]

Help is Here if You Are Experiencing the 'Fear of Missing Out'

Technology is an amazing thing. The quickness that the cell phone went from a brick with an antenna to an all-in-one sophisticated computer, camera and recording device is astounding. If you are in your 30s or older, you know a time when there were no cell phones and there was no such thing as the […]


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Hearts for the Homeless Orlando

The “Hearts for the Homeless Orlando” movement was born when the three honors students learned that hypertension is one of the leading causes of death among homeless people. Every Monday and Tuesday evening, they set up tables, chairs and blood-pressure monitors in a parking lot behind downtown’s St. George Greek Orthodox Church, where more than 50 homeless people regularly gather there for meals provided by Straight Street Orlando and other charitable groups.