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 […]

  • UCF Scientist: Dolphins Impacted by BP Oil Spill

    The BP oil spill and the dispersants used to clean it up may be contributing to the unusually high number of dolphins dying in the Gulf of Mexico, according to a University of Central Florida scientist. Since BP’s Deepwater Horizon dumped about 5 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, larger-than-normal numbers of […]


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  • Medical Student Helps Create The Medical Student Press

    A rising second-year UCF medical student has co-founded the Medical Student Press www.themspress.org, an online open-access medical student publishing group. Gabriel Glaun, a member of the College of Medicine’s class of 2017, is executive editor while Mica Esquenazi, a member of the University of Rochester School of Medicine’s class of 2017, is editor-in-chief. The two […]

  • International Students Earn their "Ears" at Rosen College

    On July 17, 33 international students from universities in China and South Korea graduated from the Disney Undergraduate Program in Hospitality & Tourism Management at UCF’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management. In partnership with Walt Disney World Resort, Rosen College offers an intensive six-month Undergraduate Certificate Program in Hospitality & Tourism Management for international students […]

  • Zraick Appointed Communication Sciences and Disorders Chair

    Richard I. Zraick, Ph.D., is the newly appointed professor and chair in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the College of Health and Public Affairs. Zraick is a nationally recognized expert in the assessment and treatment of voice disorders. His textbook, The Voice and Voice Therapy (now in its 9th edition), is the leading textbook in its […]

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