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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  • New Study Shows Sweet 16 Teams Achieving Academic Success

    The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport at the University of Central Florida College of Business Administration (#UCFBusiness) has released a new study on the Graduation Success Rates and Academic Progress Rates of the teams in the NCAA Division I Women’s and Men’s Sweet 16. Richard Lapchick, Ph.D., the primary author of the study, […]

  • Graduate's Film to be Screened on Campus Before Theatre Release

    UCF alumna and filmmaker Jenni Gold, who just signed a deal with Regal Cinemas to release her film “CinemAbility” in theaters later this year, will present a free screening at UCF on Friday, March 27. The documentary looks at how films and television shows have portrayed disabilities through the years, and how media and popular […]

  • V-Day Event Will Celebrate Women, Speak Out Against Violence

    The University of Central Florida will join the movement to end violence against women by hosting an award-winning play about female empowerment and individuality. The Vagina Monologues, presented by UCF Victim Services, will be performed and put on by students Saturday, March 28. Doors to the Pegasus Ballroom inside the Student Union will open at […]

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Hand-A-Thon: Building Bionic Hands for Kids

Volunteers help build mechanical hands for kids at the UCF Limbitless Hand-A-Thon.