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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  • Bike Week Cruises to Campus Starting Monday

    The bicycle is king next week as UCF celebrates Bike Week 2015. Bike Week will pack in a slew of bike-related activities, starting with a bicycle flash mob on Monday that organizers hope will bring together a sea of two-wheeled transportation. “I think it’s going to be a really fun week of events,” said Student […]

  • Student Research Week to Feature Workshops, Presentations

    The University of Central Florida’s Student Research Week is planned for March 30-April 2 at the UCF main campus. The event is a celebration of student research, as well as a platform for skill building for those already involved and those wanting to get involved in research. Whether you are a graduate student about to […]

  • Get Bucks for Butts on March 3

    On March 3, students will have the opportunity to show their support for the smoke-free campus policy by collecting cigarette trash around the main campus. This will be the third time that the Student Health Advisory Committee has hosted the event. “We think it is important to keep the smoke-free policy visible” said Samantha Spiers, […]

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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.