UCF Graduation Stories: 250,000 Alumni, Mom-Daughter Pair, More

UCF Graduation Stories: 250,000 Alumni, Mom-Daughter Pair, More

UCF’s 250,000th graduate will cross the stage on Saturday morning, May 9, during one of six commencement ceremonies this week at the CFE Arena. More than 7,500 students are expected to graduate May 7 to 9. Below are stories of interest that media are invited to cover, along with the details for each ceremony. 250,000th […]

3-D Arm Team, UCF and Blue Man Make Announcement; Provide Limbs for Children

The University of Central Florida and a group of students who make free 3D-printed limbs for children announced Monday a new partnership that will expand the scope of their work and change the world. The student led non-profit group—Limbitless Solutions—and UCF are partnering on a hub of innovation that will blend art, medical and engineering […]

College of Medicine Hosts Medical School Admissions Symposium

Applying to medical school isn’t like applying to college. There are many different requirements, which is why the University of Central Florida is again hosting the annual Medical School Admissions Symposium from 8 a.m. to 4:10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21. Almost 400 students are expected at the daylong event at the UCF College of Medicine […]

Chasing Earthbound Dust Clouds to Help Protect Astronauts, Alien Worlds

University of Central Florida student Fernando Valbuena spent his summer as an intern working on a scientific instrument to help scientists determine how dust storms transport potentially dangerous microscopic organisms across thousands of miles. He spent winter break eagerly awaiting early results. The research team, led by University of Florida professor Andrew Schuerger, hopes to […]

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A Bold Move

A bold move by UCF. 30,000 jobs. And billions in economic development. The only project of its kind. Some call it a game changer. We call it a medical city. With research, hospitals and a College of Medicine…we’re transforming and savings lives. I’m Rick Walsh, UCF Class of ’77.