8 UCF Alumnae Named to OBJ List of Women Who Mean Business

8 UCF Alumnae Named to OBJ List of Women Who Mean Business

Eight UCF alumnae are among the Central Florida honorees of Orlando Business Journal’s 2016 list of Women Who Mean Business. The 26 recipients on the 18th annual OBJ list will be honored Friday, April 29, at a luncheon at the Hilton Orlando. Two of the women – Salli Setta and Denise Swanson – are among […]

Tracking Disease-Carrying Mosquitos

In his early years growing up in Detroit, College of Medicine assistant scientist Bradley Willenberg, Ph.D. possessed a curious mind and the hands of an engineer. He dismantled, rebuilt, and repurposed a variety of items, such as old bicycles, so he could understand how things worked. He inherited his innate scientific prowess from his parents: […]

Forging New Horizons, UCF Approves New Biomedical Engineering Program

Looking to give students another opportunity to land jobs of the future, the University of Central Florida’s Board of Trustees on Thursday approved a new master’s degree in biomedical engineering. Biomedical engineers, with an average salary of $77,000 a year, are in demand and are projected to continue to be in demand, according to the […]

UCF Team Develops 3-D Printed Heart to Help Pediatric Surgeons

It’s scary enough to be told your child has a heart problem. It’s even worse when the doctor says open-heart surgery is necessary. Imagine trying to fix a faulty valve in the body of a 9-month-old. To help physicians better prepare for that kind of delicate surgery, University of Central Florida biomedical sciences professor Dinender […]


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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.