UCF Athletes, Scientists Deconstruct Science Behind Football at STEM Day

UCF Athletes, Scientists Deconstruct Science Behind Football at STEM Day

More than 2,000 children in grades K-12 converged at the University of Central Florida on Friday to see for themselves how science is a part of everything we do from playing football on Super Bowl Sunday to solving crimes. “This is awesome. I got to see a sand flea’s heart rate under a microscope. Science […]

  • Biology Professor Earns Top Honors for Innovative Science Education

    From creating storybooks that teach preschoolers about the dangers of aquarium dumping to engaging more than 47,000 volunteers on oyster-reef restoration and living-shoreline projects since 2007, UCF biology professor Linda Walters has found ways to make science exciting and relevant to people of all ages. That’s why earlier this month the Society for Integrative and […]

  • UCF Offers Chance to Watch Comet and Asteroid at Same Time

    Most nights, stars twinkle and the moon shines bright. There may even be a shooting star. But on Monday, Jan. 26, stargazers will have a rare opportunity to catch a glimpse of an asteroid and a comet on the same night. UCF’s Robinson Observatory will open its doors to the public from 7:30 to 9:30 […]

  • Sweet Revenge

    It’s only been a little more than two years since Jordan Henry, ’12, graduated from UCF, but she’s already added some pretty big names to her resume, which includes working as a production assistant on Bravo’s “Top Chef Duels,” temping as an office assistant at Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television and interning at E! Entertainment Television’s […]


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  • No More Excuses, UCF Apps Brings Learning Software Anytime, Anywhere

    Dishing out $200 or more for specialized software used for only one or two semesters or trying to mesh a class and work schedule with computer lab hours used to be the only ways to access certain software needed for many courses at the University of Central Florida. But beginning this spring semester, students can […]

  • More Than 5,000 to Graduate at 3 Commencement Ceremonies

    More than 5,000 University of Central Florida students are expected to graduate Dec. 12-13 during three commencement ceremonies at the CFE Arena.  The ceremonies will be: 9 a.m. Friday, Dec. 12 – College of Education and Human Performance, College of Health & Public Affairs, and Rosen College of Hospitality Management. 2:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12 […]

  • With This Brick, I Thee Wed

    Michele McGlamory, ’10, thought she was going to spend the evening of Friday, Nov. 21 ice skating at Light Up UCF with her longtime boyfriend, Oviedo Police Officer Rob Brunjes, ’11, but he had other plans. On the way to the rink, he casually suggested they stop by the Knights Terrace at the UCF FAIRWINDS Alumni Center, so they […]

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