UCF Research Team Seeks to Improve Classroom Learning

UCF Research Team Seeks to Improve Classroom Learning

Three University of Central Florida professors are teaming up to improve classroom learning for students who struggle with attention deficit disorder, autism and learning disabilities. The National Science Foundation awarded $300,000 to fund Project Adapting College Classrooms to Equally Support Science Students (ACCESSS), led by UCF professors Jacquelyn Chini, Cherie Yestrebsky, and Eleazar Vasquez. Class […]

UCF Space Professor to be Featured at Orlando Science Center's Science Night

Space fans, the Orlando Science Center were treated the perfect date night on Saturday, Sept. 17. As part of its ongoing Science Night Live series for adults over 21, the center focused on space. In addition to special exhibits from NASA Center for Life Cycle Design, Kennedy Space Center, the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, Jacobs aerospace […]

From The Little Prince to OSIRIS-REx, A Dream Come True for UCF Professor

Humberto Campins grew up looking at the night sky and reading The Little Prince. The children’s story by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry is about a man who crashes his plane in the middle of the Sahara Desert. While he’s making repairs, a boy shows up. He is the Little Prince and he comes from asteroid B-612. […]

UCF Grad Heads to Rio for his Fourth Paralympics

When UCF alumnus Chris Seilkop, ’92, was named to his first Paralympics roster in 1996, his family was ecstatic. As Seilkop gears up for his fourth Paralympic Games in Rio de Janerio this month – securing his place in history as Team USA’s first four-time, men’s sitting volleyball Paralympian –  their enthusiasm has noticeably dropped […]