UCF Rewards Night Owls with Bloody Lunar Eclipse Viewing

UCF Rewards Night Owls with Bloody Lunar Eclipse Viewing

UCF wants to give you a front row seat to the first lunar eclipse visible from Florida in more than three years. From 2:30 to 5 a.m. on Tuesday, April 15, volunteers from the UCF Robinson Observatory will share several telescopes with the public on Memory Mall as part of its “Knights Under the Stars” […]

  • UCF's Entire Marine Turtle Research Group to Present at International Meeting

    A legend in sea turtle research and conservation and the first biologist to collect direct data from the turtles’ “lost years” will speak at the 34th annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation in New Orleans next week. UCF emeritus professor Llewellyn Ehrhart and assistant professor Kate Mansfield will speak at the symposium along […]

  • Seeing Red: Unraveling Severe Mental Illness

    A UCF researcher is studying whether certain visual abnormalities could shed light on the cause of some cases of severe mental illness. Jeffrey S. Bedwell, a licensed psychologist and associate professor at UCF, is working on a $404,000 National Institute of Mental Health grant that is examining whether there is a link between visual-processing abnormalities […]

  • Student Research Week Celebrates Up-and-coming Scholars

    Student Research Week is brimming with opportunities for students to fine-tune their research skills, pump up their CVs, and learn about the innovations and discoveries being made by their faculty and peers. The week-long event celebrates the original and creative work by UCF undergraduate and graduate students in addition to offering valuable professional development workshops […]

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  • Future Marine Biologists Teach UCF's Littlest Knights About Ocean Creatures

    Future marine biologists sharpened their communication skills Wednesday while pre-schoolers learned about sea creatures during UCF’s annual Ocean Day activities. Twelve students in Linda Walters’ marine biology lab and marine biology class visited the Creative School on campus to teach children about sea creatures and those found in Florida waterways. Walters has been working with […]

  • Sea Turtles' 'Lost Years' Mystery Starts to Unravel

    Small satellite-tracking devices attached to sea turtles swimming off Florida’s coast have delivered first-of-its-kind data that could help unlock the mystery of what endangered turtles do during the “lost years.” The “lost years” refers to the time after turtles hatch and head to sea where they remain for many years before returning to near-shore waters […]

  • Fighting Out-of-Control Trees in St. Johns River By Following Mom's Advice

    Mom did know best when she said, “Starve a cold, feed a fever. A team of UCF biologists has just come up with a way to loosen the chokehold a proliferating tree has on the St. Johns River, and it follows mom’s advice. Depriving Carolina Willow seeds of water or gorging them with water when […]

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