Study Points to Causes of Dolphin Deaths in Gulf of Mexico

Study Points to Causes of Dolphin Deaths in Gulf of Mexico

The largest oil spill on open water to date and other environmental factors led to the historically high number of dolphin deaths in the Gulf of Mexico, concludes a two-year scientific study released today. A team of biologists from several Gulf of Mexico institutions and the University of Central Florida in Orlando published their findings […]

UCF Football Would Compete for National Title Based on Graduation Rates

If the college football national championship playoffs were based on how many student-athletes graduate, the University of Central Florida Knights would be one of the teams competing for the trophy, according to an academic success study released Monday. UCF’s Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport examined NCAA records showing the Graduation Success Rate (GSR) […]

Knights Accept Cure Bowl Invitation

The UCF football team has accepted an invitation to take part in the AutoNation Cure Bowl presented by Florida Hospital. UCF will face off with Sun Belt co-champion Arkansas State in the Cure Bowl, which is set for Dec. 17 at 5:30 p.m. inside Orlando’s Camping World Stadium. “We’re thrilled to be in a bowl […]

Psychology Professor Selected as IEEE Fellow

Peter Hancock, a UCF Psychology Pegasus Professor and University Trustee Chair, has been named an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Fellow. His appointment, beginning January 2017, is in recognition of his contributions to adaptive human-systems engineering. Adaptive human-systems use direct information from on-line brain physiological monitoring. The systems adjust and adapt their operations to […]


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Hearts for the Homeless Orlando

The “Hearts for the Homeless Orlando” movement was born when the three honors students learned that hypertension is one of the leading causes of death among homeless people. Every Monday and Tuesday evening, they set up tables, chairs and blood-pressure monitors in a parking lot behind downtown’s St. George Greek Orthodox Church, where more than 50 homeless people regularly gather there for meals provided by Straight Street Orlando and other charitable groups.