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 […]

  • Memorial Service for Sam Rohdie

     A memorial service for film professor Sam Rohdie, who died April 3, will be held Thursday, April 23, in the Nicholson School of Communication. Rohdie, who was 75, taught at UCF since 2003 and was widely published in academic film journals and books. He previously was chair of film studies at The Queens University of […]

  • Kids with ADHD Must Squirm to Learn, UCF Study Says

    For decades, frustrated parents and teachers have barked at fidgety children with ADHD to “Sit still and concentrate!” But new research conducted at UCF shows that if you want ADHD kids to learn, you have to let them squirm. The foot-tapping, leg-swinging and chair-scooting movements of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are actually vital to how […]

  • Nominate a Faculty, Staff or Student Body Member Today

    Do you know someone who has made outstanding contributions to enhancing diversity and inclusion efforts at UCF? If so, here’s an opportunity for that individual to be recognized for their hard work and dedication. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is now accepting applications for the Diversity and Inclusion Impact Awards for deserving faculty, staff […]


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  • Calling All Creative UCF Students

    The Office of Diversity and Inclusion invites all UCF students to share their creative sides with the UCF family and select Central Florida organizations by submitting an entry in the Diversity Week Student Poster Contest. To participate, visit ODI’s website at: www.diversity.ucf.edu for complete details and to download an application. The first place winner will be […]

  • UCF Professor to Perform with 3-D Printed Instruments in N.Y.

    UCF music professor Scott Hall will combine music and the emerging world of 3-D printing Friday night when he performs on some unconventional instruments at the 3D Print Design Show in New York. Hall and a senior art student will perform on 3-D printed instruments ranging from the lute-shaped “monobarisitar” to the sharply angled “piezoelectric […]

  • Research Wins: Graduate Students Competing for Top Honors in the State

    How many opportunities are there to get a glimpse of work at the brink of scientific discovery? There are even fewer occasions where the fields of work are so diverse and the presenters so eager than the Statewide Graduate Student Research Symposium. The symposium will be held on April 24, 2015 in the Live Oak […]

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Hand-A-Thon: Building Bionic Hands for Kids

Volunteers help build mechanical hands for kids at the UCF Limbitless Hand-A-Thon.