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 […]

UCFPD Joins National Campaign to Target Seat Belt Violators

The UCF Police Department will join agencies nationwide in a Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement wave that will go through June 5. UCFPD will issue citations to motorists and passengers who are not wearing a seat belt, and violators may be subject to a $114 non-moving violation. Seat belts can help prevent serious […]

Stressed at Work? Your Tweets May Be Giving You Away

Those looking for a job can get a good idea of how stressful working for a potential employer may be by looking at its employees’ Twitter traffic. That’s the implication of a new study published in Applied Psychology by assistant professor Wei Wang, director of UCF’s Computational Psychology Laboratory. His work seeks to make sense […]

UCF, Sultan Qaboos University Awarded $150,000 Grant to Study Oman Tourism

Drs. Nan Hua and Robertico Croes from the University of Central Florida’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management are part of a team that received the His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Award in the Sultanate of Oman, a $150,000 research grant to study Oman’s tourism industry. This is the country’s most prestigious research accolade. The team also […]