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 Delivers Tourism Oriented Policing Program in Aruba

    The economy of Aruba relies heavily on tourism, with approximately 1.5 million tourists contributing about $1.5 billion annually in tourism revenue – nearly 85 percent of Aruba’s gross domestic product. Aruba has a vested interest in maintaining both a welcoming and safe environment for tourists. However, maintaining this balance can be a challenge for law […]

  • Career Fair Connects Hospitality Students with Record Number of Employers

    UCF’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management hosted 70 employers at the Fall 2014 Career & Experiential Learning Fair on Thursday, Oct. 23. A record number of organizations from the hospitality and tourism industry were on hand to discuss full-time, part-time and internship opportunities with students majoring in hospitality management, restaurant management and event management. “The […]

  • Homecoming Highlights: Fireworks, Football and Fun

    The University of Central Florida’s Homecoming week will come to light with its first ever fireworks show starting at 9:30 p.m. today, Oct. 24, at Memory Mall. This year’s theme is “IGKNIGHT: Fuel Your Legacy.” Events will be held on campus for students and throughout the community for alumni. To accommodate Friday’s fireworks show, Garage […]


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  • Flu Has Struck Early -- Don't Delay Vaccine

    With all the news of Ebola and enterovirus, it’s easy to forget that a much more common threat is upon us: flu season. “We started seeing flu cases around late August, which is earlier than you would typically expect,” said Karen Yerkes, nursing manager at UCF Health Services. “We also made flu shots available earlier […]

  • Spooky Knight 5K to Benefit UCF Live United Campaign

    Things may get a bit spooky on campus Oct. 30, thanks to the second annual Spooky Knight 5K. The event is a fundraiser for the UCF Live United campaign and is open to all students, faculty, staff and others in the community. Participants are encouraged to come in costume for the race. The event features […]

  • UCF Police Chief Richard Beary to Lead International Chiefs Association

    With 37 years in law enforcement under his belt, it’s unusual for University of Central Florida Police Chief Richard Beary to experience firsts. But later this month, he’ll be front and center for a historical occasion: On Tuesday, Oct. 28, Beary will be sworn in as president of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, […]

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The Plan for UCF Downtown

UCF in Downtown Orlando: The potential of UCF moving downtown and the benefits to the community.