NASA Selects UCF Project as Finalist for Explorer Mission

NASA Selects UCF Project as Finalist for Explorer Mission

NASA has just selected a University of Central Florida space project as a finalist for its Explorer Mission of Opportunity program. The selection fulfills the dream of two UCF scientists who have been researching solar weather – and its affects on our terrestrial technology – for more than five years. If chosen, this project would […]

  • Students are Encouraged to Get Involved

    It was another successful first week of the fall semester for several of the Office of Student Involvement’s (OSI) agencies in support of Pegasus Palooza. Throughout the first week of the new academic year, Knights of the Round Table, Campus Activities Board, Late Knights, Volunteer UCF and Knight-Thon, each offered programming opportunities to encourage new […]

  • UCF’s Largest Health Expo, Oct. 1

    Healthy Knights Expo on Wednesday, Oct. 1 @ 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. held in the SU Pegasus Ballroom. Students will have the chance to attend the largest Health Expo at UCF, complete with free health screenings, free flu shots, and information about the services available at UCF to help students be happy, healthy and […]

  • UCF Economic Forecast: Spinning a Slow Economic Recovery

    The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta has a new chart to explain the complexities of the U.S. labor market and it’s perfect for the Halloween season for two reasons: It looks like a spider’s web and it helps to understand why this economic recovery has been more trick than treat for the average American. The […]


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  • Town Hall to Tackle Partisanship

    As the midterm elections approach, public approval of Congress remains at an all-time low and the frustration among voters over the partisan polarization in Congress is mounting. On Thursday, Oct. 2, three leaders of the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) will share their ideas at a UCF town hall discussion on how to get government working […]

  • UCF Recognized with an "Oscar of Invention"

    UCF, together with NASA Kennedy Space Center and an early stage startup company HySense Technology, will be recognized by R&D Magazine later this year for developing and producing one of the top 100 innovations of the year. This award, known as the R&D 100, is widely regarded as the “Oscars of Invention,” whose past winners […]

  • Scene of the Crime

    Shows like “CSI,” “Bones” and “NCIS” make the field of forensic science look exciting, and full of drama and intrigue. However, to the disappointment of crime show lovers everywhere, things don’t quite happen like they do on the small screen. Just ask Cory Winar, ’97, forensic lab manager for the Oregon State Police. “We wear […]

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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.