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 […]

  • Artworks Reflect the UCF Creed, Now on Display

    The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities along with the UCF Parent and Family Fund hosted the 5th Creed Art Contest in November 2014. All students were encouraged to submit original works of art that represented the UCF Creed values: Integrity, Scholarship, Community, Creativity and Excellence. The winner, Kimberly Montano-Tavera who painted “Knight Helmet” won […]

  • MLK Inspiration Continues Every Year

    Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy, “I Have a Dream,” continues to inspire UCF students and all Americans. It has been over 60 years since MLK stood on the Lincoln Memorial steps in Washington D.C. where he delivered his historical speech. On January 17 in Downtown Orlando, approximately 50 UCF students made a powerful impact in […]

  • #UCFBusiness Welcome to the Majors Draws 1000 Students

    “What will I do when I graduate? Am I the one – the one who will stand out?” Last Friday, the UCF College of Business Administration had 1000 business students ask themselves these questions at Welcome the Majors, held at the Venue on campus. The event served as an informational and exciting kickoff to the […]


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  • UCF Offers Chance to Watch Comet and Asteroid at Same Time

    Most nights, stars twinkle and the moon shines bright. There may even be a shooting star. But on Monday, Jan. 26, stargazers will have a rare opportunity to catch a glimpse of an asteroid and a comet on the same night. UCF’s Robinson Observatory will open its doors to the public from 7:30 to 9:30 […]

  • Biology Professor Earns Top Honors for Innovative Science Education

    From creating storybooks that teach preschoolers about the dangers of aquarium dumping to engaging more than 47,000 volunteers on oyster-reef restoration and living-shoreline projects since 2007, UCF biology professor Linda Walters has found ways to make science exciting and relevant to people of all ages. That’s why earlier this month the Society for Integrative and […]

  • Female Execs Set to Inspire at First Women's Hospitality & Tourism Leadership Forum

    The University of Central Florida’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management will host the first Women’s Hospitality & Tourism Leadership Forum (WHTLF) on Friday, March 20, 2015. In celebration of Women’s History Month, this premier event will bring together industry leaders, professionals and students to promote leadership excellence among women in the hospitality and tourism management […]

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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.