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 […]

Oscar of Invention Awarded to UCF Technology

R&D Magazine recognized UCF and Jayan Thomas, at its annual R&D 100 Awards.  Widely known as the “Oscars of Invention,” the prestigious R&D 100 Awards have a 50+ year history of honoring excellence in technology innovations. The award, which identifies and celebrates the top technology products of the year, highlighted the work of UCF associate professor […]

Milka Derisma to Serve on National Student Transfer Panel

Milka Derisma, a junior/senior communications major, has been selected as one of the five students to serve on the national student transfer panel at the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students conference in February 2016. Derisma will have an opportunity to share her transfer experience with professionals and become published through the NISTS […]

2 Music Alumni Win National Competitions for New Gigs in Washington, Hollywood

Two UCF music alumni recently blew past the competition – literally – on their way to winning national trumpet auditions for high-profile bands. Rob Schaer, ’02, won the principal trumpet audition for the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra in Los Angeles, and Francis Franqui, ’04, won a spot as a bugler in the U.S. Army Fife and […]