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 […]

Investment Committee Speaker Series Focuses on Energy

Movers and shakers in the Central Florida business community and members of the UCF Foundation’s finance and investment committees were among the guests at a recent panel discussion entitled Energy Outlook, part of the UCF Foundation Investment Committee Speaker Series, on July 23 at the Citrus Club in downtown Orlando. Guests were welcomed by James W. Ferrell, […]

$2.2 Million to Help First-Generation Students at UCF

The University of Central Florida has earned $2.2 million in grants to help first-generation and at-risk students pursuing STEM and other fields succeed in college. The money from the U.S. Department of Education, which will be delivered during the next five years, will support PRIME STEM/Student Support Services. Half of the grant will help first-generation, […]

UCF-Developed Software Analyzes Fat in Seconds

A University of Central Florida computer scientist has developed software to help doctors quickly determine whether what many assume to be an expected middle-age paunch is potentially more serious. Since the 2009 discovery that adults also have brown – or good– fat cells that are beneficial in fighting off weight gain and can potentially slow […]