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 […]

UCF to Establish Permanent Sea Turtle Research Field Station on Archie Carr National Refuge

The University of Central Florida and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have reached a historic agreement that will establish a permanent conservation research facility along the Brevard County coastline. UCF has run a sea turtle monitoring and research program on the beaches of the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge in southern Brevard County for […]

What if we stopped speaking negatively and instead used words of kindness?

Children usually begin speaking their first words about 11 or 12 months old. From “mama” and “dada” come more complex words and thoughts. These infants begin to take in the outside world and make it their own with each new experience. With those new experiences and growth come a perspective on the world and the […]

At Summer Commencement, 3,600 Students Will Join Ranks of Alumni

Some 3,600 students are expected to graduate from the University of Central Florida during two commencement ceremonies Aug. 6 at CFE Arena. The commencement speakers are alumnus Alan Eustace, a retired Google executive who set the record for the highest freefall parachute jump, and Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings. The ceremonies will be: 9 a.m. […]