Study Points to Causes of Dolphin Deaths in Gulf of Mexico

Study Points to Causes of Dolphin Deaths in Gulf of Mexico

The largest oil spill on open water to date and other environmental factors led to the historically high number of dolphin deaths in the Gulf of Mexico, concludes a two-year scientific study released today. A team of biologists from several Gulf of Mexico institutions and the University of Central Florida in Orlando published their findings […]

  • UCF Scientist: Dolphins Impacted by BP Oil Spill

    The BP oil spill and the dispersants used to clean it up may be contributing to the unusually high number of dolphins dying in the Gulf of Mexico, according to a University of Central Florida scientist. Since BP’s Deepwater Horizon dumped about 5 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, larger-than-normal numbers of […]


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  • Inaugural Schell Award Recognizes Innovative Writing Instruction

    Dan Murphree, associate professor of History, is the inaugural winner of an innovative writing instruction award named in honor of Rick Schell, UCF’s vice president and chief of staff. The Schell Award for Implementing Innovative Writing Instruction in the Disciplines will be given annually to a faculty member who has demonstrated commitment to and success […]

  • Women's Golf: Heartache at Hammock Beach

    The roller-coaster ride that was the American Athletic Conference Championship came down to one stroke, at the last hole, on the final day. Conference rival Louisville managed to best UCF by just one shot. Although the Knights held the lead through the first two rounds at the Hammock Beach Resort’s Ocean Course, Louisville’s Emily Haas […]

  • The Hopeful Knights Make Cornerstone Competition History

    The UCF College of Business Administration’s Cornerstone course engaged 20 student teams that competed in the Spring 2014 Cornerstone Social Entrepreneurship Competition. The competition is the lab portion of the Cornerstone course, in which students create teams, develop and implement a business-fundraising plan for a cause of their choice. The winners of this year’s Cornerstone […]

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Two members of the UCF Equestrian Club talk about their experience jumping with horses.