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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  • Share the Knight with President Hitt

    On Jan. 26, UCF Knights in Southwest Florida joined President John Hitt for a unique Share the Knight event. The university’s president answered questions about the much-anticipated UCF Downtown Campus, including which academic programs and services may be offered on the new campus, as well as the possibility of an upscale hotel on the UCF Main Campus, […]

  • #UCFBusiness SHRM Team Earns Trip to Regional Competition

    The #UCFBusiness Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) student chapter was recognized for excellence at the recent HR Student Games State-Level Case Competition. Team members included Kelvin Randolph, Yan Tarnowicz, Alexis Piedra, and Cori Sims. Their strong performance earns them the honor of competing with 13 other undergraduate teams at the East-Division Regional Case Competition […]

  • UCF Downtown Planning Moves Ahead

    Excited about the opportunities that an expanded University of Central Florida downtown presence would offer students, UCF Board of Trustees members unanimously approved the downtown campus concept on Thursday. The UCF Downtown campus, proposed on about 15 to 20 acres in Orlando’s Creative Village, would build from the strengths of UCF’s other academic programs in the […]

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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.