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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  • LINK Offers Workshops and Programs

    Learning and Interacting with New Knights (LINK) is back in full swing for the 2014-15 academic year. The LINK Program is a way to get students engaged on campus and connected to many great resources UCF has to offer. Partnering with over 40 offices on campus, LINK provides various workshops and programs year round for […]

  • President Hitt to Deliver State of the University Address

    UCF President John C. Hitt will present his annual State of the University Address at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, in the Pegasus Ballroom of the Student Union. The university community is invited to hear him discuss UCF’s opportunities and challenges, along with his vision for the university’s future. The president’s address will be followed […]

  • Learn About UCF, Cheer on Knights During Family Weekend

    UCF’s Family Weekend returns Friday, Sept. 19, bringing with it opportunities for students and their relatives to learn more about the programs and services offered at UCF and to take in the Knights’ first home game of the season. The Knights will kick off against the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats at 6 p.m. Saturday at Bright House […]

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