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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  • Students are Encouraged to “Get Involved”

    It was another successful first week of the fall semester for several of the Office of Student Involvement’s (OSI) agencies in support of Pegasus Palooza. Throughout the first week of the new academic year, Knights of the Round Table, Campus Activities Board, Late Knights, Volunteer UCF and Knight-Thon, each offered programming opportunities to encourage new […]

  • UCF’s Largest Health Expo, Oct. 1

    Healthy Knights Expo on Wednesday, Oct. 1 @ 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. held in the SU Pegasus Ballroom. Students will have the chance to attend the largest Health Expo at UCF, complete with free health screenings, free flu shots, and information about the services available at UCF to help students be happy, healthy and […]

  • UCF Economic Forecast: Spinning a Slow Economic Recovery

    The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta has a new chart to explain the complexities of the U.S. labor market and it’s perfect for the Halloween season for two reasons: It looks like a spider’s web and it helps to understand why this economic recovery has been more trick than treat for the average American. 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.