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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  • Volleyball: Perfect Start to Season

    The UCF volleyball team claimed the Radisson UCF Invitational championship with a 3-0 (25-23, 25-13, 25-17) win over FIU on Saturday evening at The Venue at UCF. The Knights needed the bare minimum of 12 sets to open the season with a perfect 4-0 record. “I’m proud of the team for going 4-0 and not […]

  • Football: UCF 24, Penn State 26

    Penn State’s Sam Ficken hit a 36-yard field goal as time expired Saturday, lifting Penn State to a 26-24 victory over UCF in the season-opener at the Croke Park Classic. “It was a good college game,” UCF head coach George O’Leary said. “I’m disappointed in the outcome.” A Penn State comeback was necessary after a […]

  • UCF Student Honored by Sports Launch Magazine

    Aaron Malave, a marketing major at the University of Central Florida, has been presented with the “Thirty Under 30” award by Sports Launch Magazine. This award recognizes college students and young professionals who epitomize hard work, innovation, creativity and leadership in the sports business industry. Sports Launch Magazine is a nationwide career services company that […]

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