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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  • College of Business Administration Hosts UCF Alumni for 2nd Annual Careerfest

    More than 300 students filled the classrooms of UCF’s College of Business Administration this month to gain advice and insight from 43 business industry alumni at the 2nd Annual Careerfest Business Alumni Panels event. Students were given the opportunity to attend several break-out panel sessions revolving around both industry-related topics and professional development. “I’m thrilled […]

  • Distinguished Student 2014

    Cynthia Florentino graduated from UCF with a political science degree after dedicating the majority of her time to professional development and extracurricular involvement. Florentino served in a cabinet position for the UCF Student Government Association and enrolled in a federal college program, where she became chair of the President’s Leadership Council her senior year. She […]

  • NCAA Graduation Rate: UCF No.1 Among Public Institutions

    UCF student-athletes are graduating at a higher rate than any other NCAA Division I public institution in the nation. Based on data released by the NCAA Tuesday, UCF has a Graduation Success Rate (GSR) of 95 percent. That mark ties the Knights with Boston College for fifth-best in NCAA Division I (FBS), trailing only private […]

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