DNA-Repairing Protein May Be Key To Preventing Recurrence of Some Cancers

DNA-Repairing Protein May Be Key To Preventing Recurrence of Some Cancers

Just as the body can become resistant to antibiotics, certain methods of killing cancer tumors can end up creating resistant tumor cells. But a University of Central Florida professor has found a protein present in several types of cancer, including breast and ovarian cancer, which could be helpful in preventing tumors from coming back. The […]

  • 'Bionic Arm' Captivates Nation; Blueprints Now Online

    Six-year-old Alex Pring beamed while riding his bike Saturday. Thanks to his new “bionic arm” designed by a team of UCF students and alumni, he could grip both handlebars and keep his balance. Minutes earlier, Alex and his mom, Alyson, sat at the kitchen table at their home near Clermont talking with ABC World News […]

  • Big Ideas for a Brighter Future: Grad Fair 2014

    Whether or not to pursue a graduate education is one of the biggest decisions an individual will make for their future. Regardless of the reason you may choose a graduate education, the first step is being informed about your options. One of the best ways to do so is to attend the UCF College of […]

  • UCF Student Awarded for Finding Success in Failure

    Poor vision crushed Alex Eatmon’s dreams of advancing in ROTC, but the experience taught him an important lesson: Always have a backup plan. Eatmon, who spent two years in the University of Florida’s ROTC program, dropped his goal of second lieutenant to pursue a business degree at the University of Central Florida. His reflection on […]


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  • Fulfilling a 6-Year-Old's Dream: UCF Students Design and Build Him an Arm

    The thing Alex Pring hated most about kindergarten wasn’t learning to cut, paste or count. It was answering the same question everyone asks when they meet the 6-year-old. “What happened to your arm?” Alex is missing his right arm from just above his elbow, and it’s the one thing he doesn’t like talking about. “I […]

  • 'Not Anymore' to Help Students Prevent, Respond to Sexual Assaults

    With crimes such as sexual assault, stalking and domestic violence on the rise nationally, it’s especially important for college students to know how to prevent and respond to those threats. Education is the best defense in many cases, which is why for the past three years the University of Central Florida has required new students […]

  • Rosen College Students to Travel the Knight Away with Hospitality Professionals

    Local professionals from Central Florida’s hospitality industry will gather at the Rosen College of Hospitality Management at the University of Central Florida on July 24 for Travel the Knight Away, an annual networking and appreciation event. Current event management students will host the event for members of Rosen College’s advisory boards to recognize and honor […]

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