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 […]

Smith Joins UCF as New Chair of Legal Studies

Alisa Smith, a practicing attorney with a doctorate in criminology and nearly 20 years of teaching experience, is the new chair of the Department of Legal Studies in the College of Health and Public Affairs. “I am extraordinarily pleased to announce that Dr. Smith has joined the college’s leadership team,” said college Dean Michael Frumkin. […]

UCF's 1st Building to be Transformed into '21st Century Library'

UCF’s first building – now called the John C. Hitt Library – is about to undergo a complete transformation that will provide new amenities for students such as an automated book-retrieval system, additional open shelving for materials, 24-hour study rooms, and space for researchers to collaborate. The original library was built in 1967 and more […]

UCF Student Ideas Could One Day Make Their Way into Target Stores

From an app that offers instant home décor suggestions to a virtual reality kiosk designed to enhance customer purchase decisions, University of Central Florida business students’ innovative ideas just might find their way into a Target store near you in the future. Last week 11 student teams competed for $2,000 in cash prizes by pitching […]