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 […]

  • Graduate's Film to be Screened on Campus Before Theatre Release

    UCF alumna and filmmaker Jenni Gold, who just signed a deal with Regal Cinemas to release her film “CinemAbility” in theaters later this year, will present a free screening at UCF on Friday, March 27. The documentary looks at how films and television shows have portrayed disabilities through the years, and how media and popular […]

  • Florida's Economy Experiencing March Madness, Disney Style

    Florida is experiencing a different kind of March Madness – it’s called Frozen madness, and residents should be thankful. “Tourists are flocking to Florida, many of them wanting to build a snowman with Olaf or to sing ’Let it Go’ with Elsa, and that’s driving a good part of Florida’s economic upswing,” said Sean Snaith, […]

  • UCF Consortium's Future Smart Sensors 'Will Sense Things We Can’t Measure Today'

    Dan Holladay’s vision of what the University of Central Florida is helping develop on Osceola County farmland “will change the world and the way we live over the next decade.” That revolutionary high-tech change will occur at a new state-of-the-art manufacturing development center for the next generation of smart sensors, said Holladay, a UCF director […]


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  • CEDHP Showcase Preps Students for Campus-Wide Undergraduate Research Exhibition

    The semi-annual Showcase of Undergraduate Research Findings for students in the College of Education and Human Performance took place Wednesday, March 18th in the Teaching Academy on the UCF campus. Once again offering an opportunity for students to present proposed research or projects currently underway, the showcase is an invaluable experience for students to receive in-progress feedback from faculty […]

  • Students Selected for UCF's Highest Award

    Nineteen UCF students, a mix of undergraduate and graduate students, have been selected for UCF’s highest student honor. The Order of Pegasus recognizes exemplary performance by undergraduate students in the areas of academic achievement, outstanding university involvement, leadership and community service. Graduate students are selected separately based on academic achievement, professional or community service, leadership […]

  • A Community is More Than a Group of People

    I recently met someone from Bolivia through a mutual friend. She was telling me how different it is in Florida, as no one ever is outside or takes walks. I thought that was an odd statement, given that I see plenty of fellow Floridians outside enjoying our beautiful state. Then I thought: The difference is that […]

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Hand-A-Thon: Building Bionic Hands for Kids

Volunteers help build mechanical hands for kids at the UCF Limbitless Hand-A-Thon.