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 […]

  • UCF Joins New Partnership to Recruit Life Science Companies

    Central Florida has long been recognized as a top destination for entertainment and hospitality, but the region offers much more. It’s also a burgeoning global center for health care and life sciences. Four pillars of the Central Florida business community are pleased to announce the launch of IQ Orlando, an innovation-focused business partnership concentrated on […]

  • High-Five Chain Raises Awareness of 3-D Arm Team

    Hundreds of University of Central Florida students turned out Friday to attempt to break the world record for the longest high-five chain. The attempt on the UCF Memory Mall fell short of its record-breaking goal of 1,700. But the sponsor, Microsoft OneNote, achieved its bigger goal of bringing attention to Limbitless Solutions, the UCF student […]

  • Bands Reach for the Stars at UCF Celebrates the Arts Festival

    For UCF senior Emily Judd, the upcoming UCF Celebrates the Arts 2015 festival is a perfect opportunity to put the spotlight on her two interests: music and engineering. Judd, principal horn player for the UCF Wind Ensemble, is working on degrees in both music performance and aerospace engineering – and will be part of the […]


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  • CEDHP Interim Dean Elected to Executive Committee for Teacher Education Alliance

    UCF College of Education and Human Performance interim Dean and Professor Grant Hayes was recently elected as a member of the Executive Committee of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE). A nationwide alliance of teacher preparation programs, the AACTE lists over 800 public and private colleges and universities as members. Focused on […]

  • Bike Week Cruises to Campus Starting Monday

    The bicycle is king next week as UCF celebrates Bike Week 2015. Bike Week will pack in a slew of bike-related activities, starting with a bicycle flash mob on Monday that organizers hope will bring together a sea of two-wheeled transportation. “I think it’s going to be a really fun week of events,” said Student […]

  • Student Research Week to Feature Workshops, Presentations

    The University of Central Florida’s Student Research Week is planned for March 30-April 2 at the UCF main campus. The event is a celebration of student research, as well as a platform for skill building for those already involved and those wanting to get involved in research. Whether you are a graduate student about to […]

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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.