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 […]

  • Football Players, Scientists Deconstruct Science Behind Football, Part of Colossal STEM Day Activities

    More than 2,000 children in grades K-12 will converge at the University of Central Florida today to see for themselves how important science is in everything we do from playing football on Super Bowl Sunday to solving crimes. UCF faculty from the College of Sciences and the College of Engineering and Computer Science began organizing […]

  • Regional Emergency Exercise the Highlight of Semester’s Safety Activities

    Activities planned for this semester will help members of the UCF community plan for disasters and protect themselves and their property. The March 12 region-wide emergency exercise that will bring first responders from across Central Florida to UCF to work through a simulated crisis is among this spring’s highlights. Led by UCF’s Office of Emergency […]

  • UCF PRISM Selected to Compete for Integrated-Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation

    A consortium of photonics industry members and research universities anchored by the University of Central Florida and a developing advanced manufacturing research facility in Osceola County has advanced in a federal competition for $110 million to develop an Integrated-Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation (IP-IMI). The Department of the Air Force notified the Photonics Research Institute […]


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  • UCF Mourns Nobel Laureate and Laser Pioneer Charles H. Townes

    Charles H. Townes, a laser pioneer, Nobel laureate and namesake of the Townes Laser Institute at the University of Central Florida, died Tuesday in Oakland, Calif. He was 99. Townes, who made world-changing contributions in the field of optics and lasers, had long-term ties to UCF’s College of Optics and Photonics and the Center for […]

  • Florida Blue Leader Cites Communication Skills As Key To Success

    “Release the need to always be right. It’s better to leave a sense of creating a mutual relationship.” The UCF College of Business Administration (#UCFBusiness) recently invited Florida Blue’s market president, Tony Jenkins, to present at the Dean’s Leadership Class to a group of student leaders. Jenkins emphasized the importance of treating others with respect […]

  • Record-Setting International Cohort Begins Disney Undergraduate Program

    UCF’s Rosen College welcomed the largest cohort of international students for the start of the Disney Undergraduate Program on January 20. A total of 51 students from Rosen College’s six partner universities in China and South Korea attended Orientation in preparation for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to study and work in one of the world’s top […]

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The Plan for UCF Downtown

UCF in Downtown Orlando: The potential of UCF moving downtown and the benefits to the community.