Fighting Out-of-Control Trees in St. Johns River By Following Mom’s Advice

Fighting Out-of-Control Trees in St. Johns River By Following Mom's Advice

Mom did know best when she said, “Starve a cold, feed a fever. A team of UCF biologists has just come up with a way to loosen the chokehold a proliferating tree has on the St. Johns River, and it follows mom’s advice. Depriving Carolina Willow seeds of water or gorging them with water when […]

  • Pythons, Lionfish and now Willow Invade Florida's Waterways

    Foreign invaders such as pythons and lionfish are not the only threats to Florida’s natural habitat. The native Carolina Willow is also starting to strangle portions of the St. Johns River. Biologists at the University of Central Florida recently completed a study that shows this slender tree once used by Native Americans for medicinal purposes, […]

  • Coral Research May Aid Gulf Oil Spill Recovery

    Coral living off the coast of Puerto Rico may provide researchers valuable information about the potential impact of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. University of Central Florida biologist John Fauth, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientists and non-governmental agencies are studying the threatened Elkhorn Coral in the Vega Baja area of Puerto Rico. […]


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  • Rosen College Gives Thanks

    As the UCF community reflects on 2014, students, faculty and staff at the Rosen College of Hospitality Management share what they’re thankful for this year. Click here to watch the full video. For more information about hospitality management education at Rosen College, please visit hospitality.ucf.edu.

  • Rosen College Associate Dean Teaching Free Online Tourism Course Starting Dec. 1

    Dr. Tadayuki Hara, associate dean of finance & administration at UCF’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management, will teach a free online course on tourism industry analysis. The six-week class will cover various topics, including tourism statistics, economic impact modeling and Tourism Satellite Accounts (TSA). Mr. Oliver Herrmann, director of Tourism Statistics & Tourism Satellite Accounts […]

  • With This Brick, I Thee Wed

    Michele McGlamory, ’10, thought she was going to spend the evening of Friday, Nov. 21 ice skating at Light Up UCF with her longtime boyfriend, Oviedo Police Officer Rob Brunjes, ’11, but he had other plans. On the way to the rink, he casually suggested they stop by the Knights Terrace at the UCF FAIRWINDS Alumni Center, so they […]

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