Pythons, Lionfish and now Willow Invade Florida’s Waterways

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, […]

Education Professor Participates in White House Panel

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act is thankful for making strides during the past 40 years. Gerald Ford signed into law the Education for All Handicapped Children Act, now known as IDEA, on Nov. 29, 1975. The law provided children with disabilities with an opportunity to attend public school along with building the foundation for […]

UCF Community Gives Thanks This Thanksgiving

As Thanksgiving approaches, it’s common to reflect on the reasons to be thankful. Many express their gratitude for time shared and getting through another year. The University of Central Florida’s students, faculty and staff were asked to share what they are most thankful for this year. There were some common threads – family, health, safety, […]

United Way Campaign Exceeds Goal; Advocates Make the Difference

This year’s United Way Campaign at UCF was an overwhelming success thanks in part to almost 100 advocates who worked in their colleges and departments to get the word out about the important work the nonprofit agency conducts in our community. The advocates – employee or student volunteers who encouraged others to give – helped […]