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, […]

  • UCF Cyber Defense Team Claims 2nd Victory in National Competition

    The University of Central Florida’s cyber-defense team successfully defended its status as top dog over the weekend, winning the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition for the second year in a row. The Collegiate Cyber Defense Club @ UCF – also known as Hack@UCF – bested nine other teams to win the competition in San Antonio […]

  • UCF Students Take Honors at Statewide Graduate Research Competition

    Some of the state’s best graduate students competed in the second annual Statewide Graduate Research Symposium Friday and University of Central Florida students took some of the top honors in the arts and humanities, education, physical sciences research and social sciences categories. The symposium, hosted at UCF this year on behalf of the Florida Council […]

  • #UCFBusiness Hosts Semester's Final #UCFBizChat

    On Friday, April 17th, 2015, the UCF College of Business Administration (#UCFBusiness) hosted the last #UCFBizChat of the semester. A unique facet of #UCFBusiness’s culture of student engagement, the bi-weekly #UCFBizChat allows students to connect with business professionals from around the world by using technology that can be held in the palm of their hand. […]


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  • Rosen Life Honors Outstanding Student Organizations at First Involvement Banquet

    Rosen Life held its inaugural Involvement Banquet on Thursday, April 23 to celebrate the last year’s events and accomplishments, and recognize Registered Student Organizations for their impact on promoting and increasing student involvement on the Rosen College campus. Four RSOs were nominated to receive awards for the following categories: The Outstanding Service Project Award went […]

  • LEAD Scholars Work to Change a Vicious Cycle

    Amid the beauty and history of Charleston, South Carolina, a group of LEAD Scholars spent Spring Break working to change the vicious cycle of human trafficking. Nine students were chosen to attend the Alternative Break Program trip: Julie Deslauriers, David Dill, Clarence Emile, Casey Field, Meghan Ginn, Yejide Giwa, Amy Maitner, Karen Rodriguez and Maya […]

  • UCF Leader in Photonics, Makes Bid For Game Changing Grant

    Just like the industrial revolution and the information age transformed our society, the age of light promises to propel the nation into the next century of innovation. The University of Central Florida is a leader in this exciting field that studies light and all the things it can do from creating sensors that detect cancer […]

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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.