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, […]

Music and the Brain, A Love Story of Two UCF Professors

When violinist Ayako Yonetani played the final movement from the Violin Partita in D minor by Johann Sebastian Bach, a man who had spent more than three decades studying the brain knew he had just surrendered his heart. “I had never heard something so beautiful,” said UCF neuroscience professor Kiminobu Sugaya. “I didn’t know then […]

Love Letters to Strangers: Students Aim to Make Campus Feel Small

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, UCF students are taking it upon themselves to make sure no one on campus feels alone. UCF Wellness & Health Promotion Services (UCF WHPS) is working with a new student group, “To Knights, With Love,” encouraging students and faculty to put colored pen to paper writing uplifting messages […]

UCF University Testing Center Earns National Recognition

With millions of educational, certification, and licensure tests administered in the U.S. every year, the need for secure testing environments and trained testing staff has never been greater. One local test center has set the bar high for other post-secondary test centers and achieved national status as a leader in excellent testing practices. UCF University […]