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, […]

Improving Your Health With Alternative Therapies

Alternative therapies like herbs, supplements, acupuncture and meditation can help a variety of health conditions. There is growing scientific evidence on the importance of traditional/alternative therapies and their role in modern medicine, UCF Health’s new integrated medicine specialist told a community gathering June 17. Dr. Christopher Smith, a board-certified family medicine specialist who completed a […]

World’s First Full-Color, Flexible, Skin-like Display Developed at UCF

Imagine a soldier who can change the color and pattern of his camouflage uniform from woodland green to desert tan at will. Or an office worker who could do the same with his necktie. Is someone at the wedding reception wearing the same dress as you? No problem – switch yours to a different color […]

Swinging for Scholarships

When Joyce DeGennaro, ’03, decided to apply for the College of Nursing’s accelerated B.S.N. program, she needed some assistance to help ease the financial burden of pursuing another degree. After all, she was a little older, and had a 6-month-old baby and mortgage at the time. That’s when she discovered the Femmes de Coeur scholarship, […]