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 Research and Innovation Recognized at International Conference

Three groundbreaking technologies developed by UCF researchers have been recognized as among the top innovations to be presented at an international conference in two weeks. The discoveries – each of them unrelated – will be presented at the 2015 TechConnect World Innovation Conference in Washington, D.C., from June 14-17. The annual event is designed to […]

Economic Forecast: ‘Lucy Recovery’ Brings Slow Post-Recession Slog

Remember Charlie Brown’s perennial frenemy Lucy? Just when things were looking good, when that perfect kick seemed so close, Lucy would yank the football away and leave our hero flat on his back. America knows how Charlie Brown feels, according to University of Central Florida economist Sean Snaith, the director of the Institute for Economic […]

Tip-A-Cop to Raise Money for Special Olympics

Officers from the University of Central Florida Police Department will collect money from Chick-fil-A diners tomorrow in support of the Special Olympics. The Tip-A-Cop event will start at the Chick-fil-A at University Boulevard and Rouse Road at 11:30 a.m. Friday, May 29. Officers will fundraise on the drive-thru line and inside the restaurant, helping to […]