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 to Hold Free Outdoor Event for Children with Disabilities on April 19

    UCF’s physical therapy program will host a free event to encourage physical activity in children with a developmental disability. The program will sponsor “Let’s Ignite! Building Better Bodies” on April 19, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at UCF’s Memory Mall, across from the CFE Arena. Children must be 5 to 18 years old and […]

  • Oluwafunlola Falade Places First at the Joust

    Oluwafunlola Falade took home $10,000 cash and $55,000 in essential business services as the winner of this year’s Joust Business Plan Competition organized by the College of Business Administration’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at UCF on April 11. The Joust, held at the FAIRWINDS Alumni Center, is UCF’s premier entrepreneurship event in which students from […]

  • Plant Trees, Tend to Community Garden Friday, April 18

    The University of Central Florida will go “green” this Friday as part of an early observance of National Arbor Day, which is Friday, April 25. Volunteer opportunities will be available at the Arboretum from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 18. Activities will include tree planting, tending to UCF’s organic community garden and beautifying the […]


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  • Employers Need to do More to Help Maintain Careers of Employees With Babies

    It’s amazing how quickly humans adapt to changing circumstances. A few months ago I wrote about how incredibly challenging my first month of life was with a newborn—what many refer to as “baby boot camp,” a perfect term since that’s exactly what it was like thrust into a completely new state of being where life […]

  • Writes of Spring Puts Young Students' Words Into Play

    The 2014 Writes of Spring, a collaborative writing and theatrical production involving the UCF Theatre for Young Audiences, will be presented April 22-23 at the Orlando Repertory Theatre (REP). The 11th annual event is a writing contest designed to support literacy and promote creative expression. Each year The REP accepts writing submissions from kindergarten through 12th […]

  • Gallery Schedules BFA Exhibition

    The 2014 Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition will be shown April 17 to May 6 at the UCF Gallery. The free School of Visual Arts and Design show, “What Remains,” will feature drawing, ceramics, experimental animation, illustration, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture. An opening reception will held 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 17. The regular gallery hours […]

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Two members of the UCF Equestrian Club talk about their experience jumping with horses.