$55 Million Grant Makes UCF, Florida History

$55 Million Grant Makes UCF, Florida History

UCF today was awarded a $55 million NASA grant to build and launch into space an instrument the size of a microwave oven that will provide unprecedented imaging of the Earth’s upper atmosphere. The award is the largest single grant in UCF’s history, and UCF will become the first Florida university to lead a NASA […]

  • NASA Selects UCF Project as Finalist for Explorer Mission

    NASA has just selected a University of Central Florida space project as a finalist for its Explorer Mission of Opportunity program. The selection fulfills the dream of two UCF scientists who have been researching solar weather – and its affects on our terrestrial technology – for more than five years. If chosen, this project would […]


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  • Rosen College Associate Dean Teaching Free Online Tourism Course Starting Dec. 1

    Dr. Tadayuki Hara, associate dean of finance & administration at UCF’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management, will teach a free online course on tourism industry analysis. The six-week class will cover various topics, including tourism statistics, economic impact modeling and Tourism Satellite Accounts (TSA). Mr. Oliver Herrmann, director of Tourism Statistics & Tourism Satellite Accounts […]

  • With This Brick, I Thee Wed

    Michele McGlamory, ’10, thought she was going to spend the evening of Friday, Nov. 21 ice skating at Light Up UCF with her longtime boyfriend, Oviedo Police Officer Rob Brunjes, ’11, but he had other plans. On the way to the rink, he casually suggested they stop by the Knights Terrace at the UCF FAIRWINDS Alumni Center, so they […]

  • Saying Thanks Isn't Always Simple

    Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, and people all over the country will gather around tables with loved ones to express thanks for time together, getting through another year, and green bean casserole. Of course the holiday is rife with baggage (literal and figurative), and many people will boycott it entirely or will visibly or invisibly limit their […]

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The Plan for UCF Downtown

UCF in Downtown Orlando: The potential of UCF moving downtown and the benefits to the community.