$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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  • To Mind Your Health, Minimize Your Stress

    The University of Central Florida’s Marriage and Family Research Institute and theDepartment of Health in Orange County are partnering to promote Stress Awareness Month and the link between chronic stress and chronic disease. UCF’s MRFI and DOH-Orange will host a free communication workshop called, “The Fair Fight,” Wednesday, April 23, from noon to 1 p.m. […]

  • 'Dressed' Laser Aimed at Clouds May be Key to Inducing Rain, Lightning

    The adage “Everyone complains about the weather but nobody does anything about it,” may one day be obsolete if researchers at the University of Central Florida’s College of Optics & Photonics and the University of Arizona further develop a new technique to aim a high-energy laser beam into clouds to make it rain or trigger […]

  • Dr. Gibson Named ELAM Fellow

    Dr. Jane Gibson, a founding professor of pathology at the UCF College of Medicine, has been named a 2014-2015 fellow of the prestigious Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program at Drexel University College of Medicine. Dr. Gibson is one of 54 in this year’s class at ELAM, which prepares senior women […]

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