$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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  • UCF Engineering Professor Takes Top Invention Honors

    Marwan Simaan’s engineering career has made a difference in the world, from devices that give potential heart transplant patients more time to wait for a donor heart, to sharper images of the earth and all its curves, to games that are smart enough to help teach leadership skills. That’s why the University of Central Florida […]

  • Art Gallery to Host Exhibit, Discussion on Creativity

    A mixed media exhibition and discussion on creativity featuring an FSU art instructor will be hosted by the University of Central Florida Art Gallery. “Leafstorm,” featuring the works of professor Mary Stewart, will kick off with a free reception 6-8 p.m. Jan. 8 in the gallery, Rm. 140A in the UCF Visual Arts Building. The […]

  • Speed Limits Lowered in Parts of Main Campus

    Starting this week, speed limits in campus areas that were previously 35 mph have been lowered to 30 mph. This initiative will increase safety as UCF takes steps to allow faculty and staff members who utilize golf carts additional access to campus roads. Roadways impacted include Gemini Blvd. near Greek Park and the CFE Arena […]

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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.