Study Points to Causes of Dolphin Deaths in Gulf of Mexico

Study Points to Causes of Dolphin Deaths in Gulf of Mexico

The largest oil spill on open water to date and other environmental factors led to the historically high number of dolphin deaths in the Gulf of Mexico, concludes a two-year scientific study released today. A team of biologists from several Gulf of Mexico institutions and the University of Central Florida in Orlando published their findings […]

UCF Employees’ Spouses, Children Eligible for Tuition Waivers

The spouses and dependents of thousands of University of Central Florida employees will be eligible for partial tuition waivers beginning this fall. UCF employees currently can waive the cost of six credit hours per semester for certain courses on a space-available basis. Under the new plan approved recently by the UCF Board of Trustees, eligible […]

UCFPD: Be Safe this Halloween

As Halloween creeps up, the UCF Police Department reminds motorists and pedestrians to be extra careful on the roads this weekend. Officers from UCFPD and more than 10 local agencies will participate in a DUI enforcement wave from Friday, Oct. 28 through Monday, Oct. 31. The multijurisdictional detail will focus on drivers who appear to […]

Halloween Haunted Houses, Horror Nights Tap Into Our Primal Brains

Most of us have never been chased down with a chainsaw, but a primal part of our brains loves the thrill of that horrific possibility. That’s one reason why haunted houses and their newer incarnations – horror nights – are an ever-popular and growing business, especially around Halloween. Consumers are expected to spend $8.4 billion […]