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 […]

  • Fulfilling a 6-Year-Old's Dream: UCF Students Design and Build Him an Arm

    The thing Alex Pring hated most about kindergarten wasn’t learning to cut, paste or count. It was answering the same question everyone asks when they meet the 6-year-old. “What happened to your arm?” Alex is missing his right arm from just above his elbow, and it’s the one thing he doesn’t like talking about. “I […]

  • 'Not Anymore' to Help Students Prevent, Respond to Sexual Assaults

    With crimes such as sexual assault, stalking and domestic violence on the rise nationally, it’s especially important for college students to know how to prevent and respond to those threats. Education is the best defense in many cases, which is why for the past three years the University of Central Florida has required new students […]

  • Rosen College Students to Travel the Knight Away with Hospitality Professionals

    Local professionals from Central Florida’s hospitality industry will gather at the Rosen College of Hospitality Management at the University of Central Florida on July 24 for Travel the Knight Away, an annual networking and appreciation event. Current event management students will host the event for members of Rosen College’s advisory boards to recognize and honor […]


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  • UCF Economist: How Florida Got Its Groove Back

    If Florida’s economic recovery was a romantic comedy, it could be called “How Florida Got Her Groove Back,” according to University of Central Florida economist Sean Snaith. In his 2nd Quarter Florida Economic Forecast, Snaith notes that after enduring a recession that was longer and deeper than the national economy’s, Florida has surpassed the national […]

  • Women's Basketball: Academic Excellence Award Winners

    The UCF women’s basketball team earned the 2013-14 American Athletic Conference Team Academic Excellence Award on Wednesday. The Knights boasted the highest collective grade-point average for their respective sport among other programs in the league. Winners are chosen based on the 2013-14 grade-point average of each student-athlete who appeared on an institution’s roster as of […]

  • The American's Top Football Program

    UCF football exited Conference USA by claiming the league’s Sport Academic Award in back-to-back seasons for 2011 and 2012. Now as a member of the American Athletic Conference, the Knights continued that trend Wednesday by earning the Team Academic Excellence Award as The American’s top football program in the classroom. The honor is handed out […]

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