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 […]

College Marks Its Founding 25 Years Ago

Today the College of Health and Public Affairs begins a yearlong recognition of it first 25 years. It was 25 years ago, in the summer of 1990, that UCF merged the academic programs in its College of Health with academic programs from its College of Arts and Sciences to create a new college with a […]

My NBA All-Star Team of Social Conscience

I have been trying to use the sports platform and the power of sports to address serious social issues during my entire adult life. The NBA has always led the other leagues on best hiring practices both for people of color and women, and it has been the most progressive with all of its policies […]

Embracing Freedom: UCF Clinic Helps Woman Achieve American Dream

This Fourth of July, Fernanda Mello has much to celebrate: becoming a U.S. citizen as a result of working hard to master English following her arrival in Orlando from her native Brazil at age 15. She treasures the freedom she’s found in America, including freedom of speech. For Mello, that carries greater meaning than it […]