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 […]

Traffic Changes for Upcoming Commencement Ceremonies

Expect upcoming road closures near the CFE Arena and traffic delays in the UCF area due to commencement ceremonies. Graduates, students, staff and faculty members, and campus visitors are encouraged to follow directions provided on message boards to minimize traffic congestion and delays. Parking garages D and H will be reserved for the commencement ceremonies. […]

Fantastic Failures Can Actually Be Fantastic Breakthroughs

Ayman Abouraddy, Ph.D., an associate professor at CREOL, The College of Optics & Photonics, helped to create a new nanoparticle fabrication technique which sprung from an unlikely event. His student was performing an unrelated experiment that continued to go awry. Yet this unexpected result was the very thing that eluded Abouraddy and his fellow researchers for years. Before Abouraddy came […]

UCF Downtown Receives $1 Million in Community Support from BB&T Corporation

The University of Central Florida today received a $1 million gift from BB&T Corporation for its downtown campus, the first major contribution since Florida Gov. Rick Scott approved $20 million in state funding for UCF Downtown in March. BB&T’s donation brings total community support for the campus to $17 million and will help pay for the […]