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 […]

New Program Helps Children in Foster Care Prep for College

A small group of children in foster care are getting a sneak peak at college life thanks to a new partnership between Community Based Care of Central Florida and the University of Central Florida. The two organizations came together to open the First Star Central Florida Academy this month, which places 16 eighth-graders at UCF […]

Outdoor Adventure Imprints Ever-lasting Memories

“It’s hard to beat North Carolina in July especially when you’re whitewater rafting just south of Great Smoky Mountain National Park,” said Nathan Vink, assistant director Recreation and Wellness Center Outdoor Adventure program. Ten Knights including three international students from India and Columbia, one student trip leader, and  Vink packed, bumped and weaved their way through […]

UCF Student’s Charity Helps Families of Kids with Cancer

Ben Watson is like a lot of University of Central Florida students: He likes music, playing the guitar and camping with his friends, and he hasn’t quite figured out his major yet. But few Knights can say they’ve had as great an impact on as many lives. Just 19 years old, Watson has already founded […]