NASA Selects UCF Project as Finalist for Explorer Mission

NASA Selects UCF Project as Finalist for Explorer Mission

NASA has just selected a University of Central Florida space project as a finalist for its Explorer Mission of Opportunity program. The selection fulfills the dream of two UCF scientists who have been researching solar weather – and its affects on our terrestrial technology – for more than five years. If chosen, this project would […]

UCFPD Joins National Campaign to Target Seat Belt Violators

The UCF Police Department will join agencies nationwide in a Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement wave that will go through June 5. UCFPD will issue citations to motorists and passengers who are not wearing a seat belt, and violators may be subject to a $114 non-moving violation. Seat belts can help prevent serious […]

Stressed at Work? Your Tweets May Be Giving You Away

Those looking for a job can get a good idea of how stressful working for a potential employer may be by looking at its employees’ Twitter traffic. That’s the implication of a new study published in Applied Psychology by assistant professor Wei Wang, director of UCF’s Computational Psychology Laboratory. His work seeks to make sense […]

UCF, Sultan Qaboos University Awarded $150,000 Grant to Study Oman Tourism

Drs. Nan Hua and Robertico Croes from the University of Central Florida’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management are part of a team that received the His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Award in the Sultanate of Oman, a $150,000 research grant to study Oman’s tourism industry. This is the country’s most prestigious research accolade. The team also […]