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 […]

  • International Conference Draws Global Social Studies Practitioners

    The International Society for the Social Studies annual conference, held at the Fairwinds Alumni Center on the UCF campus February 26-27, offered a unique opportunity for scholars involved in any and every field in social studies to communicate, collaborate, and advance the field as a whole. With an emphasis on research advancement and continued professional development for all practitioners, the […]

  • Talon Simulations Takes Top Prize at Business Model Competition

    A UCF student’s affordable alternative to flight schools and expensive flight simulators received top honors at the annual Business Model Competition (BMC). . The BMC gives students the opportunity to network with entrepreneurial leaders, have their hard work recognized, win cash prizes, and a chance to compete at the international level. The UCF Blackstone LaunchPad, […]

  • UCF Professor Recognized, Books on Top 10 must Reads about Cuba

    The Guardian newspaper has named two short story collections written by one of UCF’s English professors to the Top 10 must Reads about Cuba, just as relations between Cuba and the United States begin to thaw. Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés was recognized in the Guardian’s list of ten books to best help understand Cuba.  Milanés, an […]


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  • Experience the Rosen College Career Fair in Less Than 30 Seconds

    On Thursday, Feb. 26, 610 students had the opportunity to meet 72 different employers at UCF’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management Spring 2015 Career & Experiential Learning Fair. Leading organizations from the hospitality and tourism industry visited the campus to discuss full-time, part-time and internship opportunities with students majoring in hospitality management, restaurant management and […]

  • UCF Joins New Partnership to Recruit Life Science Companies

    Central Florida has long been recognized as a top destination for entertainment and hospitality, but the region offers much more. It’s also a burgeoning global center for health care and life sciences. Four pillars of the Central Florida business community are pleased to announce the launch of IQ Orlando, an innovation-focused business partnership concentrated on […]

  • High-Five Chain Raises Awareness of 3-D Arm Team

    Hundreds of University of Central Florida students turned out Friday to attempt to break the world record for the longest high-five chain. The attempt on the UCF Memory Mall fell short of its record-breaking goal of 1,700. But the sponsor, Microsoft OneNote, achieved its bigger goal of bringing attention to Limbitless Solutions, the UCF student […]

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Hand-A-Thon: Building Bionic Hands for Kids

Volunteers help build mechanical hands for kids at the UCF Limbitless Hand-A-Thon.