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 […]

  • Theatre UCF Offers Discount to Faculty, Staff

    Theatre UCF and UCF School of Performing Arts welcome patrons to the 2014-15 theatre season, and for a limited time, Sept. 2-5, members of the UCF faculty and staff may purchase theatre subscriptions at discounted student prices. This year, the plays include “Baltimore Waltz,” “Trevor.” “Arcadia” and “(a love story).”  The musicals are “The 25TH […]

  • Is Your Business at Risk? Greg Trompeter Kicks Off Dean's Speaker Series

    Fraud is a word that brings fear and dread to the heart of any business owner or business leader. It is often very difficult to find the cause and necessary for people in business to understand it. The UCF College of Business Administration presents a leading authority on fraud detection, Gregory Trompeter, Ph.D., to kick […]

  • Med School Does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge “WAVE”

    More than 100 UCF College of Medicine students, faculty and staff members did a giant Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS “WAVE” on the Tavistock Green Friday, led by Dr. Deborah German, founding dean of the 6-year-old medical school. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URVuW1DFCTs&feature=youtu.be Before dousing herself with ice water, Dr. German challenged every medical school dean in America and […]


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  • White House Hosts UCF Cyber Defense Team

    First they win a national championship. Then they go to the White House. The Knights? Yes. But in this case, it’s the UCF Cyber Defense Team, which claimed the 2014 Raytheon National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition in April and earned an exclusive visit with Vice President Joe Biden and key federal personnel Aug. 20 in […]

  • SGA to Host Campus Watch Party for Ireland Game on Aug. 30

    With students back on campus and UCF’s Fiesta Bowl championship football team in action across the pond in Ireland, the Student Government Association is inviting the Orlando community to come and watch the Knights take on Penn State outside the entrance of CFE Arena at 7 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30. “This event will be a […]

  • Innovative Partnership Sends Students for Life-Changing Summer in Japan

    Four Rosen College students traveled to Japan this summer for an internship that took them across the world to Kafuu Resort Fuchaku Condo – Hotel Okinawa. From May to August, students rotated through positions in various departments, including guest relations, food and beverage, and sales and marketing, for an immersive view of hospitality management in […]

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A Bold Move

A bold move by UCF. 30,000 jobs. And billions in economic development. The only project of its kind. Some call it a game changer. We call it a medical city. With research, hospitals and a College of Medicine…we’re transforming and savings lives. I’m Rick Walsh, UCF Class of ’77.