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 […]

  • UCF Medical School Offers Scholarships to Successful Parramore Grads

    High school graduates from the Parramore community who wish to become doctors will be able to attend the University of Central Florida College of Medicine on full scholarships. On Saturday, Orange County Public Schools broke ground on the new PS8 School, a first-of-its-kind community school that will address the needs of preschool through middle school […]

  • 'Arcadia' Performance Blends Arts, Sciences, Language

    Theatre UCF, part of the UCF School of Performing Arts, will present Tom Stoppard’s play Arcadia through Feb. 1, in the Main Stage theater on the University of Central Florida campus. Arcadia is a witty and complex story that switches between two time periods, 1809 and 1999. In the earlier time period, 13-year-old Thomasina makes a startling scientific […]

  • Artworks Reflect the UCF Creed, Now on Display

    The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities along with the UCF Parent and Family Fund hosted the 5th Creed Art Contest in November 2014. All students were encouraged to submit original works of art that represented the UCF Creed values: Integrity, Scholarship, Community, Creativity and Excellence. The winner, Kimberly Montano-Tavera who painted “Knight Helmet” won […]


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  • MLK Inspiration Continues Every Year

    Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy, “I Have a Dream,” continues to inspire UCF students and all Americans. It has been over 60 years since MLK stood on the Lincoln Memorial steps in Washington D.C. where he delivered his historical speech. On January 17 in Downtown Orlando, approximately 50 UCF students made a powerful impact in […]

  • #UCFBusiness Welcome to the Majors Draws 1000 Students

    “What will I do when I graduate? Am I the one – the one who will stand out?” Last Friday, the UCF College of Business Administration had 1000 business students ask themselves these questions at Welcome the Majors, held at the Venue on campus. The event served as an informational and exciting kickoff to the […]

  • UCF Offers Chance to Watch Comet and Asteroid at Same Time

    Most nights, stars twinkle and the moon shines bright. There may even be a shooting star. But on Monday, Jan. 26, stargazers will have a rare opportunity to catch a glimpse of an asteroid and a comet on the same night. UCF’s Robinson Observatory will open its doors to the public from 7:30 to 9:30 […]

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The Plan for UCF Downtown

UCF in Downtown Orlando: The potential of UCF moving downtown and the benefits to the community.