‘The Music Man’ Puts Spotlight on Performing Arts’ Collaboration

'The Music Man' Puts Spotlight on Performing Arts' Collaboration

Theatre UCF and the UCF Music Department are joining forces to bring Meredith Willson’s The Music Man to life. The family-friendly musical opens on Thursday, Feb. 20, and runs through Sunday, March 2, on the Theatre UCF Main Stage. Playwright Meredith Willson wrote the musical in the 1950s and it depicts his childhood in Iowa. […]

  • Zraick Appointed Communication Sciences and Disorders Chair

    Richard I. Zraick, Ph.D., is the newly appointed professor and chair in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the College of Health and Public Affairs. Zraick is a nationally recognized expert in the assessment and treatment of voice disorders. His textbook, The Voice and Voice Therapy (now in its 9th edition), is the leading textbook in its […]

  • As Migrant Crisis Hits U.S. Border, Texas Town Keeps it Classy

    It’s a sweltering summer Sunday night in El Paso, Texas, at the city’s new downtown baseball stadium, where the local Triple-A team, the Chihuahuas, is leading the visiting Tacoma Rainiers at the seventh-inning stretch. As the hammerlock of the day’s 102-degree heat begins to release its grip on this high-desert town, a sellout crowd of […]

  • UCF Celebrates Summer Graduation Ceremonies on Aug. 2

    More than 3,700 students expect to graduate from the University of Central Florida on Saturday, Aug. 2, at the CFE Arena. The morning ceremony will begin at 9 a.m., and the afternoon program begins at 2:30 p.m. Doors will open to the public about 90 minutes before each ceremony. Guests must have tickets to enter […]


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  • UCF College of Business Celebrates the Success of the Great Capstone Case Competition

    Team “U Can Finish” won the UCF College of Business Administration’s Great Capstone Case Competition, sponsored by CVS Caremark. The competition is a part of the college’s Capstone course and is designed to help business students strengthen their analytic, communication, presentation and teamwork skills beyond the classroom by developing strategic recommendations for real-world business issues. […]

  • 'Bionic Arm' Captivates Nation; Blueprints Now Online

    Six-year-old Alex Pring beamed while riding his bike Saturday. Thanks to his new “bionic arm” designed by a team of UCF students and alumni, he could grip both handlebars and keep his balance. Minutes earlier, Alex and his mom, Alyson, sat at the kitchen table at their home near Clermont talking with ABC World News […]

  • Big Ideas for a Brighter Future: Grad Fair 2014

    Whether or not to pursue a graduate education is one of the biggest decisions an individual will make for their future. Regardless of the reason you may choose a graduate education, the first step is being informed about your options. One of the best ways to do so is to attend the UCF College of […]

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