College of Medicine Has New Diversity And Inclusion Leader

College of Medicine Has New Diversity And Inclusion Leader

Dr. Saleh Rahman is the College of Medicine’s new Interim Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion. Dr. Rahman received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Sir Salimullah Medical College, Dhaka University, Bangladesh in 1992, his Master of Public Health degree from Harvard in 1997 and Ph.D. in public health from UAB in 2001. The UCF […]

UCF Making a Name for Itself in the World of Planetary Science

UCF has diligently and methodically been making a name for itself in the world of planetary exploration, and it’s beginning to pay off in big ways. Not only are two UCF professors part of NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission to collect asteroid samples – a first for the United States, but scientists are playing critical roles as […]

Eclipse to Mark 1st Day of UCF's Fall Semester

The Great American Eclipse will occur on the first day of classes at the University of Central Florida, giving students another big reason to be excited. It’s the first total solar eclipse visible from the contiguous United States since 1979. The next one won’t occur until April 8, 2024. A solar eclipse occurs when the […]

New Semester Another Record Breaker for UCF

UCF on Monday will welcome the largest and most diverse student body in its history, including a freshman class with a university-record GPA. Enrollment is expected to top 66,000 students, and the fall freshman class has an average incoming GPA of 4.05. These milestones, based on the latest preliminary figures, further prove that a university […]

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Hearts for the Homeless Orlando

The “Hearts for the Homeless Orlando” movement was born when the three honors students learned that hypertension is one of the leading causes of death among homeless people. Every Monday and Tuesday evening, they set up tables, chairs and blood-pressure monitors in a parking lot behind downtown’s St. George Greek Orthodox Church, where more than 50 homeless people regularly gather there for meals provided by Straight Street Orlando and other charitable groups.