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UCF to Celebrate Denim Day on April 25

UCF to Celebrate Denim Day on April 25

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and April 25 is Denim Day. Denim Day started in Italy 19 years ago after a woman’s sexual assault case was overturned because the Supreme Court believed her tight jeans implied consent. Outraged by this decision, women in the Parliament wore jeans to show solidarity for the victim. […]

A Guide to Trees on the UCF Campus

The UCF campus will become home to 29 new trees on April 18, in observance of the university’s ninth annual Arbor Day, a holiday that encourages public tree planting and care. Over the past eight years, more than 130 trees have been added to the UCF campus in observance of the day. This year, 20 […]

How to Reduce Stress

You would never know it by listening to Karen Hofmann’s calm voice that April is one of the busiest times on her calendar. As the director of UCF’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), she is mentally in the shoes of other people all year. Her staff of 50 counselors and support staff will experience the […]

Orlando Partners with UCF, OUC on National Solar Energy Research Grant

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer today announced Orlando is one of nine teams selected by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory to participate in a collaborative research to explore new ways solar energy can improve the affordability, reliability and resiliency of the nation’s electric grid. The city is partnering with the Orlando Utilities […]