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New UCF Police Chief’s Goal: Do the Right Thing

New UCF Police Chief’s Goal: Do the Right Thing

The secret to success in law enforcement is there is no secret, says Carl Metzger ’03MS, who became UCF’s new police chief in June after four years as chief deputy. “Do the right thing, work hard and be prepared,” says the 29-year veteran of law enforcement. “I emphasize the importance of being professional and treating […]

My Baseball Quest Has Taught Me About America, Slowing Down — and Myself

I am on a quest to visit every Major League Baseball stadium. For me, baseball is more than just a game, it is a continuous source of life lessons and reflection. Plus, I’ve learned a lot about this great country in my travels. For instance, baseball has taught me that part of life is about […]

UCF Student Gives Scientists Tool to Track New Pathogen Killing Frogs

An undergraduate researcher has developed a method to screen frogs for an infectious disease that has been linked to mass die-offs of frogs around the world. Thanks to her method, scientists will be able to track the disease and try to figure out why it is triggering the deaths. Emily Karwacki, who recently earned her […]

Arecibo Observatory to Get $5.8 Million Upgrade to Expand View

The National Science Foundation has awarded a team of scientists $5.8 million to design and mount a supersensitive antenna at the focal point of the Arecibo Observatory’s 1,000-foot-diameter dish, which is managed by the University of Central Florida. The antenna, called a phased-array feed, will increase the telescope’s observation capabilities 500 percent. The team, led […]