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Best Places to Get in the Holiday Spirit in Central Florida

Best Places to Get in the Holiday Spirit in Central Florida

The holiday season is already in full swing, and no matter what kind of merriment you’re looking for, odds are Central Florida has it — yes, even snow. While Orlando’s theme parks get an A+ for their effort in going all out for the holidays, we rounded up 15 other events that deserve a shoutout, […]

UCF’s Top 10 Research Findings of 2018

The University of Central Florida’s football players are not the only Knights dominating their field in 2018. This year was also a spectacular one for research at UCF. Not only did UCF hit a record $183 million in research funding, it also made positive impacts on the world. Space was the winner this year with […]

UCF Joins Ford, Uber as Semifinalists in National Competition to Make Driving Safer

UCF researchers have beat nearly 50 other teams in a national traffic-safety-improvement competition and now find themselves the only university team competing among industry giants such as Ford and Uber. Their entry, Real-Time Crash Visualization Tools for Traffic Safety Management, is a computer program that uses big data to predict, and hopefully prevent, traffic accidents […]

UCF, Conservation Florida Join Forces to Protect Natural Lands

A new partnership between Conservation Florida and both UCF’s Biology department and UCF Coastal increases the bench strength of statewide land protection work. The partnership aims to produce research, guidance, and a multidisciplinary voice to land and wildlife conservation to propel advancement in the greater Central Florida region. Conservation Florida brings 19 years of land […]

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Oviedo Chickens

Meet one local town’s fine feathered mascot. We’ll introduce you to the Oviedo chickens who are the subject of a new RICHES podcast created by a UCF grad student.