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Notes From a Digital Immigrant: Travels Abroad in Cyberspace

I admit it. I am not a digital native. I was born in the 1950s and completed my graduate studies…

2 days ago

DirectConnect to UCF to Award 50,000th Degree

Victor Rodriguez is no stranger to overcoming adversity. For several years while growing up, Rodriguez and his family moved around…

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2 UCF Students Win App-building Ideathon 2019, Advance to National Competition

Two UCF students will move on to the Modo Labs’ national Ideathon 2019 competition after winning first place at the…

3 days ago

UCF Students Start Clinic to Care For Orlando’s Homeless

“I’ve had it for a while – I don’t know what it is. It itches pretty bad sometimes. It might…

7 days ago

Unless You Know Someone’s Story, Don’t ‘Compliment’ Them as Inspirational

Calling someone who utilizes a wheelchair or someone who has some form of physical limitation “inspirational” is often an off-putting…

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UCF’s Highest-achieving Students are Making an Impact through Research

Several of the 22 undergraduate students who received the 2019 Order of the Pegasus award, the university’s highest student honor,…

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UCF Police Put Sexual Assault Victims First

After 26 years working at the Orlando Police Department, Detective Rick Salcedo thought it was time to step back and…

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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…

2 weeks ago

UCF Students Help Immigrants in Maitland Adjust to American Life

Every Thursday evening at 6 p.m., a small group gathers in the cafeteria of Maitland Presbyterian Church. Their reason for…

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Engineering Chair to Receive 2 International Awards

Sudipta Seal, an engineering professor and chair of UCF’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering, will receive two international awards…

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