Student Life

Racing to Save the Indian River Lagoon

Racing to Save the Indian River Lagoon

From red tide to runoff, the Indian River Lagoon faces many threats. Microplastics may be the newest identified enemy, but a team of UCF researchers and collaborators is racing to find answers before it is too late. UCF biologist Linda Walters and her team, including graduate student Casey Craig ’15, launched new research in the […]

Let's Get Global

International students, faculty and staff are an integral part of who we are as Knights. To celebrate our cultural diversity, UCF Global is hosting International Education Week, a campuswide series of concerts, films, panel discussions, parties and other events showcasing traditions, viewpoints, arts, music and flavors from around the world. Here a just a few […]

Relive UCF Homecoming 2018 Through These 16 Awesome Photos

Photo by Nick Leyva ’15 The week kicked off  Joel McHale as the headline act at Comedy Knight. He made a name for himself as the host of The Soup on E! and the star of NBC’s Community and later The Joel McHale Show With Joel McHale on Netflix. During his set, McHale commented on UCF […]

Lady Bikers, Street Dogs and Kolkata Featured in New Films from UCF Students

Lady bikers, street dogs and visceral sights and sounds from a city nearly 10,000 miles away are showcased in new documentaries completed by UCF film students while they spent a few weeks in Kolkata, India. The documentaries will make their UCF debut at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Burnett Honors College as part […]

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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.