Students Earn Top Awards at UCF Research Symposium, Statewide Competition

Students Earn Top Awards at UCF Research Symposium, Statewide Competition

Four students who recently won the top awards in the biological division of the UCF Graduate Research Symposium went on to compete at the statewide competition, where one brought home a second-place finish. Simeon Thibeaux, who is investigating the links between an enzyme and fatty liver diseases, was runner-up in his division’s competition at the […]

KNIGHTS Clinic Wins Clinton Foundation Innovation Award

Former President Bill Clinton this month recognized UCF’s KNIGHTS Clinic with the Innovation Award for Health Care Provider Training and Education at the Clinton Foundation’s Health Matters Activation Summit in Little Rock, AR. The student-run free clinic provides care for Central Floridians with limited access to health care. College of Medicine students created the clinic […]

High School Dropout Set To Graduate With Medical Degree

Assisted by his 3-year-old son Jairus, Army Lt. Anthony Hawkins stuck a gold pin on a giant map to mark Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, WA, where he will begin his emergency-medicine residency this summer. The pinning ceremony at the UCF College of Medicine came during National Match Day on March 17, when graduating […]

Reach for the Stars Award Honors 5 Early Career Researchers

Five of the University of Central Florida’s brightest early career professors will be honored Wednesday for their varied research activities, ranging from cutting-edge research of integrated circuit architecture to internationally recognized study of sea turtle migration. The professors will be given Reach for the Stars awards as part of the celebration of Founders’ Day. President […]


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A bold move by UCF. 30,000 jobs. And billions in economic development. The only project of its kind. Some call it a game changer. We call it a medical city. With research, hospitals and a College of Medicine…we’re transforming and savings lives. I’m Rick Walsh, UCF Class of ’77.