This summer UCF College of Sciences faculty and students hosted several middle and high school summer camps at UCF. Biology and chemistry graduate students hosted
BIOTEC and OCTET camps. The UCF Physics Department and Biology Department hosted
STEM Summer Institutes.
The University of Central Florida and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have reached a historic agreement that will establish a permanent conservation research facility along the Brevard County coastline.
From meteorites to space dust, the latest issue of UCF's magazine,
Pegasus, features stories focusing on UCF's space involvement. Many stories feature researchers from the UCF Physics Department. Read more
University of Central Florida biologist Christopher Parkinson, Ph.D., led an international team of scientists to the discovery of a new species of venomous snake. The team's findings have been published in the July issue of the academic journal Zootaxa. Read more
James Wright, Ph.D., Pegasus and Provost Distinguished Research Professor in the UCF Sociology Department, is making strides for the senior community with the Table Sixty initiative to address the issue of senior food insecurity in Orange County. Read more
UCF Biology student Shelly Gaynor has been named the winner of the 2016 Golden Opportunity Scholars Award for her outstanding contributions to agronomy through education, service, and research. Read more
This summer, Manar Elkhaldi and Marcos Degaut will be the first students to graduate from the UCF Political Science Department's Security Studies Ph.D. program. Both students plan to graduate this semester on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at UCF. Read more
UCF Physics alumnus Howard Bender, Ph.D., '98, has stayed connected to his alma mater in more ways than one. Most recently he was recognized as a 2016 College of Sciences Outstanding AlumKnight as well as founded an endowed scholarship in the UCF College of Nursing.Read more