Graham Worthy, Ph.D., breaks down what 'coastal' means for Florida residents, and discusses marine and environmental influences. The event starts at 6:00 p.m. on Feb. 21, at Tuscawilla Country Club. RSVP
Science Café: Electric Amazon
William Crampton, Ph.D., takes us to South America and the heart of the Amazon forest, discussing the world's last great tropical wilderness and the biodiversity present in it. The event is on Thursday, Feb. 15 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in physical sciences building room 160. RSVP
Living Shoreline Stabilization Day
The Seminole Rest Historic Site took a hit when Hurricane Irma battered our coast. Volunteer to help UCF re-stabilize this landmark and protect the Canaveral National Seashore on Saturday, Feb. 24. The event starts at 9:00 a.m. and goes until 12:00 p.m.
UCF Launches National Center for Integrated Coastal Research
UCF launched a new, national research center to help research and combat threats facing coastal communities. The coastal center focuses on finding big-picture and multi-disciplinary solutions before tragedy strikes. Learn more here.
Jeanine Garcia graduated this past December with a double major in biology and biomedical sciences after being named UCF's Distinguished Undergraduate Researcher and studying drug therapies for diseases causing tumors to form on the brain, spinal cords and nerves. Read more.
UCF recently lost one of our longest-serving faculty members and key leaders in the Department of Chemistry, Christian Clausen III. He started teaching in 1969 and continued until he retired in 2016, inspiring many in and out of the classroom. Read a tribute to his life and career.
Working in the lab of John Starbuck, Ph.D., biology student Nicole Santana compares images of mice with Down syndrome to those without and hopes to apply her findings to human life. Read more about her hands-on approach here.