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Coming Up
Graduation Reception

You're invited to the UCF College of Sciences Fall 2014 graduation reception. Faculty, staff, alumni and students are encouraged to attend to celebrate the recent graduates from the UCF College of Sciences. Click on the photo for more information.

Science Cafe

You are invited to the next Science Caf´┐Ż.

Come and listen to UCF researchers talk about their work while enjoying drinks and appetizers.


Thursday, December 11, in the Physical Sciences Building, Room 161

6:30pm - networking, drinks and appetizers

7:00 - presentation


Please RSVP here so we can prepare the food and drinks.

Chemistry Department Welcomes New Interim Chair
The Department of Chemistry is welcoming a new Interim Chair, Dr. Cherie Yestrebsky. Dr. Yestrebsky is known for her research focusing on material development for environmental and defense department applications.
Anthropology Students Win Awards for Opinion Pieces
More than a dozen UCF Anthropology students are now award winning writers with the Public Anthropology Award for their outstanding opinion pieces.
UCF Mathematics Professor Honored in China

UCF mathematics professor Dr. Mourad Ismail was recently honored for his hard work and research in the field of mathematics.
Newly Certified Career Advisors
Need help developing your career? What about exploring work opportunities in your area of interest? Look no further than the friendly academic advisors in the College of Sciences Academic Services (COSAS). 
Place Your Bids Now In Our Silent Auction!
Place your bids in our silent auction to help raise funds for student scholarships.  

The auction is sponsored by the UCF Foundation and the Women's Club and the funds raised assist non-traditional students from every college at the University of Central Florida. 

The silent auction is open for bidding and will be closing at midnight on December 9.  
Log on here and start bidding!

Any questions, please contact Maggie Leclair at 407-823-1911 or

Additional Alumni News

UCF Alumnus Reflects Motto in 'Shark Tank'
Intern Queen Shares Tips and Insight
UCF Psychology Grad Excels Throughout Young Legal Career
December 2014 
New Patent to Help Neurological Disorders
University of Central Florida Professor Emeritus Richard Gilson recently earned a United States patent for an invention that will help patients suffering from neurological conditions, including Parkinson's disease, Essential Tremor, Tourette's syndrome, Epilepsy, and mood disorders among others. Continue reading.
Toys for Tots
The deadline to donate an unwrapped toy has been extended! In collaboration with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve "Toys for Tots" Program, the last day to bring a toy in is Wednesday, Dec.10th. The drop-off box is located in the reception area College of Sciences Dean's Office, room 201. Thank you in advance for your generous donation.
National Geographic Grant Opens Doors to Italy
The National Geographic Society Young Explorers grant has been awarded to master's student Adam Kersch. This prestigious grant is a first in the history of the department of Anthropology. 
UCF's NanoRocks Return Promising Data
The University of Central Florida's experiment NanoRocks, currently on board the International Space Station, is producing promising results
"Zoo Dun It?" Murder Mystery
Could you solve a murder mystery?  The UCF department of Anthropology recently teamed up with the Central Florida Zoo and to help guests try!  On November 15, the second annual Zoo Dun It safari murder mystery dinner brought guests from across the Central Florida community together for a night of fun and mystery. Continue reading.
UCF Biologist and Oysters Help Restore Indian River Lagoon
The tiny, mushy mollusks usually slurped up at local bars and restaurants may be the eco-friendly heroes that end up saving Brevard County's Indian River Lagoon. Continue reading.
Student Turns Hobby into Campus-Wide Campaign
Political science student Nicklas Bajema is bringing a movement to campus that he hopes will change stereotypes. Continue reading.
Alumni News
Marketing Wizard
Lightning never strikes twice - except in the case of Donna Mirus Bates, '93, who worked on the marketing opportunity of a lifetime, then created an encore marketing campaign to reignite global excitement for a theme park expansion of infinite magnitude. Continue reading.
UCF Communication Alumna Becomes CNN 
Associate Producer
Victoria Moll-Ramirez, '09, says her bachelor's degree in radio-television from UCF has meant everything to her in her career. Her best memories at UCF include hours spent in the Nicholson School of Communication's 'Knightly Newsroom.' Continue reading
UCF Master's Degree Launches Alumnus' Career
Ben Freeman, '05, continues to benefit from his master's degree in political science from UCF. Dr. Freeman explained the knowledge he gained at UCF was immensely valuable as he worked toward his Ph.D at Texas A&M University, and continues to help him in his current political work. Continue reading.
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