| Oct 27, 2014
| 9:00 PM
In a time of challenge for higher education, more than 1,250 public-university leaders from across America are coming to Orlando next week for the annual meeting of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. Representing 237 research...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:37 PM
The University of Miami is home to some of the most desirable and pickiest singles in the state compared to other major Florida colleges.
Orlando-based University of Central Florida is average or below in those two categories, according to a new study...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 2:48 PM
The mama bear stumbled like a drunk through the forest, smack into a pine tree.
Down she went, dusting up a clump of dry leaves.
The woozy bear, still shaking off the effects of a tranquilizer, tried to raise herself again and again to search for her...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:30 PM
University of Central Florida President John Hitt made it official Tuesday, announcing to community and business leaders that UCF will push to build a campus in downtown Orlando that could ultimately cost as much as $200 million.
UCF has been studying...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Are people waiting for controlled, scientific research to determine whether marijuana has legitimate medical effects for various illnesses, notably post traumatic stress disorder suffered by countless military veterans?
So is Dr. Suzanne Sisley, an...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Congratulations to the winners of the annual Best Bets awards.
Every year, Orlando Sentinel publishes Central Florida's favorite picks of local dining, shopping, services and entertainment -- all chosen by you, our readers.
We're proud to announce...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 1:36 PM
The Orlando area has a large “education gap” for tech and science skills, according to data unveiled by Microsoft and the Brookings Institution Tuesday.
Microsoft sponsored the event through its YouthSpark program, which provides resources...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Florida Hospital and Orlando Health, the two major health systems in Central Florida, say they're ready to isolate and care for suspected Ebola cases. [See story and video]
Officials at Nemours Children's Hospital and University of Central Florida...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 5:58 PM
With growing concern over the spread of Ebola to two health-care workers in Texas, Florida officials are calling for additional equipment, training and direction to ensure the state is ready if a case is reported here.
On Wednesday, Gov. Rick Scott...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 7:07 AM
A team of University of Central Florida engineering students who made an inexpensive arm with a 3D printer for a 6-year-old boy this summer was being honored today in Los Angeles at the prestigious STEAM Gala.
The event is part of STEAM Week, a...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 5:38 AM
At least on paper, more of Florida’s voters this year have been looking for a third way.
They are choosing to buck the Republican and Democratic parties when they register to vote as independents, Libertarians or with other non-mainstream parties....