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  • College Park Rotary helps Orlando student become a peace scholar

    College Park Rotary helps Orlando student become a peace scholar
    Kari Williams was a student at the University of Central Florida, pursuing her students, when she developed an interest in exploring the world. “I started getting the bug to see the world, and for international travel,” she said. Eventually...
  • UCF, Valencia divided over calculator use in math classes

    UCF, Valencia divided over calculator use in math classes
    In math professor Brian Macon's class, his Valencia College students are allowed to pull out their calculators for half of the test. At the University of Central Florida, that piece of technology is almost never allowed. The two schools have a tight...
  • Orlando Tech Association invited to White House

    Orlando Tech Association invited to White House
    The Orlando Tech Association has been invited to the White House as part of the Obama Administration’s new technology initiatives and planned tech meetup. “We were invited to participate in the first ever Tech Meetup at the White House,...
  • UCF moves closer to starting pilot program for disabled students

    UCF moves closer to starting pilot program for disabled students
    The University of Central Florida is moving forward with a new pilot program to invite students with disabilities to live and learn on campus. The university announced this week it will begin accepting applications Friday for the five openings when...
  • Five things for Friday, April 3, 2015

    Five things for Friday, April 3, 2015
    Here are your stories for Friday in Central Florida: a serial robber is targeting hotels; a 92-year-old man was involved in crash that killed three utility workers; two people were shot near the UCF campus; and a look at NFL quarterbacks for the Florida...
  • Readers weigh in on frats, east Orange development, trees

    Readers weigh in on frats, east Orange development, trees
    You ask and I answer. Here we go: Dear Beth, So why is there a Black Student Union on the UCF campus??? Talk about needing diversity! Why is that OK??? — Don Gosh, Don, my column was about how college fraternities and sororities remain mostly...
  • Indienomicon strives to keep developers, students unified

    When Kunal Patel debuted an independent group for video-game developers, Indienomicon, he says about 25 people gathered at a local coffee shop two years ago to learn about it. Well, to be fair, he admits, some just happened to be there for coffee....
  • University Greek houses often segregated

    University Greek houses often segregated
    If 11 a.m. on Sunday is the most segregated hour in America, as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. once observed about churches, then the next most segregated might be 11 p.m. Saturday on college campuses when the Greeks start partying. Fraternity and...
  • University system targets work force: My Word

     University system targets work force: My Word
    In June 2014, the governor and the Legislature directed $21.8 million in new money, known as performance funding, to the University of Central Florida as a reward for its excellence and improvement in areas from graduation and retention rates, to post-...
  • Satellite tracking reveals habits of young sea turtles

    Satellite tracking reveals habits of young sea turtles
    Marine scientists long have suspected that hatchling sea turtles dig themselves out of their beach nests and then clamber into the ocean to voyage on a raft of seaweed for a migration that lasts through much of their youth. But that may not be the case,...
  • UCF chooses new education college dean

    UCF chooses new education college dean
    A leader at Oklahoma State University has been tapped as the new dean at the University of Central Florida's College of Education and Human Performance, officials said Friday. Pamela Carroll will replace the college's interim dean, Grant Hayes, who is...