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  • NFL handling of Rice 'a step backward' in outreach to women

    NFL handling of Rice 'a step backward' in outreach to women
    The NFL has worked on several fronts to draw in female fans: holding special stadium events for women, injecting football themes into shows such as "The Biggest Loser" and expanding lines of merchandise to include not only clothing for women and girls,...
  • Design underway on UCF global center

    Design underway on UCF global center
    SchenkelShultz Architecture has started work on the University of Central Florida's first building dedicated to international students. The firm's Orlando office won a contract to design the $11.2 million Global UCF Building, which is expected to meet...
  • SpaceX rocket to deliver new payloads to ISS

    SpaceX rocket to deliver new payloads to ISS
    SpaceX plans to launch its next International Space Station resupply rocket early Saturday morning, carrying hurricane-monitoring equipment and science materials for experiments from Sanford-Burnham Institute, the University of Central Florida and a...
  • Former UCF student guilty of battery, resisting arrest without violence

    Former UCF student guilty of battery, resisting arrest without violence
    Victoria King, the former University of Central Florida student who refused to roll down her window during a traffic stop on campus last year, was found guilty Friday of battery and resisting arrest without violence. The officer who stopped her, Timothy...
  • Docs urge action to stop young drivers’ texting

    Docs urge action to stop young drivers’ texting
    Texting while driving could be contributing to thousands of car crashes, especially among teens, and the American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) wants policy makers, doctors and parents to do something about it. Texting by novice drivers raises...
  • Push for downtown UCF campus quickly takes shape

    Push for downtown UCF campus quickly takes shape
    The University of Central Florida — which already has a massive and growing campus in east Orange County — is moving quickly on a plan to build a $75 million satellite campus in downtown Orlando. The downtown campus would be a joint endeavor...
  • UCF adding early voting site after 2012 meltdown

    UCF adding early voting site after 2012 meltdown
    TALLAHASSEE -- After Florida's 2012 election breakdown, the state Legislature responded with a reform that afforded counties more flexibility in where they could add early-voting sites. Now one of the locations of the biggest voting slowdowns -- the...
  • UCF joins with other universities to help low-income students graduate

    UCF joins with other universities to help low-income students graduate
    The University of Central Florida and major universities from 10 other states have joined to help students from low-income families earn college degrees, hoping that by sharing ideas all the institutions will see graduation rates rise. UCF President...
  • New early-voting site to open at UCF

    New early-voting site to open at UCF
    East Orange County voters will have another early-voting option for the November 4 general election, on the University of Central Florida campus, the county's 13th early voting location. The site, at the Barbara Ying International Students Center, 12815...
  • Orlando Science Center hosts Avatar exhibit

    Orlando Science Center hosts Avatar exhibit
    It sounds like an intriguing premise – can toys be used to get children interested … in becoming computer scientists or engineers? To test that theory, computer scientists and engineers at the University of Central Florida and the...
  • Appeal of 'Les Miserables' endures

    Appeal of 'Les Miserables' endures
    Heather Quinn is determined to see Orlando Shakespeare Theater's production of "Les Miserables," which opens Friday night. "I love 'Les Miz,'" said the Orlando resident, using the fans' nickname for the hit musical. She's not alone. The Shakes set a...