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  • UCF growth story — same old sprawl

    UCF growth story — same old sprawl
    Try to imagine crossing nine lanes to get from home to campus. Because that's what UCF students who live in the hundreds of apartments lining University Boulevard — and who choose walking over driving — face every day when they cross Alafaya...
  • Florida colleges ramp up efforts to recruit international students

    Florida universities are taking steps to "internationalize" their campuses, making them more diverse and giving students more opportunities to work with people from different backgrounds. At UCF, the goal is to more than double its international-student...
  • UCF may require students to have health insurance

    UCF may require students to have health insurance
    UCF is considering requiring most new students to have health insurance as a condition of enrollment starting next year. Officials said they want students to have access to health care so that untreated illness and injury do not interfere with their...
  • Spring Break: Making it count

    Spring Break: Making it count
    In the midst of third-quarter shenanigans – whether it be tracking down teachers for that last-minute grade or stressing over the March SAT, Spring Break is a much-needed break from the harsh reality that is high school. Not all breaks are created...
  • UCF sorority sisters help pen pals prepare for FCAT

    UCF sorority sisters help pen pals prepare for FCAT
    For Jeremiah Isaak, exchanging letters with a pen pal from University of Central Florida made him more confident about his writing and better prepared for the FCAT. Jeremiah, 10, was so grateful that he sent a picture and Valentine's Day card that his...
  • 'And Then Came Tango' uses penguins to explore idea of family for kids

     'And Then Came Tango' uses penguins to explore idea of family for kids
    Roy and Silo, two male penguins in New York City's Central Park Zoo, just wanted to hatch an egg. Playwright Emily Freeman just wanted to provided a tool for children to see that families come in many different forms. So Freeman latched onto the story...
  • New 4 Rivers Smokehouse opens near UCF

    New 4 Rivers Smokehouse opens near UCF
    A new 4 Rivers Smokehouse opened today in east Orlando near UCF making it the sixth location in Florida for the popular barbecue restaurant chain. Around lunchtime, lines extended out the door as guests waited to place orders for slow-cooked brisket,...
  • Why avatars are going to revolutionize teacher training

    Why avatars are going to revolutionize teacher training
    Teachers today have it harder than ever. That's a fact, regardless of whether you agree with education reforms. I happen to like many elements of reform, including the attention paid to student performance. But that doesn't mean teachers aren't...
  • Look to colleges for free stuff, big discounts

    Look to colleges for free stuff, big discounts
    Almost everybody is trying to stretch a dollar these days. But there are places you might not think to look when searching for deep discounts on things such as dental care, legal help and fine dining: Central Florida's colleges and tech centers....
  • U.S. Tennis Association plans training center at Lake Nona in Orlando

    U.S. Tennis Association plans training center at Lake Nona in Orlando
    The world's largest tennis organization, the U.S. Tennis Association, is planning to build a national-scale training facility at Lake Nona in southeast Orlando. The association confirmed in a statement this week that it has signed a letter of intent...
  • Award-winning UCF film recalls Florida's own 1950s witch hunt

    The televised Army-McCarthy hearings and other activities of U.S. Sen. Joseph McCarthy in the 1950s are so well known that "McCarthyism" has become a synonym for a political witch hunt. It's less well known that Florida had its own McCarthy-like group:...