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  • UCF prof tests treatment for citrus greening

    UCF prof tests treatment for citrus greening
    University of Central Florida professor Swadeshmukul Santra was at a conference on citrus greening when an idea came to him that could save the state's ailing citrus industry. That light-bulb moment helped Santra, who works in UCF's NanoScience...
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff for you this week

    Freebie Friday: Free stuff for you this week
    In the Freebie Spotlight Celtic Festival: Highland games, vendors, food, and music.10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Rockefeller Gardens, 25 Riverside Drive, Ormond Beach, free, 386-676-3216, ormondbeachcelticfestival.com.   Earth...
  • Fans of UCF Celebrates the Arts: Kate Mulgrew, Brian Greene and me

     Fans of UCF Celebrates the Arts: Kate Mulgrew, Brian Greene and me
    In the past week I've followed a professor onto a battlefield, seen paintings pop into life, heard world-premiere jazz and circled the rim of a black hole. So how has your week been? My stretch of incredibly diverse and entertaining experiences was...
  • UCF Book Festival: Read all about it

    UCF Book Festival: Read all about it
    Walk outside the classrooms at the University of Central Florida and you're likely to find plenty of students chatting, playing Frisbee and finding any excuse to escape their textbooks. The very notable exception: The annual UCF Book Festival, which...
  • Clermont group Caponi's Cannolis to perform at UCF Celebrates the Arts festival

    Clermont group Caponi's Cannolis to perform at UCF Celebrates the Arts festival
    CLERMONT — When Caponi's Cannolis hit the stage today at the UCF Celebrates the Arts festival in Orlando, these young singers will be showcasing talents a decade in the making. The group, from the Clermont-based school of the same name, is the...
  • FAU nursing school soars ahead in U.S. News rankings

    FAU nursing school soars ahead in U.S. News rankings
    Florida Atlantic University's nursing school is getting some respect from U.S. News & World Report. The Christine Lynn College of Nursing was ranked the 72nd best in the country this year, zooming ahead from its previous ranking of 193 in 2011. A...
  • Valencia College student robbed at gunpoint on Little Econ Trail

    Valencia College student robbed at gunpoint on Little Econ Trail
    A Valencia College student was robbed at gunpoint while riding her bicycle on Little Econ Greenway on Monday night, an Orange County sheriff's spokeswoman said. The 21-year-old student told deputies three men approached her near Blanchard Park shortly...
  • Marco Rubio, intolerance and terrorism: Letters

    Marco Rubio, intolerance and terrorism: Letters
    Rubio's consolation? In the event that Marco Rubio does not advance in the Republican primary season to the nomination for his party, he should be on a short list of prospective ambassadors to Cuba. Whether it is a President Rand Paul or Hillary...
  • Florida Virtual School student wins with STEM projects

    Florida Virtual School student wins with STEM projects
    To encourage students in STEM programs, this month President Barack Obama launched a $100 million TechHire initiative to provide more Americans with training to secure good paying jobs in the high-tech industry. And locally, Gov. Rick Scott proposed $30...
  • 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...
  • 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...