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University of Central Florida

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  • UCF student beaten unconscious after stepping on man's hand

    UCF student beaten unconscious after stepping on man's hand
    A University of Central Florida student was hospitalized last week after he was beaten by two men — an attack triggered when the victim accidentally stepped on someone's hand, police said. Campus police found Dylan Lawson spitting up blood and...
  • UCF biomedical student arrested, accused of Ecstasy trafficking

    UCF biomedical student arrested, accused of Ecstasy trafficking
    Max Waters was a biomedical student at the University of Central Florida, until his chemistry work outside the classroom — making and selling party drugs — led to his arrest last week on a trafficking charge, an arrest affidavit says....
  • Hydrogen-detecting innovation earns national honors

    Hydrogen-detecting innovation earns national honors
    A hydrogen-detecting pigment attached to tape, developed by a team of scientists at the University of Central Florida and NASA'S John F. Kennedy Space Center, has been selected as one of the year's top new technologies. The invention, called...
  • Defense attorneys question deputies' use of marijuana citations

    Defense attorneys question deputies' use of marijuana citations
    When an Orange County deputy sheriff pulled over a University of Central Florida student not far from campus early July 26 and found a small bit of marijuana in the car he was driving, the deputy offered a potentially enticing option. The deputy told...
  • Freebie Friday: Sweet deals for Halloween

    Freebie Friday: Sweet deals for Halloween
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.   Freebie Spotlight Halloween treats! Miller’s Ale House: Kids in costume eat free all day on Halloween. Free kids meal with the purchase of adult entrée. www.millersalehouse.com  ...
  • UCF student wins $15,000 in student business competition

    UCF student wins $15,000 in student business competition
    A University of Central Florida student beat out 18 other student-run businesses at a entrepreneur conference Tuesday to nab a $15,000 prize to expand his business. Jesse Wolf, who founded O'Dang Hummus and has been selling his hummus for about six...
  • Researcher: veterans with PTSD need med pot study

    Researcher: veterans with PTSD need med pot study
    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...
  • Want to get into FSU, UF? Get ready to type in grades

    Want to get into FSU, UF? Get ready to type in grades
    Students seeking a spot in FSU's or UF's freshman class have to type in their grades for all their high-school courses into a special website, reporting their own academic record rather than relying on their high schools to send in transcripts. The...
  • FAMU hazing trial begins Monday

    FAMU hazing trial begins Monday
    Robert Champion wanted respect. He got death. Nearly three years after the Florida A&M University drum major died from a hazing in Orlando, the ex-band member accused of organizing the ritual will stand trial Monday, charged with manslaughter. Dante...
  • Jay Porcher Yasuda: Public-relations pro was giving at home and work

    Jay Porcher Yasuda: Public-relations pro was giving at home and work
    Through her many years in the public-relations business, Jay Porcher Yasuda helped shine the spotlight on the best qualities of her clients. Thanks to her generosity and outgoing nature, she never had to do the same for herself. "All her girlfriends,...
  • Group aims higher on education: Front & Center

    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...