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  • UCF physics researcher gets adjustable wheelchair

    UCF physics researcher gets adjustable wheelchair
    For 31/2 years, physics researcher Michael Lodge could never peer into the top of the microscope, a $1 million machine that looked like it belonged on a submarine. Lodge, who has used a wheelchair since he was a child, couldn't see up into the...
  • UCF lists academic programs that could move to downtown Orlando campus

    UCF lists academic programs that could move to downtown Orlando campus
    University of Central Florida officials released a list of the academic programs that are potentially tapped to be part of the proposed downtown Orlando campus. UCF's goal of opening a $200 million campus by the fall of 2017 is still uncertain. ...
  • State Medicaid battle looms large at UCF real estate conference

    State Medicaid battle looms large at UCF real estate conference
    A UCF Real Estate Conference on Wednesday highlighted a lot of exciting projects, but there was one uncertainty noted about most of the good news: the impact of the ongoing state legislative funding battle over Medicaid. The biggest project, UCF’s...
  • $4.6 million UCF study wages war on deadly citrus greening

    $4.6 million UCF study wages war on deadly citrus greening
    A five-year, $4.6 million research program at the University of Central Florida is testing a possible bactericide against the deadly citrus greening disease that's devastating the state's citrus groves. The Lakeland Ledger reports that the research...
  • Four Seminole State College students win $40K scholarships

    Four Seminole State College students win $40K scholarships
    They were students who moved to the United States for a new beginning, experienced homelessness or raised children on their own. They also wanted to help others. Now, a foundation is helping them pay for up to $40,000 a year for their education....
  • Mayor Dyer hopes new campus provides a boost to downtown

    Mayor Dyer hopes new campus provides a boost to downtown
    Right now, the Bob Carr Theater stands alone on Livingston Street, even though it used to sit next to the Amway Arena. That building was torn down so the new, larger Amway could be built closer to downtown. And while the Bob Carr continues to operate...
  • Winter Springs HS students return to classes after bomb threat

    Winter Springs HS students return to classes after bomb threat
    A bomb threat prompted the evacuation of students at Winter Springs High School early Monday, officials said. Students returned to their classes around 9:30 a.m. after police cleared the building. According to police, someone phoned in a bomb threat...
  • How the Florida Legislature crashed and burned

    How the Florida Legislature crashed and burned
    TALLAHASSEE — It wasn't supposed to end like this. With the House and Senate led by Republicans — both of whom hail from Central Florida — a budding partnership was expected to bring tax cuts, increased spending on education and...
  • Dana Tesone: UCF professor earned respect in mentor's role

    Dana Tesone: UCF professor earned respect in mentor's role
    Before he left Fort Lauderdale to teach at the University of Hawaii in 1999, Dr. Dana Tesone played bass with the Soul Providers one last time in his home. The musical group — whose members wore crisp, crimson collared shirts — were known...
  • Valencia hopes club spurs more women to tackle engineering

    Valencia hopes club spurs more women to tackle engineering
    Sarah Tran knew it was coming. Her boyfriend, who studies computer science, warned her. But it was worse than she expected when she walked into an engineering class at Valencia College and realized she was one of only two female students in the room of...
  • Orlando soccer head to be interviewed on entrepreneur program

    Orlando soccer head to be interviewed on entrepreneur program
    On “Inside the Actors Studio,” host James Lipton interviews professional actors in front of students and enthusiasts. Orlando business owner Steve Alexander wants to duplicate that environment for entrepreneurs. Alexander this month will...