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Graduate Awards of Excellence

The UCF College of Graduate Studies is proud to recognize the following graduate students and faculty for their excellence. The honorees were recognized during Founder’s Day. Each year the Graduate...
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UCF Study Shows Masks, Ventilation Stop COVID Spread Better than Social Distancing

A new study from the University of Central Florida suggests that masks and a good ventilation system are more important than social distancing for reducing the airborne spread of COVID-19...
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UCF Student Researcher Uses Machine Learning to Understand Far Away Planets

Michael Himes is a fourth year doctoral candidate studying planets lightyears away (also called exoplanets) by using machine learning to better understand their atmospheres. This type of research could have...
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UCF Graduate Programs Rank Among the Best in the Nation

The University of Central Florida is one of more than 800 institutions with graduate schools surveyed by U.S. News on an annual basis. The first ranking listed encompasses all universities....
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#WearADamnMask Can Teach Health Officials A Lot About Influencing the Public’s Behavior During a Pandemic

The Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) public directive to wear face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic turned political pretty quickly, which intrigued one UCF scholar. For Bonnie Cross,...
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UCF Researcher Asks: How Does Diversity Affect Dynamics of Space Crews?

With the prospect of space missions to Mars and beyond becoming a likelihood within the next decade, putting together the right team for those longs trips is critical. That’s where...
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Conducting Research Starts with Asking Questions You’re Passionate About

Many students shy away from conducting research because they believe it is complicated and requires an Albert Einstein-like IQ. While it takes work and brainpower, the key ingredients are curiosity...
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UCF Graduate Video Game Design Named No. 1 — for the Third Time

UCF’s graduate video game design program has been recognized as the top graduate game design program in the world. This marks the third time in the past six years that UCF has...
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UCF Hosts Spring Graduation Celebration, April 30 to May 9

The Spring 2021 celebration provides this semester’s graduates with the option of participating in a more intimate Grad Walk or a smaller-than-normal commencement ceremony with regalia, speakers, and degree conferral....
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Toy Telescope Launches Career Hunting for Life on Exoplanets

It all started with an inexpensive toy telescope Theodora Karalidi’s father gave her when she was five years old. “I looked through it and I was wowed,” says Karalidi, an...
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