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UCF Names New Director for School of Modeling, Simulation and Training

The University of Central Florida today named Grace Marie Bochenek ’98PhD its new director of the School of Modeling, Simulation and Training following a national search. Bochenek brings more than 25 years of experience...
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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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Reach for the Stars Honorees Pushing the Boundaries of Earth and Space

This year’s Reach for the Stars honorees really lives up to the award name. They are tackling some huge problems and are conducting research that betters society and improves the...
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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 Professor Uses Art to Call for Change

Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz is a renowned interdisciplinary artist and associate professor who seeks to use art as a medium for social awareness and change. As a woman of Puerto Rican descent, she creates...
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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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SEEDing Research Forum to Give Taste of New Research Underway at UCF

Students and faculty who want to hear about exciting new research underway at UCF can get updates about several projects during the SEEDing Research Forum, a new addition to Student Research...
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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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