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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 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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A Holistic Look at Aging Populations: Technology to Anticipate Fall Rates

Nursing Assistant Professor Ladda Thiamwong works with elderly patients and tackles one of the most pressing issues facing this population: the mental and physical instability surrounding life-threatening falls. With the...
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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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UCF Director of Space Medicine Advises Others: Fly High, Reach the Sky!

From sleeping on her apartment floor as an early career physician to preparing astronauts for spacewalks, Esther Beltran has never given up following her passions. Her advice to others: Never...
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Florida Academy of Sciences Names UCF Biologist as 2021 Medalist

The Florida Academy of Sciences today named UCF Biology Professor Linda Walters its 2021 Medalist during its annual conference. The Academy, which is an affiliate of the American Association for...
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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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UCF Joins Project to Develop Composites for Spacecraft, NASA Missions

Sometimes big things come in small packages, and the new thin but strong materials the University of Central Florida is helping NASA develop are no exception. These materials, known as...
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