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Physics Assistant Professor Named UCF’s First Sloan Research Fellow

Xiaofeng Feng has been named a Sloan Research Fellow, the first for the University of Central Florida. The award recognizes early career scientists that demonstrate high promise. Past Sloan Research...
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UCF Study Shows Hope for Fighting Disease Known as Ebola Frogs

Despite widespread infection, some frog populations are surviving a deadly disease that is the equivalent of mankind’s Ebola virus. The reason —genetic diversity. That’s the finding of a new study...
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A Thesis in Three Minutes?

An 80,000 word dissertation would take nine hours to present. Can you do it in just three minutes? If you think you have what it takes, join us for UCF’s...
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Sea-level Rise Expert to Help United Nations with Climate Change Report

Thomas Wahl, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, is helping the United Nations better understand and communicate climate change to the world. Wahl, who also is...
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UCF One of the Top 50 Public Research Universities in the Nation

The University of Central Florida is one of the top 50 public research universities in the nation, according to the recently released  Top American Research Universities Annual Report. UCF ranked...
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Many Florida Men Having Unprotected Sex Despite Disclosing HIV Status

espite telling their partners they are HIV positive, many men with the virus in Florida are still having unprotected sex, according to a new study co-authored by a researcher at...
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Don’t Delay, Submit Today

Graduate Research Forum is open for submissions! The College of Graduate Studies invites all UCF graduate students to submit your proposals now. Scheduled for Friday, April 5, 2019, in the...
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Pokémon Go Could Help Build Community

Pokémon Go isn’t just a fun augmented reality game. It may also help newcomers to communities and long-term residents develop a better sense of belonging, according to a recently published study in The...
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Mentoring Study Helps Redefine Success for Women in Academia

Switching from a traditional hierarchical mentoring model to a peer-oriented model could increase women faculty’s sense of empowerment in academia and help develop more holistic definitions of success, according to a new study out...
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Research Reaches Space for Second Time in 2 Months

Following a successful flight in December, University of Central Florida research launched into space again today, this time thanks to the spaceflight company Blue Origin and NASA’s Flight Opportunities program....
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