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UCF is Part of NASA Cassini Mission That Reveals New Details about Saturn’s Rings

Even though NASA’s Cassini spacecraft’s mission to Saturn ended in 2017, scientists are still poring over the copious amounts of data it transmitted. Now, in a new paper that appeared...
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Limbitless Solutions, Mayo Clinic Launch Study for New Wheelchair Technology to Help ALS Patients

Limbitless Solutions is working with researchers at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville to complete a clinical trial for a technology that allows patients to use facial muscles to control their wheelchairs....
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Schoenfeld Named Acting Associate Dean for College of Graduate Studies

CREOL Professor Winston Schoenfeld has been named acting Senior Associate Dean for the College of Graduate Studies. Effective today, he will oversee the areas previously led by Professor John Weishampel,...
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Stanford, UCF Study Finds People Avoid Virtual Humans in Real World

Interacting with virtual humans in an augmented reality training environment seems to carry over into the real world, prompting people to respect the personal space of virtual characters even when...
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UCF Among Top 100 Universities in the World for Patents

CF ranks among the top 100 universities in the world when it comes to issuing patents and 31st among public universities in the nation, according to new rankings released today by...
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14 Tips for Hurricane Season 2019

Hurricane season begins June 1, and Florida is at risk every year. Associate Professor Christopher Emrich PhD, an expert in hazard science, social vulnerability, disaster recovery, and community resiliency, has...
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Children Give Their Input on How to Make TikTok a Safer Platform for Youth

Privacy laws meant to protect young users often deter social media platforms from allowing children younger than 13 to have accounts. But often kids find ways to use them anyway....
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Professors Brief Emergency Management Leaders at Governor’s Hurricane Conference

Two UCF professors conducted workshops Friday for emergency management personnel across Florida during the annual Governor’s Hurricane Conference. Associate professors in public administration Christopher Emrich and Claire Connolly Knox are...
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UCF at Comic Cons in Orlando and Puerto Rico This Weekend

The University of Central Florida is storming the comic con world this week by participating in MegaCon Orlando and Puerto Rico Comic Con. Both events are geared for fans of...
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Recent Graduates Earn Scholarships, Present at Governor’s Hurricane Conference

Five UCF students and recent graduates received a full scholarship to attend the annual Governor’s Hurricane Conference this week. The conference draws hundreds of emergency management personnel, first-responders and planners...
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