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Keeping Astronauts Safe While They Explore Other Worlds

When Perla Latorre-Suarez ’21 was a child, she remembers holding her brother’s hand in the mountainous Orocovis region in Puerto Rico where she grew up and looking up on a clear night...
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Free Lab Coat Cleaning Service Available to UCF Researchers

Beginning Wednesday, Oct. 6, faculty, students, and staff who work in a research lab at UCF can say goodbye to washing their own lab coats. Those working in a lab...
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UCF Celebrates World Space Week All October Long

Today kicks off World Space Week, the largest annual space event that spans the globe. The United Nations designated the week in 1999 to help build enthusiasm for the space...
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New Study Examines Political Socialization at Historically Black Universities

Historically Black Colleges and universities have produced leaders such as Martin Luther King, Jr., former U.S. Representative John Lewis, and U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, but the political makeup of...
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UCF Researcher is Part of New $20 Million NSF Megalopolitan Coastal Project

A University of Central Florida researcher is part of a new, nearly $20 million award from the U.S. National Science Foundation that will develop a Megalopolitan Coastal Transformation Hub. The...
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Neptune Celebrates the 175th Birthday, Still, a Mystery Worth Solving

Students and community members got a nice view of the planet Neptune and its biggest moon Triton during one of September’s Knights Under the Stars events hosted at UCF’s Robinson...
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Three UCF Graduate Students Awarded National Scholarships, More Than Any Other Institution in the Nation

The Directed Energy Professional Society (DEPS) recently awarded three UCF graduate students scholarships worth up to $10,000 to continue their work in the area of directed energy. The students, Jessica Peña...
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New UCF Co-led Study Will Focus on Keeping Intimate Partner Violence Survivors Safe

A University of Central Florida researcher is part of a recently awarded $3.3 million study that aims to keep survivors of intimate partner violence safe while the person accused of...
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Ten UCF Graduate Students Awarded Florida Space Grant Consortium Fellowships

Ten UCF graduate students have been awarded NASA Florida Space Grant Consortium (FSGC) fellowships. The students represent various colleges and disciplines, studying a range of topics in nanotechnology and mechanical...
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UCF Researchers Identify Food Products That Could Reduce COVID Transmission

Face masks and social distancing are both well-known ways to keep airborne pathogens, like COVID-19, at bay, but the University of Central Florida researchers Michael Kinzel and Kareem Ahmed are...
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