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Journalism Student Captures Faces of Orlando: “I used to hate Orlando, where I’ve lived for 18 of my 22 years. But when I discovered Brandon Stanton’s blog Humans of New York — and particularly when I read his book — I realized I didn’t like the place where I was living because I didn’t really know the people who were living in it." MORE: http://www.ucf.edu/pegasus/faces-of-orlando/
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UCF anthropologist J. Marla Toyne used a system of safety ropes to reach ancient burial sites at La Petaca in the Peruvian Andes that were previously inaccessible by archeologists. READ ON: http://www.ucf.edu/pegasus/vertical-archaeology/
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The National Center for Forensic Science at UCF will work with more than 21 countries in the European Union to build then house an international database of ignitable liquids.
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Aric Almirola, Coke Zero 400 Winner ... "attended UCF before quitting school to become a full-time racer." - Sun Sentinel
DAYTONA BEACH -The Coke Zero 400 ended after 280 miles, which was just fine with Aric Almirola.
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Knights of UCF: Siddhant Mohaptra

Q: What is your biggest accomplishment?
A: "Being independent here in the U.S. That's the best thing I like. It is one of my best accomplishments."

Q: So when did that happen?
A: "Last fall, here in the U.S. I have a sense of responsibility and I enjoy being here. It's one of the best things to have happened to my life."
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Friday Fact: The USA won the inaugural FIFA Women's World Cup in 1991. UCF’s Michelle Akers, ’89, was the top scorer with 10 goals. In 2000, FIFA named Akers the “Women’s Player of the Century.”
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“One of the things I love about veterans on the campus is the richness [of experience] they bring. These are people who have not only been around the world, but who have witnessed events that have changed the world.” - Bryan Batien.
MORE: http://www.ucf.edu/pegasus/marching-on-student-veterans/
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Peer Review: Pegasus won a best university magazine in the U.S. gold award from a panel of nine writers, editors, designers, PR professionals, and digital and social media experts. Read the new issue here: http://www.ucf.edu/pegasus/  #pegasus #UCF
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Sixteen medical school graduates have become the College of Medicine’s first residents in a partnership program designed to increase the number of primary care physicians in Central Florida. MORE: http://today.ucf.edu/welcome-new-ucf-medical-residents/
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UCF will offer Bachelors degrees in Criminal Justice, English Technical Communication, Health Services Administration, Nursing and Technical Education and Industry Training through Complete Florida.
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Ph.D. student Mohamed Alrowaimi designed an experiment that simulates sinkholes.
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Fire Ants: Coping With These Invasive Insects
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UCF is the nation's 2nd-largest university with more than 59,000 students.
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The University of Central Florida is the second-largest university in the U.S., has 12 colleges, and is located in Orlando, Florida.

UCF offers 177 bachelor's and master's degrees and 30 doctoral programs. Students come from all 50 states and 148 countries. Kiplinger’s and The Princeton review ranked a UCF education as one of the nation’s best values in 2013.