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‪#‎Limbitless‬ Hand-A-Thon: Volunteers help build mechanical hands for kids. ‪#‎UCFChangestheWorld‬ #UCF
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“The world is what we make it. Live with passion, create, steward and listen to your gut!”
From June 2013 to June 2014, Stephen Szucs, ’05, generated only one bag of garbage. After graduating from UCF with a bachelor’s degree in finance, Szucs taught English in Barcelona, led adventure tours across North America, traveled, owned a solar company and bartended. But, then he discovered his real passion. Dedicating himself to living a […]
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UCF students are using their knowledge and a little creativity to give children around the world hope. Today, Microsoft is highlighting UCF’s #Limbitless team in #TheCollectiveProject.

Read more: http://today.ucf.edu/ucf-changes-world-3d-arm-team-highlighted-microsoft/
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No matter which ones he tried, avid traveler Gaston Blanchet, ’09, realized the perfect suitcase for his needs just didn’t exist — so he invented it.
Frequent flyers know the importance of a good suitcase. It needs to hold all of your stuff, roll smoothly along a variety of surfaces and fit into the coveted overhead bin space onboard. But, no matter which ones he tried, avid traveler Gaston Blanchet, ’09, realized the perfect suitcase for his needs just didn’t exist […]
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UCF Celebrates the Arts: More than 1,000 students and faculty will perform and showcase studio art, music, theatre, dance, gaming, animation, photography and film.
Staging a week of artistic presentations – ranging from a musical based on historic Civil War diaries and letters, to the futuristic tale of a young boy traveling to the edge of a black hole – the University of Central Florida will host UCF Celebrates the Arts 2015 at the new Dr. Phillips Center for […]
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Carol Mundy's home was an unofficial museum before she donated more than 5,000 rare African-American artifacts to the UCF Special Collections & University Archives.
The Carol Mundy Collection features books, photographs and artifacts from the Civil Rights Movement, the Jim Crow era and other periods in black history.
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Two UCF doctoral students have been named as finalists for a one-way mission to Mars. In 2013, more than 202,000 applied to be colonists and last week the pool was narrowed to 100.
If all goes according to plan, UCF graduate student George W. Hatcher will die on Mars. Hatcher is one of two University of Central Florida doctoral students selected as finalists for a one-way mission to Mars. The other, a 29-year-old pursuing his doctorate in computer science, is Taranjeet Singh Bhatia. Mars One, a not-for-profit foundation based […]
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“The kids are wonderful. They’re like sponges. Everything you tell them, they’re excited to hear.”
More than 500 fifth-graders will descend on the University of Central Florida campus on Monday for ACE Day, a program designed to show kids from poor neighborhoods that college isn’t out of reach. The students will see hands-on demonstrations meant to grab their attention, from holding actual meteorites, to learning to conduct an orchestra, to […]
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Electrostatic discharges from differential charging of spacecraft materials has caused many spacecraft to fail prematurely and caused permanent damage.
There are many dangers when launching a vehicle into space from liftoff to landing, but one University of Central Florida researcher just secured a grant to help NASA solve a problem that doesn’t often catch headlines – electrostatic charging on spacecraft surfaces. The problem can lead to anything from fried electrical circuits to an explosion. […]
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For centuries, engineers and artists were the same people, but as technology emerged the disciplines began to separate. But that’s changing at #UCF  .
Robert Hoekstra has lived in two worlds for many years — engineering and the arts. Now, he’s officially bringing them together in unprecedented fashion at UCF. Hoekstra, an associate professor in UCF’s Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Systems, was recently named an associate professor of art and is co-teaching this spring with art professor […]
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“It’s amazing that my dream of being a doctor can go perfectly with the sense of patriotism that I have for our country.”
UCF medical student Megan Vu still remembers her grandparents’ stories of escaping South Vietnam in 1975 during the fall of Saigon. The gunfire, the smoke, the panic – and the joy in having a spot on a U.S. Navy ship that would take them to freedom.  “I wouldn’t be here without the actions of those […]
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It's STEM Day: More than 2,000 K-12 graders are converging at UCF to see how science is in everything we do from playing football on Super Bowl Sunday to solving crimes. Read more: http://today.ucf.edu/ucf-football-players-scientists-deconstruct-science-behind-football-part-colossal-stem-day-activities/
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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.