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27 UCF Graduate Programs Ranked Among the Top 100 in the Nation

27 UCF Graduate Programs Ranked Among the Top 100 in the Nation

Twenty-seven UCF programs were nationally ranked today in the top 100 of their fields by U.S. News & World Report, and 35 graduate programs total were included in the publication’s 2020 Best ...

Agreement Creates New Study Abroad Opportunities for Students

Agreement Creates New Study Abroad Opportunities for Students

As the discipline of public administration continues to expand internationally, the need for future public servants to be exposed to a variety of cultures and communities is continuously increasing. ...

Public Administration Research Conference Examines Evidence-Based Policymaking

Public Administration Research Conference Examines Evidence-Based Policymaking

The Public Administration Research Conference attracted attendees from around the world, including Nigeria, Russia, the United Kingdom and several other countries. Nearly 100 students, faculty, and ...

Assistant Professor Earns Impact Award For Work with Hospitalized Children

Assistant Professor Earns Impact Award For Work with Hospitalized Children

Assistant Professor Megan Nickels, creator of UCF PedsAcademy, was named Thursday as the spring 2019 Marchioli Collective Impact Award winner. The award recognizes a faculty or staff member or team ...

Interdisciplinary Call to Action Addresses Correctional Healthcare and the Community

Interdisciplinary Call to Action Addresses Correctional Healthcare and the Community

"One of my favorite phrases with my students is criminal justice is no longer just us. We have to bring everybody into this if we really believe that criminal justice has any rehabilitative hope or ...

UCF’s 2019 Women’s History Month Awardees

UCF’s 2019 Women’s History Month Awardees

UCF Faculty Excellence has chosen 31 women to honor during Women’s History Month, which begins today. The national observance was started in 1981 to recognize women who have shown a commitment to ...

UCF Study: Big Data, High Tech Maps Give Health Care Providers New Insights

UCF Study: Big Data, High Tech Maps Give Health Care Providers New Insights

A recently published study demonstrates the power of geographic information systems (GIS) technology to help determine if resources are getting to the areas of most need. The study, published ...

In the Hospital, but Still Learning

In the Hospital, but Still Learning

Ella Greene never liked math. Then the 9-year-old got bone cancer and went to Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, Fla. Last November, toward the end of Ella’s year of treatment, PedsAcademy ...

Students Gain Hands-On Experience at Annual Conference

Students Gain Hands-On Experience at Annual Conference

The Alliance Management Institute (AMI) conference, hosted by the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance, brings hundreds of students and nonprofit practitioners from across the country together for three ...

UCF Student Spearheads Nonprofit Dedicated to Addressing Homelessness in Orlando

UCF Student Spearheads Nonprofit Dedicated to Addressing Homelessness in Orlando

UCF graduate student Eric Camarillo ’16 had planned to start an organization after graduation to help the homeless in Central Florida with food, clothing and other necessities, but decided he ...

UCF Relationship Expert Shares Tips to Help Your Love Life (Just in Time for Valentine’s Day)

UCF Relationship Expert Shares Tips to Help Your Love Life (Just in Time for Valentine’s Day)

Whether you’re single, dating or have been married for many years, everyone can use a little help in love and relationships. So why not learn about it on a college campus? “We go to school to ...

Research on College Athletes’ Attitudes of Seeking Mental Health Support Awarded Funding

Research on College Athletes’ Attitudes of Seeking Mental Health Support Awarded Funding

Most college athletes have access to highly-skilled doctors, physical therapists and trainers. They are offered academic support through tutoring and a dedicated space for study. Some of these ...

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