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UCF Study Will Look at COVID-19 Effects on Services that Help Prevent Reoffending

Mental health professionals share tips for dealing with stress during coronavirus precautions ...
UCF Student Reflects on Pulse Shooting 4 Years Later

UCF Student Reflects on Pulse Shooting 4 Years Later

Graduate criminal justice student Zoe Williamson was visiting from England and on a police ride-along when she stepped up to ...
1st Criminal Justice Doctoral Graduate Delivers Hope in Jail Suicide-Prevention Study

1st Criminal Justice Doctoral Graduate Delivers Hope in Jail Suicide-Prevention Study

UCF graduate’s research focuses on earlier signs for prevention of suicide in jails and inspires new scholarship opportunity. News Archive ...
Fighting Violence Against Women, Together

Fighting Violence Against Women, Together

UCF criminal justice professor’s record of research, teaching and service pushes boundaries of disciplinary knowledge ...
The Big Winner: UCF Alum Gains New Perspective on ‘The Biggest Loser’

The Big Winner: UCF Alum Gains New Perspective on ‘The Biggest Loser’

Robert Richardson ’12 shares his experience with the revamped version of the hit series, which premieres Jan. 28 on USA ...
UCF Online Programs Rank Among Top 20 in Nation — Again

UCF Online Programs Rank Among Top 20 in Nation — Again

U.S. News & World Report continues to rank UCF’s undergraduate online programs among the best in the nation ...
Generations of Mentorship Strengthen Criminal Justice Research and Impact

Generations of Mentorship Strengthen Criminal Justice Research and Impact

Criminal justice doctoral student Lucas Alward walked into Jill Viglione’s office with 15 research questions for his dissertation. Viglione, who ...
Students Place in Criminal Justice Competitions, Meet Potential Employers

Students Place in Criminal Justice Competitions, Meet Potential Employers

Criminal justice students put their classroom knowledge into practice at the American Criminal Justice Association Regional Conference in Tallahassee last ...
Turning Point

Turning Point

Kevin Greene ’17 would be known to friends and family as a basketball player had it not been for one ...
Learning to Thrive After Life Behind Bars

Learning to Thrive After Life Behind Bars

Criminal justice graduate is honored for overseeing a county program that provides a career path for people released from incarceration ...
Potter to Lead UCF’s Center for the Study of Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery

Potter to Lead UCF’s Center for the Study of Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery

The sociology professor also has a background working with Florida’s justice system and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
WSJ Op-Ed: Solitary Confinement Curbs Prison Gang Violence But Potential for Harmful Consequences Calls for Alternate Strategies

WSJ Op-Ed: Solitary Confinement Curbs Prison Gang Violence But Potential for Harmful Consequences Calls for Alternate Strategies

Four percent of inmates in U.S. state and federal prisons live in solitary confinement, “physically and socially isolated for 23 ...
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 ...
UCF’s Online Undergraduate Programs Recognized Among the Best in the Nation

UCF’s Online Undergraduate Programs Recognized Among the Best in the Nation

The University of Central Florida’s online undergraduate programs are among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World ...
Criminal Justice, Psychology Undergrad Researches Suicide Risk in Jails

Criminal Justice, Psychology Undergrad Researches Suicide Risk in Jails

Inmates in the nation’s jails commit three times more suicides than in prisons. Undergraduate Megan Small researched what might cause ...
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