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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 practitioners gathered at the UCF Fairwinds Alumni Center on March 1 to explore how to use the influence of evidence on policy development to...
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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 who is implementing an innovative initiative, program or project that has produced measurable outcomes related to the priorities of the UCF...
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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 function,” says Roberto Potter, professor of criminal justice at UCF...
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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 humanity and our planet...
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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 Journal of Aging and Health, combined GIS, clinical data from hospitals in Texas, and other geospatial data to paint a more comprehensive...
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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 opened at the hospital, bringing virtual reality field trips, robots and math lessons that didn’t feel like school...


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