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Megan Nickels

Reach for the Stars Award Recipients Use Technology to Change Lives

Three faculty members who use the power of technology to make the human experience better were recognized today with Reach for the Stars awards during this year’s UCF Founders’ Day Honors Convocation. The award recognizes early career professionals with highly successful research and creative activity with a national impact...
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4 Honored as Pegasus Professors for Impact, Career Achievements

UCF celebrated faculty, staff and students today at the annual Founders’ Day Honors Convocation. Among the honorees are four Pegasus Professors and three Reach for the Stars recipients along with service awards and other campus achievements. The Pegasus Professor award is the highest academic award a professor can receive at...

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 hours a day in a cell smaller than a parking space,” writes Meghan Mitchell, assistant professor of criminal justice at UCF, and David Pyrooz, assistant professor of sociology at University...
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Public Affairs, Health Management Professor Added to Fulbright Specialist Roster

Su-I Hou, professor of health management and informatics and health-track coordinator of the doctoral program in public affairs at UCF, was added to the Fulbright Specialist Roster with the State Department’s Fulbright Specialist Program...

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 Graduate Schools edition. The list shows the university’s upward trajectory in the number of programs on the top 100 list; there...
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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. A study abroad partnership between ADA University in the Republic of Azerbaijan and UCF allows undergraduate students to study at either...


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