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Healthcare’s Huge Cybersecurity Problem

The patient lying on the emergency room table in front of Paul Pugsley was having a stroke. Time was running out. Pugsley, an emergency medicine resident at Maricopa Medical Center, knew he needed to send the patient for a CT scan. But when Pugsley looked over at the computer screen at...
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2019 Founders’ Day Honorees

Recognized for academic achievements, contributions and service, please join us in congratulating faculty members and students from the College of Community Innovation and Education who received awards at the 2019 Founders’ Day Honors Convocation. Held annually since 1990, this celebration serves as an opportunity for the university to recognize outstanding...
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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...
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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...


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