Tags University of Central Florida

Open educational resources saved UCF students $750,000 last semester

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

Open educational resources are increasingly common at universities like University of Central Florida, but many higher education faculty remain unaware they're available.

E-scooters return to U. Central Florida as in-person classes resume

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

Scooters were removed from campus when the pandemic forced the university to close its doors and move online, but now as students return, so do the scooters.

U. Central Florida hires Matthew Hall, CIO from UC Santa Barbara

by Betsy Foresman • 3 weeks ago

In February, University of California, Santa Barbara Chief Information Officer Matthew Hall will become UCF's new technology leader.

New website for university faculty will explain remote-teaching tech

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

Two universities teamed up with a nonprofit group to curate a collection of videos and articles to guide faculty toward more effective digital tool use.

UCF receives Energy Department grant to advance solar energy research

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

The funding will support projects in solar energy research and power grid security, which aim to advance usage of sustainable energy.

U. Central Florida is expanding its bionic limbs lab

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

A new lab space for the nonprofit Limbitless Solutions will support student collaboration on 3D-printed prosthetic engineering, manufacturing and research.

UCF students to go behind the scenes of live NASA asteroid mission

by Betsy Foresman • 5 months ago

University of Central Florida students will get a chance to learn about space exploration and research when they observe NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission, which will attempt to collect a sample from an asteroid in October.

U. Central Florida to add flexible hybrid class format this fall

by Jake Williams • 7 months ago

The university intends to open with some face-to-face courses this fall, but offer flexibility for "shifting scenarios" for faculty and staff.

U. of Central Florida hosts virtual camp for global coding competition

by Jake Williams • 10 months ago

Students from nearly 30 institutions convened online to practice for the upcoming International Collegiate Programming Contest World Finals.