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College of Sciences Celebrates 18 new PH.D.s

Group ShotThursday, Dec. 11, the College of Sciences celebrated 18 new Ph.Ds at a special graduation reception. The graduation celebration took place in the atrium of the Physical Sciences building.  In attendance were family members of the graduates, faculty advisors and members of the Dean’s office staff. Dean Michael Johnson of the College of Sciences spoke […]

New Patent to Help Neurological Disorders

Dr. Gilson research pictureUniversity of Central Florida Professor Emeritus Richard Gilson recently earned a United States patent for an invention that will help patients suffering from neurological conditions, including Parkinson’s disease, Essential Tremor, Tourette’s syndrome, Epilepsy, and mood disorders among others. The invention aids a well-established therapy called deep-brain simulation (DBS). A surgeon inserts electrodes in certain parts […]

National Geographic Grant Opens Doors to Italy

National Geographic, AnthropologyThe National Geographic Society Young Explorers grant has been awarded to master’s student Adam Kersch. This prestigious grant is a first in the history of the department of Anthropology. His research project is titled “Asylum in Crisis: Understanding Healthcare Provision to Refugees in Siracusa, Italy.” “Before I began my graduate studies, I was already aware […]


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