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On Your Mark, Get Set…….Tour de Turtles!

BoyOne, two, three…….they’re off!  Turtles, scooting at high speed (for a loggerhead turtle), swept across the beach on their way to the ocean in the 7th Annual Tour de Turtles this past Sunday.  Hundreds of spectators and fans came out to enjoy this year’s race which took place at the Barrier Island Center in Melbourne Beach on Sunday, […]

Vomit Comet Equals Opportunity of a Lifetime

image courtesy of UCFTodayBeginning on Monday, July 21, UCF students boarded a specially equipped plane that NASA uses to train astronauts and run microgravity experiments. The plane is nicknamed the vomit comet because first-time flyers tend to vomit as the plane hits zero gravity. “My team and I have worked tirelessly for the past year to get our project up […]

Cornerstone Member of the UCF Family Celebrates Retirement

Dr. John M. "Jack" McGuireThis year, after 42 years of service, the College of Sciences’ esteemed Associate Dean, Dr. John M. “Jack” McGuire, will retire. In honor of his retirement, the College of Sciences will host a reception Monday, June 30, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Jack comments, “After 42 years at FTU, [now] UCF, I’m ready to move […]

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