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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 […]

New Voices for Refugees in Italy

Adam Kersch in Sicily, May 2014Italy has long been an access point to Europe for refugees escaping from deteriorating political conditions and lack of economic opportunities. Influx of refugees from North African and the Middle East has dramatically increased in recent years after the political upheavals in Tunisia and Libya, driving asylum-seekers to pursue Italian shores in rickety boats across […]

UCF Pushes Space Frontier, Selected to Fly on Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo

Courtesy of Virgin GalacticA UCF experiment and a 3-D printer for space developed by a UCF graduate will fly on the first NASA-funded commercial research flight on Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo. NASA and Virgin Galactic announced Tuesday that 12 university experiments, two industry-developed technologies and two NASA projects were selected for the mission. Dr. Joshua Colwell, a UCF physics […]

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