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UCF Research Team Seeks to Improve Classroom Learning

Eleazar Vasquez, Jacquelyn Chini, and Cherie Yestrebsky.Three University of Central Florida professors are teaming up to improve classroom learning for students who struggle with attention deficit disorder, autism and learning disabilities. The National Science Foundation awarded $300,000 to fund Project Adapting College Classrooms to Equally Support Science Students (ACCESSS), led by UCF professors Jacquelyn Chini, Ph.D., Cherie Yestrebsky, Ph.D., and Eleazar […]

COS Staff Recognized at Annual Awards Program

employee-recognition-2016-35The UCF College of Sciences was well represented at the 44th Annual Awards Program on Friday, September 2, 2016. The UCF Human Resources Department held the event in the Pegasus Ballroom where over 500 attendees gathered to celebrate the university’s outstanding USPS and A&P employees. View photos from the event here. Several College of Sciences […]

UCF Team Tricks Solid Into Acting as Liquid

Chemistry graduate student Demetrius A. Vazquez-Molina and chemistry professor Fernando Uribe-Romo.

Photo credit: Nick RussettStory by Zenaida Gonzalez Kotala, UCF Today Two scientists at the University of Central Florida Chemistry Department have discovered  how to get a solid material to act like a liquid without actually turning it into liquid, potentially opening a new world of possibilities for the electronic, optics and computing industries. When chemistry graduate student Demetrius A. […]