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UCF Makes Another $1 Million Available in SEED Funding for Research
The Office of Research and the Office of the Provost have again partnered to make money available to invest in initiating new high risk, high…
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Students Selected for UCF’s First Graduate Student Advisory Council
The council will work directly with the Dean of the College of Graduate Studies to build a welcoming and inclusive graduate community.
Innovation: A Product of Knowledge, Collaboration and Time to Think
An app that allows family members to “touch” patients isolated when being treated for COVID is just one of the innovations to come from this…

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