Modeling and simulation doctoral student Karla Badillo-Urquiola ’14 ’15MS, says her family, UCF’s interdisciplinary programs, and her mentor were the winning formula for her success.
A Google co-founder and other changemakers have received these awards in the past. Two of the awardees graduate this spring.
Graduate student Ashley Steen is looking at the impact of the Puerto Rican migration to the Central Florida community following damage caused by Hurricane Maria in 2017.
A current student has earned the Rangel Graduate Fellowship and a recent alum was awarded the Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship — both of which will prepare the individuals for future careers in the U.S. Foreign Service.
Sharon Park ’19 ’20MS is one of 1,700 UCF graduates expected to return to campus for the in-person milestone they missed in 2020. Her reason for coming home illustrates precisely why it matters.
The largest gift in the university’s history will strengthen proven pathways to opportunity, fueling student success, academic excellence and faculty research for generations.
The first in his family to earn a college degree, Bryan Medina ’21 graduated this semester with a bachelor’s in computer science and will pursue a doctorate in neuroscience at the prestigious Cambridge school.
Program participants are selected by the National Science Foundation for a five-year fellowship recognizing their achievements in science, technology, engineering and math.
Until George Walters-Marrah ’20 went into a UCF lab for the first time, he didn’t know if scientists existed. The first-generation college graduate will continue being one at Stanford this fall.
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