Monday, September 16, 2019

New Florida tech bill may boost local computer engineering talent

Instead of perfecting how to roll your R's in Spanish class, some high school students may start practicing how to program a robot to dance or build a flashy website —...

UCF Ends Fiscal Year with $133.4 Million in Research Funding

Researchers at the University of Central Florida received $133.4 million in research funds during the past fiscal year. The funding totals reflect a rise in federal funding over the previous year, from...

UCF’s video game school ranks No. 1 in America

The University of Central Florida’s Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy in downtown Orlando was named the best video game graduate school in North America by the Princeton Review and PC Gamer magazine. The Princeton Review chose the...

FIEA, Full Sail land on Princeton Review video game school list

New rankings from Princeton Review indicate that there are few places better to learn how to build a video game than Central Florida. The publication released its yearly look at the industry and...

FIU eMerges as a leader in innovation

A wise man recently said that F-I-U stands for the Future Is Us. Nowhere was that more evident than at the 2016 edition of eMerge Americas. The powerhouse conference on Miami Beach...

Gift from Naples entrepreneurs could help next generation of innovators

A $2.9 million gift from Naples entrepreneurs will help the University of South Florida launch a statewide effort to educate the next generation of startup leaders. With the gift, the university's Muma...

FIEA gives Orlando video-game development students ‘hands-on’ experience

When the Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy opened its doors, Ben Noel said the general public had a misconception about video game developers. But 10 years later, the school's executive director says it...

50 years later, UWF economic engine has revved up: Guestview

Today, the University of West Florida pumps $1.1 billion into Northwest Florida’s economy each year. UWF is a critical economic engine in Northwest Florida. Our institution diversifies the local economy by providing...

New Sid Martin biotech incubator chief has lighter side

A life-sized cutout of a 1950s-era Elvis Presley in a gold lamé suit stands out among the Elvis lunch boxes, figurines and other collectibles in Mark Long’s office. Next to that is...

UCF is #1 Supplier of Engineers to Aerospace and Defense Industries

The University of Central Florida produces more graduates who get jobs in aerospace and defense companies than any other university in the nation., according to an annual workforce survey conducted by...
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