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UCF Student Receives Women in Aerospace Awards Scholarship

October 11, 2022
UCF mechanical engineering student Lauren Bansberg ’20 is one of four student from across the U.S. who have been selected for a Women in Aerospace (WIA) scholarship — making her the first student to be honored by organization. WIA is a Washington, D.C.-based organization dedicated to increasing the leadership capabilities and visibility of women in the […]

2 UCF Latinas get global recognition for their work in STEM fields

September 16, 2022
Perla Latorre-Suárez fights back tears as she thinks about the sacrifices her parents made, sending her to the mainland from Puerto Rico so she could live her dreams of working in the aerospace industry. “You know they’ve given it all for me and my brother — I’m sorry,” Latorre-Suárez said as she wiped her eyes. […]

International Research Program Gives Students a Cultural Experience

September 14, 2022
If you want to gain an international perspective on your career field, you can immerse yourself in a study abroad program. But if you want to broaden your perspective and work on research with leading industry scientists, you can participate in an international research experience instead. The International Research Experience for Students, sponsored by the […]

10 UCF Knights Supported Artemis Mission Through Summer Internships at NASA

September 6, 2022
UCF was one of seven universities to be awarded funding from NASA’s Minority University Research and Education Project Space Technology Artemis Research, or M-STAR, initiative this past year. The program is designed for minority-serving institutions that develop innovative technologies to support the Artemis mission. As a result of this grant, 10 Knights had the opportunity […]