UCF Study Abroad

Debris mapping with Ocean Academy, day three...

[caption id="attachment_598" align="alignright" width="300"] Ocean academy and UCF students after data collection[/caption] Here's an update on yesterday, day three, from first year undergraduate student, Taylor Hanus! -- With an early start to the day, we began by heading over to the Ocean Academy to meet...

Jun 2, 2016
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Day 2…the next morning!

Sorry we're late on this one folks...it's worth it for the rhyming!  Our second day as told by UCF student, Deven Gray! Study abroad, what is there to say? Belize is a place like any other in that it can not be captured by words...

Jun 1, 2016
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Day in UCF Belize Study Abroad Program

Day 1 as told by Emily Clark, a freshman student in our Belize study abroad research experience: [caption id="attachment_592" align="alignleft" width="261"] Dinner group discussion about what it means to be on a "critical study abroad" experience.[/caption] We began this trip with an early wake up call,...

May 30, 2016
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It’s simple…enjoy the journey! Belize 5.0 Study...

“I made up my mind not to care so much about the destination, and simply enjoy the journey.” ― David Archuleta, Chords of Strength: A Memoir of Soul, Song and the Power of Perseverance Five years ago it began.  Tomorrow it begins again at a...

May 29, 2016
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NSF REU

2016 Student Scholars

We are pleased to introduce 2016 International Community Scholars for this year's UCF REU Site in Orlando and Belize.  These 8 incredibly talented students from around the U.S. will be a huge part of our ongoing research.  We also plan to promote their individual and...

Apr 26, 2016
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Overwhelming Demand for Community GIS and Citizen...

Over 360 Applications in Year 1!!!  Incredibly High Demand for Community GIS and Citizen Science Research Experiences... We would like to take this opportunity to thank an incredibly talented pool of students who took the time submitting their applications to the 2016 University of Central...

Apr 14, 2016
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“There’s always a story. It’s all stories,...

“There's always a story. It's all stories, really. The sun coming up every day is a story. Everything's got a story in it. Change the story, change the world.”  ― Terry Pratchett, A Hat Full of Sky Waves crashing into the shore. Roosters and birds singing their...

Apr 12, 2016
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The journey continues tomorrow…

  [caption id="attachment_265" align="alignright" width="300"] US students and Caye Caulker youth mapping debris in May 2015Ralph Waldo Emerson once wrote, “[/caption] Ralph Waldo Emerson once wrote, “Life is a journey, not a destination.” This morning, I sit in my office excited about the possibilities of our research...

Apr 7, 2016
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Applications Under Review

Dear University of Central Florida Community GIS and Citizen Science REU Applicants: Thank you again for your application to our National Science Foundation REU Site.  We are humbled by the overwhelming response to our summer research program.  Hundreds of students like you around the U.S....

Mar 28, 2016
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UCF REU Site Priority Application Deadline is...

Tomorrow is the big day. Our priority application deadline is at 5 pm EST. Take the next step in your academic career in the UCF REU in Orlando and Belize.  Check out this short video about our program where Dr. Hawthorne discusses what you can expect...

Mar 24, 2016
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