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2014-04-02 12:34:49

First MOOC for EDUCAUSE to be taught by UCF and hosted on Instructure's Canvas Network SALT LAKE CITY, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Instructure today announced that the University of Central Florida (UCF) and EDUCAUSE are teaming up to offer "BlendKit2014 - Becoming a Blended Learning Designer," a free massive open online course (MOOC) on the merits and methods of blended learning. The "BlendKit2014" course on Instructure's Canvas Network marks EDUCAUSE's first foray into the MOOC...

Breakthrough In Creating Invisibility Cloaks
2014-04-01 11:09:29

University of Central Florida Controlling and bending light around an object so it appears invisible to the naked eye is the theory behind fictional invisibility cloaks. It may seem easy in Hollywood movies, but is hard to create in real life because no material in nature has the properties necessary to bend light in such a way. Scientists have managed to create artificial nanostructures that can do the job, called metamaterials. But the challenge has been making enough of the material...

2014-03-24 23:23:25

Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer, IBM’s Florence Hudson, Microsoft’s Julie Larson-Green, and UCF's Pamela McCauley Bush are among the 42 members of this year’s Connected World magazine Women of M2M. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 "There are few lists that celebrate successful women and only one that recognizes women of the M2M and technology space. Call it the Internet of Things or M2M, our industry and these women have enabled the world of people and machines to collide...

2014-01-21 23:00:37

Professor Pamela McCauley Bush will speak at two Orlando events on January 25th, inspiring and empowering leaders with both her personal story as well as her research-based work on the benefits of mentoring, leadership and innovation. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Dedicated to empowering youth and communities through prevention programs in the Central Florida community, The Power Promise Organization will host their Annual “Lunch with Butterflies” at the Rosen Center Hotel on...

2014-01-10 08:22:18

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acomb, Ostendorf and Associates is proud to announce that Robert Hale has been elected to serve on the 2013-2014 Board of Directors for the Orlando Repertory Theatre. With his extensive background in theme parks, resorts and entertainment Mr. Hale brings valuable perspective and experience to this position. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140110/FL41936) Robert Hale is a Project Executive for Acomb, Ostendorf &...

2013-12-13 23:00:35

Enterprising college fan maps out campus with a new mobile app from appsbar.com. Deerfield Beach, FL (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 UCF Map is an innovative, customized mobile application built with the DIY app builder at appsbar.com. The app offers maps of the University of Central Florida campus for new students and visitors to utilize. The UCF Map has earned appsbar.com’s App of the Day honor for showcasing how anyone can participate in the mobile app development and distribution industry...

2013-12-11 23:03:05

Heralded as an award-winning educator and engineering role model, Professor Pamela McCauley Bush is honored to serve as Grand Marshal at the University of Central Florida Fall 2013 Commencement Ceremony this Friday, December 13th. A full professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Systems at UCF where she leads the Human Factors in Disaster Management Research Team and directs the Ergonomics Laboratory, Professor Bush inspires and motivates students and...

2013-11-11 12:24:57

Conference selects LiveU for end-to-end production of championships and regular-season games HACKENSACK, N.J., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Commissioner Mike Aresco has announced that the American Athletic Conference ("The American") has selected LiveU to power its new digital sports network in a package that includes live video production, transmission, and asset delivery. LiveU will be responsible for the production, uplink, and asset delivery of 38 games and events in the...

2013-11-05 23:27:27

Dr. Pamela McCauley Bush will speak to several organizations throughout Central Florida in November on the importance of STEM education and strategies for leadership and innovation success. Dr. Pamela McCauley Bush is a nationally recognized speaker, an award winning educator, and a full Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Systems at the University of Central Florida where she leads the Human Factors in Disaster Management Research Team. Orlando, FL (PRWEB)...

2013-10-31 23:27:24

Adam Rimes, Co-founder and President of Administrivia, a reliable and trusted provider of accounting, technology and human resource services for small businesses, had been invited to participate as a panelist to discuss entrepreneurship at his Alma Mater on “Entrepreneurship: Be Your Own Boss.” Adam shared his insight and expertise on launching Administrivia, a leading Accounting and IT provider servicing small business, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB)...