Janice Michelle Rodriguez-Perez is the Summer 2020 Diplomacy, Peace and Security Studies Senior Intern for the Office of Global Perspectives and International Initiatives. She is a Senior at University of Central Florida pursuing an undergraduate degree in International and Global Studies, with a minor in National Security and Intelligence. Upon graduation, she plans on pursuing a graduate degree in International Communications. A student of Mandarin and Turkish, Rodriguez has traveled to the Caribbean and Mexico.
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Toy Telescope Launches Career Hunting for Life on Exoplanets
As part of Women’s History Month, UCF will be sharing the stories of some of the many extraordinary women contributing to the advancement of science…
Universal Knights Returns for 2021 with Access to 2 Parks
This year 11,000 students will have exclusive late-night access to both Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure, while following COVID-19 safety measures during the…
2 UCF Aerospace Students Receive Fellowship’s 1st Awards
The new Patti Grace Smith Fellowship was established last year to promote diversity in the industry.
Update on Our Return to More Normal Operations
As UCF continues to carefully monitor public health conditions, the university is preparing to increase face-to-face learning, working and engagement opportunities during the Summer B…
UCF Lake Nona Medical Center Opens Full-service Acute-care Hospital
Adjacent to the UCF College of Medicine, the new teaching hospital provides 24/7 emergency care and comprehensive inpatient and outpatient hospital services.
UCF Team Uses Machine Learning and Computational Models to Predict Space Junk Movements and Ways to Avoid It
Assistant professor says making access to space sustainable is critical because so much of what we learn in space translates into innovations on earth.
UCF Grads Helped Bring Pixar’s ‘Soul’ to Life
Animators Teresa Falcone ’14 and Christopher Sanchez ’14 share their experience of working on the Golden Globes winner.
UCF Baseball Knocks Off No. 1 Ole Miss
For the third time in school history, the Knights bested the top ranked team in the country.
The Splash Must Go On: UCF Modifies Spirit Splash for COVID Era
UCF found a way to make the 25th anniversary of its most beloved tradition happen while adhering to safety protocols.