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Smith Joins UCF as New Chair of Legal Studies

Thursday July 21, 2016
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Alisa Smith, a practicing attorney with a doctorate in criminology and nearly 20 years of teaching experience, is the new chair of the Department of Legal Studies in the College of Health and Public Affairs.

BBC Radio Interviews Cashman on Florida Death Penalty

Thursday January 14, 2016
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BBC Radio host Peter Allen interviewed Patricia "Trish" Cashman, an attorney and adjunct faculty member, about the pending execution of a Florida inmate.

WKMG TV Interviews Ravich on Drone Legal Issues

Thursday May 7, 2015
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WKMG TV Orlando recently interviewed Assistant Professor Timothy Ravich about drones and legal issues.

HuffPost Live Taps Ravich for Aviation Law Expertise

Friday January 9, 2015
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HuffPost Live tapped Tim Ravich, assistant professor of legal studies, for his expertise on aviation law for a live segment Jan. 8 named "Does it Pay to Hack Your Airfare?"

Beckman Is Editor of New National Reference on Affirmative Action

Thursday August 7, 2014
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For the most up-to-date, comprehensive information on affirmative action, look no further than a new book edited by James Beckman, chair of UCF's Department of Legal Studies, titled Controversies in Affirmative Action.

Partnership to Bring Center for Justice and Ethics to UCF

Wednesday February 26, 2014
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The Burnett Honors College and the College of Health and Public Affairs are collaborating to build a Center for Justice and Ethics at UCF.

UCF, Touro Law Announce Accelerated Law Program

Tuesday April 23, 2013
UCF and Touro Law Center are pleased to announce the creation of a three-plus-three accelerated law program.


The health care informatics master's program at UCF really helped me connect with the industry, meet people at conferences and sit for the most-desired certification exams."
— Michael Neimann M.S. in health care informatics ('14)
My internship with the District 9 Medical Examiner’s Office was one of the greatest experiences of my life. I gained an excellent understanding of the medical examiner’s office and the criminal justice field in general."
— Adam Stubley B.S. in criminal justice, criminal profiling certificate ('11)
UCF provides its physical therapy students with an excellent education and prepares them to work in the most challenging of settings."
— Jamie Dyson Rehabilitation Supervisor, Orlando Regional Medical Center
UCF's program provided me the opportunity to expedite my student experience while attaining practical experience working within local health systems."
— Daniel Barr V.P. at National Children's Hospital; M.S. in health sciences, health services administration track ('04)
My master's education helped me see the big picture of the nonprofit industry. UCF showed me how to see the different fundraising tools within the Central Florida area."
— Krysti Griffith Executive Director of Growth from Grief; Master of Nonprofit Management ('12)
The course opened my eyes to grant writing ... I learned a great deal and you [Barbara Howell] are truly an excellent instructor."
— Deborah Reith Master of Public Administration student who secured a $10,000 federal grant through a course project; B.S. in criminal justice ('86)
The skills I learned during my time at UCF are what made my transition to law school so seamless."
— Jacqueline Iaquinta Touro Law Center student; B.S. in legal studies ('10)
As an inaugural graduate of the M.R.A. program at UCF, I can attest to the outstanding curriculum developed for research administrators. "
— April Heyward Post Award Services Coordinator, University of South Carolina; Master of Research Administration ('13)
It was at UCF that I first learned many of the skills that I’ve since honed, including mapping with GIS software - an ability I found invaluable to my search for internships, graduate-level coursework, and employment."
— Richard "Ben" Hagen Research and Communications Associate, New Economy Project, New York City; B.S. in public administration ('10)
I am excited to be able to give back to the program that invested so much in me. It is truly and honor and a privilege."
— Carlos Gual Instructor of Athletic Training; B.S. in athletic training ('09)
The faculty advisor [at my medical school] was amazed that I had the opportunity to truly participate in the full spectrum of research as an undergraduate. "
— Chase Cavayero, medical student at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicince, B.S. in health sciences - pre-clinical ('13) 
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