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SMST Director Dr. Grace Bochenek Selected to  Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida

SMST Director Dr. Grace Bochenek Selected to Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida

University of Central Florida (UCF) School of Modeling, Simulation, and Training (SMST) Director, Dr. Grace Bochenek, was recently elected to the Academy of Science, Engineering, and Medicine of Florida (ASEMFL) for her contributions in modeling and simulation.

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Apr. 20, 2022
UCF Celebrates New STARBASE Laboratory, Graduates at Ribbon Cutting

UCF Celebrates New STARBASE Laboratory, Graduates at Ribbon Cutting

The University of Central Florida School of Modeling and Simulation celebrated STARBASE Central Florida by hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony on April 12. The event coincided with the first graduation ceremony for 61 students who completed the program.

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Apr. 13, 2022
U.S. Cyber Command Selects UCF For Academic Engagement Network

U.S. Cyber Command Selects UCF For Academic Engagement Network

The United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) selected the University of Central Florida’s (UCF) School of Modeling, Simulation and Training (SMST) to join its Academic Engagement Network (AEN) with USCYBERCOM. The network is focused on alleviating the nation’s cybersecurity workforce shortages.

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Apr. 06, 2022
Study Finds Parents’ Social Media Use Is Associated With Parenting Style

Study Finds Parents’ Social Media Use Is Associated With Parenting Style

Mary Jean Amon, an assistant professor in the School of Modeling, Simulation, and Training, is part of a team of researchers who published a study that discovered that parents who share photos of their children regularly have more permissive, confident parenting styles. See what else they learned from the study.

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Mar. 24, 2022
$1 Million Grant to help Strengthen UCF’s Modeling and Simulation Program

$1 Million Grant to help Strengthen UCF’s Modeling and Simulation Program

A national grant helps position UCF as a leader in educating and training the workforce of tomorrow through the School of Modeling, Simulation and Training.

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Jan. 26, 2022
Research Associate Professor Glenn Martin Awarded Jump Start Fund

Research Associate Professor Glenn Martin Awarded Jump Start Fund

Research associate professor and lab director of Interactive Realities Laboratory Glenn Martin was awarded for his project to enhance the Stokes High-Performance Computing Cluster, upgrading access to computational science research on campus and supporting cross-campus general-purpose research computing.

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Oct. 21, 2021