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The University of Central Florida and its 12 colleges provide opportunities to 60,000 students from all 50 states and 140 countries. Located in Orlando, Florida, UCF is the nation’s second-largest university. UCF is called a “Top Up-and-Coming” national university by U.S. News & World Report, a best-value university by The Princeton Review and Kiplinger’s, and one of the nation’s most affordable colleges by Forbes.

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While family owners can sometimes be bad for business, they can also be beneficial in many ways. (Shutterstock)

Corporate social responsibility: Why family businesses get more bang for their buck than non-family firms

By investing in corporate social responsibility initiatives, family-owned businesses can make financial gains while also making positive societal contributions.
Two mourners embrace at a memorial for those killed in the Parkland, Florida, school shooting in 2018. AP Photo/Gerald Herbert

Five years after Parkland, school shootings haven’t stopped, and kill more people

Some Americans hoped the Parkland shooting in 2018 would herald a turning point for gun violence in schools. Shootings, and deaths, have continued – and gotten more frequent.
St Louis’ Central Visual and Performing Arts High School – the latest scene of school gun violence. AP Photo/Jeff Roberson

School shootings are already at a record in 2022 – with months still to go

On Oct. 24, while a teenage gunman was pleading guilty for a deadly school incident in Michigan, another school shooting was taking place in St. Louis.
Laws from different places and eras largely reflect a universal human sense of justice. simpson33/iStock via Getty Images Plus

Intuitions about justice are a consistent part of human nature across cultures and millennia

What people consider to be fair and just today are in line with the laws of ancient Mesopotamia and the Tang Dynasty in China – suggesting that these intuitions are part of human nature.
Sur cette photo prise clandestinement, on peut voir des femmes fuyant la police anti-émeute lors d'une manifestation dans le centre de Téhéran, en Iran. Ces manifestations sont réprimées brutalement. (AP Photo)

Le régime iranien est un apartheid des genres. Il faut le dénoncer comme tel

Le régime iranien met en œuvre des politiques et des pratiques de ségrégation et de discrimination similaires à celles pratiquées en Afrique du Sud sous l’apartheid.
Repairing storm damage is expensive, and insurance covers less than many people realize. Sean Rayford/Getty Images

Flood risk ratings: Translating risk to future costs helps homebuyers and renters grasp the odds

Telling people they have a flood risk rating of 10 is less powerful than explaining how much they’re likely to pay to deal with flooding over the next five years.
Italians must now present a form of vaccine passport called a ‘Green Pass’ to enter many indoor establishments. Xinhua News Agency via Getty Images

Italy – once overwhelmed by COVID-19 – turns to a health pass and stricter measures to contain virus

After enduring a devastating wave of infections, deaths and lockdowns at the start of the pandemic, Italy is putting in place tougher anti-COVID measures, including a vaccine passport.
People who believe aliens have visited Earth are less likely to trust the 2020 election results. Colin Anderson Productions pty ltd/DigitalVision via Getty Images

What belief in extraterrestrial visitors to Earth reveals about trust in elections

Americans who believe aliens have visited Earth are more likely than disbelievers to say that Joe Biden is not the legitimate winner of the 2020 presidential election.

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