Latest University of Central Florida News

Lou Frey, congressman from central Florida, dies at age 85

Oct. 15, 2019 4:28 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Lou Frey, a Republican congressman who represented central Florida in the 1970s, has died. He was 85. The Lou Frey Institute at the University of Central Florida tweeted news Tuesday of Frey's death. The Orlando Sentinel reports he died Monday at a hospice center. As a U.S. congressman...

Survey: 8,000 turtle nests washed out by Dorian in Florida

Sep. 20, 2019 2:11 PM EDT

MELBOURNE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Scientists say Hurricane Dorian washed out to sea more than 8,000 sea turtle nests from a Florida wildlife refuge. The University of Central Florida said Friday that a recent survey conducted at the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge in Melbourne Beach shows the storm that...