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  • Puerto Rican Education Symposium: Addressing Needs after Hurricanes Irma and Maria

    A panel discussion on Central Florida’s role as educators and leaders in serving Puerto Rican residents affected by the recent hurricanes is Thursday, Oct. 19. The event is from 10 a.m. to noon in UCF Global, room 101, and is open to the public. Hurricanes Irma and Maria left many in Puerto Rico without basic human necessities, and the current […]

  • UCF’s 25th Annual Diversity Week Celebration to Kick off Monday

    The 25th annual celebration of UCF’s Diversity Week kicks off Monday with a sold-out breakfast honoring Valarie Greene King, a champion of diversity at the university and a 24-year employee who died earlier this year. King was the Office of Diversity Initiatives’ director when she retired in 2013. She designed the Leadership Empowerment Program that […]

  • Nursing Restructures to Reflect Broader Scope of Program and Profession

    Effective this fall semester, the University of Central Florida College of Nursing is now organized by program focus instead of degree. The college, which educates the most newly licensed baccalaureate prepared nurses in the state, has changed its internal structure from undergraduate and graduate departments to the Department of Nursing Systems and Department of Nursing […]

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Bionic Kids Cut Ribbon on New Limbitless Solutions Lab

Bionic Kids Cut Ribbon on New Limbitless Solutions Lab

Four children who received 3D-printed electromyographic bionic arms from UCF’s Limbitless Solutions helped cut the ribbon at the nonprofit’s new headquarters near the CFE Arena on campus on Sept. 30. The organization started by UCF students has given out about 20 bionic arms to children born without limbs. Julianna Linton, 11, of Houston, Texas, Annika “Anni” Emmert, 12, of […]

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  • Puerto Rican Education Symposium: Addressing Needs after Hurricanes Irma and Maria

    A panel discussion on Central Florida’s role as educators and leaders in serving Puerto Rican residents affected by the recent hurricanes is Thursday, Oct. 19. The event is from 10 a.m. to noon in UCF Global, room 101, and is open to the public. Hurricanes Irma and Maria left many in Puerto Rico without basic human necessities, and the current […]

  • UCF’s 25th Annual Diversity Week Celebration to Kick off Monday

    The 25th annual celebration of UCF’s Diversity Week kicks off Monday with a sold-out breakfast honoring Valarie Greene King, a champion of diversity at the university and a 24-year employee who died earlier this year. King was the Office of Diversity Initiatives’ director when she retired in 2013. She designed the Leadership Empowerment Program that […]

  • Nursing Restructures to Reflect Broader Scope of Program and Profession

    Effective this fall semester, the University of Central Florida College of Nursing is now organized by program focus instead of degree. The college, which educates the most newly licensed baccalaureate prepared nurses in the state, has changed its internal structure from undergraduate and graduate departments to the Department of Nursing Systems and Department of Nursing […]

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Nanotech Advances Future Mobile Devices and Wearable Technology

A team of UCF scientists has developed a new process for creating flexible supercapacitors that can store more energy and be recharged more than 30,000 times without degrading. The novel method from the University of Central Florida’s NanoScience Technology Center could eventually revolutionize technology as varied as mobile phones and electric vehicles. “If they were to replace the batteries with these supercapacitors, you could charge your mobile phone in a few seconds and you wouldn’t need to charge it again for over a week,” said Nitin Choudhary, a postdoctoral associate who conducted much of the research. Learn more about batteries vs. supercapicitors and additional nanotech research being conducted at UCF.