September 2016

  • Crime Alert: UCF Investigating Reports of Credit Card Fraud

    2016-09-29 16:07:40

    UCF Police and university technology teams are investigating multiple reports of credit card fraud possibly originating from locations on campus. With the information known so far, it appears the fraud is occurring only at vendor locations on campus, meaning from private businesses such as restaurants and retailers. There do not appear to be reports involving […]

  • UCF Memory Mall Site of Día de los Muertos Observance

    2016-09-29 15:00:46

    Veronica Paneque, a mechanical engineering student, came to get a better idea of what Día de los Muertos is all about. Shayna Soares, a computer science major wanted to feel more connected to UCF. And Macarena Gutierrez, an elementary education major, wanted to showcase some of her artistic skill by dressing up in traditional Mexican […]

  • Monstrously Fun 'Young Frankenstein' Also Provides Learning Opportunities

    2016-09-29 09:48:16

    Just in time for the Halloween season, Theatre UCF comes alive with The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, running Oct. 20-30 on the UCF Main Stage. Based on the 1974 film of the same name featuring the late Gene Wilder, Young Frankenstein tells the story of Frederick Frankenstein, grandson of the infamous monster-creator Victor […]

  • Nanotech Team Wins International Prize for Liquid-Display Technology

    2016-09-29 08:30:25

    One of the world’s leaders in liquid-display technology has selected a UCF project led by professor Debashis Chanda and graduate student Daniel Franklin for its  “2016 Displaying Futures Award.” The Germany-based company Merck selected UCF’s plasmatic full-color display project as its top pick from 30 others in an exclusive invitation-only competition. Ten international finalist teams […]

  • UCF to Host Implicit-Bias Town Hall Next Week

    2016-09-29 07:00:51

    Implicit bias was a hot topic during this week’s presidential debate, and it will again be addressed during a town hall forum at UCF Tuesday, Oct. 4. The Law Enforcement and Bias Town Hall will start at 3 p.m. in the Pegasus Ballroom of the Student Union. It is free and open to the community. […]

  • A Little Stress Relief While Building an International Community

    2016-09-29 06:00:41

    From several countries and backgrounds, a group of UCF students recently faced each other and their cultural differences – and learned that working together they can create something bigger than themselves: a stress-free community. The students from all corners of the globe – from Spain to South Korea to Libya and beyond – are all […]

  • What Might Have Happened If I Followed That Dream?

    2016-09-28 10:02:48

    Over the years I have kept my eye on several properties to see how they have changed with the times. One property in particular, an old convenience store in Cocoa, has housed several businesses including a florist, real estate property-management company, construction company, and thrift store. None of these businesses lasted for very long and […]

  • FIU, UCF and USF Partnership Scores an “A” for Accelerating Success in Higher Education

    2016-09-27 10:57:03

    In its first full year, the Florida Consortium of Metropolitan Research Universities, a partnership between Florida International University, University of Central Florida and University of South Florida delivered key achievement on their collaborative efforts. For example, members of the career readiness team designed a Virtual Career Fair program that brought 70 employers including AT&T, Verizon and […]

  • World Heart Day: Learn Hands-Only CPR Thursday

    2016-09-26 11:00:25

    UCF will celebrate World Heart Day this Thursday with a series of hands-only CPR trainings that aims to teach more than 1,000 members of the community quick, basic emergency response. Free training sessions will start every few minutes from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Pegasus Ballroom inside the Student Union. The training will […]

  • Ancient Civilizations, Artificial Intelligence -- Just a Routine Day for UCF Professor

    2016-09-26 10:14:56

    During Hispanic Heritage Month, UCF Today will share some of our students’ and faculty members’ stories and how being Latino has shaped their lives. Luis Rabelo’s day job is pretty impressive. The University of Central Florida engineering professor investigates artificial intelligence and simulations, and how to use both to innovate and enhance operations for public […]

  • UCF Marriage and Family Research Institute Receives $9.6 Million Grant

    2016-09-26 09:56:12

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded the UCF Marriage and Family Research Institute a five-year, $9.6 million grant to research the effects of relationship education on low-income families. “The study, funded under the name Project Harmony, aims to enhance relationships and empower careers,” said Sejal Barden, who is the lead investigator […]

  • Volunteer UCF Students Help at Central Florida Zoo

    2016-09-26 08:19:23

    The animals may not have noticed, but students from Volunteer UCF helped spruce up the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens on Thursday by pressure cleaning walkways, mulching flower beds and painting new lines to reserve parking spaces for Wounded Warrior visitors to the Sanford attraction. Sydney Jalali, a junior from Jacksonville majoring in event […]

  • CNN To Broadcast Post-Debate Voter Forum From UCF's Campus

    2016-09-26 08:18:50

    The University of Central Florida’s campus will serve as a venue for a CNN voter focus group Monday, the night of the first presidential debate between Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump. CNN’s justice correspondent Pamela Brown will moderate the focus group. CNN will select 20 to 30 undecided voters to watch […]

  • Students Talk Openly About Race and the Role of Police Officers

    2016-09-23 14:21:55

    The Division of Student Development and Enrollment Services will host a panel discussion titled, “Campus Conversation: How to have difficult discussions about community policing and race.” This is an opportunity for students, faculty and staff to share ideas and thoughts about community policing and race in an effort to bring awareness and unity. WHAT: Campus […]

  • UCF Celebrates LGBTQ+ History Month

    2016-09-23 08:30:37

    This year marks the 5th annual celebration of LGBTQ+ History Month. Join us for a month-long celebration of events. The Division of Student Development and Enrollment Services, Office of Social Justice and Advocacy, will host a series of events to celebrate, reflect and educate the campus community. The “LGBTQ+ History Month, Maintaining the Pulse,” events […]

  • Board of Governors Approves UCF’s Path to Preeminence

    2016-09-22 16:51:38

    The Florida Board of Governors on Thursday approved UCF’s ambitious plan to attain the status of “Preeminent Research University” within five years. The unanimous vote formally recognizes the University of Central Florida as an “Emerging Preeminent Research University” and authorizes the release of an additional $5 million in state funds to the university. “With your […]

  • Biomechanical Forces May Cause Heart Disease -- UCF Researcher Explores Why

    2016-09-21 23:24:41

    What do your car and the cells within your body have in common? They each have their own mechanical system. A UCF College of Medicine and Engineering and Computer Science researcher just received a grant worth almost $1 million from the National Institutes of Health to decipher how mechanical forces in your cells can cause […]

  • UCF, USF Establish War on I-4 Rivalry Series

    2016-09-21 15:11:27

    The UCF and USF athletic departments today announced the official establishment of the War On I-4 rivalry series, which will begin this week with competitions between the two schools’ volleyball and men’s soccer programs. The War on I-4 represents a long-standing and passionate rivalry between the fan bases of two of the nation’s largest and […]

  • Students have the Opportunity to Meet Employers

    2016-09-21 14:27:12

    Jump-start your job search at the 2016 Fall Career Expo on Sept. 28 at 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the CFE Arena. This is an excellent opportunity to meet employers who are recruiting students and alumni for full-time and part-time professional opportunities. The Career Expo is open to UCF students and alumni only. For a list of […]

  • UCF's Volunteer Emergency Response Team Accepting New Members

    2016-09-21 11:53:58

    Students and faculty and staff members at the University of Central Florida are encouraged to join the university’s Campus Emergency Response Team, or CERT. CERT is designed to prepare UCF for disaster response through training and planning, and it serves as an important resource that can help members perform emergency functions needed in several disaster […]

  • Checking Out Things at the Library – Including These Myths

    2016-09-21 09:56:52

    It is wonderful to work at our university: It’s vibrant, it’s a beautiful place, and people on campus are fascinating. There are a lot of myths out there in the community, however, about life and people on campus. Some are perpetuated by movies and other media, everything from The Absent-Minded Professor to Animal House. Many […]

  • UCF Research Team Seeks to Improve Classroom Learning

    2016-09-21 09:53:39

    Three University of Central Florida professors are teaming up to improve classroom learning for students who struggle with attention deficit disorder, autism and learning disabilities. The National Science Foundation awarded $300,000 to fund Project Adapting College Classrooms to Equally Support Science Students (ACCESSS), led by UCF professors Jacquelyn Chini, Cherie Yestrebsky, and Eleazar Vasquez. Class […]

  • UCF Streamlines Employees' Voluntary 403(b) Retirement Plan

    2016-09-20 09:21:14

    UCF is consolidating and simplifying its voluntary 403(b) retirement savings plan, which is available to all employees. After considering the services, fees and resources of UCF’s nine current 403(b) providers, the university selected three of the companies to continue offering plans. Beginning April 1, all employees can choose from Fidelity, TIAA, or VALIC to oversee […]

  • Students: Apply to Join the SDES VP’s Student Advisory Council

    2016-09-20 08:55:05

    UCF Vice President for Student Development and Enrollment Services Maribeth Ehasz invites students to apply for the SDES VP’s Student Advisory Council. The council is charged with strengthening the student voice by providing feedback, consultation, and advice to the vice president on key initiatives. The council brings together a diverse group of students to make […]

  • Three Women Faculty Members Honored for Their Excellent Contributions to UCF

    2016-09-20 08:00:36

    The UCF Center for Success of Women Faculty honored three faculty members for the unique ways they contribute to the university’s success. The recipients chosen this year for excellence in community engagement and outreach were: Marla Toyne, Ph.D., an assistant professor in her fifth year at UCF in the Department of Anthropology within the College […]

  • Grad Fair to Feature Nearly 200 Programs to Check Out

    2016-09-19 14:58:33

    Representatives for nearly 200 UCF graduate programs will be on hand Wednesday, Sept. 21, for the university’s annual Grad Fair hosted by the College of Graduate Studies. The goal of the fair is to inform students and the general public about the options available to pursue a graduate education, including master’s, doctoral, specialist and certificate […]

  • UCF Receives Software Grant Valued at $68 Million from Siemens

    2016-09-19 11:45:38

    Hundreds of University of Central Florida engineering students will become stronger applicants for jobs throughout the world thanks to a major in-kind grant of product design and manufacturing software from Siemens. The industry software, with a commercial value of $68 million, will be incorporated into student coursework and research related to computer-aided-design, engineering simulation, industrial […]

  • President Hitt to Deliver State of the University Address on Tuesday

    2016-09-19 08:00:44

    UCF’s annual State of the University address by President John C. Hitt will be presented at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, in the Student Union’s Pegasus Ballroom. The university community is invited to hear him discuss the university’s achievements the past 12 months and the opportunities ahead. Keith Koons, chair of the Faculty Senate, and […]

  • UCF Professor Creates Latina Personality to Explain Art World

    2016-09-19 07:00:51

    During Hispanic Heritage Month, UCF Today will share some of our students’ and faculty members’ stories and how being Latino has shaped their lives. Before she became a professor, Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz had her work exhibited in galleries around the world. Now, this assistant professor in UCF’s School of Visual Arts & Design serves as a […]

  • $500 Million IGNITE Campaign to Benefit Students, Faculty and Community

    2016-09-18 09:00:01

    Before a crowd of nearly 600 top donors, the University of Central Florida this evening celebrated the public launch of a $500 million fundraising campaign supporting students, faculty members and special projects such as UCF Downtown. The IGNITE campaign, the largest in UCF’s history, started in 2011 and seeks to reach the $500 million milestone […]

  • UCF Space Professor to be Featured at Orlando Science Center's Science Night

    2016-09-16 16:02:59

    Space fans, the Orlando Science Center were treated the perfect date night on Saturday, Sept. 17. As part of its ongoing Science Night Live series for adults over 21, the center focused on space. In addition to special exhibits from NASA Center for Life Cycle Design, Kennedy Space Center, the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, Jacobs aerospace […]

  • UCF-based Limbitless Solutions Visits White House

    2016-09-15 13:22:40

    Stephanie Valderrama, creative director for UCF based Limbitless Solutions, is visiting the White House today as part of the White House Design For All Showcase. The event, including a fashion show to celebrate inclusive design, assistive technology and prosthetics, is designed to highlight the ways that assistive technology breaks down barriers, reduces stigma and improves […]

  • Family Weekend Features Food, Football, Fun

    2016-09-14 16:58:49

    A barbecue dinner, jazz breakfast, tours, football game, comedy show and a variety of other activities are all rolled up this weekend as part of UCF’s annual Family Weekend. The Sept. 16-18 event sponsored by Student Development and Enrollment Services is spread out all around the university and hosted by different organizations as a way […]

  • UCF Celebrates National Green Dot Day Sunday

    2016-09-14 15:29:00

    The bystander intervention program Green Dot was officially introduced to the UCF campus last week, and this weekend, UCF will unite with institutions around the country to train people to prevent violence. Green Dot is a national curriculum that teaches people how to safely intervene in dangerous situations. The program was launched at UCF last […]

  • UCF and ICAMR Capture DOE Award for Cost-Competitive Solar Energy

    2016-09-14 11:52:46

    A University of Central Florida-led team will receive $1.1 million to develop new manufacturing processes using a specialized tool that will bring the U.S. a step closer to achieving its goal of affordable photovoltaic (solar) energy. The project, led by Kris Davis, a research engineer at UCF’s Florida Solar Energy Center, will largely take place […]

  • The Only Way I Was Going to 'Veganize' My Life Was to Immerse Myself

    2016-09-14 11:26:58

    This summer I made the decision to do something that many Latins often hesitate to attempt: become a vegan. Being Latina and a vegan is difficult since most of our traditional meals consist of meat: arroz con pollo, tripletas, mofongo, alcapurria, pinchos, the list goes on. I think it’s especially difficult for students to make […]

  • Football Game Day: Clear Bags, Parking and More

    2016-09-14 10:48:27

    The UCF Knights football team takes on the Big 10’s Maryland Terrapins at Bright House Networks Stadium at 7 p.m. Saturday. Here’s everything you need to know, from pregame fun to parking, for the annual Family Weekend game. Clear Bag Policy The clear bag policy remains in effect at the stadium to provide a safer […]

  • Free CPR Classes to be Offered on World Heart Day

    2016-09-14 10:31:28

    UCF will celebrate World Heart Day with a hands-only CPR marathon that aims to train more than 1,000 members of the community in quick, basic emergency response. Free training sessions will start every few minutes from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, in the Pegasus Ballroom inside the Student Union. The training will […]

  • Theatre's 'Clybourne Park' Complemented by Reading of 'A Raisin in the Sun'

    2016-09-14 10:16:43

    Theatre UCF opens Clybourne Park on Thursday, Sept. 22, in UCF’s Black Box theatre. The play, written by Bruce Norris, runs through Sunday, Oct. 2. Clybourne Park is set both before and after the events in Lorraine Hansberry’s classic play A Raisin in the Sun, which chronicles the experiences of a black family making its […]

  • UCF Selects Hospital Corporation of America as Partner to Build Teaching Hospital

    2016-09-13 15:01:49

    The University of Central Florida today selected Hospital Corporation of America, the nation’s largest hospital company, as its partner to build a proposed teaching hospital next door to the College of Medicine in Lake Nona. UCF’s Board of Trustees approved the partnership between HCA’s North Florida Division and UCF Academic Health, a direct support organization […]

  • UCF Student Excels During Internship in Washington

    2016-09-13 10:36:19

    During Hispanic Heritage Month, UCF Today will share some of our students’ and faculty members’ stories and how being Latino has shaped their lives. Every day for an entire semester, Alex A. Alvarado would wake up, walk to Capitol Hill, and say to himself: “Man, how did I get here?” Both resourceful and ambitious, this […]

  • VA Medical Team Shares Geriatric Care Best Practices with Nurse Practitioner Students

    2016-09-12 12:26:42

    Nurse practitioner students from the College of Nursing had the unique educational opportunity to learn best practices in caring for aging patients from experts from the Orlando VA Medical Center. At the 3rd annual VA/UCF Interdisciplinary Geriatric Seminar, held on Saturday, Sept. 10, five gerontology experts from the Orlando VA Medical Center donated their time to […]

  • Children Who Can’t Walk Race Mini-Cars at UCF Event

    2016-09-12 10:42:22

    Ten children got the gift of mobility on Friday at the University of Central Florida, when they rode away with their very own motorized child-sized car. GoBabyGo is a national effort to provide children without the ability to walk, a way to get around. The organization retrofits motorized toy cars for children with special needs. […]

  • UCF Celebrates Latino Presence, Impact During Hispanic Heritage Month

    2016-09-12 09:00:15

    The vice president of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando kicks off UCF’s celebration of Hispanic Heritage month on Thursday, Sept. 15, by talking about the power Latinos yield going into the presidential elections. Both parties are courting Latino voters who can play a big role in the coming elections if they get […]

  • UCFPD Officer, Victim Advocate Remember 9/11

    2016-09-10 23:16:01

    As the country prepares to mark the 15th anniversary of the tragic 9/11 terrorist attacks, two of UCF’s own recall what it was like to be part of the devastating aftermath. UCF Police Officer Joel Witherspoon at the time of the attacks was an NYPD patrol officer in Queens. Victim Services Director Christine Mouton, then […]

  • UCF to Host Pulse Remembrance Event on Monday

    2016-09-10 06:32:57

    The UCF community will gather Monday, Sept. 12, to remember those whose lives were taken at the Pulse nightclub and to share stories of healing. The campus community and public are invited to the 1:45 p.m. event at the Morgridge International Reading Center on UCF’s main campus. In addition, UCF is asking students, faculty and […]

  • Burnett Honors College Alumna Wins Jeopardy!

    2016-09-09 08:00:59

    On an average day, Latin and sports do not go together in the same sentence. Unless, perhaps, you’re a contestant on Jeopardy! Luckily for Courtney Paulson, an alumni of UCF and The Burnett Honors College, she is well educated in both. Paulson ’11 won the July 29 airing of the TV quiz show thanks to […]

  • Nursing Opens Acute Care NP Certificate Track for Spring 2017

    2016-09-08 15:31:23

    Due to demand, the College of Nursing has advanced the admission cycle for the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) Graduate Certificate program. Previously scheduled for a Summer 2017 start, the college will now begin admitting to the certificate program in Spring 2017. The priority application deadline is Sept. 15, however the college will continue […]

  • Pair of Knights Strive for Miss America Crown

    2016-09-08 09:30:35

    And the winner of this year’s Miss America competition is… hopefully a Knight. This Sunday’s 96th installment of the annual pageant features two UCF alumni. Miss Florida Courtney Sexton, ’15, and Miss Missouri Erin O’Flaherty, ’15, are vying to become the latest Knight to claim the title of Miss America. Ericka Dunlap, ’05, was awarded the […]

  • Green Dot UCF Launches Thursday

    2016-09-08 02:44:47

    UCF is about to be covered in green dots. The dots aren’t an illness or fancy new plants. Instead, the green dots represent individual acts of bystander intervention, when somebody recognized the signs of interpersonal violence and stepped in. More green dots mean an aware community that’s empowered to intervene—and that’s UCF’s goal. Green Dot […]

  • We All Should Strive To Be the Palm in the Storm

    2016-09-07 10:00:13

    Hurricane season is beginning to hit its peak activity. Multiple storms have been brewing in the Atlantic the past couple weeks. Seasoned Floridians know that we should always be worried about the trees in our yards during hurricane season. However, we do not have to worry about the palm trees as much as we do […]

  • From The Little Prince to OSIRIS-REx, A Dream Come True for UCF Professor

    2016-09-06 13:01:50

    Humberto Campins grew up looking at the night sky and reading The Little Prince. The children’s story by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry is about a man who crashes his plane in the middle of the Sahara Desert. While he’s making repairs, a boy shows up. He is the Little Prince and he comes from asteroid B-612. […]

  • UCF to Host Suicide-Prevention Activities

    2016-09-06 08:00:34

    UCF will observe National Suicide Prevention Week by hosting Counseling and Psychological Services’ annual flag display and training to help prevent suicides. Memory Mall will be dotted with 1,100 yellow flags Sept. 13 to represent the number of suicides that occur on U.S. college campuses each year. The display, “Field of Memories: Be Aware, Show […]

  • Heart Heroes Walking and in the Labs at UCF

    2016-09-05 11:00:40

    Thousands of people, including teams from the University of Central Florida, will participate in the Greater Orlando Heart Walk hosted on campus on Saturday, Sept. 10. The American Heart Association walk is raising money to save lives from the nation’s  No. 1 and No. 5 killers —  heart disease and stroke. In addition to hosting […]

  • Info, Demos, Giveaways and More at Wednesday's Safety Fair

    2016-09-05 10:30:55

    Interactive safety demonstrations, games, informational displays, prizes and more are among the highlights of this year’s Campus Safety Fair, which will be held Wednesday, Sept. 7. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Pegasus Ballroom of the Student Union will be filled with a variety of on and off-campus organizations and resources dedicated to keeping […]

  • UCF Grad Heads to Rio for his Fourth Paralympics

    2016-09-05 10:00:46

    When UCF alumnus Chris Seilkop, ’92, was named to his first Paralympics roster in 1996, his family was ecstatic. As Seilkop gears up for his fourth Paralympic Games in Rio de Janerio this month – securing his place in history as Team USA’s first four-time, men’s sitting volleyball Paralympian –  their enthusiasm has noticeably dropped […]

  • UCF Education Student Twirls a Mean Baton

    2016-09-02 13:56:12

    Twirling is in Jessica Godfrey’s blood. Her grandmother and mother did it, and she followed their footsteps starting when she was 10. Godfrey, an elementary education senior from Titusville, joined the UCF Majorettes four years ago and now leads the eight-member team, which will be performing with the UCF Marching Knights during the first football […]

  • Science Team for NASA Mission Meets in Orlando to Prep for Thursday Launch

    2016-09-02 12:44:10

    More than 100 scientists and engineers, including two from UCF, will gather at the Rosen Centre in Orlando Monday as part of the final preparation for a historic NASA mission launching from Kennedy Space Center on Thursday, Sept. 8. The Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) mission will send a spacecraft to near-Earth asteroid Bennu […]

  • UCF's Contributors Ready for Tonight's Historic OSIRIS-REx NASA Mission

    2016-09-02 08:50:49

    It’s a flurry of activity in UCF physics professor Humberto Campins’ office. He’s finishing grant applications, working on a journal article, prepping notes for a national science meeting, crafting a presentation for an event at the Orlando Science Center and getting his class assignments lined up for the semester. Oh yeah, and then there’s the […]

  • Loerzel Appointed to Endowed Professorship in Oncology Nursing

    2016-09-01 18:02:47

    Victoria (Vicki) Loerzel, an associate professor and oncology nursing expert at the UCF College of Nursing, has been appointed to the Beat M. and Jill L. Kahli Endowed Professorship in Oncology Nursing. An oncology certified nurse with more than 20 years of clinical experience, Loerzel has been a member of the college faculty since 2005 […]

  • UCF-Developed Formula to Stop Citrus Greening Finalist for 2 Awards

    2016-09-01 09:16:21

    A University of Central Florida researcher’s nanoscale cocktail that is showing signs of slowing a deadly citrus disease that has put one of the state’s largest and most iconic industries at risk, has been named a finalist for two major research and development awards. Zinkicide, a bactericide invented by Swadeshmukul Santra, associate professor in the […]

  • From Broom Sweeper to Theme Park Director, UCF Grad Makes it Big

    2016-09-01 08:30:01

    A broom and a pan. That’s all it took to set in motion Tony Moore’s successful 30-year career in the hospitality and entertainment industry. As a college student, the Class of 1992 alumnus picked up a part-time, entry-level job in operations at Sea World. He put his ego aside and got to sweeping. “I was […]

  • UCF Hosts Heart Walk This Saturday

    2016-09-01 08:00:58

    The American Heart Association’s fourth Heart Walk at UCF will be held Saturday, Sept. 10. Heart disease and stroke are the United States’ No. 1 and No. 5 killers, respectively. The Heart Walk aims to raise awareness and $1.2 million to support research and prevention efforts. Everyone traveling to or from UCF’s main campus on […]

  • UCF Team Tricks Solid Into Acting as Liquid

    2016-09-01 08:00:14

    Two scientists at the University of Central Florida have discovered   how to get a solid material to act like a liquid without actually turning it into liquid, potentially opening a new world of possibilities for the electronic, optics and computing industries. When chemistry graduate student Demetrius A. Vazquez-Molina took COF-5, a nano sponge-like, non-flammable manmade […]