Study: Building Robots May Keep Adults 55+ Active, Engaged

Study: Building Robots May Keep Adults 55+ Active, Engaged

None of us is getting any younger, and for that reason alone researchers of an interdisciplinary project at UCF want to introduce some of us to the benefits of robots – but maybe not in the way you expect. These aren’t robots to take out the garbage or play chess. Instead, they are small assembly-kit […]

International Clarinet Association, UCF Partner to Bring ClarinetFest to Orlando

ClarinetFest, the annual conference of the International Clarinet Association, will meet July 26-30 in Orlando in partnership with UCF’s School of Performing Arts. Members of the ICA will hold meetings and presentations during the conference, but several evening concerts – some of which will be by UCF musicians – are open to the public. “Over […]

UCF Researcher Builds Bridge to Silk Road’s Cultural Heritage

Lanlan Kuang’s research this summer is mixing the old with the new. And by “old,” we mean ancient. Kuang is a UCF assistant professor of philosophy and one of a select group of international scholars with access to the Dunhuang Mogao Caves along the Silk Road in China. The nearly 500 caves are the largest […]

Theatre UCF’s 2017-18 Season Features New, Provocative Works

Theatre UCF, part of the UCF School of Performing Arts, examines current social issues and focuses on new and contemporary plays in its 2017-18 season. This is the first season planned by artistic director Julia Listengarten and it includes plays and musicals that are rarely produced in Central Florida. Listengarten is a professor of Theatre […]