Basketball Coaching Chemistry Intact

Basketball Coaching Chemistry Intact

New UCF men’s basketball head coach Donnie Jones announced his staff Tuesday, naming Shawn Finney, Brett Nelson and Darren Tillis assistant coaches, and Tim Thomas the director of basketball operations. All four were on Jones’ staff at Marshall for the past three years, helping rebuild the Thundering Herd program. “I am extremely excited to have […]

Florida’s First Health Care Simulation Graduates Begin Work in Emerging Field

The nine recent graduates from the University of Central Florida College of Nursing Healthcare Simulation program are the first in the state fully trained to lead in the high demand field. “Health care simulation is the perfect blend of educational theory, active practice, innovative technology and self-reflection. I firmly believe this is the future of […]

US News Ranks UCF Among Nation's Most Innovative Universities

The University of Central Florida ranks among the nation’s most innovative universities along with Harvard, Stanford, Duke, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges of 2018 guide. UCF was listed as the No. 25 most innovative university out of nearly 1,400 universities and colleges in the nation. The ranking, determined based on […]

Residency Leader Honored by American Medical Association

Bethany Ballinger remembers growing up in rural England and telling everyone she wanted to be a doctor – just like the one who came to her country home when she was sick. “People just looked at me and patted me on the head and said, ‘Yes, of course, dear,’” she said. That’s because in the […]


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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.