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 […]

Med School's “SP Dave” Wins Growing Bolder Award For Improving Community Health

A standardized patient who has helped educate medical students since UCF’s medical school opened in 2009 was honored December 6 for helping build a healthier community. David Shaheen, a retired NASA bookkeeper known at the medical school as “SP Dave,” received a “Boldy” award from Growing Bolder, an Orlando-based media group dedicated to inspiring people […]

Florida Organization of Nurse Executives Honors UCF Faculty

Two faculty members at the UCF College of Nursing were recently recognized by the Florida Organization of Nurse Executives (FONE) for their contributions to the nursing profession. FONE, which promotes excellence in leadership to shape the future of health care in Florida, honored Diane R. Andrews, associate professor, with the 2017 Excellence in Nursing Education […]

Capstone Case Competition Team Sails Away with Top Prize

Attention to detail proved to be the winning formula for team Smooth Sailing Consulting at the Great Capstone Case Competition at UCF College of Business Administration on Friday. From an informed presentation that showed a strong understanding of the MasterCraft boating brand all the way to the brochure they created for their proposed “elite luxury […]


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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.