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 Student Embraces Art To Advocate For Women’s Health

At a time when women around the globe are raising their voices to advocate for women’s rights, one medical student is using her passion for street art to make her own statement. Ashley Franklin, a fourth-year medical student at the UCF College of Medicine, is hoping to inspire and empower women with her graffiti artwork […]

For the Love of Zeke: Alumnus Creates Endowed Scholarship to Honor His Brother

UCF alumnus Adam Marek and his family have established the Russ Marek Medical Endowed Scholarship for students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program in the College of Health and Public Affairs. He initiated the scholarship to honor his brother, Russ, also known as “Zeke,” a man with an indomitable spirit in the face of adversity. When U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Russ Marek […]

Global Ag Company Licenses UCF Scientist’s Tech to Fight Crop Disease

An international agricultural company has licensed a formula for fighting crop disease that a UCF scientist spent more than five years perfecting. Gowan Co. recently signed an agreement with the University of Central Florida to obtain exclusive rights to the anti-fungal and anti-bacterial formulation developed by researcher Swadeshmukul Santra. The formulation couples a centuries-old agricultural […]


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This UCF-Designed Tech is Amazing

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.