First-Generation Knightro

First-Generation Knightro

University of Central Florida student Jesse Stokes is a knight in shining armor. He’s been wearing black and gold and throwing down the gauntlet to the opposition, enthusiastically encouraging his fellow Knights to ‘Charge On’ during athletic events for the past few years. Stokes is part of team Knightro – UCF’s mascot. At the Feb. […]

Rosen Graduate's Resilience Puts Her on Path to Become Pioneer in eSports Events

When Kaley Klingler was a child, she wanted to become a veterinarian or anthropologist. She even made plans to build a theme park called Animal World that would have the world’s largest vet hospital attached to it. But sometimes, she found, things get in the way of dreams – such as experiencing difficulties being away […] Founder to Speak at Rosen College

Travel-industry pioneer Terry Jones will speak Friday at UCF’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management about technology, innovation and hospitality. Jones began his career as a travel agent and then spent 24 years in marketing and information technology at American Airlines, capping his career as chief information officer in the company’s SABRE division. While at SABRE […]

10 Knights Honored, People To Watch

Ten UCF staff and alumni were named recently by Orlando Business Journal as among the area’s 40 top professionals under 40 years old. The annual list of those who have made significant achievements in their careers includes: Betsey Bell, executive director of the Foundation for Foster Children, a nonprofit organization dedicated to advocacy for children […]

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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.