UCF, USF Establish War on I-4 Rivalry Series

UCF, USF Establish War on I-4 Rivalry Series

The UCF and USF athletic departments today announced the official establishment of the War On I-4 rivalry series, which will begin this week with competitions between the two schools’ volleyball and men’s soccer programs. The War on I-4 represents a long-standing and passionate rivalry between the fan bases of two of the nation’s largest and […]

UCF Grad Heads to Rio for his Fourth Paralympics

When UCF alumnus Chris Seilkop, ’92, was named to his first Paralympics roster in 1996, his family was ecstatic. As Seilkop gears up for his fourth Paralympic Games in Rio de Janerio this month – securing his place in history as Team USA’s first four-time, men’s sitting volleyball Paralympian –  their enthusiasm has noticeably dropped […]

Olympic Knights: Bronze or Bust

A chance at a bronze medal is on the line for one Knight at the Summer Olympics. UCF alumna Aline Reis ’11 and her native Brazil will face Canada in Friday’s bronze-medal soccer match at noon. WATCH If Brazil wins, Reis will join an elite group of UCF alumni who have stood on the podium […]

Knights in Rio: Phil Dalhausser

UCF alumnus Phil Dalhausser is back at it again for Team USA. The 2002 business graduate and beach volleyballer is set to compete in his third Summer Olympics this month as the Rio Games kick off Friday. Dalhausser is one of three UCF alumni who will compete in the Olympics this year. He was crowned […]


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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.