Remembering Pulse

Remembering Pulse

UCF invites the community to campus on June 8 to honor and remember the 49 lives taken at Pulse. Below is a message from UCF President John C. Hitt detailing how the university will mark the one-year remembrance. Nearly one year ago, our vibrant, welcoming city was attacked in an act of hate. On June […]

Walk-Ins Encouraged at Today's #OrlandoUnited Blood Drive

The University of Central Florida will host its largest blood drive – with 12 of OneBlood’s Big Red Buses outside Bright House Networks Stadium — from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, June 27, as part of the #OrlandoUnited efforts. Although more than 250 appointments are booked, OneBlood’s Big Red Buses will have plenty of […]

UCF Blood Drives: June 20 and June 27

Hundreds have lined up at UCF this week to give blood in an outpouring of support from the campus and Central Florida communities, and blood drives will continue on campus the next two weeks. UCF will host Big Red Buses from One Blood outside the Student Union on Monday, June 20 from 11 a.m. to […]

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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.