Study Points to Causes of Dolphin Deaths in Gulf of Mexico

Study Points to Causes of Dolphin Deaths in Gulf of Mexico

The largest oil spill on open water to date and other environmental factors led to the historically high number of dolphin deaths in the Gulf of Mexico, concludes a two-year scientific study released today. A team of biologists from several Gulf of Mexico institutions and the University of Central Florida in Orlando published their findings […]

UCF Art Professor, Performance Artist Lands Spot in Smithsonian Exhibit

A University of Central Florida artist will perform her powerful and poignant portrayal of the fear of losing a child to violence and intolerance at the Smithsonian IDENTIFY: Performance Art as Portraiture series May 6 in Washington, D.C. The IDENTIFY series focuses attention on activism, visibility and experimentation through portrayal.     Pieta is the newest installment […]

Students Earn Top Awards at UCF Research Symposium, Statewide Competition

Four students who recently won the top awards in the biological division of the UCF Graduate Research Symposium went on to compete at the statewide competition, where one brought home a second-place finish. Simeon Thibeaux, who is investigating the links between an enzyme and fatty liver diseases, was runner-up in his division’s competition at the […]

Much of My Work Ethic, Time Management I Have Learned Through Parenting

I was cleaning up the house one day and stumbled across a homemade Mother’s Day card that one of my children made for me. It was so beautifully written in scribbles with crayons and decorated with glitter and sparkles. Before I knew it, I was sifting through cards from over the years that I had […]


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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.