It’s Time to Spring Clean Your Closets — and Personal Relationships

It's Time to Spring Clean Your Closets — and Personal Relationships

I looked at my calendar recently and realized that spring is rapidly approaching. Each year at this time, I’m like millions of others who undertake the task of spring cleaning our homes. We wash our windows. We dust in places guests will never see. We turn mattresses and change out bed sets. If we are […]

Relationships That Have Roots Are the Anchors in Our Lives

The view in my backyard is a conservation area full of various types of trees. As the seasons pass, the trees lose their leaves and even some of their branches, but the trees remain in large part due to their sturdy roots. To the side of my house is a concrete light pole. It doesn’t […]

Graduation Marks Milestone for College of Business Student, Family

This weekend about 5,400 students will graduate from the University of Central Florida, including College of Business student Erika Chirino. Although she will be graduating with thousands of her fellow Knights, when Chirino crosses the commencement stage, she will be the first—the first in her family to earn a college degree. The 23-year-old Miami native, […]

Flight Emergency Advice Works Just as Well Back on the Ground

Save yourself first! This one sentence is a valuable piece of advice I wish I had received and fully embraced so much earlier in life. In fact, it is still a notion that I struggle with because it is one that sounds selfish in nature. However, now more than at any other point in my […]

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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.