The Failure of College Sport as an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Failure of College Sport as an Equal Opportunity Employer

As someone who has worked for institutions of higher education for more than four decades, it is especially embarrassing for me that colleges have the worst record in sports for hiring women and people of color. UCF’s Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport released the 2013 College Sport Racial and Gender Report Card this […]

Student-Athletes Academically A+

Each week, Academic Services for Student-Athletes gives the UCF coaches academic reports. ASSA is staffed with 11 hard-working individuals ensuring 450 student-athletes are academically successful. ASSA, an office in the Division of Student Development and Enrollment Services, provides academic tutoring, one-on-one mentoring and academic advising for student-athletes.  Here is an example of the office’s and UCF […]

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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.