Giving a ‘Voice’ to Innovation

Giving a ‘Voice’ to Innovation

Working as an intern at a speech-language clinic in rural Nova Scotia, Jennifer Kent-Walsh met a family who would forever change what she wanted to do with her life. The patient was a young woman with a small child, engaged to be married. Before her wedding she went in for a routine surgery, but came […]

Yegidis to Lead School of Social Work

The UCF College of Health and Public Affairs is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Bonnie Yegidis as director of the School of Social Work. Yegidis brings extensive experience in academic administration and social work teaching and research to her new position. Most recently, she served as professor and director of the School of […]

UCF, Barry Law Announce 3+3 Accelerated Law Program

UCF and the Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law have entered into a partnership to offer a 3+3 Accelerated Law Program. The program will allow qualified UCF students to earn both a bachelor’s degree in legal studies from UCF and a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Barry Law in six years. “This partnership with UCF will be a […]

Meet Sarah Goldman, Advocate for Students with Disabilities

For University of Central Florida senior Sarah Goldman, helping others holds a special place in her heart. Goldman, who will graduate next spring with a bachelor’s degree in social work, was born with cerebral palsy. The challenges she has faced have led her to pursue a career that will help others with disabilities while effecting […]

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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.