Latina First-Generation Student Fueled by Passion to Help Those Underrepresented

Latina First-Generation Student Fueled by Passion to Help Those Underrepresented

Elizabeth Santiago sat with tears in her eyes as she and 20 other University of Central Florida students were honored March 27 with the Order of Pegasus award, UCF’s highest student honor. She thought of all those who helped her accomplish such a feat that at one point seemed impossible. She especially thought of her […]

PAWS a tively and Purrfectly

Counseling and Psychological Services will be hosting the first Purrfectly Stress Free event at CAPS on April 19 at noon-2 p.m. and at the same time and day, they will also host PAWS a tively Stress Free. Both events will be held in the CAPS building but in separate rooms. This is the first time, […]

QPR a thon: Suicide Prevention Training

Suicide can be prevented. Suicide is a serious public health problem that affects people of all ages. It is the tenth leading cause of death for Americans and the second leading cause in the college-age population. However, people rarely communicate openly about suicide, which hinders effective prevention. On March 27, QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) trainers […]

Finals Week Resources: You Got This, Knights!

This week marks the end of classes for the fall 2016 semester, and with final exams around the corner, UCF reminds students of resources to help reduce stress and be academically successful. Monday, Dec. 5, will be a study day, and exams will run from Tuesday, Dec. 6 through Monday, Dec. 12. Commencement ceremonies will […]


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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.