Local Wildfire Awareness and Precautions

Local Wildfire Awareness and Precautions

An exceptionally dry season combined with low humidity and high winds has led to ideal conditions for wildfires, which have recently impacted Central Florida and which are expected to continue throughout the state. Landscape & Natural Resources, in collaboration with the Department of Security and Emergency Management, regularly monitors local conditions and takes preventative measures […]

Safe Knight Week Starts March 6

UCF is this week hosting a series of interactive events to raise awareness about safety and well-being. Some of these topics are ones that the UCF community may deal with on campus and beyond. With Spring Break fast approaching, Safe Knight Week, which runs March 6-10, is an opportunity to learn about self-care, violence prevention […]

Navigating Florida Weather Becomes Easier With WeatherSTEM

Ever wonder what the cloud cover will be during a football game at Bright House Networks Stadium or what time the sun is set to rise as you plan an early-morning jog around campus? The weather curious at UCF are in luck thanks to WeatherSTEM, a tool that tracks current and predicted weather and pushes […]

UCF to Test Emergency Communication Tools Wednesday

This Wednesday UCF will perform a test of its communication tools that provide critical information to students, staff and faculty members, and the public in the case of an emergency. During an actual emergency, the UCF website, www.ucf.edu, is the best place to find the latest updates. The main UCF website will test its emergency […]

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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.