Orlando Magic Contribute $1.5 Million for UCF Downtown Campus

Orlando Magic Contribute $1.5 Million for UCF Downtown Campus

The Orlando Magic are the first to answer UCF President John C. Hitt’s call for philanthropic gifts to help secure a new downtown campus. The Magic have pledged $1.5 million toward a new academic building that will be the centerpiece of a new campus serving about 7,700 UCF and Valencia College students. “A strong, vibrant, […]

#UCFBusiness Professor Shares Research in Italy

UCF College of Business Administration (#UCFBusiness) professors and the DeVos Sport Business Management Program continue to build an international reputation. This semester, Keith Harrison, Ed.D., associate program director and professor in the college’s DeVos Sport Business Management Program, was given the opportunity to give a talk at the University of Rome. “I was a visiting […]

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 […]

DeVos Sport Business Management Program Ranked Among the World’s Best

Sports Business International magazine recently ranked the DeVos Sport Business Management graduate program, part of the UCF College of Business Administration, one of the top five in the world for sports business education. Sports Business International is a media service that is acknowledged worldwide as a trusted source of business intelligence. The DeVos Sport Business […]

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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.