In These Troubled Times of Public Discourse, is There Still a Place for Dialogue?

In These Troubled Times of Public Discourse, is There Still a Place for Dialogue?

Carl von Clausewitz, the great theorist of war, said: “War is not merely an act of policy but a true political instrument, a continuation of political intercourse, carried on with other means.” What he meant was that even in the time of war, there are other kinds of dialogue happening, and war is not an […]

Let's Find a Way to Make the Dialogue Work

There is a breaking point for many people around the neighborhood and around the country, as has been seen this month. These are lines in the sand, points past which people have said they will not pass. They are, in essence, breakdowns of dialogue. In most situations, we think of dialogue as being what will […]

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Given recent discussions on campuses across the country regarding racial discrimination on college campuses, as well as reaction to recent tragedies in places like Beirut and Paris, many UCF colleges and student groups are seeking to engage to dialogue. Social Justice and Advocacy will host Conscious Thought Café for Students: What in the World? from […]

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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.