CNN Political Contributor to Headline Event that Celebrates Mentorship at UCF

CNN Political Contributor to Headline Event that Celebrates Mentorship at UCF

The 23rd annual Joseph C. Andrews Mentoring Celebration breakfast that highlights leadership in the University of Central Florida community will be in the Student Union on Jan. 30. Beginning at 8 a.m. in the Pegasus Ballroom, the event hosted by the Black Faculty and Staff Association at UCF will feature keynote speaker Marc Lamont Hill, […]

University Theatres Should Open People's Eyes to New Ideas

Content guides and advisories, which list all of the parts of a production that a viewer might find offensive, are becoming commonplace with theatre companies. I initially had mixed thoughts about providing one for Theatre UCF productions. While I do believe that customers of any product or service should be able to get the full […]

UCF National Example, Growing Graduation Rates for Black and White Students

The University of Central Florida is among the best public universities in the nation when it comes to reducing the graduation rate gap between black and white students. The Education Trust released the Rising Tide II report which asks:  “Do Black Students Benefit as Grad Rates Increase?” This is the second of two research papers […]

UCF Welcomes ACE Fellow Lisa Guion Jones

Lisa Guion Jones joins UCF as an American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow for the 2015-16 academic year, serving on special projects at the university including strategic planning and initiatives to help lower-income students attend and graduate from college. With more than 20 years of higher education experience, Jones currently serves as professor and assistant […]

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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.