NASA Selects UCF Project as Finalist for Explorer Mission

NASA Selects UCF Project as Finalist for Explorer Mission

NASA has just selected a University of Central Florida space project as a finalist for its Explorer Mission of Opportunity program. The selection fulfills the dream of two UCF scientists who have been researching solar weather – and its affects on our terrestrial technology – for more than five years. If chosen, this project would […]

Monstrously Fun 'Young Frankenstein' Also Provides Learning Opportunities

Just in time for the Halloween season, Theatre UCF comes alive with The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, running Oct. 20-30 on the UCF Main Stage. Based on the 1974 film of the same name featuring the late Gene Wilder, Young Frankenstein tells the story of Frederick Frankenstein, grandson of the infamous monster-creator Victor […]

Nanotech Team Wins International Prize for Liquid-Display Technology

One of the world’s leaders in liquid-display technology has selected a UCF project led by professor Debashis Chanda and graduate student Daniel Franklin for its  “2016 Displaying Futures Award.” The Germany-based company Merck selected UCF’s plasmatic full-color display project as its top pick from 30 others in an exclusive invitation-only competition. Ten international finalist teams […]

UCF to Host Implicit-Bias Town Hall Next Week

Implicit bias was a hot topic during this week’s presidential debate, and it will again be addressed during a town hall forum at UCF Tuesday, Oct. 4. The Law Enforcement and Bias Town Hall will start at 3 p.m. in the Pegasus Ballroom of the Student Union. It is free and open to the community. […]