UCF Celebrates the Arts Begins 8-Day Run Friday

UCF Celebrates the Arts Begins 8-Day Run Friday

From the wind-swept plains of Oklahoma!, to the “KAPOW!” of Batman, to some classic paintings recreated in 3-D, the annual UCF Celebrates the Arts festival April 7-14 will present a collage of the many talents of the university’s students and faculty. The free eight-day event based at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts […]

UCF Celebrates the Arts to Serve Up Musical Variety

From the classics of Rachmaninoff and Schubert, to the dynamic sounds of the 1960s TV series Batman, to a moving composition honoring last year’s Pulse nightclub victims, there’s something musically for most everyone at next month’s UCF Celebrates the Arts festival. The performers at the April 7-14 festival will be just as varied, with presentations […]

9th Annual UCF-Orlando Jazz Festival set March 24-25

The ninth annual UCF-Orlando Jazz Festival on March 24-25 at the University of Central Florida campus will showcase the talent of renowned jazz musicians and local high school jazz bands. Coming in from New York City, Peter Bernstein and his jazz trio open the festival on March 24. Guitarist Bernstein has worked with jazz legends Sonny […]

Jazz Legend Ira Sullivan to Join Flying Horse Big Band in Concert

UCF’s Flying Horse Big Band will perform with five-time Grammy nominee Ira Sullivan on Friday, Nov. 4. The premier ensemble of the university’s jazz studies program, the Flying Horse Big Band is under the direction of Pegasus Professor Jeff Rupert, director of jazz studies. Sullivan is a multi-instrumentalist, playing trumpet, flugelhorn, peck horn, drums, flute, […]


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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.