4 Named Pegasus Professors, UCF’s Top Academic Award

4 Named Pegasus Professors, UCF's Top Academic Award

Four UCF faculty members today were presented the 2014 Pegasus Professor Award, the highest academic honor at the university. Pegasus Professors are chosen from senior members of the faculty who have been a professor at least five years and have achieved noteworthy research and/or creative activity of national and international impact. They are presented with […]

UCF Honors 8 with Inaugural Reach for the Stars Award

UCF’s newest Founders’ Day recognition honors early-career professors who have achieved noteworthy research or creative activities of national impact. The Reach for the Stars Award winners are selected by President John C. Hitt. They must be assistant or associate professors who have completed four years at UCF. Those selected receive a $10,000 annual research grant […]

University Faculty Honored for Excellence

Faculty members from each college were recognized during UCF’s annual Founders’ Day ceremony Wednesday. University of Excellence In Undergraduate Teaching: Alla Kourova, College of Arts and Humanities. Kourova is an assistant professor of the Russian/TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) programs. She has a Ph.D. from Moscow State University in teaching English […]

Founders' Day Honors Student Accomplishments

Students from each of UCF’s colleges were honored for their dedication to excellence in academics, leadership and community service during the annual Founders’ Day ceremony Wednesday. College of Arts and Humanities Tyler Campbell is a History major with special interests in Florida Unionists during the Civil War and in Ancient History. Among his many accomplishments […]


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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.