Nursing Professor Receives Fulbright Scholar Award

Nursing Professor Receives Fulbright Scholar Award

Michele Upvall, PhD, RN, CNE, professor at College of Nursing, has received a 2016-2017 Fulbright Scholar award. Upvall, an expert in global health and Fulbright Specialist, traveled to Thailand to develop standards for quality research at Khon Kaen University. The standards will be incorporated into courses for master’s degree and PhD nursing students. She also […]

Fulbright Scholar Takes Education Development Around the Globe

Each year, the U.S. State Department’s Council for International Exchange of Scholars spearheads the Fulbright Scholar program – an academic exchange that sends professionals and top-tier faculty in all fields around the world to foster collaboration, innovation, and partnerships. The Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers nearly 800 grants each year to assist in over 125 countries […]

'Bionic Arm' Captivates Nation; Blueprints Now Online

Six-year-old Alex Pring beamed while riding his bike Saturday. Thanks to his new “bionic arm” designed by a team of UCF students and alumni, he could grip both handlebars and keep his balance. Minutes earlier, Alex and his mom, Alyson, sat at the kitchen table at their home near Clermont talking with ABC World News […]

Meet Alumna Helping Children Learn English, Find Their Cultural Identities

University of Central Florida alumna Mary-Kate Murphy has returned to her home continent to teach English to children in Taiwan, inspiring them to have fun with the language by coming up with creative ways to teach it. Murphy was born in Ningbo City, China, and raised in the United States by an adoptive Irish-American family. She graduated […]


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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.