UCF Crime Lab Combats Human Trafficking Through Research

UCF Crime Lab Combats Human Trafficking Through Research

UCF Sociology’s “crime lab,” a team of faculty and students, is trying to help police and nonprofit agencies better understand human trafficking in hopes of stopping it. While human trafficking is the latest crime the UCF team is tackling, it has been working with all sorts of crime data. The team works with data from […]

About 7,900 to Graduate at UCF Ceremonies May 4-6

About 7,900 University of Central Florida students are expected to graduate in six ceremonies May 4-6 at the CFE Arena. The commencement ceremonies for the different colleges will be: 9 a.m. May 4 – College of Arts & Humanities, College of Engineering & Computer Science, and College of Optics & Photonics 2:30 p.m. May 4 […]

UCFPD Unveils New MADD Car Before Fundraising Walk

The UCF Police Department revealed a new patrol car this week that displays the agency’s support for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and reinforces UCFPD’s commitment to getting impaired drivers off the road. The Dodge Charger’s color scheme is red, MADD’s official color, and features the number “.08” – the blood alcohol level considered too […]

Yaupon Brothers Tea Takes Top Prize at UCF's 2017 Joust

As grandma Joann and mom, Maryann, happily snapped photos with their phones, Kyle and Bryon White perched on the edge of the Pegasus ballroom stage taking a moment to catch their breath and contemplate the oversized $12,000 check between them. Exhausted but elated, the siblings and their business plan to grow their Florida-based tea company […]


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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.