KNIGHTS Clinic Wins Clinton Foundation Innovation Award

KNIGHTS Clinic Wins Clinton Foundation Innovation Award

Former President Bill Clinton this month recognized UCF’s KNIGHTS Clinic with the Innovation Award for Health Care Provider Training and Education at the Clinton Foundation’s Health Matters Activation Summit in Little Rock, AR. The student-run free clinic provides care for Central Floridians with limited access to health care. College of Medicine students created the clinic […]

Center for Success of Women Faculty Honors 3 Women of Distinction

Three UCF faculty members Monday were presented with the annual Women of Distinction award by the university’s Center for Success of Women Faculty. The awards recognize some of the unique ways that faculty members contribute to the success of UCF. The recipients chosen this year for excellence in community engagement and outreach were: Michele Gregoire […]

KNIGHTS Clinic Celebrates First Anniversary

The student-run KNIGHTS free Clinic (Keeping Neighbors in Good Health Through Service) celebrated its one-year anniversary January 31, and a day later UCF medical students presented their creation at the  Society for Student Run Free Clinics (SSRFC) International Conference in Nashville, TN. The annual conference drew more than 400 students from medical schools nationwide who […]

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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.