Darth Vader Helps Fulfill Child’s Dream – Delivers Bionic Arm to 9-Year-Old

Darth Vader Helps Fulfill Child's Dream – Delivers Bionic Arm to 9-Year-Old

Nine-year-old Alvin Garcia Flores met Darth Vader on Thursday when the Star Wars character presented the Nebraska child a black box during a school assembly. Inside was a 3-D printed bionic arm Alvin had put on his Christmas list. Alvin was born without his right arm, but thanks to University of Central Florida-based Limbitless Solutions […]

15 Moments that Made Your Heart Burst with Knight Pride in 2015

UCF students, faculty, staff and alumni had plenty to be proud of in 2015, from producing robotic arms for children to raising record amounts for children’s hospitals. We narrowed the list of the year’s highlights to 15. Here they are, in no particular order: Limbitless Solutions, the team of students who build 3-D-printed robotic arms […]

Engineering Grad Helped Design Wheelchair Device, Lands Job with John Deere

Earning a college degree is a life-changing experience, but Megan Pence’s time at the University of Central Florida has impacted more than just her own life. The mechanical engineering major was part of a team of students whose capstone project promises to bring new freedom to quadriplegics who use wheelchairs. The six-member team of students […]

NBC's TODAY Show Features 12 Arms for Christmas Campaign

A team of UCF students delivering bionic arms to make 12 children’s Christmas wishes come true was featured Sunday on NBC’s TODAY Show. Limbitless Solutions, the UCF-based nonprofit organization that provides 3-D-printed bionic arms and hands to children at no cost to their families, started its 12 Arms for Christmas campaign with a delivery to […]