Report Finds Major League Baseball Lacks Racial, Gender Diversity

Report Finds Major League Baseball Lacks Racial, Gender Diversity

A new report shows that Major League Baseball has work to do when it comes to hiring a mix of races and genders. The 2017 Major League Baseball Racial and Gender Report Card, authored by Richard Lapchick, director of the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport, gave MLB a B […]

Does Major League Baseball Look Like America?

The 2015 Major League Baseball Racial and Gender Report Card recently released by The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport shows the league had an A on the issue of racial hiring practices, a C/C+ for gender hiring practices, and an overall grade of B. Are we playing fair when it comes to sports? Does […]


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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.