Rec Center Expanding to Knights Plaza

Rec Center Expanding to Knights Plaza

The Recreation and Wellness Center continues to keep up with the enrollment growth at UCF, the second-largest university in the country. In the fall, the Recreation and Wellness Center plans to begin offering services at a center in Knights Plaza on the north end of campus. The creation of the facility coincides with the new 10-year contract signed […]

Ceremony Honors Lost Knights

Overwhelming feelings of love and community filled the Pegasus Ballroom last Thursday, when nearly 300 UCF family and friends said goodbye to deceased UCF students at the 2012 Eternal Knights Memorial Service. The Knights remembered at this year’s ceremony included Stephan Gomez, Christopher Beck, Kyle Urbanik, Andres Bermudez, Anwar Rashid, Anna Adams, John Phillips, Ann […]

Innovative Hub Offers Latest Technology for Students, Staff

Learning at colleges and universities is being redefined by technology and is no longer confined to the classroom. The University of Central Florida recognizes the changes in student needs and developed the Technology Commons to provide students, faculty and staff with a resource center that fulfills their technological needs. A ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday marked the […]

President Hitt: UCF 'is on the Move in Many Exciting Ways'

UCF President John C. Hitt delivered his State of the University address Thursday at the Student Union. Faculty Senate Chair Ida Cook and Student Government Association President Matthew McCann also spoke to students and staff and faculty members who packed the Pegasus Ballroom. The prepared remarks for all three speeches are below. To watch a video of […]

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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.