The Failure of College Sport as an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Failure of College Sport as an Equal Opportunity Employer

As someone who has worked for institutions of higher education for more than four decades, it is especially embarrassing for me that colleges have the worst record in sports for hiring women and people of color. UCF’s Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport released the 2013 College Sport Racial and Gender Report Card this […]

NFL Earns Extra Points For Racial Hiring

According to a new study released by The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES), the National Football League continues to excel in racial hiring practices but has room for improvement when it comes to gender. For the second consecutive year, the league received an “A” on racial hiring and a “C” on gender […]

TIDES Releases 2009 NFL Racial and Gender Report Card

The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES), part of the DeVos Sport Business Management Graduate Program in the College of Business Administration, has released a report examining the hiring practices in the National Football League. Based on statistics from the 2008 season, the NFL achieved an A- on racial hiring practices and a C […]


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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.