Conner Elected to Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice in Nursing

Conner Elected to Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice in Nursing

Norma Conner, associate dean for academic excellence and associate professor at the UCF College of Nursing, has been elected as a Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice in Nursing (FNAP). Conner was recognized as a Distinguished Scholar and Fellow for her academic achievements in nursing education and research as well as her leadership […]

Veterans at UCF Hone Skills, Experience to Become Entrepreneurs

Take a military daughter, add degrees in psychology, management and human-resource development, mix in more than 20 years in the Air Force and eight years of company ownership and you’ve got a candidate poised to succeed as an entrepreneur. Except for one thing – the needed expertise to scale from the startup stage to a […]

Graduate School Rankings Are In: UCF Has 22 Programs in Top 100

Twenty-two University of Central Florida graduate programs were ranked in the top 100 in their respective fields by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools of 2018 released Tuesday. For the first time all seven eligible programs in the College of Engineering and Computer Science ranked among the best programs in the nation, according […]

UCF 1st in State to Offer Neurofeedback Therapy to Aid Students’ Mental Health

The University of Central Florida recently became the first public university in the state to offer students neurofeedback therapy, a treatment for various mental-health disorders that helps patients gain more control over their brain activity. UCF’s addition of neurofeedback therapy comes at a time when demand for mental-health services on college campuses is on the […]


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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.