UCF’s Lapchick Joined Pope Francis at Vatican Conference on Sport, Humanity

UCF’s Lapchick Joined Pope Francis at Vatican Conference on Sport, Humanity

Richard Lapchick, a UCF eminent scholar and endowed chair known internationally as the “racial conscience of sport,” was among the 150 global delegates invited to join Pope Francis last week for the Sport at the Service of Humanity Conference. According to the Vatican, “the goal of the conference is to create a place where thought […]

Pope Francis Blesses UCF Marriage

UCF medical school student Jenn Bazemore Fundora has had a life-changing few months. She’s gotten married, matched into a pediatric residency program at the prestigious Johns Hopkins Hospital and now has received a blessing from Pope Francis at a special newlywed ceremony in Rome. Jenn and her husband, Chris, who were married in December 2013, […]


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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.