Remembering Pulse

Remembering Pulse

UCF invites the community to campus on June 8 to honor and remember the 49 lives taken at Pulse. Below is a message from UCF President John C. Hitt detailing how the university will mark the one-year remembrance. Nearly one year ago, our vibrant, welcoming city was attacked in an act of hate. On June […]

UCF Celebrates the Arts to Serve Up Musical Variety

From the classics of Rachmaninoff and Schubert, to the dynamic sounds of the 1960s TV series Batman, to a moving composition honoring last year’s Pulse nightclub victims, there’s something musically for most everyone at next month’s UCF Celebrates the Arts festival. The performers at the April 7-14 festival will be just as varied, with presentations […]

2016 Was a Transformative Year for UCF

Since everyone likes to come up with “top stories of the year” lists, I thought I would do one with a little UCF twist. Even though lists like these are always subject to debate and discussion, 2016 was certainly a transformative year for the university. Here is one person’s opinion on what the top stories […]

Forum to Address Local/Global LGBTQ+ Issues

On Nov. 3, the UCF community is invited to attend a public forum, “Local and Global Perspectives on LGBTQ+ Issues.” The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the Pegasus Ballroom of the Student Union, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Representing local issues is Hannah Willard, the Public […]


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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.