UCFPD Welcomes Four New Officers to the Force

UCFPD Welcomes Four New Officers to the Force

The UCF Police Department welcomed four new officers today in front of an audience filled with family, friends, fellow UCFPD officers and staff, and members of the community. The officers started their field training in February and were sworn into the UCFPD family Monday by Chief Richard Beary. “The thing we cherish here is the […]

'The Big Read' at UCF to Focus on Zora Neale Hurston

UCF’s College of Arts & Humanities has been awarded one of 75 grants from the National Endowment for the Arts to participate in “The Big Read,” a nationwide program created to revitalize the role of literature in American culture and encourage reading for pleasure and enlightenment. Grant recipients around the country pick their own books […]

Survival of the Fittest at Central Florida's Attractions

The old-world charm of roadside attractions may have taken a backseat to modern theme park thrills, but the unique businesses will live on in an upcoming talk at the University of Central Florida. Dorothy Mays, head of Public Services at Rollins College’s Olin Library, will discuss the impact that competitors such as Walt Disney World […]

Oct. 6 ESPN Game: Free Football Tickets

The Wednesday evening ESPN-televised UCF football game with the UAB Blazers at Bright House Networks Stadium on Oct. 6 will place Orlando on national TV during prime time and UCF Athletics is inviting all college students and UCF faculty and staff  members to the game. UCF Students All UCF students will be admitted with a […]


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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.