First-Generation Knightro

First-Generation Knightro

University of Central Florida student Jesse Stokes is a knight in shining armor. He’s been wearing black and gold and throwing down the gauntlet to the opposition, enthusiastically encouraging his fellow Knights to ‘Charge On’ during athletic events for the past few years. Stokes is part of team Knightro – UCF’s mascot. At the Feb. […]

Monkey Business

As a little girl, Laurell Shaffer, ’06, dreamed of being a Rockette. She grew up taking dance classes and performing her craft in various recitals. However, her career path twirled her in a much different direction. So, instead of doing high kicks at Radio City, she’s taken to the stage of high tech. As an […]

UCF Students to Learn Cruise Industry by Land, Sea

Students at UCF’s Rosen College will have the opportunity to participate in a unique elective course next spring that will take them aboard the Disney Cruise Line during Spring Break for an in-depth look at the cruise industry. The hospitality management and event management students will venture behind the scenes to experience the inner workings […]

Rosen College's Economic Impact on Central Florida Since 2000 Tops $500 Million

A new report from the University of Central Florida’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management, one of the nation’s top hospitality schools, determined the total economic impact of its alumni on Central Florida surpassed $531 million from 2000 to 2012. During that period, more than 5,000 students earned a degree either at the undergraduate or graduate […]

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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.