UCF to Test Emergency Communication Tools Wednesday

UCF to Test Emergency Communication Tools Wednesday

UCF’s preparations for potential emergency situations include regular tests of the communication tools that provide critical information to students, staff and faculty members, and the public. Several of those UCF Alert communication tools will be tested Wednesday, March 8. This semester’s testing is timed with Safe Knight Week, an annual opportunity to learn about self-care, […]

Safe Knight Week Starts March 6

UCF is this week hosting a series of interactive events to raise awareness about safety and well-being. Some of these topics are ones that the UCF community may deal with on campus and beyond. With Spring Break fast approaching, Safe Knight Week, which runs March 6-10, is an opportunity to learn about self-care, violence prevention […]

Two Longtime Police Officers Retire from UCFPD

The UCF Police Department this week bid farewell to two police officers who combined dedicated more than 60 years to protecting and serving the community. Hugh Carpenter and Chuck Reising were joined by their families, peers from UCF, former UCFPD retirees, colleagues from other agencies, and community partners at two retirement ceremonies held earlier this […]

UCFPD: Be Safe this Halloween

As Halloween creeps up, the UCF Police Department reminds motorists and pedestrians to be extra careful on the roads this weekend. Officers from UCFPD and more than 10 local agencies will participate in a DUI enforcement wave from Friday, Oct. 28 through Monday, Oct. 31. The multijurisdictional detail will focus on drivers who appear to […]


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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.