Successful UCF Celebrates the Arts 2017 Already Looking Ahead to 2018

Successful UCF Celebrates the Arts 2017 Already Looking Ahead to 2018

Just a few days after the third annual UCF Celebrates the Arts concluded its eight-day run of concerts, presentations, lectures and workshops, planners have already started working on next year’s festival. “If you liked UCF Celebrates the Arts 2017, just wait until you see 2018,” said Steven Chicurel-Stein, interim director of the School of Performing […]

UCF Celebrates the Arts Begins 8-Day Run Friday

From the wind-swept plains of Oklahoma!, to the “KAPOW!” of Batman, to some classic paintings recreated in 3-D, the annual UCF Celebrates the Arts festival April 7-14 will present a collage of the many talents of the university’s students and faculty. The free eight-day event based at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts […]

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 […]

Musical Theater Alumna Offers Advice to Students

Three weeks after earning her degree in December 2014, Abby Jaros sat on her bed alongside her parents in a packed-up apartment. All at once, Jaros realized the leap she was about to take in moving to New York City to pursue a career in theater. She questioned herself: Is this really what I should […]


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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.