UCF Celebrates the Arts Expands Venues for Works by SVAD Students, Faculty

UCF Celebrates the Arts Expands Venues for Works by SVAD Students, Faculty

Presentations by students and faculty in UCF’s School of Visual Arts & Design – fine art, tableau vivant (living art), films, interactive gaming and other fields – will expand to multiple venues in this year’s UCF Celebrates the Arts. In addition to art presentations at the host site of the April 7-14 festival, the Dr. […]

UCF Represents at Love Your Shorts Film Festival in Sanford

Educational workshops for aspiring and veteran filmmakers and an exhibition of 14 student films will be sponsored by UCF’s College of Arts & Humanities as part of the seventh annual Love Your Shorts Film Festival in Sanford on Feb. 9-12. This is the third year of the university and festival’s growing partnership, which this year […]

Artists Confront Topic of Climate Change

Science and art often overlap – as in an upcoming climate-change exhibit presented by UCF’s School of Visual Arts & Design and the CREATE Program. The exhibit, “Today for Tomorrow: A Visual Response to Climate Change,” will feature emotionally driven artwork created by students from UCF and local elementary schools beginning Jan. 13 at the […]

Grinch Christmas TV Special Turns 50, Reminds What is Important – UCF Animator

You’d think that after a half century the Grinch would remember his lesson. But every year since the December 1966 television special How the Grinch Stole Christmas! first appeared, the animated green curmudgeon returns to his old tricks of sabotaging the holiday once again. “Basic human nature does not change,” said Jo Anne Adams, an […]

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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.