UCF Helps Orange County Launch New Lifesaving Apps

UCF Helps Orange County Launch New Lifesaving Apps

This Valentine’s Day, during National Heart Month, UCF partnered with Orange County Fire Rescue partnered to launch two lifesaving apps, PulsePoint Respond and PulsePoint AED. The apps support first-responding agencies like Orange County Fire Rescue by encouraging CPR-trained citizens to respond to sudden cardiac arrest incidents as emergency crews are en route. The partnership to […]

UCF, Community Partners Serve 550 Students Free Lunch to Encourage Conversation

University of Central Florida’s Memory Mall on Feb. 9 was filled for the first-ever UCF Gather Luncheon, where more than 550 students were served a free three-course meal and were encouraged to sit together and meet new people to ultimately strengthen the Knights community. Student Development and Enrollment Services, Wellness and Health Promotion Services, Recreation and […]

UCF Celebrates Black History Month

February is Black History Month, a time to celebrate the contributions that African Americans have made in their struggles for freedom and equality in American history. On February 1, the Opening Ceremony Power: Getting Plugged into Black History Month featured guest speaker, Anthony Major, director for Aficana Studies at UCF. In addition, he is program director […]

Students, Alumni Can Jump-start Job Search at Career Expo

Jump-start your job search at the 2017 Spring Career Expo on January 31, 2017. This is an excellent opportunity to meet employers recruiting students and alumni for full-time and part-time professional opportunities. The Career Expo will held on Tuesday, January 31 at 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the CFE Arena. The event is open 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.