Prepare for Finals with Study Union

Prepare for Finals with Study Union

As final exams approach, UCF students are invited to use Study Union, one of the many academic support services available through Student Academic Resource Center. Study Union is a partnership between SARC, the Student Union and Office of Student Involvement. The Student Union remains open for 24 hours to provide a safe and collaborative space […]

New Students Named Mr. and Miss Asian Student Association at UCF

The Asian Student Association hosted the 17th annual Mr. and Miss ASA Scholarship Pageant on April 2. The event, themed fairy tales, was held at the Cape Florida Ballroom with an overwhelming audience of more than 400 attendees. The 16 participants represented multiple Asian cultural heritages, including persons from China, Philippines, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, Japan and […]

UCFPD, Student Health Services to Collect Unused Prescription Drugs

The UCF Police Department and UCF Student Health Services are partnering to collect expired, unwanted and unused prescription drugs. Medications will be collected Monday, April 10, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Student Union Atrium. The Drug Take Back Event is part of an anonymous, no-questions-asked national effort to curb drug abuse and […]

UCF Designated a "Voter Friendly Campus"

The Voter Friendly Campus initiative announced this week that UCF has been designated a “Voter Friendly Campus.” Led by nonpartisan organizations, Campus Vote Project and National Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, Haley Winston, assistant director for Office of Student Involvement, led UCF in the charge to join the inaugural class and receive this designation. The […]

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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.