Remembering Pulse

Remembering Pulse

UCF invites the community to campus on June 8 to honor and remember the 49 lives taken at Pulse. Below is a message from UCF President John C. Hitt detailing how the university will mark the one-year remembrance. Nearly one year ago, our vibrant, welcoming city was attacked in an act of hate. On June […]

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 […]

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 […]

18 Students to be Honored in Eternal Knights Memorial Service

Flags will be at half-staff and the Student Union’s Pegasus seal will be covered with tea-light candles and yellow roses April 11 for an Eternal Knights Memorial Service honoring 18 students who passed away in the past 12 months. Those being honored are: Jesus Beato, College of Engineering & Computer Science, civil engineering Carolyn Bohl, […]

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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.