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. […]

Blending Technology and Traditional Art to Inspire A Love of Science

Ryan Buyssens was the kind of kid who would take his toys apart and rebuild them in new ways. Sometimes they worked. Sometimes they didn’t. He didn’t think he’d make a career out of his tinkering, but he has. Not only is he an assistant professor for sculpture and art at the University of Central […]

UCF Alumni Association Aids Students with Scholarships

The UCF Alumni Association collects thousands of dollars each year to give right back to students through its many scholarships. Senior Erica Chu received the alumni association’s UCF Alumni Legacy Scholarship — a $1,500 award for outstanding students with parents who graduated from UCF — to make her dreams of attending UCF possible. “I was ecstatic […]

UCF to Present Workshops, Student Projects at Love Your Shorts Film Festival

Free filmmaking workshops and an evening of student films are all part of a UCF-sponsored Education Day at the Feb. 11-14 Love Your Shorts Film Festival in Sanford. Education Day, sponsored Feb. 11 by UCF’s College of Arts & Humanities, will kick off the festival activities at the Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center, where 61 […]

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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.