Students Express Their Creed Reflections

Students Express Their Creed Reflections

During the fall semester, the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities in conjunction with the UCF Parent and Family Fund held the first UCF Creed Art Contest. Students from across campus were encouraged to submit original works of art that represented the UCF Creed values. Nineteen talented students submitted their original artwork and three winners […]

Technology Commons to Celebrate 1st Anniversary with Week of Events

The UCF Technology Commons will celebrate its first anniversary on campus Jan. 14-18 with programs scheduled each day for visitors. Technology-focused programming has been created by UCF staff and partners such as Apple, Dell, HP, Microsoft and Adobe. The opening of UCF’s newest computer lab has provided the UCF community with a greater degree of […]

New Fountain Refills 10,000th Bottle in 2 Months

Users of a water-bottle filler in the new Technology Commons on campus have saved their 10,000th bottle from possibly ending up in a landfill. That milestone was reached Thursday at the fountain, which has been in use for just two months and allows bottles to be reused rather than thrown away. The fountain dispenses filtered […]

Innovative Hub Offers Latest Technology for Students, Staff

Learning at colleges and universities is being redefined by technology and is no longer confined to the classroom. The University of Central Florida recognizes the changes in student needs and developed the Technology Commons to provide students, faculty and staff with a resource center that fulfills their technological needs. A ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday marked 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.