‘The Music Man’ Puts Spotlight on Performing Arts’ Collaboration

'The Music Man' Puts Spotlight on Performing Arts' Collaboration

Theatre UCF and the UCF Music Department are joining forces to bring Meredith Willson’s The Music Man to life. The family-friendly musical opens on Thursday, Feb. 20, and runs through Sunday, March 2, on the Theatre UCF Main Stage. Playwright Meredith Willson wrote the musical in the 1950s and it depicts his childhood in Iowa. […]

Halloween Haunted Houses, Horror Nights Tap Into Our Primal Brains

Most of us have never been chased down with a chainsaw, but a primal part of our brains loves the thrill of that horrific possibility. That’s one reason why haunted houses and their newer incarnations – horror nights – are an ever-popular and growing business, especially around Halloween. Consumers are expected to spend $8.4 billion […]

UCF's Blackstone LaunchPad Team Takes 2nd in Forbes Competition

What started as a hobby and an idea to make some extra cash has turned into an award-winning product for UCF seniors and self-proclaimed sneakerheads Eric Delgado and Victoria Weiss. Delgado and Weiss’s Rope Lace Supply, which makes colorful, custom shoelaces for sneaker aficionados, recently took second place—and a $10,000 prize—at the 2016 Forbes Under […]

Snakes, Knightro and Yoga -- Oh My!

Snakes, Knightro and yoga — just a few of the  animals, mascots and activities one can enjoy during Faculty and Family Fun Sundays, a monthly fall get-together for the UCF faculty in the Arboretum Park. This free event was the idea of Linda Walters, director of the Center for Success of Women Faculty and a […]