‘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. […]

UCF Hospital Partnership Earns Key State Approval

A new hospital focused on building a healthier community, training more physicians and powering economic growth through research earned a key approval Thursday from the State University System’s Board of Governors in Tallahassee. UCF Lake Nona Medical Center, which will be built adjacent to the UCF College of Medicine, is a public-private partnership with UCF […]

UCF Grad at Home with the WWE & Wrestlemania

As a child growing up off University Boulevard in east Orlando, Dasha Kuret ’12 dreamed of attending UCF one day. She didn’t foresee, however, that a degree in health sciences would land her a career in which body slams, suplexes and pile drivers are everyday occurrences. Yet, here she is – a UCF alumna turned […]

UCF to be Featured on NPR's Science Friday

It’s not every day that a national radio celebrity wishes a 12-year-old Florida girl Happy Birthday during a broadcast, but that’s just what Science Friday host Ira Flatow did this week while taping in Orlando. It’s just one of the surprises listeners will hear when Science Friday broadcasts the show 2-4 p.m. Friday, March 31, […]


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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.