Ibsen’s drama ‘Hedda Gabler’ still resonates

Ibsen’s drama 'Hedda Gabler' still resonates

Theatre UCF’s production of Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler – a spellbinding drama of revenge, manipulation, sexual repression, deceit and despair – will run Thursday, March 23  through Sunday, April 2. Kate Ingram, the show’s director said she along with the cast and crew are working to “take the dust covers off and look at the […]

'Hamilton' Calls UCF Alumnus for Role in National Tour

“Perform as if your last meal depended on it,” Desmond Newson said. That piece of advice from his wise brother was a driving force that landed Newson a coveted spot in the national tour of the Tony-award winning Broadway musical, Hamilton. Newson’s introduction to theatre came early when he auditioned for his high school’s musical […]

UCF Basketball Seeks Food Donations to Help Fellow Knights

UCF Knights men’s basketball fans are asked to bring a food or toiletry donation to the home game Feb. 11 to help support the Knights Helping Knights Pantry, an on-campus food pantry for students in need. Peanut butter, pasta and toilet paper are items most in need, but any nonperishable food items will be accepted […]

Musical Theater Alumna Offers Advice to Students

Three weeks after earning her degree in December 2014, Abby Jaros sat on her bed alongside her parents in a packed-up apartment. All at once, Jaros realized the leap she was about to take in moving to New York City to pursue a career in theater. She questioned herself: Is this really what I should […]


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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.