QPR a thon: Suicide Prevention Training

QPR a thon: Suicide Prevention Training

Suicide can be prevented. Suicide is a serious public health problem that affects people of all ages. It is the tenth leading cause of death for Americans and the second leading cause in the college-age population. However, people rarely communicate openly about suicide, which hinders effective prevention. On March 27, QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) trainers […]

100% of Med School’s First Residents Match Into Fellowships

The first graduates of the College of Medicine’s young internal medicine residency program matched into fellowships December 7 – with a 100 percent match rate for three third-year residents and two chief residents who joined highly competitive programs across the country. After completing medical school, physicians must enter a graduate medical education program of between […]

SEM Boot Camp Refreshes Skills for Experts & Grad Students

UCF’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management hosted its first structural equation modeling (SEM) Boot Camp July 9-11 for faculty, staff and graduate students. The instructor was Dr. James Gaskin, an expert on advanced multivariate statistics for academic research. The purpose of the boot camp was to provide a foundation for the concepts and mechanics involved […]

UCF to Hold Free Nutrition and Training Forum Wednesday

Young athletes and their coaches and parents are invited to attend a University of Central Florida forum focusing on conditioning, training and nutrition. The event, sponsored by UCF’s College of Education, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, in the Morgridge International Reading Center at UCF’s main campus. The forum is […]

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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.