Remembering Pulse

Remembering Pulse

UCF invites the community to campus on June 8 to honor and remember the 49 lives taken at Pulse. Below is a message from UCF President John C. Hitt detailing how the university will mark the one-year remembrance. Nearly one year ago, our vibrant, welcoming city was attacked in an act of hate. On June […]

'The Grapes of Wrath' to be Featured at Big Read, UCF Celebrates the Arts

The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck’s story of an Oklahoma family’s flight from the dust bowl in the 1930s, will be featured in multiple upcoming UCF events as part of the national Big Read’s annual community reading project – including a production at the UCF Celebrates the Arts festival, an art exhibit and other activities. […]

UCF, Orlando Science Center Fuse Art with Science at New Gallery

The national educational movement to promote the seamless working relationship of science and art has taken the next step, teaming up the UCF School of Visual Arts & Design and the Orlando Science Center with a permanent new gallery of science-inspired artwork. “Fusion: A STEAM Gallery” is the name of the new gallery space on […]

UCF Art Gallery to Host Symposium to Unite Orlando's Cultural Scene

As if working with a blank canvas, local artists and art organizations will gather at the UCF Art Gallery on March 16 to discuss ideas toward the goal of uniting and promoting the Orlando cultural scene to rival other artistic meccas. In the past couple of years there has been a notable increase of arts […]

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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.