UCF Celebrates the Arts Expands Venues for Works by SVAD Students, Faculty

UCF Celebrates the Arts Expands Venues for Works by SVAD Students, Faculty

Presentations by students and faculty in UCF’s School of Visual Arts & Design – fine art, tableau vivant (living art), films, interactive gaming and other fields – will expand to multiple venues in this year’s UCF Celebrates the Arts. In addition to art presentations at the host site of the April 7-14 festival, the Dr. […]

UCF Celebrates the Arts to Team with Orlando REP to Produce 'The Giver'

The Giver, an award-winning social-science novel that has become a staple reading assignment in many middle schools around the country, will be a featured stage performance during the upcoming UCF Celebrates the Arts festival. The popularity of the production was recently exhibited when a morning festival performance of the Lois Lowry book was first offered […]

'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. […]

Team of 200 to Present Oklahoma! at UCF Celebrates the Arts

Oklahoma!, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical telling the love story of cowboy Curly McLain and farm girl Laurey Williams, will open this year’s eight-day UCF Celebrates the Arts with evening performances April 7-8. The production, a collaboration between the UCF music and theatre departments, will be directed by musical theatre coordinator Earl D. Weaver and feature […]


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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.