Celebrating Philanthropy with President’s Circle Members

Celebrating Philanthropy with President's Circle Members

Tommy Heller, a junior in the theatre studies program at UCF, juggled a hectic schedule for weeks as the assistant stage manager for “Oklahoma!” in preparation for Friday’s opening night at the Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts.  In addition to his major responsibilities for the production that kicked off UCF Celebrates the Arts, he […]

Faculty, Staff’s 2017 Believe Campaign Exceeds $1 Million for UCF’s Future

The UCF faculty and staff’s annual Believe campaign wrapped up Wednesday with a total of $1,010,644 in support of the university’s goals. Provost and Executive Vice President Dale Whittaker and the campaign’s spirit team delivered the news at the Student Union that 2,045 faculty and staff members made the donation to invest in academic excellence, […]

Giving a ‘Voice’ to Innovation

Working as an intern at a speech-language clinic in rural Nova Scotia, Jennifer Kent-Walsh met a family who would forever change what she wanted to do with her life. The patient was a young woman with a small child, engaged to be married. Before her wedding she went in for a routine surgery, but came […]

Dixon Commits Gift of More Than $5 Million to UCF Athletics

Kenneth G. Dixon has made a gift commitment of more than $5 million to UCF Athletics. It is the largest cash pledge ever by an individual UCF alumnus.  In recognition of this gift, a 95-acre section of campus will be named the Kenneth G. Dixon Athletics Village. The Kenneth G. Dixon Athletics Village will be […]


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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.