Finals Week Resources: You Got This, Knights!

Finals Week Resources: You Got This, Knights!

This week marks the end of classes for the fall 2016 semester, and with final exams around the corner, UCF reminds students of resources to help reduce stress and be academically successful. Monday, Dec. 5, will be a study day, and exams will run from Tuesday, Dec. 6 through Monday, Dec. 12. Commencement ceremonies will […]

Crime Alert: UCF Investigating Reports of Credit Card Fraud

UCF Police and university technology teams are investigating multiple reports of credit card fraud possibly originating from locations on campus. With the information known so far, it appears the fraud is occurring only at vendor locations on campus, meaning from private businesses such as restaurants and retailers. There do not appear to be reports involving […]

Students Talk Openly About Race and the Role of Police Officers

The Division of Student Development and Enrollment Services will host a panel discussion titled, “Campus Conversation: How to have difficult discussions about community policing and race.” This is an opportunity for students, faculty and staff to share ideas and thoughts about community policing and race in an effort to bring awareness and unity. WHAT: Campus […]

UCFPD Swears In New Officers, Lieutenant

Family, friends, UCF Police officers and staff, and members of the community welcomed six new officers to UCFPD today. The officers, who started their field training in July, were sworn into the agency by UCFPD Chief Richard Beary. Lieutenant Christine Gigicos, who joined UCFPD in July after retiring from the Orlando Police Department, also was […]


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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.