UCFPD Welcomes Four New Officers to the Force

UCFPD Welcomes Four New Officers to the Force

The UCF Police Department welcomed four new officers today in front of an audience filled with family, friends, fellow UCFPD officers and staff, and members of the community. The officers started their field training in February and were sworn into the UCFPD family Monday by Chief Richard Beary. “The thing we cherish here is the […]

UCF to Host 2017 Walk Like MADD

For the first time the University of Central Florida will play host to the Central Florida Walk Like MADD, the largest yearly fundraiser for Mothers Against Drunk Driving. The 2017 walk will take place at UCF’s Memory Mall Saturday, April 29. Registration will start at 5 p.m., and the event will start at 5:30 p.m. […]

Safe Knight Week Starts March 6

UCF is this week hosting a series of interactive events to raise awareness about safety and well-being. Some of these topics are ones that the UCF community may deal with on campus and beyond. With Spring Break fast approaching, Safe Knight Week, which runs March 6-10, is an opportunity to learn about self-care, violence prevention […]

Two Longtime Police Officers Retire from UCFPD

The UCF Police Department this week bid farewell to two police officers who combined dedicated more than 60 years to protecting and serving the community. Hugh Carpenter and Chuck Reising were joined by their families, peers from UCF, former UCFPD retirees, colleagues from other agencies, and community partners at two retirement ceremonies held earlier this […]


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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.