Free Coffee, Conversation with UCF Police and Victim Advocates

Free Coffee, Conversation with UCF Police and Victim Advocates

The campus and local communities are invited to join the UCF Police Department and UCF Victim Services for Coffee With a Cop this Wednesday. The event will go from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, at Café Bustelo in the Student Union. Attendees can chat with officers and victim advocates about any topic, all […]

Mock Trial to Explore Definition of Consent

A sexual assault mock trial to be held at UCF Monday will explore the differences between consensual sex and rape and engage attendees in a conversation about consent. The event, in its third year, is sponsored by Victim Services. Doors to Student Union room 316 will open at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, and the […]

UCFPD Officer, Victim Advocate Remember 9/11

As the country prepares to mark the 15th anniversary of the tragic 9/11 terrorist attacks, two of UCF’s own recall what it was like to be part of the devastating aftermath. UCF Police Officer Joel Witherspoon at the time of the attacks was an NYPD patrol officer in Queens. Victim Services Director Christine Mouton, then […]

Info, Demos, Giveaways and More at Wednesday's Safety Fair

Interactive safety demonstrations, games, informational displays, prizes and more are among the highlights of this year’s Campus Safety Fair, which will be held Wednesday, Sept. 7. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Pegasus Ballroom of the Student Union will be filled with a variety of on and off-campus organizations and resources dedicated to keeping […]

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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.