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How A UCF Student Started Beyoncé’s Before I Let Go Challenge

How A UCF Student Started Beyoncé’s Before I Let Go Challenge

When Netflix dropped Beyoncé’s Homecoming at 3 a.m. April 17, Fabron Alexis immediately pulled up the documentary and stayed awake until 5:30 a.m. to watch his favorite artist’s latest project. Like so many others around the world, the UCF entertainment management student was in awe of the music, the concept and the behind-the-scenes footage and […]

UCF’s Rosen College Ranks Among World’s Top 5 Again

For the third consecutive year, UCF’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management is ranked among the top five best hospitality and hotel management schools in the world by CEOWorld magazine. Although the college opened just 15 years ago, it managed to be ranked among decades-old programs such as Switzerland’s Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne and the School of […]

UCF Instructor Offers Insight on Fyre and Other Festivals

Anyone who’s watched the Fyre Festival promo video probably would tell you there’s no way this event could happen—well, at least now they would. The video was released in January 2017  to announce an immersive music festival experience that would take place in the Bahamian island of Great Exuma during two weekends. Event organizers promised thousands […]

The 30 Best Photos of 2018

(Photo by Nick Leyva ’15) Jan. 1 –  After UCF completed their first perfect football season and a 34-27 defeat over Auburn at the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl, former UCF linebacker Shaquem Griffin ’16 admires the championship trophy. Shaquem made history in April when he became the first one-handed player to be drafted in the NFL, joining his […]


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Nanotech Advances Future Mobile Devices and Wearable Technology

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. Learn more about batteries vs. supercapicitors and additional nanotech research being conducted at UCF.