Rosen College of Hospitality Management

Rosen College’s Founding Dean Wears Many Hats

Rosen College’s Founding Dean Wears Many Hats

Abraham Pizam, the founding dean of UCF’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management, is a multi-faceted man. It’s something one of his students picked up on while he served as her dissertation chair. Marissa Orlowski ’16PhD, now an assistant professor at Rosen, gave him a shadowbox showcasing a variety of miniature hats representing the many areas […]

UCF Football vs. Temple: What You Need to Know for Thursday on Campus

The No. 9 UCF Knights will go head to head in a conference matchup against the Temple Owls in Spectrum Stadium at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1, for a nationally televised game on ESPN. UCF owns the longest winning streak in the nation, now at 20 games, and the Owls are undefeated in conference […]

The Ultimate Guide to Getting Involved at UCF

Whether you’re looking to explore a new interest, grow your passion or find a group that will help you advance your career, getting involved at UCF has plenty of benefits. And with more than 600 Registered Student Organizations on campus, there’s something for everyone to become connected. Here are the top three things you should […]

UCF Class Spotlight: Exploring Wines of the World

Class Name HFT 4866C – Exploring Wines of the World Description Discover how to use your senses to taste and evaluate wines, while learning about the growing, processing, and production of grape varieties used in making wine. When is it offered? Fall, spring and summer semesters. How many students are in a class? 50 max […]


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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.