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Theatre UCF’s The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui Invites Audiences to Think Beyond Good and Evil

February 02, 2023  Bertolt Brecht’s epic play, reimagined on UCF’s stage, follows mobster Arturo Ui’s rise to power in 1930s Chicago, mirroring Hitler’s rise to power through satire and drama.

How we Use Rhetoric in Everyday Life

January 31, 2023  Rhetoric is everywhere — on TV, on our phones, in conversations. Learning how to use rhetoric can help you better understand messages while effectively communicating in any situation.

Orlando Sentinel: Orlando Philharmonic Salutes Musical-Theater Giants

January 31, 2023  On January 28, the UCF Choir performed with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and several Broadway stars under the direction of Jeffery Redding.

Pegasus Professor Luis Martínez-Fernández to Share New Book

January 31, 2023  Dr. Luis Martínez-Fernández’s book sheds insightful light on political, geopolitical and cultural transformations that have, as the author says, turned the world upside down.

David Head Named Kentucky Wesleyan’s Distinguished Faculty Fellow

January 31, 2023  David Head, historian, author and lecturer of history at UCF was selected for Kentucky Wesleyan’s Distinguished Faculty Fellow for 2023.

2 Teams Win 2022 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts and Wellness Innovation Awards for Projects to Strengthen Orlando Communities

January 30, 2023  The projects, which received $25,000 each, were chosen for improving our sense of community through the power of arts and wellness.

Documenting the Suburban Gothic: An Interview with Ryan Rivas

January 24, 2023  Assistant Professor of English Chrissy Kolaya sat down with writer, publisher and community builder Ryan Rivas about his debut book, Nextdoor in Colonialtown.

UCF Researchers Help Restore the Lost History of Indigenous Prisoners in Fort Marion, 1875 – 1878

January 24, 2023  UCF Researchers collaborated with the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes of Oklahoma, the National Park Service, the Florida National Guard and Flagler College to honor Cheyenne, Kiowa and Comanche prisoners buried in St. Augustine National Cemetery.

Click Orlando: New Theatre UCF Show Celebrates Children of Military Families

January 24, 2023  Theatre UCF students are looking to shine a spotlight on a group of people whose story doesn’t get told very often.

Knights Write Showcase Celebrates Student Writing and Research Across the University

January 24, 2023  The annual Knights Write Showcase celebration will take place Feb. 8 and 9 at the Pegasus Grand Ballroom, where attendees can view poster presentations displaying writing research projects, attend various panel presentations that discuss writing-related issues and ideas and celebrate award-winning student work.

Arts at UCF Keep the Enjoyment of Making Music Alive at FMEA

January 19, 2023  The UCF Choir, under the direction of Jeffery Redding, performed at the Florida Music Education Association conference for the first time in the conference’s 79-year history.

UCF Medievalist Receives Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities

January 19, 2023  Assistant Professor of English Stephen Hopkins was selected for a highly competitive year-long, $60,000 fellowship in support of his book, The Infernal Laboratory: Vernacular Theology and Hell in the Medieval North Sea.

The Fight to Protect the Land of the First Black School in Central Florida

January 17, 2023  As the sale of the land where the first Black school in Central Florida once stood closes in, some residents of Eatonville are fighting to protect it.

Spirituality Through an Afrofuturism Lens: The 2023 ZORA! Festival of the Arts & Humanities

January 17, 2023  Historic Eatonville’s annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts & Humanities returns for its 34th year with a focus on “Spirituality Through an Afrofuturism Lens.”

UCF’s Traveling Theatre Program Brings Magic to Children’s Hospital

January 11, 2023  Students and faculty in the School of Performing Arts and the College of Nursing discussed their collaborative efforts to bring theatre to hospitalized children with News Channel 6.

Florida Humanities “Greater Good: Humanities in Academia Grants” Awardees to Host Community-Wide Events

January 11, 2023  This fall, four units in the UCF College of Arts and Humanities were awarded “Greater Good: Humanities in Academia” Grants to support events exploring the human experience throughout the Spring 2023 semester.

Former Disney Imagineer Patrick Brennan Joins UCF Themed Experience Program Faculty

January 10, 2023  UCF welcomes creative powerhouse Patrick Brennan as a visiting instructor, to inspire innovation and imagination in the next generation of themed experience creators. He joins founding program director of Themed Experience Peter Weishar on the faculty.

UCF Historian on the Golden Age of Piracy

January 09, 2023  History professor David Head discusses the golden age of piracy, the responsibilities of pirates and common misconceptions about their lifestyles.

UCF’s COLORS’ Free English Grammar Tutoring for Graduate International Students

January 09, 2023  UCF’s COLORS is now offering free tutoring to assist international graduate students with their English grammar for academic writing purposes.

Orlando Sentinel: UCF Marching Knights Highlight Day of Pageantry

January 06, 2023  On December 28, the Marching Knights embarked on a 15-hour journey to represent UCF at the Military Bowl in Annapolis, Maryland. Prior to the halftime show, the Marching Knights honored veterans and active service members with performances of Anchors Aweigh, Wild Blue Yonder and other patriotic music in the official Military Bowl...