Editorial: No More Conspiracy Theories
November 27, 2023 In an editorial for Current, historian David Head discusses how conspiracy theories — even ones that seem like harmless fun — can cause damage.
John C. Hitt Library Hosts Exhibition Featuring UCF B.S. in Photography Alumni
November 21, 2023 12 UCF Daytona Beach B.S. in Photography Alumni will display their work in the John C. Hitt Library Gallery.
Magic Power Couple: Kostya Kimlat ’10 and Amy Schwartz Kimlat ’06 Reveal the Secret Behind their Magic Entertainment Company
November 20, 2023 Alumni Kostya Kimlat ’10 and Amy Schwartz Kimlat ’06 collaborate to create unforgettable magical experiences in their show, See Magic Live.
Happy 60th Anniversary, Disney and UCF!
November 20, 2023 James Clark, senior lecturer of history, discusses the two events that changed the landscape of Orlando.
Arts and Humanities students shine at UCF’s 2023 3MT Competition
November 20, 2023 Theatre student Cory Kennedy Barrow placed in the top three at UCF’s annual Three Minute These (3MT) competition.
The History of Army Combat Veteran Walt Napier ’15 ’16 ’20MA
November 20, 2023 Walt Napier ’15 ’16 ’20MA recently returned to UCF for Veterans Month to share his experience as historian at the US Army Command and General Staff College & Combined Arms Center in Fort Leavenworth, KS.
UCF hosts Veteran’s Salute to honor alumni veterans
November 16, 2023 The UCF community gathered to salute and celebrate alumni veterans. The salute was planned in a joint effort by Military and Veteran Student Success, the Department of History and the UCF Community Veterans History Project.
Interview: Spanglish is an emergent dialect in Florida
November 16, 2023 Francisco J. (Paco) Fernández-Rubiera, associate professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, spoke with Spectrum News 13 about Spanglish dialects and the importance of learning proper grammar, while acknowledging that languages evolve.
InPark Magazine: Education Front feature
November 14, 2023 Themed Experience Program Director Peter Weishar interviewed several members of his Advisory Council for InPark Magazine.
New tuba and euphonium professor revives popular ensemble
November 14, 2023 New music professor Benjamin Vasko said that bringing back the Tuba and Euphonium Ensemble was one of his priorities coming to UCF because it is an important pedagogical tool.
Morgan’s Mask: New Movie by Trevor Rigby ’08 Now Streaming Everywhere
November 13, 2023 A new movie by musician and filmmaker Trevor Rigby ’08 was released earlier this year and is now available on many streaming platforms, including Amazon, YouTube and Apple TV.
UCF Presents the 2nd Annual Art Knight!
November 08, 2023 UCF’s Art Knight! will be held on Friday, November 17. The annual event, hosted by the School of Visual Arts and Design (SVAD), is an open house for the community to tour studio spaces and classrooms, see current student projects and interact with art students and faculty.
University Writing Center Hosts Halloween Open Mic Night
November 06, 2023 Thursday night was filled with terrifying tales and fearsome costumes as the University Writing Center held its annual Halloween Open Mic Night.
Students Learn About Brazilian Culture through Film
November 06, 2023 During Hispanic Heritage Month, the Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx Studies program in collaboration with the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures brought to campus the award-winning Brazilian film “Olha pra Elas” (“Look at them”), which shares the experiences of women imprisoned in Brazil.
Chiara Mazzucchelli awarded by Italian Chapter of the Kiwanis Club
November 03, 2023 The Enna chapter of the Kiwanis Club, an international organization dedicated to the education and well-being of children worldwide, recognized Associate Professor Chiara Mazzucchelli, Ph.D., for her outstanding contributions to the field of Italian Studies and her career in education.
UCF’s historians capture veterans stories for Veterans Legacy Program
November 03, 2023 UCF’s historians are working with the National Cemetery Administration to collect the stories of individuals buried in the cemeteries as part of the Veterans Legacy Program.
UCF Art Gallery showcases work by SVAD faculty members
October 30, 2023 “A colorful array of artwork created by faculty was on display for students to view on Oct. 19. At the Faculty Exhibition in the Visual Arts building faculty members, who are recognized in the national and international sphere, showcased their work to the UCF community. The exhibition ends on Nov....
UCF hosts 11th annual Jerrell Shofner Lecture Series
October 26, 2023 Nearly 80 seats were occupied with attendees at UCF’s 11th annual Jerrell H. Shofner Lecture Series as guests sat in for the Puerto Ricans in Florida lecture.
Russian American Student Association promotes cultural understanding on campus
October 26, 2023 The UCF Russian American Student Association is taking a step towards fostering a more inclusive campus environment by promoting cultural understanding through a monthly event called “Russian Tea Hour.”
Interview: Honoring Indigenous Cultures While Acknowledging Struggles
October 25, 2023 Associate Professor of History Daniel Murphree spoke with News 4 Jacksonville about how to celebrate the rich traditions and contributions of Indigenous Peoples while also acknowledging the ongoing struggles they endure.