UCF Celebrates, Honors Faculty with 2024 Founders’ Day Awards

April 02, 2024  Congrats to our College of Arts and Humanities Professors for being recognized for their work in their fields and their service to the university.

Transforming Passion into Impact: Remembering Dr. Neil Euliano

March 21, 2024  March 25 event brings expert on the “Made in Italy” label to lecture series honoring the memory of longtime UCF donor and advocate Neil Euliano.

The Wilt Chamberlain Conspiracy Theory and the ‘Presentism’ Trap

March 15, 2024  What to make of the fevered speculation that his 100-point single-game record is a lie. After more than sixty years, the late basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain still holds the NBA record for most points in a game: 100, posted in a March 2, 1962 contest between Chamberlain’s Philadelphia Warriors and...

Visit Orlando is Excited for the Tenth Anniversary of UCF Celebrates the Arts

March 04, 2024  Visit Orlando Celebrates a Decade of Creativity in Orlando.

UCF Animation Alumnus Describes Journey from College to Winning an Emmy Award

March 04, 2024  UCF animation alumnus Trey Buongiorno speaks on his transition from UCF to winning an Emmy award.

Industry and Academia Collaborate to Empower Themed Experience Students

March 04, 2024  Peter Weishar, Professor of Themed Experience; Program Director, Themed Experience MS Degree and MFA Track speaks on the UCF Universal Creative Lab

UCF Creative Writing Alum, Author on New Spaceman Movie Based on His Book

March 01, 2024  Creative writing alum Jaroslav Kalfař ’11 reflects on his debut novel Spaceman of Bohemia and its adaptation into the movie Spaceman, which is in theaters and begins streaming on Netflix March 1.

Associate Professor of Russian presents at American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages conference

February 28, 2024  Dr. Kourova, along with her former students, delivered a captivating presentation at the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages conference..

UCF First-Gen Experimental Animation student to be Honored with Founders’ Day Award

February 27, 2024  Isabel Moreno, senior Emerging Media major on the Character Animation Track, is to be honored with a Founder’s Day Award for her work as a first generation student in the School of Visual Arts and Design.

Fox 35 News: UCF-linked company using AI to help design prosthetics for kids, teens

February 23, 2024  SVAD Professor Matt Dombrowski says their latest innovation uses generative artificial intelligence to help streamline their work. “And that includes the ideation or concept process of the arm itself, when our research team is thinking about what the next arm is gonna look like…'”

UCF Announces 2024’s 30 Under 30 Alumni Award Recipients

February 20, 2024  Congratulations to Travers Oliver ’18, named one of UCF’s 30 Under 30.

53 Faculty Scholars Honored at 4th Biennial Faculty Authors’ Celebration

February 19, 2024  This year’s Faculty Authors’ celebration recognized faculty from across eight colleges, the library and the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning, with 19 of the 53 awards belonging to Arts and Humanities faculty.

Pathways Prize Finalists Announced – Exhibition Begins in May

February 16, 2024  The Rollins Museum of Art and the UCF Art Gallery at the University of Central Florida are pleased to announce the finalists for the second iteration of their collaborative exhibition and competition for emerging Florida artists, Pathways 2024: The Carlos Malamud Prize.

Dr. Wayne Bowen Appointed Professor and Associate Dean of the College of Undergraduate Studies

February 12, 2024 

NEA Big Read: Central Florida Celebrates Deaf Republic by Ilya Kaminsky

February 07, 2024  As part of the NEA Big Read, the UCF College of Arts & Humanities is celebrating Ilya Kaminsky’s Deaf Republic with book clubs, special lectures, book signings, theatrical productions and art exhibitions throughout the Central Florida community.

Two Teams Awarded 2023 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts and Wellness Innovation Awards

January 31, 2024  Two projects focused on collaboration within diverse communities have been named winners of the 2023 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts and Wellness Innovation Awards. The project teams comprising UCF researchers and community partners were granted $25,000 to help fund their respective initiatives.

UCF Animation Alum Wins Best Animated Special Emmy

January 25, 2024  Immersed in his creative pursuits, Trey Buongiorno ’13 has received recent critical acclaim for his work on Moon Girl Landing. At UCF, Buongiorno studied what is currently known as the character animation track in the bachelor’s degree program, which is offered in the College of Arts and Humanities through the...

Limbitless Solutions’ Gamified Training Student Team Shines at I/ITSEC Conference

January 25, 2024  The UCF-based research program, which includes students and faculty from SVAD, was awarded top honors for the training game Limbitless Journey at 2023 I/ITSEC.

Zora! Festival’s 35th Year Explores Eatonville’s Past, Present and Future

January 23, 2024  A strong and steady partnership between UCF and Preserve Eatonville Community (P.E.C.) affords students and faculty opportunities to share in Zora Neale Hurston’s American story.

PRINT Project Receives Funding to Revolutionize Migration Research

January 18, 2024  Funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission will propel the PRINT portal towards its mission: to shed new light on the intricate history of early modern migration in the Atlantic world.