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Applications open for 2020 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards

August 28, 2020  The Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards are $25,000 grants for interdisciplinary projects involving UCF faculty and community organizations.

Theatre UCF Performs Online This Fall: Series on Social Justice and Much Ado About Nothing Adaptation

August 26, 2020  This fall, Theatre UCF students are bringing the theatre into your home. We are inviting audiences to see what they are creating through free online readings including a series of plays about social justice and a modern translation of a Shakespeare classic.

Support for our Performing Arts students

August 26, 2020  Did you know that singers require special face masks fitted with extra room to allow for their mouth movements and projection, or that clear masks are best for teacher critique? The battle to protect and equip our students to combat the COVID-19 virus reminds us of Les Misérables! The School...

Philosophy welcomes Dwight K. Lewis, Jr. to faculty

August 24, 2020  Dwight K. Lewis Jr., PhD, researcher of the first African to attend a European university, joins the Department of Philosophy.

New chair for Department of Writing and Rhetoric: Sherry Rankins-Robertson

August 20, 2020  Rankins-Robertson comes to UCF from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock where she was Associate Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs.

Spotlight: Brenna Maginness ’20BFA

August 18, 2020  Brenna Maginness ’20, theatre design and technology alumna and BHC Scholar, served as a costume designer for UCF theatre productions during her time at UCF, and wrote an Honors Undergraduate Thesis on lesbian representation in theatre. She will be attending the University of the Arts in London to earn a...

From Inmate to MFA: Jason Fronczek ’16 graduates

July 30, 2020  Jason Fronczek ’16 refuses to let his time in prison define who he is or will become. The photographer will earn his MFA in emerging media.

Alexander Bornstein ’09 Talks Composing for New Netflix Animated “Transformers” Series

July 30, 2020  UCF Alumnus Alexander Bornstein ‘09 talks composing music for the new Netflix animated series, Transformers: War for Cybertron.

WUCF TV: Teaching and Performing During Covid-19 with Thad Anderson

July 27, 2020  Thad Anderson, percussion, discusses the challenges and solutions to teaching and performing during COVID-19.

UCF Music Professor, Opera Orlando Win Grant to Create New Opera

July 24, 2020  Stella Sung’s third opera will be a musical adaptation of “The Secret River,” a children’s fantasy book by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.

SVAD Professor Matt Dombrowski Helps Secure $100,000 Grant For Limbitless Solutions

July 23, 2020  Adobe is providing free Creative Cloud product licenses and training to Limbitless team members and committing a $100,000 grant to support plans for expanding the Limbitless Lab at UCF.

Florida taps MC Santana as Women’s Studies coordinator

July 23, 2020  UCF Women’s and Gender Studies director M.C. Santana tapped as Discipline Coordinator for programs across the state of Florida.

History professor to lead national webinar on slavery in the Caribbean

July 20, 2020  For the National Council for History Education Summer Professional Learning Series, Luis Martínez-Fernández will host a webinar on July 28.

‘(un)continuity’ Virtual Art Exhibition Open Online

July 19, 2020  The UCF-hosted multimedia exhibition (un)continuity opened this week virtually, a sign of the times in Florida when COVID-19 cases continue to surge and our phased reopening is paused.

Playbill: Take a look back at the Broadway career of UCF Alumnus Quentin Earl Darrington ’16MFA

July 10, 2020  Take a look back at the Broadway career of UCF Alumnus Quentin Earl Darrington ’16MFA including Cats, Ragtime and Once on this Island.

Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz collaborates with artist Stereo 77 on ‘The Twitch’

July 09, 2020  Artist and educator Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz features vocals on the single “The Twitch” with local DJ Stereo 77.

The perfect album for your “Summer Knights”

July 08, 2020  UCF Music’s steel band, Black Steel, has released a new album, “Summer Knights,” in time for all your summer activities.

Interactive media and web conference sessions open to public

July 06, 2020  Texts and Technologies at UCF is hosting two virtual conferences this summer, both of which focus on the fusion of humanities questions with critical examination and playful exploration of the potential of technology.

English associate professor David Poissant publishes debut novel Lake Life

July 06, 2020  Poissant’s debut novel, Lake Life, published by Simon & Schuster, was reviewed in the New York Times.

The First Independence Day and the True Challenge of Our Own Time

July 01, 2020  As challenging as today is in America, it is nothing like the nation’s turmoil of July 4, 1776.