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.