Rhetoric of Health & Medicine wins national 2019 Best New Journal Award
February 18, 2020 Rhetoric of Health & Medicine, co-edited by UCF Writing and Rhetoric professor Blake Scott, is a co-winner of the 2019 Best New Journal Award.
17 CAH faculty honored for authoring works
February 18, 2020 17 CAH-leagues were honored recently by UCF for authoring works. The celebration also included a poetry reading by one of this year’s honorees from writing and rhetoric, Martha Catherine Brenckle.
Award-winning Positive Parenting Fables offers a modern twist on the classic fable
February 12, 2020 Positive Parenting Fables, the animated short film with a modern twist on the classic fable, is the result of a collaboration funded by the Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards.
UCF Program at Love Your Shorts Film Festival to Connect Filmmakers
February 10, 2020 Student films to be featured at 10th annual festival in Sanford this week. Tiffany, an animation directed by Christina Christie ’19, was created by UCF’s character animation class of 2019.
Knights Write 2020 celebrates a decade of showcasing student writing
February 07, 2020 The annual showcase hosted by the Department of Writing and Rhetoric recognizes student writers for excellent work and commemorates the writing opportunities they partake in.
History student Andrew Kishuni guest columnist for Orlando Sentinel: Coronavirus an example of societal impact on epidemics
February 06, 2020 Accelerated B.A./M.A. History student Andrew Kishuni is working on an honors in the major thesis on flu pandemics.
Confectionary-contemporary painter Will Cotton to speak at UCF
February 06, 2020 Cotton, who will speak Feb. 26, is known for his photo-realist depictions of landscapes as sugary confections, as seen in the Smithsonian and Katy Perry’s “Teenage Dream.”
Why Black History Matters Today: A Historian’s Perspective
February 04, 2020 With its Africana Studies minor and several other courses and programs that focus on teaching and preserving Black history, UCF’s College of Arts and Humanities is helping students stay connected with the past.
A Look Back at the Start of UCF’s Black Student Union
February 04, 2020 UCF alumni Roland Williams and Wiletha Williams share their experience as some of the university’s first students.
After 50 years, colorful artist and SVAD faculty Walter Gaudnek will exit UCF
February 03, 2020 After 50 years of teaching at the University of Central Florida, artist Walter Gaudnek will close the door on the classroom this spring.
UCF Florida Prison Education Project to Offer Online Courses
January 29, 2020 Research has shown that people in prison who participate in correctional-education programs are 40 percent less likely to end up behind bars again one day.
CAH celebrates ZORA! 2020
January 28, 2020 Here are some of the featured can’t-miss events for this year’s annual ZORA! Festival.
English faculty Micah Dean Hicks named 2020 NEA Creative Writing fellow
January 28, 2020 Department of English faculty member Micah Dean Hicks has been named a 2020 NEA Creative Writing fellow.
Theatre UCF-Orlando REP partnership expands
January 27, 2020 From participating in professional development workshops to working as teaching artist assistants in the classroom, students enrolled in the “Orlando REP Experience” gain access to a wide variety of training opportunities.
Exhibits celebrate black community, friendship during Black History Month
January 24, 2020 Two concurrent exhibits—one at UCF and one at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts in Tampa—use photographs to explore themes of black community, friendship and resilience in the face of systemic violence and discrimination.
Submissions invited for ACM Hypertext 2020
January 23, 2020 The call for submissions for the upcoming ACM Hypertext conference at UCF is now open. The conference invites work in four tracks: hypertext infrastructures and user interfaces; hypertext literature, games, and digital humanities; web and the society; and social media analysis.
A “whole new world” for Theatre alumnus Cornelius Davis ‘13 touring with Aladdin
January 22, 2020 Cornelius Davis ‘13, musical theatre alumnus, returns to Orlando this month on the national Broadway tour of “Aladdin.”
Keeping up with Cyrus Zargar: UCF’s Endowed Al-Ghazali Distinguished Professor in Islamic Studies
January 21, 2020 Cyrus Zargar has the goal to create connections through religion, social issues, and theology with students. Take a look into his recent accomplishments.
Alumnus Mike Diaz begins CBS’ Writers Mentoring Program
January 21, 2020 Two-time CAH alumnus Mike Diaz was one of six writers chosen for mentorship for CBS’ Writers Mentoring Program.
Students receive Africana Studies scholarships
January 17, 2020 Three students recently received scholarships from the Africana Studies program for the Fall 2019 and/or Spring 2020 semesters.