More than art – studio art student Stacie Becker tattoos breast cancer survivors
October 22, 2019 Studio art major Stacie Becker uses a nontraditional procedure to improve the lives of breast-cancer patients.
“The Tech Behind the Magic” begins at universities
October 22, 2019 Orlando companies are leading the way in entertainment innovation used across the globe, says Michael Keller in an article posted on the Orlando Economic Partnerships’ website, and UCF’s Themed Experience program is helping provide their necessary creative workforce.
Annual Shofner lecture focuses on Florida’s changing environmental landscape
October 21, 2019 Visiting scholars shared diverse insights into Florida’s environment as the UCF History Department and the Florida Historical Quarterly presented the seventh annual Jerrell Shofner Lecture on Florida History and Culture.
Bringing Empty Bowls to Central Florida
October 18, 2019 More than 600 handcrafted ceramic bowls were fired and custom glazed by students from the UCF School of Visual Arts and Design in support of Empty Bowls Central Florida, held on Oct. 9, 2019 at UCF.
Haidar Khezri: How Turkish attacks affect Kurdish women
October 16, 2019 The Kurds targeted in Turkish attack include thousands of female fighters who battled the Islamic State, says assistant professor of modern languages Haidar Khezri. In an opinion piece published on The Conversation and republished by UCF, Khezri explains how Kurdish troops have long fought for freedom — and women’s equality...
Knights across campus celebrate Hispanic heritage
October 14, 2019 In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, four Knights whose backgrounds are rooted in some of the most popular Hispanic countries represented at UCF share how their cultures shape who they are. One of them is Writing and Rhetoric professor Sonia Arellano.
“Awareness, Appreciation and Advocacy”: Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community honors UCF
October 11, 2019 Preserve the Eatonville Community, Inc. celebrated and honored UCF’s ongoing role in documenting, preserving, and educating others about the historically African American town of Eatonville.
“A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” is full of antics, love and of course… murder!
October 09, 2019 A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder invites audience members to join Theatre UCF for a show full of antics, love and of course… murder.
Submissions for 2020 Pegasus PlayLab open through October 21
October 07, 2019 Submissions are open for Theatre UCF’s summer theatre festival, Pegasus PlayLab, a new play festival at the University of Central Florida dedicated to developing new works by MFA Playwriting candidates or emerging playwrights.
UCF Center for Ethics launches with Lisa M. Lee in conversation
October 02, 2019 UCF has launched a new Center for Ethics, the culmination of several years of work by dedicated faculty in the College of Arts and Humanities with the support of the Office of Research.
English professor Tison Pugh wins international book award
October 02, 2019 Following a series of awards earlier this year, UCF English professor Tison Pugh has been honored for excellence in writing and teaching with the 2019 Teaching Literature Book Award.
Visiting professor Ayelet Golan teaches students about puppets and play
September 27, 2019 Israeli visiting professor Ayelet Golan is teaching puppetry and object theatre in the School of Performing Arts this semester.
Gallery exhibition Coalesce explores multiculturalism by Latinx artists
September 26, 2019 Beginning Thursday, September 26, the UCF Art Gallery exhibition Coalesce explores multiculturalism by Latinx artists, curated by Erika Hirugami.
UCF Launches Center for Ethics
September 24, 2019 Lisa Lee, a nationally recognized expert on bioethics and ethics in education will speak at UCF on 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 25 to kick-off the center’s activities this semester. The free event is open to the UCF community.
Flying Horse Big Band’s Latest Album Flying High on Charts
September 24, 2019 The band’s sixth album has been on the three major jazz top 50 listings since it was released in July.
NEH Grant to Help Faculty Learn to Explore, Document Digital Cultures and Their Impact on Society
September 23, 2019 Two Texts & Technology colleagues were awarded a prestigious NEH grant and are planning to do incredible things in digital humanities with it, such as a five-day institute next summer.
Blood, Sweat and Talent: A Look Behind the Set of Sweat with BFA Student Andres Ugarte
September 23, 2019 Theatre UCF student talks about designing the set for Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Sweat.
Remembering Studio Art Graduate Student, Marlenys Rojas-Reid
September 18, 2019 Marlenys Rojas-Reid died September 4, 2019 in Winter Park, FL after a courageous fight against cancer. She was a loving and compassionate wife, mother, and “Mimi” to her grandchildren. Marlenys was in the process of completing a Master of Fine Arts Degree from the University of Central Florida in Studio...
Five ways to celebrate Latinx Heritage Month 2019 at UCF
September 12, 2019 It’s September, which means it’s time for Latinx Heritage Month! Here are 5 fun ways you can celebrate with the College of Arts and Humanities.
Two CAH faculty honored as Women of Distinction
September 10, 2019 Two of the three 2019 awardees are from the College of Arts and Humanities.