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Manuscripts in UCF Libraries’ Special Collections Provide Unique Learning Experience to Art Students

October 13, 2023  As part of the UCF Libraries’ extensive collection, students taking Medieval Art can review exact copies of the manuscripts they study in class.

Be Better Club Prepares Students to Navigate Ethical Dilemmas

October 12, 2023  UCF’s Center for Ethics wants students to be prepared when they face complicated ethical situations with emerging technologies like AI.

Bruce Pauley, UCF Professor Emeritus, Pens “Portrait of a City”

October 11, 2023  Bruce Pauley, UCF professor emeritus of history, is the author of “Portrait of a City,” his newest book in which he highlights his hometown of Lincoln, Nebraska, during a period of rapid social and technological change between the 1890s and 1920s.

UCF Collaborates with the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum to Annotate Seminole Tribe Archives

October 09, 2023  The Department of Writing and Rhetoric’s community-based research project challenges colonial stereotypes in mid-20th century Florida newspapers to provide historical accuracy and context for anyone engaging with the museum’s database.

Theatre Alum Parker Slaybaugh ’13 and Brother Develop App for Performing Arts

October 06, 2023  Pre-Pro, a new app developed by Parker and Blakely Slaybaugh, allows creators of any level of expertise to visualize every type of event including live performances, including film and dance, to concerts and weddings.

UCF’s Limbitless Solutions Selected as a 2023 Disney Grant Recipient

October 05, 2023  The UCF-based research center was one of 19 nonprofits selected as part of Disney’s ongoing community outreach efforts. SVAD faculty member Matt Dombrowski ’05 ’08MFA co-leads development of the video games that helps the children learn how to use the arms.

Tison Pugh’s Game Studies Book Recognized as a Top Teaching Tool

October 03, 2023  Teaching Games and Game Studies, a book co-edited by UCF Pegasus Professor of English Tison Pugh, has received an honorable mention for the 2023 Teaching Literature Book Award. 

Orlando Sentinel: Comic comfort food in Theatre UCF’s ‘Chicken & Biscuits’

September 26, 2023  Orlando Sentinel arts writer Matthew J. Palm reviewed Theatre UCF’s production of “Chicken & Biscuits” by Douglas Lyons.

Behind the Scenes with Chris Brown ’05

September 21, 2023  As the Executive Director of Orlando Family Stage, Chris Brown ’05 is on a mission to “empower young people to be brave and empathetic by creating quality theatrical experiences.”

Orlando Weekly: UCF art gallery exhibition ‘Covering Carbon’ explores the mysteries of coal, oil and plastic

September 21, 2023  The UCF Art Gallery presents Kathleen Thum’s solo exhibition, “Covering Carbon.”

Art Bytes: Fall 2023

September 13, 2023  UCF’s School of Visual Arts and Design (SVAD) celebrates the achievements of faculty, alumni and students as they unleash their potential in various creative endeavors. Join us in recognizing them for their efforts within the art field this fall.

Themed Experience students create concepts for Alterface’s The Wander

September 13, 2023  Five students in UCF’s Themed Experience program gained hands-on industry experience by collaborating with Alterface’s new interactive technology, The Wander.

Laughter, Love and Family Drama Collide in Chicken & Biscuits at Theatre UCF

September 12, 2023  UCF’s School of Performing Arts presents the first production of Theatre UCF’s 2023-2024 season: Chicken & Biscuits, a side-splitting comedy filled with heartfelt moments, and unforgettable characters. 

National Arts in Education Week at UCF: Local Trumpet Player Inspires Future Musicians

September 12, 2023  Trumpet player Rob Smith is a Winter Park native who spent Thursday evening performing for student musicians at UCF’s Rehearsal Hall. His transparency and vulnerability with the students inspired a conversation after the performance.

Eurasian Lecture Series Launches Students Toward Global Citizenship

September 11, 2023  This semester, the UCF College of Arts and Humanities is helping students reach for the stars in a new way—as global citizens of the UCF community.

NSM Today: Shedding light on the dark side of fossil fuels piece by piece

September 06, 2023  South Carolina artist and Clemson University professor Kathleen Thum’s “Covering Carbon” exhibit at the UCF Art Gallery draws attention to the complicated relationship between humans and their dependence on fossil fuels.

Welcoming New Staff, Faculty and Administration to the School of Visual Arts and Design

September 06, 2023  The School of Visual Arts and Design welcomes new administration, staff and faculty members.

UCF’s FPEP Continues to Aid Central Florida Inmates

September 05, 2023  Students and staff gathered to learn more about the Florida Prison Education Project, also known as FPEP.

Limbitless Solutions Receives Epic MegaGrant to Create Multiplayer Prosthetics-Training Game

September 01, 2023  UCF professors and Limbitless Solutions will expand their catalog of bionic-limb-training games with help from an Epic MegaGrant from Epic Games.

Russian Language Camp Strengthens Cultural Understanding

September 01, 2023  The first cohort of the recently expanded STARTALK program has completed their residential summer camp.