The Art of Attractions
March 30, 2023 UCF’s themed experience students are learning the methods behind entertainment magic.
Minds on the Matter
March 30, 2023 Two UCF faculty, including the Department of Philosophy associate professor Luis Favela, discuss our understanding of brain function and the mysteries we’re still trying to solve.
Haidar Khezri Named UCF Reach for the Stars 2023 Honoree
March 30, 2023 Modern Languages and Literatures assistant professor Haidar Khezri uses language teaching, translation, literary criticism, and minority and refugee studies to help students, scholars and the broader public understand the complexities of the Middle East.
CAH-nversations: Dean Moore Discusses Past, Present and Future of UCF Celebrates the Arts
March 28, 2023 In the second episode of CAH-nversations: A College of Arts and Humanities Podcast, Jeff Moore, dean of the UCF College of Arts and Humanities, discusses the intersection of arts and technology as well as the history of UCF Celebrates the Arts.
UCF Student Dancer Uses Choreography to Bring Awareness to Eating Disorders
March 28, 2023 For UCF Celebrates the Arts 2023, former ballet dancer Sabrina Landa has choreographed a dance that is inspired by her personal struggles and aims to make others feel seen.
Orlando Sentinel: ‘Bright Star’ Illuminates Hope, Optimism When We Need It Most
March 28, 2023 Matt Palm of the Orlando Sentinel calls Bright Star “a beacon of hope in our cynical world.”
Alumna Calla MacNamara Brings Arts to Community
March 28, 2023 Using her education, expertise and relationships, alumna Calla MacNamara has brought the arts to her local community.
Theatre UCF’s “Bright Star” Tugs at Heart and Banjo Strings
March 28, 2023 Written by Steve Martin and Edie Brickel, Bright Star reveals the redemptive power of love through bittersweet bluegrass tunes. Following one woman’s journey through hope and heartache, audiences will find an antidote to cynicism in this unapologetically sentimental serenade.
CAH Alumnus Scores New Movie, “The Tutor,” Opening this Weekend
March 23, 2023 Alexander Bornstein ’09 recently recorded his original score for “The Tutor,” a movie opening this weekend. Above, Bornstein conducts the Budapest Art Orchestra at a studio in Hungary.
Music Improves Our Memory, Says Ayako Yonetani
March 21, 2023 Research has shown that music can have a positive impact on memory retention and stress reduction during academic tasks.
Professor and Director on Themed Experience Program at UCF
March 21, 2023 Peter Weishar, professor and director of the Themed Experience programs at UCF, spoke with InPark Magazine about the strides he is making in bringing formal education in themed experience to students at UCF.
Arecibo Observatory ‘The Biggest Dream’ Film Premiere Set for UCF Celebrates the Arts
March 21, 2023 The screening will be the Florida premiere of the film that tells the story of the rise, the fall and the future of what was once one of the world’s most powerful radio telescopes.
Orlando Sentinel: Megan Hilty, PBS Stars and More at UCF Celebrates the Arts
March 14, 2023 Megan Hilty and PBS stars join the lineup of events for UCF Celebrates the Arts 2023 as part of WUCF’s 10 year anniversary.
Arius West ’17 Creates Autobiographical Show
March 14, 2023 Local actor and theater maker Arius West ’17 took over Fringe ArtSpace for a 60-minute show that focuses on the development of an artist, as seen through West’s own experiences.
Introducing CAH-nversations: A UCF College of Arts and Humanities Podcast
March 13, 2023 In the first episode of the College of Arts and Humanities’ new podcast, UCF composition professor Alex Burtzos and librettist Daniel Neer discuss the development of their new opera, HE Who Gets Slapped.
Texts & Technology Professor Discusses “Dilbert” Repercussions
March 07, 2023 Mel Stanfill, associate professor in the Texts and Technology program at UCF, says freedom of speech isn’t guaranteed to come with freedom of ramifications.
Free Events in Orlando This April: UCF Celebrates the Arts 2023
March 06, 2023 The annual UCF Celebrates the Arts festival offers a variety of free music, visual arts, humanities and kid-friendly events at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts from April 2 through 15.
Theatre UCF Explores the Meaning of ‘Home’ in New Play
March 06, 2023 “Home of the Brave,” a play crafted from interviews conducted with military kids in Hawaii, was produced on the UCF stage on Feb. 24 through Feb. 26.
Researcher Uncovers Lost Native American History
March 06, 2023 Amy Larner Giroux, a UCF researcher who specializes in digitizing the physical space of the St. Augustine National Cemetery, came across two graves, titled “Six Unknown Indians.”
Alumna Uses Color, Texture to Create Surrealistic Wonderlands
February 28, 2023 School of Visual Arts and Design alumna Cheryl Tall ’74 will display her artwork at the Sparks Gallery March 12-April 30.