Flying Horse Big Band Performs at HAPCO Fest

February 14, 2023  The Flying Horse Big Band performed at the 2023 HAPCO Jazz Fest under the direction of Jeff Rupert.

Ciera Horton McElroy Publishes “Atomic Family”

February 14, 2023  UCF alumna Ciera Horton McElroy’s new book, Atomic Family, will be available Feb. 28.

Luis Martínez-Fernández To Present Book at Bar Association of Puerto Rico

February 14, 2023  Luis Martínez-Fernández will present his new book at the Bar Association of Puerto Rico.

Eatonville Town Council Votes to Preserve Site of Historic Black School

February 14, 2023  The Eatonville Town Council has voted to preserve the site of the first school for Black children in Central Florida.

Theatre UCF and College of Nursing Bring Joy to Children in Hospitals

February 14, 2023  Students from Theatre UCF and the College of Nursing will perform face-to-face at children’s hospitals this spring for the first time since COVID-19.

Don Harrell: Celebrate, Learn, Honor and Embrace Black History Month

February 13, 2023  Don Harrell, professor of Africana Studies at UCF, spoke with Ivanhoe Newswire about the significance of Black History Month.

Theatre UCF Shows Unique Production of Play Surrounding Political Corruption

February 10, 2023  Set in 1930s Chicago, “The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui” tells the story of Adolf Hitler’s rise to power – sort of.

UCF Faculty Showcases New Satire Risograph

February 10, 2023  Ashley Taylor, printmaking and design professor, brought satire with a pop of color to her third art showcase at UCF’s 2023 Faculty Exhibition.

UCF Researchers Receive $2.6 Million Grant to Equip English-learner Educators, Students for Success

February 07, 2023  The federal funding will allow the team to implement a three-pronged, research-backed approach to bolster English learners’ academic success and family and community involvement.

Ann Gleig Co-Leads Workshop on Religion and Abuse

February 06, 2023  Associate professor of religion and cultural studies Ann Gleig co-led the second workshop of the Abuse in Religious Contexts Project at the University of Leeds. This workshop focused on abuse in Buddhist contexts, drawing on Gleig’s current research in-progress, which is a book under advance contract with Yale University Press....

Nationally Recognized Artist Joins UCF College of Arts and Humanities

February 06, 2023  Nationally acclaimed artist Robert Aiosa has joined the staff of the College of Arts and Humanities School of Visual Arts and Design as an assistant professor in studio art.

Orlando Sentinel: Theatre UCF issues anti-fascist warning in ‘Resistible Rise’

February 03, 2023  The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui opened at Theatre UCF yesterday and received a review from Matt Palm of the Orlando Sentinel.

Theatre UCF’s The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui Invites Audiences to Think Beyond Good and Evil

February 02, 2023  Bertolt Brecht’s epic play, reimagined on UCF’s stage, follows mobster Arturo Ui’s rise to power in 1930s Chicago, mirroring Hitler’s rise to power through satire and drama.

How we Use Rhetoric in Everyday Life

January 31, 2023  Rhetoric is everywhere — on TV, on our phones, in conversations. Learning how to use rhetoric can help you better understand messages while effectively communicating in any situation.

Orlando Sentinel: Orlando Philharmonic Salutes Musical-Theater Giants

January 31, 2023  On January 28, the UCF Choir performed with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and several Broadway stars under the direction of Jeffery Redding.

Pegasus Professor Luis Martínez-Fernández to Share New Book

January 31, 2023  Dr. Luis Martínez-Fernández’s book sheds insightful light on political, geopolitical and cultural transformations that have, as the author says, turned the world upside down.

David Head Named Kentucky Wesleyan’s Distinguished Faculty Fellow

January 31, 2023  David Head, historian, author and lecturer of history at UCF was selected for Kentucky Wesleyan’s Distinguished Faculty Fellow for 2023.

2 Teams Win 2022 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts and Wellness Innovation Awards for Projects to Strengthen Orlando Communities

January 30, 2023  The projects, which received $25,000 each, were chosen for improving our sense of community through the power of arts and wellness.

Documenting the Suburban Gothic: An Interview with Ryan Rivas

January 24, 2023  Assistant Professor of English Chrissy Kolaya sat down with writer, publisher and community builder Ryan Rivas about his debut book, Nextdoor in Colonialtown.

UCF Researchers Help Restore the Lost History of Indigenous Prisoners in Fort Marion, 1875 – 1878

January 24, 2023  UCF Researchers collaborated with the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes of Oklahoma, the National Park Service, the Florida National Guard and Flagler College to honor Cheyenne, Kiowa and Comanche prisoners buried in St. Augustine National Cemetery.