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Click Orlando: New Theatre UCF Show Celebrates Children of Military Families

January 24, 2023  Theatre UCF students are looking to shine a spotlight on a group of people whose story doesn’t get told very often.

Knights Write Showcase Celebrates Student Writing and Research Across the University

January 24, 2023  The annual Knights Write Showcase celebration will take place Feb. 8 and 9 at the Pegasus Grand Ballroom, where attendees can view poster presentations displaying writing research projects, attend various panel presentations that discuss writing-related issues and ideas and celebrate award-winning student work.

Arts at UCF Keep the Enjoyment of Making Music Alive at FMEA

January 19, 2023  The UCF Choir, under the direction of Jeffery Redding, performed at the Florida Music Education Association conference for the first time in the conference’s 79-year history.

UCF Medievalist Receives Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities

January 19, 2023  Assistant Professor of English Stephen Hopkins was selected for a highly competitive year-long, $60,000 fellowship in support of his book, The Infernal Laboratory: Vernacular Theology and Hell in the Medieval North Sea.

The Fight to Protect the Land of the First Black School in Central Florida

January 17, 2023  As the sale of the land where the first Black school in Central Florida once stood closes in, some residents of Eatonville are fighting to protect it.

Spirituality Through an Afrofuturism Lens: The 2023 ZORA! Festival of the Arts & Humanities

January 17, 2023  Historic Eatonville’s annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts & Humanities returns for its 34th year with a focus on “Spirituality Through an Afrofuturism Lens.”

UCF’s Traveling Theatre Program Brings Magic to Children’s Hospital

January 11, 2023  Students and faculty in the School of Performing Arts and the College of Nursing discussed their collaborative efforts to bring theatre to hospitalized children with News Channel 6.

Florida Humanities “Greater Good: Humanities in Academia Grants” Awardees to Host Community-Wide Events

January 11, 2023  This fall, four units in the UCF College of Arts and Humanities were awarded “Greater Good: Humanities in Academia” Grants to support events exploring the human experience throughout the Spring 2023 semester.

Former Disney Imagineer Patrick Brennan Joins UCF Themed Experience Program Faculty

January 10, 2023  UCF welcomes creative powerhouse Patrick Brennan as a visiting instructor, to inspire innovation and imagination in the next generation of themed experience creators. He joins founding program director of Themed Experience Peter Weishar on the faculty.

UCF Historian on the Golden Age of Piracy

January 09, 2023  History professor David Head discusses the golden age of piracy, the responsibilities of pirates and common misconceptions about their lifestyles.

UCF’s COLORS’ Free English Grammar Tutoring for Graduate International Students

January 09, 2023  UCF’s COLORS is now offering free tutoring to assist international graduate students with their English grammar for academic writing purposes.

Orlando Sentinel: UCF Marching Knights Highlight Day of Pageantry

January 06, 2023  On December 28, the Marching Knights embarked on a 15-hour journey to represent UCF at the Military Bowl in Annapolis, Maryland. Prior to the halftime show, the Marching Knights honored veterans and active service members with performances of Anchors Aweigh, Wild Blue Yonder and other patriotic music in the official Military Bowl...

UCF Partners with Opera Orlando to Capture Veteran Stories

December 19, 2022  The UCF Community Veterans History Project is partnering with Opera Orlando to capture veterans’ stories this holiday season.

Doctoral Fulbright Scholar, Mother’s Research Will Help English Teachers Worldwide

December 19, 2022  Indonesia native Boniesta Melani’s academic journey will help the next generation of English learners and inspire others to pursue their dreams despite all odds.

UCF Student, Animation Alum Credited for Work on ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’

December 19, 2022  Tal Minks ’18, character animation alum and soon-to-be psychology graduate, worked on Avatar: The Way of Water in his role as a lead animator for Steamroller Animation.

UCF Students, Alumni and Faculty Nominated for Orlando Sentinel’s “Orlando Theater Best of 2022”

December 15, 2022  Several of UCF’s students, alumni and faculty members have been nominated for Orlando Sentinel’s “Orlando Theater Best of 2022” for their work and performances in various shows.

UCF Choir Takes Part in 50-Year Tradition

December 13, 2022  The UCF choir recently joined the Jones High School Alumni and Community Choir and the Orlando Choral Society to participate in this 50-year tradition.

UCF Professors Recreate Communities of the Past with Virtual Reality

December 06, 2022  Lori Walters, associate professor of history, and Joseph Kider, associate professor at the School of Modeling, Simulation and Training have been awarded a Digital Humanities Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for their project, MemoryScan: Humanizing Digital Twin Environments. Once fully developed, the project could allow people to...

How to Celebrate Kwanzaa in 2022

December 06, 2022  Kwanzaa is the weeklong celebration held to honor African heritage in the United States, and will begin on December 18.

UCF Choir and Orchestra Kick off the Holidays with “Knights Season of Joy”

November 29, 2022  Ring in the most wonderful time of the year with a variety of holiday songs for the whole family, featuring UCF’s choir and orchestra ensembles performing at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m.