Monday, March 20, 2017

  • Biggest Winner

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    The Biggest Winner challenge is a 12 week program (with a one week try out) designed to help students improve exercise and nutrition habits in order to improve total wellness, along with reducing the risk of chronic disease. Students will receive assistance and guidance from certified trainers to help implement healthy behavioral changes that will increase their quality of life. ...

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  • Triathlon Training

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    This 12 week program will run from January 31st through April 7th and will perpare participants for the Ron Jon Cocoa Beach Sprint Triathlon (swim 1/4 mile, bike 12.5 miles, run 3.1 miles). We will train on Tuesday and Friday mornings. There is a bike requirment for the race, but not for the training. Both new and veteran triathletes welcomed, ...

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  • 10th Annual Kill-A-Watt Energy Conservation Competition

    UCF Housing: ALL

    Want to win a scholarship for lowering your energy use? Participate in the Kill-A-Watt Energy Conservation Competition! In years past, this competition has resulted in an average savings of nearly $50,000 over the two-month period. We’ve saved the university a total of 2,216,485 kWh of energy, equivalent to $216,004. The energy saved could power 200 average homes in the United ...

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  • Diversity Certificate Series (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Must attend all four modules to receive completion certificate.Facilitator: Rachel Luce-HittThis four-module program is designed as an introductory overview series of workshops to provoke thought with respect to diversity in general, and more specifically, with respect to several important dimensions of diversity. Participants must attend all four modules to receive completion certificate.Dates Modules 1 and 2: Thursday, February 23 and ...

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  • Workshop: Preparing a Poster Presentation (Recurring Event)

    Student Union: Egmont Key Meeting Room (Room 224)

    This workshop will help you gain skills to prepare a poster presentation of your research or creative work. This workshop is ideal for students planning to present their work at the Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence or other conferences. No RSVP required. All workshops are first come, first serve unless otherwise noted. Note: This workshop is for students already working ...

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  • Demystifying the GRE

    Student Union: Cedar Key Meeting Room (Room 223)

    Are you concerned about taking the GRE? This workshop will provide you with an overview of the test and help you develop an effective GRE preparation strategy.

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  • My Smartphone Knows What You Print: Exploring Smartphone-Based Side-Channel Attacks Against 3D Printers

    Harris Engineering Center: HEC 356

    Additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, has been increasingly applied to fabricate highly intellectual-property (IP) sensitive products. However, the related IP protection issues in 3D printers are still largely underexplored. On the other hand, smartphones are equipped with rich onboard sensors and have been applied to pervasive mobile surveillance in many applications. These facts raise one critical question: is ...

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  • Half the Sky (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Facilitator: Barbara Thompson and Rachel Luce-Hitt Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide is a four-hour PBS primetime documentary film and national broadcast event inspired by the widely acclaimed book of the same name by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. Filmed in 10 countries, the series follows Nicholas Kristof and celebrity activists America Ferrera, Diane Lane, Eva ...

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  • To Knights, With Love (Recurring Event)

    Student Union: Atrium

    Wellness and Health Promotion Services presents To Knights, With Love. This workshop gives students the opportunity to write anonymous, uplifting letters to be distributed around campus. Free snacks for participants.

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  • "Be You" Storytelling with Titi Aynaw, Former Miss Israel

    John C. Hitt Library: 223

    Ethiopian-born, orphaned at 12, former Miss Israel and life-long community advocate, Titi Aynaw has inspired girls and women around the world. She’s a successful model, former Lieutenant in the Israeli Defense Forces, student of international relations and founder of the Titi Project, helping disadvantaged children. Come hear Titi’s inspiring story of persistence, leadership, and advocacy. Titi is on a tour ...

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  • Biology Seminar_Dr. Mandi Wilder Schook

    Biological Sciences: 209

    “Using endocrinology to evaluate health, welfare, and reproduction in wildlife.” presented by Dr. Mandi Wilder Schook

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  • RWC International Student Panel

    Global UCF: 229

    Looking for a job on campus? We have answers! The Recreation and Wellness Center will be hosting an International Employment Panel for international students at UCF. This panel will address unique questions students may have regarding their employment eligibility on campus and specifically at the Recreation and Wellness Center. The panel will also help prepare students for the upcoming RWC ...

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  • Guest Lecture: Magna Carta and the Charter of the Forest

    Classroom Building II: 204

    Magna Carta and the Charter of the Forest presented byDr. Joshua Tate, Associate Professor of LawSouthern Methodist University Dedman School of Law 2017 marks the 800th anniversary of the Charter of the Forest issued by King Henry III of England. Although less famous than the 1215 Great Charter of King John, the Charter of the Forest is the reason why ...

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  • Meditation Class (Recurring Event)

    RWC @ Knights Plaza

    Just Be Meditation Class - Take time to Just Be and join WHPS in a guided meditation class! Students only. Come reduce your stress and learn the basics of meditation.

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  • S'more Cooking Competition

    Lake Claire Recreational Area

    Wellness and Health Promotion Services and the Recreation and Wellness Center's Outdoor Adventure team presents a S'more Cooking Competition at William E. and Mary Jo Davis Recreation Area at Lake Claire. S'mores will be judged on creativity and taste, all ingredients will be provided for free. Winners will receive a FreshU goodie bag and a free Outdoor Adventure rental. Teams ...

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  • Introduction to Al-Anon (Recurring Event)

    Research Pavilion

    This meeting is held every Monday (unless otherwise noted on the UCF calendar) from 6:30pm to 7pm at thePoint @ UCF in Research Park: SUITE 135, 12424 Research Pkwy #250, Orlando, FL. This meeting is meant to introduce you to Al-Anon meetings and answer questions like, “How does an Al-Anon meeting work?” “What must we do to participate?” “How do ...

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  • Al-Anon: Serenity Now (Recurring Event)

    Research Pavilion

    This meeting is held every Monday (unless otherwise noted on the UCF calendar) from 7pm to 8pm at thePoint @ UCF in Research Park: SUITE 135, 12424 Research Pkwy #250, Orlando, FL. The Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength and hope in order to solve their common problems. We ...

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