Tuesday, January 30, 2018

  • Herself Zora Exhibit

    John C. Hitt Library: main floor

    Visit the John C. Hitt Library to view the "Herself Zora" exhbit. The exhibit will be on display until Febuary 1.

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  • UCF Art Gallery Presents Finding Home: The Global Refugee Crisis

    UCF Art Gallery

    Finding Home: The Global Refugee Crisis will be on exhibit at the UCF Art Gallery January 8 - February 2, 2018. Featuring work by Reem Bassous, Alexis Callender, Pam Cooper, Joe Cory, Lauren Greenwald, Hiwa K, Hyung-in Kim, George Lorio, Adrienne Der Marderosian, Casey May McGuire, Vukasin Nedeljkovic, Binod Shrestha, Eun-Kyung Suh and Lance Winn, the exhibition explores borders as ...

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  • 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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  • Career Readiness Week - Employer Resume Critiques

    Career Services and Experiential Learning

    This week of career readiness programs will provide UCF students and alumni an opportunity to have their resume critiqued and to practice their interview skills with an employer. January 29th - 31st: Resume critiques with an employer will be in 30 minutes in length from 10:00am-4:00pm, by appointment. Select the appointment type you would like to setup below based on ...

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  • Nursing Information Session, B.S.N. degree (Recurring Event)

    University Tower: 490

    Register for this Information Session Online HERE This information session is designed to help nurse-pending students understand the process and steps for applying to UCF's limited-access B.S.N. programs including Traditional, Second Degree, Concurrent, and RN-BSN options. Attendees will also learn about unique application requirements to practice and learn in clinical sites, prerequisite courses and grade requirements, and other helpful information. ...

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  • Yoga Nidra Meditation with Hammocks (Recurring Event)

    RWC @ Knights Plaza

    Yoga Nidra is an ancient meditation practice from India. Though the literal translation of Nidra is “sleep” it also means “a changing state of consciousness” which is brought about as you connect with your mind and body. This meditation practice uses aerial hammocks to aid the body in feeling relaxed and comfortable, yoga mats are also available for a stationary ...

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  • Procurement Services Training Session

    Student Union: Key West Ballroom (Room 218)

    You are invited to a Procurement Services training session on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. in the Key West Ballroom, Student Union Room 218. The training will cover procurement processes and procedures related to the competitive solicitation process, exemptions to the procurement process, contracts, supplier input, and tools to facilitate expeditious and cost effective buying. Feel ...

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  • James Weldon Johnson Lectures Series

    UCF Student Union Key West: Room 218A

    Each semester, the Africana Studies Program presents a series of lectures covering a variety of topics relevant to Africana studies.

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  • Career Readiness Week - Networking Strategies Workshop

    Career Services and Experiential Learning

    Brush up on your networking skills at this workshop during Career Readiness Week! See the full schedule here!

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  • How To: Get Accepted To Showcase (And Other Conferences) (Recurring Event)

    Student Union: Cedar Key Meeting Room (Room 223)

    Acquire skills to write a strong abstract and to synthesize your research or creative work for a presentation. This workshop is ideal for students planning to apply to the Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence. No RSVP required. All workshops are first come, first serve unless otherwise noted. Note: This workshop is for students already working on a research project. Questions? ...

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  • FARMacy Presents: Healthy Plate/Cooking Classes (Recurring Event)

    UCF Arboretum

    Not sure how to prepare a fully balanced meal? We’re here to help!Join us under the Arboretum Pavilion for a cooking class led by Student Health Services’ Clinical Dietitians and learn to prep, chop and cook a healthy meal using food harvested from the Arboretum. At the end of the class, you will get to sit down and enjoy a ...

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  • Drum Your Stress Away! - CAPS Workshops (Recurring Event)

    Counseling and Psychological Services: Group room

    Experience the power of music to help you lower stress, increase relaxation skills, build intrapersonal support, and discover your personal rhythm. In this workshop, you will use drums to express yourself by engaging in an evidence-based program to increase overall wellness. * No musical experience necessary. Drums provided. Part of the Take Charge Tuesdays workshop series, presented by CAPS. CAPS ...

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  • Plagiarism and Citation Workshop

    John C. Hitt Library 235A

    In collaboration with the Office of Student Conduct, UCF Libraries will be hosting a one hour workshop on how to avoid submitting written work which could be considered plagiarized and how to properly cite written work to avoid committing academic misconduct.

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  • FAMU & UCF 2nd Annual Legal Scholars' Lecture Series

    FAMU Law: 240

    Uncle Sam Wants You (But Not You): Military Discrimination After Obergefell The United States military’s history of overt discrimination against various classes of persons is well known. But the military’s discrimination is not just historical; the Commander in Chief’s current effort to discriminate based on gender identity is neither the only, nor likely the last, exclusion of certain classes of ...

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  • Career Readiness Week - LinkedIn Photobooth (Recurring Event)

    Career Services and Experiential Learning

    Get a professional headshot taken for your LinkedIn profile during Career Readiness Week. Don't forget to dress professionally. Blazers will be available for use. See the full schedule here.

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  • Nursing Information Session, B.S.N. degree (Recurring Event)

    Cocoa: BC-310

    Register for this Information Session Online HERE This information session is designed to help nurse-pending students understand the process and steps for applying to UCF's limited-access B.S.N. programs including Traditional, Second Degree, Concurrent, and RN-BSN options. Attendees will also learn about unique application requirements to practice and learn in clinical sites, prerequisite courses and grade requirements, and other helpful information. ...

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  • Tower Garden Workshop (Recurring Event)

    Student Union

    Wellness and Health Promotion Services (WHPS) is proud to offer:Tower Garden WorkshopJoin us to learn life skills associated with growing your own food and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Today we will be harvesting and you will get to take home some free, fresh, organic produce! Workshops are held at the tower gardens on the 1st floor of the Student Union ...

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  • Parental Leave - PER094 (Faculty & Staff Only)

    UCF Human Resources - Innovative Center: Training Room

    Congratulations on your upcoming bundle of joy! Curious about how this affects your time at the University? Come along to this seminar which offers the necessary information and paperwork about Leave of Absence in regards to Human Resources for both your prenatal care and your post-birth status. Dads are welcome too!

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  • Getting Started with Experiential Learning (Recurring Event)

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Are you expecting to work in your major field when you graduate? Employers look for graduates with experience. Learn how to gain such related experience while in school through internships, co-ops, and service learning.

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  • Integrating Textual Sources Effectively

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    The selection of textual sources and their incorporation in evidence-based writing can present problems for aspiring academic writers. Workshop participants will learn to distinguish types of evidence relevant in their academic discipline and will be introduced to Joseph Bizup’s BEAM schema that focuses on the function of a source in a document. Students must register for all workshops through their ...

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  • Doing the Right Thing: What Every Graduate Student Should Know About Research Misconduct – CORE (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    In this session students will learn the 12 core areas of responsible conduct of research (RCR). The core areas will be explored using a combination of case studies and facilitated discussion. Emphasis will be placed on recognizing the historical foundations of RCR within the broader landscape of ethics. Students will learn how to leverage communication and disclosure for the ethical ...

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  • The "Orient" in the "West" and Beyond: Reflections on Contemporary Refugee Politics

    UCF Art Gallery

    Dr. Güneş Murat Tezcür, the Jalal Talabani Chair of Kurdish Political Studies at UCF and the author of Muslim Reformers in Iran and Turkey: The Paradox of Moderation (University of Texas Press, 2010), will give a lecture on the contemporary refugee crisis. Dr. Tezcür’s research has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, the United States Institute of ...

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  • Multicultural and First Generation Knights Networking Reception

    Student Union: Pegasus Ballroom

    Are you a first generation Knight or have a multi-cultural background? This career event is exclusively for you! Connect with employers looking to hire interns and full-time employees. Bring lots of resumes and dress professionally. View Employers Register online: https://multiculturalnetworkingreception2017.eventbrite.com Employers! View event info here.

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  • Dealing with Uncertainties

    RWC Main: 206

    We all face periods of uncertainty and turbulence in life where we brood over various possibilities endlessly. When left with no clear answers and everything falling out of plan we sometimes feel lost, confused, we can’t predict, we can’t compute the next move. Join us to learn how to confidently overcome such situations. Speaker: Tushar Ghoshal Tushar is CTO at ...

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