events sponsored by the Women's and Gender Studies Program in the College of Arts and Humanities

Upcoming Events

  • Finding Data Sources (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    What caveats should you be aware of in selecting and using data sources? Discover tips and tricks for locating data using the web and library resources. This session will focus on free and library subscription resources, including Census and American Community Survey sources, American FactFinder, DemographicsNow, SimplyMap, and Social Explorer. Depending on the interests of attendees we may also discuss ...

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  • Progressive Action General Meeting (Recurring Event)

    Student Union: 222

    Progressive Action is a political club focused on advancing the progressive agenda through activism including rallies, protests, phonebanking, and canvassing. Come to our meetings and get politically involved! Be sure to look for our table outside the Student Union on Tuesdays. Progressive Action Facebook Progressive Action Instagram

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  • UCF Baseball vs. North Florida

    Jay Bergman Field - Baseball Stadium

    Come on out to support your Knights! Find the full schedule here: http://ucfknights.com/schedule.aspx?path=baseball

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  • Endnote and RefWorks: Citing Made Easy! (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Citation Management Tools allow you to dedicate more time to research! Join us for a hands-on session where you learn how to export citations from library databases, organize citations, generate bibliographies, and format citations in a Word document. Endnote & RefWorks can help make managing your references and formatting citations easy! All sessions cover both tools. Please bring your own ...

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  • Brass Chamber Music Concert

    Rehearsal Hall

    Brass Chamber Music Concert Featuring chamber ensembles including tuba-euphonium ensemble, trombone trios/quartets, and brass quintets. Cost: Free, no ticket required Location: UCF Rehearsal Hall, Auditorium (116) 4000 Central Florida Blvd., Orlando, FL 32816 www.music.ucf.edu

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  • Tuesday Salsa Class (Recurring Event)

    Student Union: Garden Key Meeting Room (Room 221)

    Free for your first time! Come for a fun night of exploring the Latino culture and making new friends through Salsa dance.

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  • Amazon Web Services Scientific Computing Immersion Day

    Teaching Academy: 117

    UCF will host an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Scientific Computing Immersion Day where AWS specialists will conduct hands-on BYOD (bring your own device) training sessions for researchers (faculty, post-docs and students) on topics such as Compute, Storage, Database, Machine Learning, Big Data, Image analysis etc. to help you get started. Please submit your RSVP here: http://bit.ly/rsvp-aws-research-immersion-day

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  • Crossing Boundaries: Listening, Writing, and Rhetorical Action -- 2017 Writing and Rhetoric Symposium

    Student Union: Cape Florida Ballroom (Room 316A)

    Crossing Boundaries: Listening, Writing, and Rhetorical Action, the 2017 Writing and Rhetoric Symposium, will feature keynote presentations by Dr. Alexandra Hidalogo, feminist filmmaker and Assistant Professor of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures at Michigan State University, and by Krystal Pherai, UCF Student and Staffmember at the Valencia College Peace and Justice Institute. Events also include interactive poster displays by current ...

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  • Power and Control

    Student Union: Cedar Key Meeting Room (Room 223)

    Power is the capacity or ability to direct or influence the behavior of others or the course of events. What does toxic leadership look like? What does effective leadership look like? Come and join us in an exploration of how leader’s use of power can either lead to an organization flourishing or becoming stagnant. We will also discuss the relationship ...

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  • Interviewing Strategies with ADP

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Presented by ADP Ace the interview and meet employers expectations! Students must RSVPs, via KnightLink, for all employer-led workshops, Lunch and Learns, and information sessions and arrive promptly by the start of the session. However, walk-ins will be accepted only if space is available.

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  • Getting Started: Experiential Learning (Recurring Event)

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 115

    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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  • CEL Starter Showcase

    Student Union

    Explore the unique and diverse ventures that current UCF students have started! Come by the Student Union to chat with entrepreneurial students about their businesses and experiences. If you already have a student venture and are ready to take the stage, ask your LaunchPad Coach to consider you for this fantastic learning opportunity.

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  • Healthy Eating 101

    Recreation and Wellness Center: 206

    Join our experts for a cooking demo! We're here to show you a basic approach to healthy eating and answer your questions.

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  • AXA Advisors Lunch and Learn

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Come gain knowledge and skills to budgeting, investments and compounding interest from financial professionals. Free Lunch! Students must RSVPs, via KnightLink, for all employer-led workshops, Lunch and Learns, and information sessions and arrive promptly by the start of the session. However, walk-ins will be accepted only if space is available.

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  • Where to Publish and Author Rights (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    How do you decide which journals are a best fit for your manuscript? Do you know that all rights to a work are often assigned to publishers when a manuscript is accepted? Learn to be a savvy author! This two-part workshop will cover criteria to consider when planning where to submit your work for publication and basic information about copyright ...

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  • Leadership Week Keynote Speaker: Harlan Cohen

    LEAD Lounge: Ferrell Commons 7E Ste 165

    Harlan Cohen, New York Times bestselling author and a nationally syndicated advice columnist Harlan Cohen is a New York Times bestselling author, nationally syndicated advice columnist (Help Me Harlan!), and speaker who has visited over 400 college campuses. Speaks about getting comfortable with the uncomfortable He is the author of five books including, The Naked Roommate: And 107 Other Issues ...

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  • Build Winning Resumes

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Find out how to get your resume noticed. This workshop is a LINK event.

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  • From Stress to Success (Recurring Event)

    Counseling and Psychological Services: Group room

    Come learn about thoughts and feelings that lead to stress, and leave with effective coping skills.

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  • Body Image Workshop

    Counseling and Psychological Services

    This workshop will blend discussions and experiential activities to explore the social, cultural, and psychological factors contributing to the development of body image

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  • Social Networking (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Take your job search online. Learn effective strategies for searching and networking online with systems including KnightLink, LinkedIn, and other social networking sites. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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  • Social Networking (Recurring Event)

    Colbourn Hall: 146

    Strategize your online presence.

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  • CapTel Info Session

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 115

    Want to learn more about working for CapTel? Don't miss this opportunity to learn about the company and open positions! Students must RSVPs, via KnightLink, for all employer-led workshops, Lunch and Learns, and information sessions and arrive promptly by the start of the session. However, walk-ins will be accepted only if space is available

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  • Distinguished Speaker Series:2015 Homicide Rise and the ‘Ferguson Effect’

    Tuscawilla Country Club

    This talk will discuss the recent homicide rise in the United States and its possible relationship with the “Ferguson Effect”. The Ferguson Effect can work in one or both of two ways: (1) Crime rates spike because the police are holding back, afraid they’ll be criticized later for what they see as doing their jobs. Or, (2) as community members ...

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