• Leadership Empowerment Program - Annual Leadership Institute

    Fairwinds Alumni Center

    The 2016-2017 Leadership Empowerment Program and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion invite you to attend our annual Leadership Institute, which will be held on March 24, 2017, from 8 AM to 12 PM at the FAIRWINDS Alumni Center. The Leadership Institute is a campus-wide professional development opportunity offered to the UCF faculty, staff, and students during the spring semester. ...

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  • Secure Learning In Adversarial Environments

    TA 117: TA 117

    Advances in machine learning have led to rapid and widespread deployment of software-based inference and decision making, resulting in various applications such as data analytics, autonomous systems, and security diagnostics. Current machine learning systems, however, assume that training and test data follow the same, or similar, distributions, and do not consider active adversaries manipulating either distribution. Recent work has demonstrated ...

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  • Rainfall Changes with Global Warming

    PSB: 161

    UCF Physics Department Colloquium Speaker: Nadir Jeevanjee, Ph.D., Program in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Princeton University Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Title: How will rainfall change with global warming? Abstract: Computer simulations show that global average rainfall increases with surface warming at a rate of roughly 1-3% per Kelvin, but we lack the understanding to estimate ...

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  • Teaching Tolerance and Peace in Education

    Student Union 221: Student Union Garden Key Meeting Room

    Teaching Tolerance and Peace in Education: American Experiences and International Lessons Education has always played a central role in managing change. Since 2001, the world has grappled to meet the challenges posed by extremism, political instability, economic inequality, and social unrest. World leaders have sought answers as to how to promote stability through understanding. What role does education play in ...

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  • Biology Seminar — Dr. Richard Plate

    Biological Sciences: 209

    "Fostering Communication About Science and Sustainability in a Postmodern World." presnted by Dr. Richard Plate

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  • CANCELED: FIXING THE PHONE: DESIGNING STRONG AUTHENTICATION FOR TELEPHONY

    HEC: 101

    Billions of users trust the telephone network with their most sensitive communications, including commerce, banking, industry, and personal communications. These users trust that the telephone network functions reliably despite the fact that telephones are the instrument of billions of dollars of fraud and abuse annually. This fraud is possible because telephony networks, including landline, cellular, and VoIP, have weak or ...

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  • UCF Global Diplomatic Speaker Series

    Global UCF: 122

    The Neglected Necessity: Creating Enabling Frameworks to Unite Economy and Environment for Global Sustainable Development Join UCF Global for the inaugural presentation of the Global Leaders Speakers Series. James Bacchus, Chair of the Global Practice of the Greenberg Traurig law firm, founding judge and former chief judge of the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization, and former Member of ...

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  • Effectively Managing Your Business with QuickBooks

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    As a business owner, the primary value of QuickBooks provides you with the financial and management data that will help you effectively manage your business. Whether you are using an outside or internal accountant or doing it yourself, you need to have an understanding of how the accounting software generates numbers. This class focus on using QuickBooks as a business ...

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  • COS Distinguished Speaker Series: Orbits and Ice Ages: The History of Climate

    Tuscawilla Country Club

    College of Sciences Distinguished Speaker Series Daniel Britt, Ph.D.Professor of AstronomyUniversity of Central Florida Orbits and Ice Ages: The History of Climate Climate change has become a major political issue, but few understand how climate has changed in the past and the forces that drive climate. Most people don’t know that fifty million years ago there were breadfruit trees and ...

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  • The First 100 Days

    Student Union: Cape Florida Ballroom (Room 316)

    The First 100 Days 9:15 -9:30 am Welcome and Introduction of Event Dr. Michael Johnson, Dean, College of Sciences, University of Central Florida; Member, Lou Frey Institute Board of Directors 9:30 - 10:20 am Keynote - “Red, White and Bruised: Post 2016 Election, America and Reconciliation" Congressman Gonzalez will speak about the closeness of this election, the deep divisions among ...

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  • CANCELED: Life in High-Dimensional Space: Modeling Sequential Changes in Gene Expression

    HPA 2: Room 345

    Differences in gene expression play a crucial role in determining the tremendous variety of cellular properties within the human body. Therefore, understanding the gene expression differences among cells that differ in function, developmental stage, and disease state is a fundamental problem in biomedical research that has implications for diverse fields including regenerative medicine, developmental biology, cancer research, and neuroscience. Advances ...

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  • Managing in Today's Workplace (Recurring Event)

    South Lake

    Managing in today’s workplace is more complex than ever. With multi-generational employees, a focus on teamwork and ever changing rules and regulations, it’s hard to know what to do! Our experts will take a two-prong approach with this topic. From Setting the Vision, Employee Roles and Teamwork, and Diversity and Leadership to the do’s and don’ts of Annual Reviews, Conflict ...

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  • "Equal Means Equal" Screening

    Health & Public Affairs I: 112

    EQUAL MEANS EQUAL offers an unflinching look at how women are treated in the United States today. Examining both real-life stories and precedent-setting legal cases, director Kamala Lopez uncovers how outdated and discriminatory attitudes inform and influence seemingly disparate issues, from workplace harassment to domestic violence, rape and sexual assault to the foster care system, and the healthcare conglomerate to ...

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  • Laura Vizzutti Piano Clinic

    Rehearsal Hall: Auditorium

    Free, no ticket required

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  • Allen Vizzutti Trumpet Clinic

    Rehearsal Hall: Auditorium

    Free, no ticket required

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  • Introduction to Government Contracting

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    This seminar provides an in-depth examination and clarification on the federal government contracting Process. Topics include the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), registration with the federal government at www.sam.gov, acquisition principles, definitions, ethics, contract clauses, procurement methods, contract types, and socioeconomic programs. Fee: $20 Register Now

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  • How to Start Your Business (Recurring Event)

    Lake Sumter State College - Leesburg Campus: Blg M, Executive Conference Room

    This NO COST seminar is designed to help entrepreneurs understand what it takes to start a business, including: An introduction to business plans and the importance of preparing one. Exploring business entities - sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, and Limited Liability Corporation. Determining the local, state, or federal licensing requirements. This workshop will help take the mystery out of starting a ...

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  • Global Citizen Panel

    LEAD Lounge: Ferrell Commons 7E Ste 165

    Do you consider yourself a global citizen? Do you know what global citizenship represents? Join us for the Global Citizen Panel, hosted by the LEAD Scholars Academy in conjunction with the Global Leadership Program. Participants will have to opportunity to hear from a range of faculty, staff, and students with proven global experience. Questions are always welcome - our panelists ...

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  • Marchioli Collective Impact Innovation Seminar Series

    Teaching Academy: 130

    Are you interested in learning how to take an idea from conceptualization to innovation? Join Dr. Jennifer Kent-Walsh – professor of communication sciences and disorders and recent winner of the first Marchioli Collective Impact Innovation Award – as she shares the strategies used to develop her nationally acclaimed innovative center, the Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology (FAAST), during ...

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  • Criminal Justice Lecture Featuring Rod Brunson, Ph.D.

    Fairwinds Alumni Center

    The College of Health and Public Affairs, along with the faculty of the Department of Criminal Justice, invites you to attend an exciting and timely lecture by Rod K. Brunson, Ph.D., dean of the Rutgers University School of Criminal Justice, on April 10, 5:30-7 p.m., at UCF's FAIRWINDS Alumni Center. His lecture is titled "A Moment of Pause: Examining the ...

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  • Subcontracting and Teaming

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    For many small businesses, entry into government contracting will or should begin as a subcontractor. This seminar will provide the small business owner with an understanding of the overall subcontracting process, including the format for a Subcontract and Teaming agreement, including how to protect your company during the relationship and the overall benefits of subcontracting. This seminar will also provide ...

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  • Knights of Legend - Class of 2017 Edition!

    UCF FAIRWINDS Alumni Center

    The 4EVER KNIGHTS invite you to attend their annual signature event, Knights of Legend. Knights of Legend is the only event of its kind at our university. Students have the opportunity to network with alumni, ask them about their UCF experience and enjoy dinner on us! Registration is required. All students will have the opportunity to have their headshot taken ...

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  • How to Start Your Business (Recurring Event)

    South Lake: Building 2 Room 101

    This NO COST seminar is designed to help entrepreneurs understand what it takes to start a business, including: An introduction to business plans and the importance of preparing one. Exploring business entities - sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, and Limited Liability Corporation. Determining the local, state, or federal licensing requirements. This workshop will help take the mystery out of starting a ...

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  • Success is No Accident: Strategic Planning for Small Business (Recurring Event)

    Lake Sumter State College - Leesburg Campus: Blg M, Executive Conference Room

    Make your future happen; don’t let it happen to you. With a strategic plan, you will be able to establish your company’s direction, make better business decisions and have a source of increased market share and profitability. A strong, effective strategic plan is the culmination of a series of building blocks including a financial plan, a marketing plan, and a ...

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  • Science Cafe: State-of-the-art Experiments to Investigate Combustion of Bio Fuels

    Physical Sciences Building: 160

    State-of-the-art Experiments to Investigate Combustion of Bio Fuels Subith S. Vasu, Ph.D.Assistant ProfessorCenter for Advanced Turbomachinery and Energy Research (CATER) The first part of this talk will describe using shock tube and laser absorption methods to investigate the oxidation of various hydrocarbon fuels (both fossil and bio based) that are relevant to advanced combustion and propulsion systems under practical conditions. ...

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