Tuesday, November 13, 2018

  • Half Marathon Training

    Recreation and Wellness Center

    This 12 week half marathon running program will prepare participants for the OUC Half Marathon in December. The training group meets Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 7am outside the RWC. No previous half marathon experience is required, however previous fitness experience is recommended. Our pacers will be running under a 15 minute mile to comply with OUC's race pace requirement. …

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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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  • IEW - 11th Annual International Breakfast

    Student Union Pegasus Ballroom

    The breakfast will take place in the Student Union Pegasus Ballroom on Tuesday, November 13, 8-10:30 a.m., with featured guest speakers who address the importance of globalization in today’s world. Admittance by ticket only. Tickets are $28 per person or $270 for a table of 10. To secure tickets through UCF Global, please contact Jerry Santiago at Gerardo.Santiago@ucf.edu

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  • Blood Drive: Battle of the Branches (Recurring Event)

    Veterans Commemorative Site

    The 2nd Annual Battle of the Branches Blood Drive will be held at the Veteran's Commemorative Site from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., November 13-16. Vote for your favorite military branch! VOTE ONLINE, Nov 12-16 online (counts once), and/or vote on the bus when you donate blood (counts three times!). Hosted by: UCF Blood Drives, Veterans Academic Resource Center (VARC), …

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  • GKT English Language, Reading and Writing Skills Group Session (Recurring Event)

    Education Complex 206L: ED206L

    These sessions allow for a small group of students studying for the GKT to work independently or in groups with the aid of a tutor. Bring your own books with specific questions in mind, or allow us to provide you with materials, and together we can work through the skills needed to pass the sections of the FTCE. I recommend …

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  • Stem Cell Derived Human-on-a-chip Systems for Use in Efficacy and Toxicological Investigations in Pre-clinical Drug Discovery

    Research 1: Conf.Room 101

    NanoScience Technology Center NANOTECHNOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES Stem Cell Derived Human-on-a-chip Systems for Use in Efficacy and Toxicological Investigations in Pre-clinical Drug Discovery James J. Hickman, Ph.D. NanoScience Technology Center Department of Chemistry Biomolecular Science and Electrical Engineering University of Central Florida Abstract: One of the primary limitations in drug discovery and toxicology research is the lack of good model systems …

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  • Getting Started with Experiential Learning

    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. The presentation will cover: The academic side to Experiential Learning The importance of gaining experience The difference between co-ops and internships Internships abroad - Service-Learning How …

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  • TAO- Self Help - Calm Your Worry Webinar

    Counseling and Psychological Services

    Join us for a 20-min live webinar to learn more about TAO Self Help and the… Calm Your Worry module. This webinar will show you how to use this module to help you learn how to ease your stress and anxiety Webinar link: Http://bit.ly/TAOCalmYourWorry Event Date: November 13th Time: 11:30am

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  • Learn About Graduate Programs in Political Science, Intelligence and Security

    Howard Phillips Hall: 305G

    Stop by the Political Science Department conference room to learn about our graduate programs in Political Science, Intelligence and Security. Faculty will be available to discuss what graduate study involves, how to apply, and career prospects after graduate school. Your future degree is just within reach!

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  • How to: Find and Apply for Summer Off-Campus Research Experiences (Recurring Event)

    Trevor Colbourn Hall: 201

    Come explore opportunities to engage in research around the United States and the world! There are opportunities to engage in research at other universities and research institutions (e.g., the National Institute of Health). Previous UCF undergraduates have spent the summer all around the country including Harvard, Yale, Ohio State, Stanford, Vanderbilt, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the University of Pennsylvania. …

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  • Starter Stories (Recurring Event)

    Student Union: The Blackstone LaunchPad

    Stop into the LaunchPad every Tuesday for a story about the entrepreneurial experience as lived through a UCF student entrepreneur. Sit back, relax, and learn from someone who’s been through the startup journey and wants to help you do the same.

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  • IEW - The UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Future of Nursing: Opportunities, Challenges, and Possibilities

    University Tower: 490

    Nurses play key roles in attaining each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through reform in practice, research, and education. By integrating the vision of the SDGs into local and global nursing initiatives, the profession has the potential to become a forerunner in health equity attainment through interdisciplinary collaboration and policy advancement. Join us as we discuss how the …

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  • Conscious Thought Cafe: What in the World?

    SJA Lounge: Student Union 207

    These past few months we have experienced a mid-term election, witnessed senseless shootings around the country, and a caravan of immigrants seeking asylum for a better life. Come to join the What in the World discussion and share how these events and others have impacted you? Free food will be served.

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  • Giving & Receiving Feedback - PER201 (Faculty & Staff Only)

    UCF Human Resources - Innovative Center: Training Room

    Giving and receiving feedback well is essential to effective communication, yet it is a challenging skill to master. This workshop provides a framework for giving both positive and constructive feedback, and explores non-defensive ways to respond to feedback.Participants will also have an opportunity to apply feedbacktips and techniques to real-life scenarios.

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  • How to: Get Started in Undergraduate Research (Recurring Event)

    Trevor Colbourn Hall: 201

    Are you interested in learning more about research? Not sure where to start or how to navigate all the programs available? This workshop will discuss how to expand your academic experience through undergraduate research. No RSVP required. All workshops are first come, first serve unless otherwise noted. Questions? Feel free to contact the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR@ ucf.edu) All …

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  • Interviewing Strategies, presented by Harris

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    This workshop will discuss tips and strategies to prepare for interviews, learn about the interview process, and the art of following up. A representative from Harris will be presenting this workshop.

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  • No Stress Zone: Reducing Test Taking Anxiety (Recurring Event)

    Student Union: Sand Key Meeting Room (Room 220)

    Does the thought of a looming test get you nervous and shaky? Learn tips to help youbreeze through your next test stress free!

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  • Notes on taking Notes


    This online session will explore:• identifying what you should include in your notes• Selecting the right note taking style for different situations• Formal note taking methods• Tools you can use to organize your notes To attend this webinar please RSVP at: https://guides.ucf.edu/rtt

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  • Inclusive Communication (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Open to all UCF faculty, staff, and students Course number: DIV053 Thursday, September 20 from 1:30pm-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Wednesday, September 26 from 4:00pm-6:00pm Facilitator: Barbara Thompson Location: UCF Valencia West, Building 11, Room 107 Monday, October 1 from 1:00pm-4:00pm Facilitator: Barbara Thompson Location: UCF Valencia Osceola, Building 4, Room 339 Tuesday, November 13 …

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  • IEW - Revisiting the ‘ancient hatreds’ thesis: Explaining the Islamic State’s campaign against the Yazidis

    Howard Phillips Hall: 305G

    A colloquium presentation by Security Studies Ph.D. Student Tutku Ayhan and Dr. Gunes Tezcur.

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  • Academic Integrity

    Student Union: Cedar Key Meeting Room (Room 223)

    As part of the UCF Creed it is every Knight's job to practice and defend academic and personal honesty. Come learn about honesty and responsibility in scholarship and how you can continue to honor your knighthood! Attendance will be taken at the workshop, free to all UCF students, no RSVP needed in advance. Tuesday, November 13th from 2:00 pm - …

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