In response to coronavirus and to help minimize its spread, many UCF events are being canceled.

If you have questions about what’s still open around campus, please check out this regularly updated guide.

Thursday, February 06, 2020

  • 4EVER KNIGHTS Ambassador Applications Due March 6!

    UCF: TBD

    4EVER KNIGHTS Ambassador Applications 4EVER KNIGHTS Ambassador applications are open for the 2020-2021 academic year! 4EVER KNIGHTS Ambassadors support the efforts of the UCF Advancement office and aid in the advancement of the institution through fostering relationships between students, alumni and donors. Ambassadors spearhead the coordination of events and initiatives including the Class Gift Campaign, Welcome Week Photo, Knights of ...

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  • Avixa Spotlight Panel - AV's Role in Experience Design

    Rosen College of Hospitality Management: Darden Auditorium

    This event is part of the Rosen College Professional Internship Leadership Workshop Series and counts toward Internship III requirements. Professional attire is required. The workshop starts promptly at 8:00 AM. No late arrivals are allowed in the auditorium. All students, Faculty and Staff are welcome to attend, walk in!

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  • Avixa Foundation

    Rosen College of Hospitality Management: Disney Dining Room

    Tabling workshop to explore a career in AV. *All students are welcome: Entertainment, Event, Hospitality, and Restaurant*

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  • 5k Training for UCF Downtown Students (Recurring Event)

    RWC@Downtown

    This 6 week 5K running program will meet in-person (Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8am) at RWC @ Downtown. No previous 5K training is required. This program is open to all Downtown Students! Sign up here: http://ucf.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4VdrfyWyaal9QUZ

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  • Zora Neale Hurston’s ‘Native Village’: Historic Eatonville Remembered (Recurring Event)

    John C. Hitt Library

    The UCF History Department exhibit, Zora Neale Hurston’s ‘Native Village’: Historic Eatonville Remembered, hosted on the first-floor gallery wall in the John C. Hitt Library, explores Hurston’s anthropological research into the people, history and culture of Eatonville. Curated by UCF Associate Professor of History and Director of Public History Dr. Scot French, the exhibit features photographs related to Hurston’s investigation ...

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  • Gaudnekolor Pop by Walter Gaudnek (Recurring Event)

    UCF Art Gallery

    GAUDNEKOLOR POP, a solo exhibition by Walter Gaudnek, celebrates the artist’s 50th and final year as a professor in the School of Visual Arts and Design at the University of Central Florida. Walter Gaudnek and his daughter Yve Gaudnek (a current UCF film student) selected works for the exhibition that highlight the use of color in poetic figurative settings between ...

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  • Know Your Rights: A Copyright Discussion for Faculty

    Graduate Student Center Presentation Room: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 208

    Join the College of Graduate Studies and UCF Libraries for a faculty discussion about copyright. Learn how to better protect your works as an author, determine copyright status, advise students on copyright issues, and increase the impact of your work by utilizing institutional repositories and/or online faculty profiles. Please RSVP to https://bit.ly/2YgcZRW

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  • Build Winning Resumes

    Career Services and Experiential Learning: 121

    Need to create or update your resume? Find out from hiring recruiters how to get your resume noticed. For an RSVP to be honored you must arrive promptly by the start of the event. Career Services may be unable to honor the RSVP of late arrivals. RSVP at https://ucf.joinhandshake.com/events/412103/share_preview This event is presented by TopDesk.

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  • Getting Started in Undergraduate Research (UCF Downtown)

    Dr. Phillips Academic Commons: 455

    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. This workshop is open to both UCF and Valencia students.

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  • Consent Valentine Making

    John T. Washington Center

    Join Let's Be Clear in making consent based Valetines. Stop by our table to color a pre-printed card, or use provided supplies to handmake card to give to a special someone.

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  • CANCELED: Let's Be Clear Tabling (Recurring Event)

    John T. Washington Center

    Come stop by the Let's Be Clear table to learn more about campus rescources relating to Title IX and interpersonal violence. Also possibly get some free Let's Be Clear giveaways!

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  • EXCHANGE: Own Your Power, Lead Your Life with Dr. Brooke Stuart

    The Exchange: BA1 Rm 148

    Business students - register on COBA Pass https://coba.it.ucf.edu/pass/login?ReturnUrl=%2fpass

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  • Human Rights in 2020

    Student Union: Cape Florida Ballroom

    Presented by the UCF Office of Global Perspectives and International Initiatives. Laura OlsonDirector, Human Rights Program The Carter Center Lunch will be served. Learn what it means to “wage peace,” what a human rights defender is, and how a strong international human rights system benefits us all. Laura Olson directs the Human Rights Program at The Carter Center. Olson’s commitment ...

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  • Learn Quechua! (Free Incan language classes) (Recurring Event)

    Online

    Free Quechua classes at UCF UCF offers free classes in basic Quechua, taught by Department of Modern Languages & Literatures instructor Ms. Norma Ledesma. With an emphasis on Quechua vocabulary and expressions related to medicine, food, and travel, these classes will give students a lively, robust introduction to the language of the Inca Empire, a language still spoken by 10 ...

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  • Gun Violence Support

    Counseling and Psychological Services

    This workshop will focus on the psychological impact of gun violence. Content of workshop will depend on attendees but will be intended to both provide information about differing psychological reactions to gun violence/trauma, healing/recovery from gun violence/trauma, provide support, and help attendees become aware of resources. CAPS workshops are free, require no sign-up, and space is provided on a first-come-first-serve ...

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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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  • CANCELED: CANCELED: Yoga at UnionWest (Recurring Event)

    UnionWest 2nd floor, RWC @ Downtown

    Come move with your breath and intention. Find space and move freely to find your flexibility. This is an all levels class

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  • Starter Connections - How to Get Seed Funding w/ Dennis Pape

    The Center of Entrepreneurial Leadership): BA 1-135

    "Successful entrepreneurs are team builders. They seek out partners and trusted professionals who can help them navigate startup challenges and build solid foundations for their ventures. Join us and connect with leading experts who share cautionary tales and success secrets that can help you build your team!

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  • Robust and Fast Neuroimaging for Improving Performance of Human-Robot Interaction - Dr. Yuchou Chang

    Harris Corporation Engineering Center: 356

    Abstract: Communication methods of Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) include gestures, natural language, and haptics.However, these methods have no direct information exchange between robots and human brain imaging, whichstraightly encodes human intentions and emotions. Therefore, social, emotional, and cognitive computing is limited in HRI. To address such a critical issue, this talk will present recent efforts on investigating robust and fastneuroimaging for ...

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  • MAE Seminar Series: Additive Manufacturing Processes for Ceramics and Glass

    Research 1: 101

    Join the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering for the next installment of the spring Seminar Series. This week, Robert Landers from the Missouri University of Science and Technology will present "Additive Manufacturing Processes for Ceramics and Glass." All UCF faculty and grad students are welcome to attend.

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  • Beginning the Thesis or Dissertation

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    This workshop is intended for graduate students in their first or second term after enrolling in thesis or dissertation hours. Attendees will learn essential information on the entire thesis and dissertation process including the role of the advisory committee, research organization, conducting human subjects research, copyright issues, publishing, formatting requirements, campus resources. Students must register for all workshops through their ...

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  • Adversarial attacks on deep learning, defence mechanisms and their use for network explainability

    Harris Corporation Engineering Center: 101

    Speaker: Ajmal Mian From: The University of Western Australia Abstract Deep learning is at the heart of the current rise of machine learning and artificial intelligence. However, deep models are vulnerable to adversarial attacks in the form of subtle perturbations to inputs leading to incorrect decisions, often with high confidence. In this talk, I will give a brief introduction to ...

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  • Thesis or Dissertation Formatting Using Microsoft Word’s Hidden Tools (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Attend this workshop to learn tips and pitfalls involved with using Microsoft Word to format an electronic thesis or dissertation. Participants will be shown a demonstration of how to use the following Microsoft Word functions: styles for headings and subheadings, captions for figures and tables, page numbering, automatic generation of the Table of Contents and List of Figures/Tables, converting to ...

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  • CANCELED: CANCELED: Express Pop Pilates (Recurring Event)

    UnionWest 2nd floor, RWC @ Downtown

    POP Pilates is a group exercise fusion class that incorporates strength, cardio, and dance into a choreographed, mat-based, and Pilates-inspired workout!

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