Upcoming Events

  • A Panel Discussion on LGBTQ+ Rights in America

    TA 117: TA 117

    This event is sponsored by the School of Politics, Security, and International Affairs and the UCF Pride Faculty & Staff Association. Join us for a panel discussion on the history of LGBTQ+ Rights and Activism in Florida and the United States. Panelists: Patricia (Patty) Farless Senior Lecturer, Department of History, College of Arts and Humanities Martha Brenckle Professor, Writing and …

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  • Women in STEM - Aim High!

    Student Union: Pegasus Ballroom

    Women in STEM - Aim High is coming this month! On October 28th you will get your chance to network with women professionals in STEM fields. RSVP for the event by October 22nd. Hosted along with UCF Career Services, UCF Experiential Learning and Initiatives in STEM

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  • Latin American/LatinX Film Festival (Recurring Event)

    Visual Arts Building: 132 and Virtual

    The University of Central Florida is proud to present the first Latin American/LatinX Film Festival in honor of LatinX Heritage Month and our status as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI). This film series aims to showcase the arts, language, and diverse issues that are important in a region of the world that is so significant to many of our students, faculty, …

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  • Consul General of Morocco in New York: Poetry Session

    UCF Global: 101

    Join us for a session of creativity, music, and poetry with Mr. Abdelkader El Jamoussi, Consul General of Morocco in New York and a performance by Hassan Hakmoun. A diplomat, an author, and a poet, Mr. Jamoussi will shed the light on Arabic poetry, Arabic Haiku, and share some of his poetry. A diplomat, an author, and a poet, Mr. …

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  • Boren Awards Information Session

    TA 117: TA 117

    ​Committed to learning another language? Have a desire to work for the federal government in a national security related career? Join us as we host a Boren Awards representative and learn more about the awards and opportunities to further your language skills abroad. The Boren Awards fund the intensive study of language and culture abroad by U.S. undergraduate or graduate …

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  • The Bonus March: How to Teach History with a Civics Lesson

    Virtual

    Join Elizabeth Dinschel, Archivist and Education Specialist for the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library-Museum for this session. In 1932, World War I veterans boarded freight trains from Portland, Oregon, to Washington, DC, to lobby Congress for early payment of a bonus that was scheduled to be paid in 1945. On July 28th, 1932, the police, and later the military, put down …

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  • Fifty Shades of Deservingness: An Analysis of State-Level Variation and Effect of Social Constructions on Policy Outcomes

    Live Oak Ballroom/Garden Room: Cypress Room

    COSTalks A Distinguished Speaker Series Event Speaker: Candis Watts SmithAssociate Professor of Political Science at Duke University Abstract: The criminal legal system, gun regulations and rights, immigration and welfare are just some of the policies that impact the everyday lives of U.S. citizens. Many of these policies are shaped and informed based on political ideologies, but they also develop based …

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  • Lunch on the Coast - Coastal Soil Carbon: Feast or Famine

    Virtual

    A Lunch on the Coast virtual series talk brought to you by UCF Coastal and UCF College of Sciences. RSVP is required in order to receive the Zoom event link. Click here to RSVP. Speaker: Lisa Chambers, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biology Leveraging coastal ecosystems for carbon sequestration and climate mitigation Coastal ecosystems, especially marshes and mangroves, are hot …

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  • Lunch and Learn Series: Identifying and Assisting Minor Male Victims of Trafficking

    Virtual

    Presented by the UCF Center for the Study of Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery When we talk about sex trafficking, we often focus on adult females and young girls and fail to include boys in the conversation. Despite this oversight, the Department of Justice estimates that 36% of minor sex trafficking victims are boys. In this training, provided by John …

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  • Emerging Artist Festival in Partnership with the South Asian Film Festival 2021

    Communication and Media Building: 127

    The Emerging Artist Festival Presented by the Asian Cultural Association and the UCF India Center In Partnership with the South Asian Film Festival We are seeking artists and creators to submit their short films about South Asian culture to our Emerging Artist Festival streaming at the Communication and Media Building Room 127 (500 W Livingston St, Orlando, FL 32801) on …

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  • De Lo Mio: A Masterclass in Indie Filmmaking

    Visual Arts Building: 132

    COSTalks A Distinguished Speaker Series Event Speaker: Diana Peralta, Director, Writer, and Producer Abstract: Making a feature film can sometimes seem like an impossible feat. Now try making a film in 12 days, in the Caribbean, on a tight budget, during hurricane season! All it takes is a good story, the right team, a little bit of crazy, and a …

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  • Presidential Power: Truman and the Steel Crisis

    Virtual

    Join Mark Adams, Education Director for the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum for this session: During the Korean War, President Truman faced a dilemma. The steel industry mill owners and workers could not agree on wages and price controls. A strike seemed inevitable. Truman was concerned that a lack of steel during the Korean War would hinder the war …

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  • Lunch on the Coast - Coastal Fish: What’s on the Menu?

    Virtual

    A Lunch on the Coast virtual series talk brought to you by UCF Coastal and UCF College of Sciences. RSVP is required in order to receive the Zoom event link. Click here to RSVP. Speaker: Michelle Gaither, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biology eDNA: The new frontier in coastal biodiversity monitoring Living organisms constantly shed skin, cells and hair into …

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  • SECME Regional Competition

    UCF Student Union

    The Center for Initiatives in STEM (iSTEM) is a proud sponsor and host for the SECME Regional Competition. The UCF College of Engineering and Computer Science has a long history of promoting diversity and supporting pre-college science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs. Our future engineering and computer science students are sitting in Central Florida (and beyond) K12 classrooms making …

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