• Legacy Pointe at UCF - New Campaign!

    Fairwinds Alumni Center

    Legacy Pointe at UCF is pleased to announce the new UCF Promise campaign that will be airing locally on TV and in print. Come and hear about the affiliation between the UCF Colleges and Legacy Pointe in providing a world-class retirement community. You won’t want to miss this presentation. This presentation is meant for UCF retirees, faculty, staff, friends, and ...

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  • Learn to Fly: Become a Pilot! (Recurring Event)

    ENGINEERING 2: Room 105

    If you are interested in aviation and want to learn how to get a pilots license and fly real airplanes, attend this presentation by a UCF Adjunct Professor who is also an experienced pilot, aircraft owner and Certified Flight Instructor. Even if you do not have the time and money now to do formal flight training, you should attend the ...

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  • Subcontracting & Teaming (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    One of the pathways to success for small businesses pursuing government contracts is to partner with other small or large businesses in order to deliver services to the government. Most commonly, these agreements are in the form of a sub-contract, teaming agreement or joint-venture agreement. There is also the SBA’s “All Small Business Mentor-Protégé Program” which can be a great ...

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  • UCF Faculty Technology Showcase (Recurring Event)

    Classroom Building I: Room 202 (Faculty Multimedia Center)

    About This Event Gearing up to teach your fall courses? Not sure what digital tools and resources are available for faculty at UCF? Come and join us at the Digital Learning Faculty Technology Showcase! Teams from the Faculty Multimedia Center (FMC) and the Center for Distributed Learning will be showcasing tools and tips such as the Lightboard, Mimio, Camtasia, Materia, ...

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  • Research Seminar Series Presentation: Collaborative Governance

    HPA 1: 304

    For the first research seminar series presentation of the semester, Professor Carmine Bianchi joins us from the University of Palermo in Italy to discuss his research on collaborative governance. Carmine Bianchi is a professor of public management at the Department of Political Sciences, University of Palermo in Italy and the scientific coordinator of CED4 System Dynamics Group. Bianchi has experience ...

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  • Learn to Fly: Become a Pilot! (Recurring Event)

    ENGINEERING 2: Room 105

    If you are interested in aviation and want to learn how to get a pilots license and fly real airplanes, attend this presentation by a UCF Adjunct Professor who is also an experienced pilot, aircraft owner and Certified Flight Instructor. Even if you do not have the time and money now to do formal flight training, you should attend the ...

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  • Catching a Buzz & Playing with Fire: Advancing Urban Ecology at the UCF Arboretum

    Tuscawilla Country Club

    College of Sciences Distinguished Speaker Series Patrick Bohlen, Ph.D. Professor, Director-Landscape and Natural Resources and ArboretumUCF Arboretum Jennifer Elliott, M.S.Assistant DirectorUCF Arboretum Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at 6:00 p.m.Tuscawilla Country Club1500 Winter Springs Blvd.,Winter Springs, FL 32708 Catching a Buzz & Playing with Fire: Advancing Urban Ecology at the UCF Arboretum Abstract: Urbanization is one of the greatest human impacts ...

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  • Human Library - A Mother's Dream

    Student Union: 221

    I’ve had “the talk” with my son, but I wonder if it’s enough. I pray for my son daily, yet I wonder if it’s enough. I advocate for my community through dialogue with the police, but is it enough. Will all I do be enough to keep my son alive because of #BlackLivesMatter #MySonMatters.

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  • Leveraging Equilibrium Polymerization Thermodynamics to Produce New Materials from Stubborn Monomers

    Research 1: Conf.Room 101

    NanoScience Technology Center NANOTECHNOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES Leveraging Equilibrium Polymerization Thermodynamics to Produce New Materials from Stubborn Monomers Justin G. Kennemur Ph.D. Department of Chemistry & BiochemistryFlorida State University Abstract: A launch-point for potentially transformative materials is the synthetic design of polymer microstructures capable of offering precise and unique branch periodicities outside of those provided by traditional monomers and methods. The ...

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  • Business Plan Writing Made Easier (Recurring Event)

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

    Your business needs a roadmap for every stage of its growth, but never more than when you start. We’ll remove the mystery of how to create a business plan, the information that should be included, and how to use it as a tool to keep your company on track for long term growth. 1/24/2019 - https://fsbdc.net/EventsUR/5753900024/18/2019 - https://fsbdc.net/EventsUR/5753900148/29/2019 - https://fsbdc.net/EventsUR/575390019

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  • Law & Technology Speaker Series: Stacy Chen of Facebook

    Classroom 1: room 320: Classroom 1: 320

    Join Dr. Ravich and his Law and Technology class as they host Stacy Chen, Intellectual Property Counsel at Facebook. Seating is limited, first come first serve. Recent innovations—think social networks, “smart” devices networked into the Internet of Things (“IoT”), and “big data”—are stretching traditional common law and the Constitutional principles in unprecedented ways. For example, does the First Amendment guarantee ...

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  • Human Library - My American Dream

    Student Union: 221

    My parents simply wanted a better life not for themselves but for their children. They dream of one day having a son, a daughter that graduates college. They dream of standing as proud parents with me holding my UCF diploma. Is it wrong to want the American Dream?

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  • Human Library: Some Battles Should Never have to be Fought

    Student Union: 221

    Flashbacks, nervousness, depression, anxiety, mood swings, are just a few symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that individuals fight with daily. PTSD is a complex battle that requires an arsenal of fight to live.

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  • Beyond retroviruses: TRIM5 restriction of flavivirus replication

    UCF Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences (Lake Nona): 103

    Speaker: Dr. Sonja Best, Innate Immunity and Pathogenesis, NIAID, NIHLocation: BBS 103 (Lake Nona), simulcast to HPA2 Room 345Faculty Host: Dr. Mollie Jewett

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  • Winning the Contract: Marketing & Selling to the Government (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Success in government contracting is still rooted in marketing best practices such as research, target markets, target accounts, differentiation, value proposition, and effective pricing strategies. This session will present best practices in marketing and pricing your business including a marketing framework for you to use in your business and a review of the basic pricing considerations. Jenny is also a ...

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  • How to Start Your Business (Recurring Event)

    Lake Sumter State College - Clermont: Bldg 2, Room 101

    If you’re thinking of starting a business, it’s important to take the right steps. This course will give you an overview of what to know, actions to take, and how to avoid common missteps to give your company its greatest chance of success. 1/30/2019 - https://fsbdc.net/EventsUR/5753900034/11/2019 - https://fsbdc.net/EventsUR/57539001210/24/2019 - https://fsbdc.net/EventsUR/575390025

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  • Artist Talk by Hiwa K

    global building: 101: 101

    Please join us for a guest lecture by Berlin-based, internationally renowned artist, Hiwa K on Friday, Feb. 1 at 16:30 in Global Building 101. Hiwa K was born and raised in Kurdistan-Northern Iraq. His award-winning work has been internationally exhibited in venues such as Manifesta 7 (2008), the Venice Biennale (2015), and documenta14 (2017). His multi-media works escape normative aesthetics ...

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  • The 25th Annual Joseph C. Andrews Mentoring Celebration

    Student Union: Pegasus Ballroom

    Hosted by the Black Faculty and Staff Association, the 25th Annual Joseph C. Andrews Mentoring Celebration highlights mentorship and leadership at the University of Central Florida. This year's speaker is Angela Rye. An attorney, CNN Political Commentator and NPR Political Analyst, Rye has been featured as an influential politico, lawyer and advocate by several publications and outlets from Marie Claire ...

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  • Reading and Q&A with novelist Anna Levi

    John T. Washington Center: Barnes & Noble, UCF Bookstore

    Trinidadian-Grenadian writer Anna Levi's debut novel, Madinah Girl, received special mention in the 2016 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature. She teaches creative writing in Grenada and is completing her second novel. This reading and Q&A is presented by the English Department and is co-sponsored by the College of Arts and Humanities, the Burnett Honors College, Women's and Gender Studies, ...

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  • QuickBooks Essentials (Session 1 of 2)

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

    Quickbooks is a powerful tool to help you track financial activity and manage your business. But the decisions you make are only as good as the data you get. Often, companies don’t know how to set up Quickbooks to make daily accounting easier and offer better information for operations and planning. We can help. This session will review key steps ...

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  • Salir a la Luz: Coming Out Experiences of Latinx & Hispanic Students

    Live Oak Event Center: 4115 Pyxis Lane, Orlando, FL 32816

    This program is focused on bringing light to the coming out experiences and voices of Latinx and Hispanic students at the University of Central Florida. Often times family, societal culture and expectations, and ethnicity create strain and stigma for LGBTQ+ people who are Latinx and/or Hispanic. We are wanting students to share their experiences and create dialogue around their LGBTQ+ ...

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  • Straight Talk: Building Your Promotion Dossier (Assistant/Associate Professors)

    Teaching Academy: 130

    If you're an assistant or associate professor, and you plan on going up for promotion in the 2019-2020 cycle, this Straight Talk is for you. Vice Provost Jana Jasinski will lead a discussion of best practices for preparing and assembling your promotion dossier. In this session, you will learn what materials are required for your dossier and receive valuable tips ...

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

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Hal Thayer, FSBDC at UCF Consultant Make your future happen; don’t let it happen to you. With a strategic plan, you will be able to establishyour company’s direction, make better business decisions and have a source of increased market shareand profitability. Strategic planning is a series of building blocks including: Financial Plan, Marketing Plan, Business Plan, leading to ...

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  • "Speeding Motorcycle of My Heart": Daniel Johnston and a Performance of Disability

    PSY 226: Psychology Building Room 226

    As part of our UCF-USF speaker exchange, Associate Professor Dr. Maria Cizmic will be delivering a talk. We invite you to join us for this meaningful, thoughtful, and insightful chat! Abstract: Daniel Johnston is a singer-songwriter who attained notoriety in Austin, Texas during the 1980s and was later diagnosed with severe mental illness. Although many musicians and critics praise Johnston’s ...

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  • Biology Seminar _ Dr. Moises Bernal

    Biological Sciences: 209

    "How will Coral Reef Fishes Respond to Climate Change? Phenotypic and Molecular Lessons from a Tropical Damselfish" presented by Dr. Moises Bernal

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