• Science Fiction Author Talk

    Engineering 2 Building: ENG2 102

    Are you interested in an editing and publishing career or being a published author? Are you interested in how science fiction and fantasy publishing compares to literary fiction? Do you want to read about ghosts, aliens, robots, and small towns? Then save the date for March 18th, 4-6pm (the day after spring break) in ENG2 102. We have a multipart ...

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  • How to Start Your Business (Recurring Event)

    Florida SBDC at UCF

    Presented by Chuck Wheeler, FSBDC at UCF Consultant A three-hour seminar designed to help entrepreneurs understand what it takes to start a business. Topics included business plans, legal forms of business, and licensing requirements. Registering for How to Start Your Business also includes our Business Fundamentals Webinars: Financing Alternatives, Marketing for Business Success and Business Plan Writing Made Easy at ...

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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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  • NATIONAL SECURITY IN THE 21ST CENTURY: The Strategic Requirements of Leadership in Modern Combat

    Student Union: Cape Florida Ballroom (Room 316CD)

    THE UCF DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE PRESENTS: Lieutenant General (retired) Mark Hertling As the new Commander of the Army’s 1st Armored Division in 2007, Major General Mark Hertling was tasked to organize and deploy the Army’s first “plug-and-play” task force as part of the political decision known as “the surge.” The task force pulled together forces from all over the ...

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  • Where is my best self? - Branding/Marketing Yourself and Your Business

    Starter Space: 135 BA 1

    Kaitlyn Study is the founder and owner of South Street & Co. Through compelling call-to-action oriented content, Kaitlyn helps local service-based businesses generate leads and prospective customers. During this talk, Kaitlyn will give us tips, tricks, and best practices on marketing and branding among all aspects of life.

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  • TEA Talks Live: The Art of Interviewing

    Performing Arts Center Theatre

    Interviewing advice straight from Themed Entertainment Industry hiring managers In an industry as creative and competitive as themed entertainment, it can be difficult to determine what will set you apart from the crowd. What’s the best balance of information and creative flair on a resume? Which pieces of work will shine best in a portfolio? How can you properly showcase ...

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  • Antibiotic resistance and the adaptive landscape: forward and backward, inside and out

    HPA II

    Speaker: Brandon Ogbunu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University Location: HPA2 Room 345; simulcast to BBS 103 (Lake Nona)

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  • MAE Spring 2019 Seminar Series: Reconfigurable Vertical Lift

    ENG II: Room 103

    Join the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering for the next seminar with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Endowed Chair Farhan Gandhi, who will discuss the application of reconfiguration to rotary-wing aircraft. This event is open to all UCF faculty and grad students.

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  • Lunch ‘N’ Learn: Dr. Anne Hallum (Founder, AIR Guatemala)

    The Burnett Honors College: BHC 130

    Open to all UCF students, enjoy free lunch and to hear about Dr. Anne Hallum’s life-changing work through the Alliance for International Reforestation (AIR) Guatemala, including how to get involved through exciting study abroad and volunteer opportunities. Register here.

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  • EXCHANGE: CFE Federal Credit Union - Stress and Laughter

    The Exchange: BA1 Rm 148

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

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  • Building Your Promotion Dossier (Instructors/Lecturers)

    Teaching Academy: 130

    If you're an instructor or lecturer, and you plan on going up for promotion in the 2019-2020 cycle, this Straight Talk is for you. Vice Provost Jana Jaskinski 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 for ...

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  • Strategic Planning: Decide Now to Own Your Future

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

    Where do you want your company to be in five years? In ten? How can you be sure you’ll get there? Strategic planning is a process to help you turn dreams into goals, and give you a much greater chance of achieving the future you want. You’ll learn how to devise a strategy that fits your goals, will transform your ...

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  • Stimuli-Directing Liquid Crystalline Nanostructures: from Tunable Photonics, Photodisplay to Renewable Energy

    Research 1: Conf.Room 101

    NanoScience Technology Center NANOTECHNOLOGY SEMINAR SERIES Stimuli-Directing Liquid Crystalline Nanostructures: from Tunable Photonics, Photodisplay to Renewable Energy Quan Li, Ph.D. Advanced Materials and Liquid Crystal Institute Chemical Physics Interdisciplinary Program Kent State University, Kent, Ohio Abstract: Liquid crystals (LCs) represent a fascinating state of matter that combines order and mobility on a molecular and supramolecular level. The unique combination of ...

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  • Lunch & Learn with Dr. Kim Anderson - Elevate Social Work Month

    HPA 1: 304

    Attend Dr. Kim Anderson's Lunch & Learn on March 27 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in HPA 1 - Room 304 Dr. Anderson will be discussing Community-Based Participatory Research: An Example of a Collaborative Community-University Partnership for Social Change *Sanguiliano, J., *Santis, E., *Mack, R., *Sualp, K., Hissom, P., Welcome, S., & Chaney, T. (*doc. students)

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  • SVAD Lecture Series: Patterson Sims

    Visual Arts Building

    SVAD Lecture Series: Patterson Sims Navigating Contemporary Art - Money - Politics - Trying to Tell Them Apart Date: Wednesday, March 27Time: Noon-1 p.m.Location: Visual Arts Building: Drawing Studio Based in New York City, Patterson Sims serves as President of the Leon Polk Smith Foundation, Managing Director of The Saul Steinberg Foundation, and Secretary of CALL (City as Living Lab), ...

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  • Active Learning Across Modalities: Techniques for Fostering Active Learning in Online Courses

    Classroom Building I: Room 202 (Faculty Multimedia Center)

    Session Abstract Active learning is a method of learning in which students are actively engaged and involved in the learning process. In order to learn, students must do more than just listen -- they must read, write, discuss, or be engaged in solving problems. In this session, participants will learn about active learning strategies as well as how active learning ...

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  • EXCHANGE: Withum Day - The Inception and Evolution of Bitcoin and Blockchain

    The Exchange: BA1 Rm 148

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

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  • Three Minute Thesis 2019

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

    Doctoral research will be presented in a novel and exciting way at UCF’s first Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. Doctoral students will communicate their research in just three short minutes and with only one PowerPoint slide to judges from the central Florida community while competing to win monetary prizes. Hosted by the College of Graduate Studies and Blackstone LaunchPad, 3MT ...

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  • The Naked and the Dead: Ritual & Sacrifice at the Dawn of Maya Civilization

    Tuscawilla Country Club

    College of Sciences Distinguished Speaker Series Michael Callaghan, Ph.D. Assistant ProfessorUCF Department of Anthropology Brigitte Kovacevich, Ph.D.Assistant ProfessorUCF Department of Anthropology Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.Tuscawilla Country Club1500 Winter Springs Blvd.,Winter Springs, FL 32708 The Naked and the Dead: Ritual & Sacrifice at the Dawn of Maya Civilization Abstract: Artifacts, hieroglyphs, architecture and art have allowed archaeologists to ...

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  • Keynote Speaker Dorita Hannah - Flickering Figures and Homing Phones: Mediating Bodies A/Part

    Center for Emerging Media

    Flickering Landscapes Conference - The Image of Migration: Landscapes and People March 28-30, 2019 The Gallery at Center for Emerging Media: 500 Bentley St, Orlando, FL 32801 The public is invited to attend this conference and all events associated with it free of charge. The conference brings together scholars and filmmakers to address how moving images depict the relationship between ...

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  • Creating Community Connections Mentorship Panel presented by UCF Judaic Studies and Central Florida Hillel

    Central Florida Hillel

    Build your network through positive mentoring. UCF Judaic Studies in partnership with UCF Hillel is proud to host a panel of local industry leaders from the Jewish community. Students are invited to meet, greet and hear from a diverse group of professionals who have dynamic success strategies to share. Kosher refreshments will be provided. This event will take place at ...

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  • Urban and Regional Planning Distinguished Lecture Series

    UCF Executive Development Center

    Join the School of Public Administration for the spring semester's Urban and Regional Planning Distinguished Lecture Series. This lecture features a networking reception hosted by the Urban Knights student organization and an invigorating lecture from Mark Fenton, planning consultant and former host of the "America’s Walking" series on PBS.---Professionals tell us it’s clear that Americans must be more physically active, ...

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  • Transgender Day of Visibility

    Student Union: 224: Egmont Key Meeting Room

    Join MSC as we celebrate Transgender Day of Visibility with performance artist, writer, and educator: Alok Vaid-Menon who will share their experiences and poetry with us while challenging our perception of gender binaries and what we can do to uplift the Transgender community. ALOK (they/them) is a gender non-conforming performance artist, writer, and educator. Their eclectic style and poetic challenge ...

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  • Websites and Social Media: Amplify Your Marketing (Recurring Event)

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

    If you’re a business owner, it’s all so confusing. You need to have an online presence, but where? Google, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Houzz, Angie’s List, Snapchat, your website – too many options! In this event, you’ll learn how to target your market using certain channels, the kinds of information and activities to promote, and how to maximize results from the ...

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  • Flickering Landscapes: The Image of Migration (Recurring Event)

    Center for Emerging Media

    March 29-30Center for Emerging Media500 W. Livingston Street, Orlando, FL 32801 (Next to Marriott Orlando Downtown) This conference aims to bring together scholars and filmmakers to address how moving images depict the relationship between place and human migration. Full schedule and information on conference can be found HERE Major Events: Thursday, March 28, 6:30-7:30 p.m.Shifting Terrain: Images of Migration and ...

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