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

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    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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  • Sleights of Mind: Mysteries & Myths of Cognitive Deception

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    College of Sciences Distinguished Speaker Series Peter Hancock, Ph.D.Pegasus Professor, Provost Distinguished Research Professor, and Trustee ChairDepartment of Psychology Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.Tuscawilla Country Club1500 Winter Springs Blvd.Winter Springs, FL 32708 Sleights of Mind: Mysteries & Myths of Cognitive Deception Abstract: Deceiving the eye can be fun; it is the basis of much of what we consider ...

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

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    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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  • If the Dinosaurs had Radar: Asteroids, Arecibo and Earth's Impact Risk

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    College of Sciences Distinguished Speaker Series Yan Fernandez, Ph.D.Associate Professor, Observatory DirectorDepartment of Physics Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at 6:00 p.m.Tuscawilla Country Club1500 Winter Springs Blvd.,Winter Springs, FL 32708 If the Dinosaurs had Radar: Asteroids, Arecibo and Earth's Impact Risk Abstract: Asteroids have been colliding with Earth for billions of years. Until recently, denizens of Earth had no way to ...

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