• Coastal Disasters: Preparing Resilient Communities

    Tuscawilla Country Club

    College of Sciences Distinguished Speaker Series: Coastal Disasters: Preparing Resilient Communities Claire Knox, Ph.D. Associate Professor UCF School of Public Administration Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. Tuscawilla Country Club1500 Winter Springs Blvd.,Winter Springs, FL 32708 Abstract In the U.S., we continue to see an increase in billion-dollar disasters. The 2017 Hurricane Season - most notably Harvey, Irma and ...

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  • The Art of Leadership: Lessons From the American Presidency

    Student Union: Pegasus Ballroom

    Lester N. Mandell Endowed Distinguished Lecture Series: Jon Meacham Presidential Historian & Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Thursday, January 23 3 – 4:30 PM Pegasus Ballroom, UCF Student Union What can 21st-century leaders learn from the greatest moments of our common past? By exploring themes ranging from Jefferson's pragmatism and JFK's capacity to recover from his own mistakes, to the management of ...

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  • Unearthing Rosewood: An Archaeology of Violence and Hope

    Tuscawilla Country Club

    College of Sciences Distinguished Speaker Series: Unearthing Rosewood: An Archaeology of Violence and Hope Edward González-Tennant, Ph.D. Visiting Lecturer UCF Department of Anthropology Wednesday, Feburary 26, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. Tuscawilla Country Club1500 Winter Springs Blvd.,Winter Springs, FL 32708 Abstract Rosewood was a prosperous African American community hard-won from the swampy hammocks of north Florida. Although the town was destroyed ...

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  • Big Data & Virtual Classrooms: Reshaping How We Teach and Learn

    Tuscawilla Country Club

    College of Sciences Distinguished Speaker Series: Big Data & Virtual Classrooms: Reshaping How We Teach and Learn Zhongzhou Chen, Ph.D.Assistant ProfessorUCF Department of Physics Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.Tuscawilla Country Club1500 Winter Springs Blvd.,Winter Springs, FL 32708 Abstract Can a new piece of technology change the way we teach and learn? This claim dates back to the invention ...

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  • On the Brink: Wildlife Disease Epidemics

    Tuscawilla Country Club

    College of Sciences Distinguished Speaker Series: On the Brink: Wildlife Disease Epidemics Anna Savage, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Biological SciencesUCF Department of Biology Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.Tuscawilla Country Club1500 Winter Springs Blvd.,Winter Springs, FL 32708 Abstract Emerging infectious diseases are threatening wildlife populations worldwide, and the genetic, environmental, and evolutionary drivers of disease emergence remain elusive. Cold-blooded animals ...

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