• October GEEOlogue Meeting

    Teaching Academy: 130

    Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 5–6:30 p.m. | Teaching Academy Room 130 It’s our second GEEOlogue meeting. We will be hosting a movie screening of the 2016 award-winning documentary, Before The Flood. Following the movie, UCF professor, Richard Plate, Ph.D., will lead a discussion on the impacts of climate change and how we can all work to create a more sustainable ...

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  • Lubricants and Glitter: Revolutionizing Sexual Assault Investigations

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    College of Sciences Distinguished Speaker Series: Lubricants and Glitter: Revolutionizing Sexual Assault Investigations Candice Bridge, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, UCF Department of Chemistry,National Center for Forensic Science Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.Tuscawilla Country Club1500 Winter Springs Blvd.,Winter Springs, FL 32708 Abstract Sexual assaults are an unfortunate reality in modern society. While DNA is the go-to forensic evidence in sexual ...

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  • November GEEOlogue Meeting

    Teaching Academy: 130

    Wednesday, November 20, 2019 5–6:30 p.m. | Teaching Academy Room 130 For our last GEEOlogue meeting of the semester, we will be focusing on the 3 R’s: Reducing, Reusing and Recycling! Learn about the importance of the R’s and how we can reduce our ecological footprint with a presentation by Lori Forsman, Orange County Sustainability Programs Manager. Additionally, we’ll be ...

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  • Coastal Disasters: Preparing Resilient Communities

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    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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  • Unearthing Rosewood: An Archaeology of Violence and Hope

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    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

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    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

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    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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