Scholarships

January 29, 2021
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Donna Lockhart

October 20, 2020
Donna graduated from UCF in 2003 with her Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics and later went on to earn her MBA from Rollins College. Donna is a 25-year research professional, consulting in the areas of guest satisfaction, concept/product testing, consumer behavior and segmentation, ad testing, pricing, needs assessments, employee engagement and workforce analytics. Donna […]

Ida Eskamani

October 16, 2020
Ida V. Eskamani a first generation Iranian-American and the daughter of working people. Born and raised in Orlando, Ida earned dual degrees in Political Science and Sociology as an undergraduate, as well as a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Central Florida. UCF is a family tradition for her family; Ida’s father, big […]

Succeeding in the Workplace

October 15, 2020
Once you get that dream job or internship, how can you stand out and showcase your skills? The College of Sciences alumni board invites you to attend the third virtual alumni panel in the Life After Graduation series: Succeeding in the Workplace! Succeeding in the Workplace Date: Monday, November 9, 2020 Time: 6:00 – 7:00 […]

Learning From Lasers: Uncovering Pompeii With Chemical Laser Analysis

October 1, 2020
Abstract:  This talk will show how lasers are used in archaeology and art through research and artifacts from Pompeii and displayed in the Pompeii: The Immortal City traveling exhibit. Lasers are unique tools that can be used to provide information at so many levels when studying artifacts and archaeological sites. From mapping entire cities and buildings, to […]

Dailies and Delicacies: Getting a Taste of Pompeii

October 1, 2020
Abstract: Welcome to our gustatio, a light lunch of starters! We will share a virtual tasting of daily fresh breads, herbed olives in oil, and drink a full-bodied raisin wine or posca, a cold, watered-down vinegar. Then, we will enjoy the delicacies of our table, cold boiled veal slices with a savory, peppery fish sauce […]

Fleeing Pompeii: Bodies Frozen in Time

October 1, 2020
Abstract: This talk explores what we know about the people of Pompeii through a review of the scientific research undertaken on so called “ash mummies”. These Pompeiians are colloquially referred to as “ash mummies” because of how their bodies were preserved. When the ash from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius covered them, it formed a […]

How Metal Shaped Pompeii and the Roman Empire

September 28, 2020
Abstract: Metals were a fundamental part of Roman life, providing a wide range of weapons, coins, implements and jewelry. Given the scarcity of metals in Roman provinces, demand for these precious resources drove previously unprecedented scales of interaction and trade that affected linked Rome, including major trading centers like Pompeii, to the Roman provinces and […]

Getting Your Foot in the Door

September 24, 2020
Whether you’re applying for that first internship or preparing for full time employment, you may be wondering how to stand out in a sea of applicants. The College of Sciences alumni board invites you to attend the second virtual alumni panel in the Life After Graduation series: Getting Your Foot in the Door! Getting Your […]

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