Category: 2009

UCF Sociology News from 2009

UCF To Showcase Academic Programs During Family Weekend

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Source: UCF Newsroom Date: Monday Sep. 28th, 2009 REMINDERS: The UCF campus will open for tailgating at 8 a.m. Saturday. Glass bottles and animals (except for service animals) are not allowed on campus on game days. For more information on tailgating, parking and other game day policies, Several University of Central Florida colleges will open their […]

Help UCF Break A Guinness World Record For Flu Shots

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Source: UCF News Date: Monday Sep. 28th, 2009 UCF and Centra Care will take their best shot next week at breaking the world record for most seasonal flu vaccines given in one day. Students, faculty, staff and the community are invited to roll up their sleeves inside the UCF Arena Wednesday, Sept. 30, from noon […]

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

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Source: OUR Date: Wednesday Jul. 08th, 2009 Participating in undergraduate research will expand your academic experience at UCF. Research is a process of careful inquiry leading to the discovery of new information. Although there are some differences in how research is conducted across disciplines, research is not restricted to certain disciplines and occurs in all programs […]

The Edge Of Catastrophe

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Source: UCF Today Date: Thursday Apr. 16th, 2009 UCF sociologists James Wright and Jana Jasinski recently conducted a comprehensive survey and published their results in a report titled “Poverty in Central Florida: Wages and Well-being among the Region’s Low and Moderate Income Families.” Here are some of the startling statistics: More than half of the members […]

College Of Sciences Distinguished Speaker Series

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Source: College of Sciences Dean’s Office Date: Wednesday Feb. 25th, 2009 We are pleased to announce a new lecture series. The College of Sciences Distinguished Speaker Series has been established to bring high-profile guest speakers to enrich the academic experience of members of the university and the local community.  Speakers will address topics relevant to […]