Category: 2011

UCF Sociology News from 2011

Faculty Staff Campaign

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Source: COS News Blog Date: Thursday May. 12th, 2011 This year’s faculty and staff contributions in the College of Sciences not only reached the expected goal, but exceeded it dramatically. Last year, COS raised just over $28,000 and this year COS came in at over $42,000! The college’s participation stayed fairly consistent down 1% from last year […]

Volunteers Needed To Save “Historic Gem” Turtle Mound

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Source: UCF Today Date: Monday May. 02nd, 2011 A team of University of Central Florida students and biologists is seeking volunteers to help save Turtle Mound, a Native American shell mound within the Canaveral National Seashore in New Smyrna Beach. The project, which runs Saturday and Sunday, is one of six national finalists in the 2011 […]

College Of Sciences Awards

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Source: COS News Blog Date: Monday May. 02nd, 2011 Dr. Peter Panousis, the Dean of the College of Sciences, recently awarded graduate student, faculty, and staff Excellence Award winners for contributions to their respective fields in an annual celebratory event that was held in the college. There was something extra to celebrate this year, however, as […]

UCF Developing National Model For Blended Online Courses

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Source: UCF Newsroom Date: Monday Apr. 11th, 2011 The University of Central Florida is developing a national model for blended learning, a practice that combines web-based learning with traditional classroom instruction. The Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) awarded UCF a $250,000 grant, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and others. NGLC is coordinated by EDUCAUSE, a […]

UCF Recognizes Its ‘Eternal Knights’

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Source: UCF Today Date: Wednesday Apr. 06th, 2011 The UCF community honored 14 students who passed away during the past academic year at the Eternal Knights Memorial Service on campus Wednesday. In its tenth year, Eternal Knights recognizes students’ family and friends as the university community joins together to remember loved ones and offer condolences. […]

UCF, Medical Community To Offer Free Cancer Risk Assessments

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Source: UCF Today Date: Wednesday Apr. 06th, 2011 Cancer of the head and neck is the sixth most-common form of cancer in the United States. Yet, many people don’t recognize the symptoms of these life-threatening diseases, which can be easily treated if diagnosed early. The University of Central Florida Communication Disorders Clinic, Florida Hospital Cancer Institute and […]

New UCF Research Program

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Source: COS NEWS Date: Wednesday Apr. 06th, 2011 A pioneering program is coming to UCF where first year students will live and learn together while becoming research apprentices, an experience usually reserved for juniors and seniors. The Learning Environment and Academic Research Network (L.E.A.R. N.) will provide a living and learning community where students will live […]

Strategies For Long-term Research Planning

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Source: College of Sciences Date: Friday Apr. 01st, 2011 The “Strategies for Long-term Research Planning” workshop on Monday, April 11, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. will be a great opportunity to hear from experts as they provide an in-depth discussion on topics that will enhance the process for developing a competitive proposal, as […]

Technology In Health Care Event

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Source: COS News Blog Date: Friday Mar. 18th, 2011 Regional representatives will discuss the impact of technology in health care at the seventh-annual State of Health Care in Central Florida Symposium at the University of Central Florida. The public is invited to attend the symposium at the FAIRWINDS Alumni Center, across the street from the UCF […]

Undergrad Research Journal: Call For Submissions

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Source: University of Central Florida Undergraduate Research Journal Date: Wednesday Mar. 02nd, 2011 Submitting Your Research for Publication in the UCF URJ Conducting research is one of the most rewarding ways to contribute to your field of study. Sharing ideas and findings with scholars in your discipline enriches the community’s body of knowledge as a whole, and […]