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2016/03/15
Bill Nye

Bill Nye

An Afternoon with Bill Nye

Nye’s latest book, Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World, will be the subject of discussion and on sale at the event. A short book signing and reception will follow.

Time: 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Location: Pegasus Ballroom, UCF Student Union

Sponsors: A campus-wide and community effort makes this event possible. Campus co-sponsors include Teaching and Learning in the College of Undergraduate Studies, Global Perspectives Office, Student Government Association, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, College of Medicine, College of Arts and Humanities, The Burnett Honors College, College of Sciences, College of Engineering and Computer Science, College of Health and Public Affairs, College of Education and Human Performance, College of Nursing, Rosen School of Hospitality Management and Student Development and Enrollment Services. Community co-sponsors include the Lester N. Mandell Endowed Distinguished Lecture Series and the Global Connections Foundation.

More Information:

Doors open at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are required to attend and available at no cost, thanks to event sponsors. There are a limited number of tickets available for UCF students through the SGA Ticket Center on the first floor of the UCF Student Union. A limited number of tickets are available for community members to attend. Please email global@ucf.edu for more information regarding tickets for non-students. Click here to read to official press release about the event.

Tweet a poem, haiku or limerick about Bill Nye, Science or Climate Change @BillNye using #BillNyeKnights for the chance to win a reserved seat at the event, a new copy of “Unstoppable: Harnessing Science to Change the World” and a guaranteed spot in the front of the line to get the book signed! Ten winners selected and notified on March 14th.

Live streaming will be available during the event in the UCF Student Union Atrium and at Regional Campuses.

 

Click here to read a write up about this event.