UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

2015/10/05
Lou Frey Institute Symposium

Lou Frey Institute Symposium

2016 Road to the Whitehouse

Learn about the key issues leading up to the 2016 presidential elections, campaign strategies old and new and the importance of engagement at this symposium.

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Location: Pegasus Ballroom, UCF Student Union

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Visit http://loufreyinstitute.org/ for more information about this event.

 
2015/09/21
Ndaba Mandela

Ndaba Mandela

From Prisoner to President: The Mandela Legacy Lives On

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: Cape Florida Ballroom, UCF Student Union

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This event is free and open to the public.

 
2015/07/20
Perspectives on Terrorism from the Academy and the Field

Perspectives on Terrorism from the Academy and the Field

This is event features a panel of experts from academia and the government will discuss terrorism, counterterrorism and whether current efforts are working. Panelists include Dr. Sebastian Gorka, the Major General Matthew C. Horner Distinguished Chair of Military Theory at the Marine Corps University, and Adrianne George, the National Counterterrorism Center’s Domestic Representative in Miami, among others.

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Time: 1:00 p.m.

Location: Dean's Conference Room, College of Sciences Building, UCF

Sponsors: UCF Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence and the Global Perspectives Office

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This event is open to the public.

 
2015/04/18
UCF Book Festival 2015

UCF Book Festival 2015

Featuring Terry McMillan

The UCF Book Festival is an annual literary event held in the spring at the University of Central Florida.  The purpose of the UCF Book Festival is to bring a literary cultural experience to the Central Florida community from infants to seniors by fueling interest and engagement in reading and literature, and showcasing accomplished and emerging authors. The Festival features internationally recognized authors and illustrators, book signings and sales, exhibitors, cooking demonstrations, book appraisals, and literary activities for all ages

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Location: Morgridge International Reading Center

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The UCF Book Festival is open to the public. Visit the official website for additional information. Click here to read more about Terry McMillan.

 
2015/04/18
Terry McMillan

Terry McMillan

Speaking from the Heart

Keynote presentation of the 2015 UCF Book Festival.

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location: Morgridge International Reading Center, UCF

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The UCF Book Festival is open to the public. Visit the official website for additional information. Click here to read more about Terry McMillan.

 
2015/04/16
David Newman

David Newman

Borders, territorial dimensions of ethnic struggles and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Prominent scholar, journalist and political activist

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Campus meetings.

 
2015/04/10
Cathy Areu

Cathy Areu

Hands-on Success: The Entrepreneurial Element

Publisher, founder and owner of Catalina magazine

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Location: PSY 101, UCF

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Campus and community meetings. This visit is a feature of a regular speaker series on Latin America and the Caribbean. Click here to view the flyer for the breakfast roundtable discussion. Advance registration required.

 
2015/03/31
Water Security in the Middle East

Water Security in the Middle East

An interdisciplinary symposium to promote discourse and thinking about issues pertaining to water security in the Middle East and North Africa region

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Location: Garden Key, UCF Student Union

Sponsors: UCF Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd Program for Strategic Research and Studies, The Hollings Center, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Stormwater Management Academy

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This event, coordinated by Peter Jacques (UCF Political Science Department) and Hassan Arafat (United Arab Emirates University Masdar Institute), follows an international dialogue, “High and Dry: The Middle East Water Challenge,” in Istanbul, Turkey last year.

Click here to read the conference program.

 
2015/03/27
Michaela Dodge

Michaela Dodge

U.S. Nuclear Security

Policy analyst for defense and strategic policy at The Heritage Foundation’s Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies

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Campus and community meetings.

 
2015/02/26
2015 Florida International Summit

2015 Florida International Summit

Opportunities and Challenges for Human Society and Development

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m

Location: Pegasus Ballroom, UCF Student Union

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Click  for here for the event program. Advance registration required. For more information about the event and registration, please email nicole.medinacollazo@ucf.edu. Click here to read a review of the summit.