UCF Global Perspectives

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Past Events

2014/09/18
Cheryl Brown Henderson

Cheryl Brown Henderson

A Daughter of the Civil Rights Movement

Civil rights activist and daughter of the late Rev. Oliver L. Brown (Brown vs. Board of Education)

Time: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Cape Florida Ballroom, UCF Student Union

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A feature of the 8th annual forum, “Women and Leadership: A Global Perspective.” Everyone is welcome to attend the public forum.

Henderson’s visit is also a feature of UCF’s Civil Rights Series, which celebrates the Civil Rights Act and its impact on the world.

 
2014/09/18
Peggy Wallace Kennedy

Peggy Wallace Kennedy

A Daughter of the Civil Rights Movement

Civil rights activist and daughter of the late former governor of Alabama, George C. Wallace

Time: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Cape Florida Ballroom, UCF Student Union

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A feature of the 8th annual forum, “Women and Leadership: A Global Perspective.” Everyone is welcome to attend the public forum.

Kennedy’s visit is also a feature of UCF’s Civil Rights Series, which celebrates the Civil Rights Act and its impact on the world.

 
2014/09/18
Lawrence Rubin

Lawrence Rubin

Security and the Middle East

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Location: Campus and Community Meetings

Sponsors: UCF Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd Program for Strategic Research and Studies, UCF Global Perspectives Office

 
2014/09/11
James McLurkin

James McLurkin

The End of the World & Other Misconceptions: The Truth About Robotics

Expert in robot technologies

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

Location: Cape Florida Ballroom, UCF Student Union

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF Terrorism Studies Program, Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations, UCF Political Science Department, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

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Everyone is welcome to attend this public forum.

 
2014/09/04
Vivek Tiwary

Vivek Tiwary

The Color of Dreams: Breaking Down Ethnic Barriers in the Arts and Entertainment

Award-winning Broadway producer

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

Location: Cape Florida Ballroom, UCF Student Union

Sponsors: The India Center in partnership with UCF Global Perspectives Office. Other partners include The India Group, UCF Political Science Department, UCF Theatre Department, UCF LIFE, Book Festival 2015 in association with the Morgridge International Reading Center and the Global Connections Foundation.

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Everyone is welcome to attend this public forum.

 
2014/04/11
Viviana Hurtado

Viviana Hurtado

Causa Marketing

Founding editor of The Wise Latina Club and co-founder of Latinas for Latino Lit (L4LL)

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Campus and community meetings.

 
2014/04/10
Tal Dehtiar

Tal Dehtiar

The Business of Doing Good and Doing Well

Founder of Oliberté Footwear and social entrepreneur

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

Location: Cape Florida Ballroom, UCF Student Union

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, The Burnett Honors College, Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations, CliftonLarsonAllen, Chastang Charitable Foundation, UCF LIFE, UCF Book Festival 2014 in association with the Morgridge International Reading Center and the Global Connections Foundation

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Open Forum

 
2014/04/05
UCF Book Festival

UCF Book Festival

Featuring Andre Dubus III

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

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Location: UCF Arena

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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 Andre Dubus III.

 
2014/04/01
Central Florida Global Economic Forum

Central Florida Global Economic Forum

Winning Strategies in Today's Marketplace

A luncheon and conference featuring leading entrepreneurs and experts in cutting-edge business trends. Speakers include “Planet Money” radio show co-host Adam Davidson, digital strategist Soraya Darabi and high-tech entrepreneur Anousheh Ansari.

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Location: Key West Ballroom, UCF Student Union

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Advance registration required. Email Lauren.Adair@ucf.edu for more information.

 
2014/03/25
UCF Community Summit on Environment and Global Climate Change

UCF Community Summit on Environment and Global Climate Change

Featuring presentations by food and faith speaker Fred Bahnson and climate security expert Andrew Holland

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: Cape Florida Ballroom, UCF Student Union

Sponsors: UCF Global Perspectives Office in partnership with the UCF Office of Undergraduate Studies and Office of Interdisciplinary Studies. Other sponsors include UCF SGA, The Burnett Honors College, UCF Global Peace and Security Studies Program, UCF Isle of Man Small Countries Program, UCF Diplomacy Program, Chastang Charitable Foundation, American Security Project, UCF Political Science Department, UCF LIFE and the Global Connections Foundation

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Public forum. Click here to see the event flyer, and here to read a press release about the event.