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  • Daughters of Civil Rights Movement to Speak at UCF

    The Global Perspectives Office and the Women’s Studies Program will host the eighth annual “Women and Leadership” forum Thursday, Sept. 18. Two daughters of the civil rights movement, Cheryl Brown Henderson and Peggy Wallace Kennedy, will discuss their perspectives on the movement as it happened and as it continues today. Henderson is the daughter of the late […]

  • UCF to Observe Constitution Day at Wednesday Forum

    The U.S. Constitution was adopted Sept. 17, 1787, and is the foundation on which Americans live their lives; after 227 years, it is just as relevant today as it was then. A forum to celebrate the Constitution and the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 will be sponsored Wednesday by the University […]

  • UCF Alumna's Film at Global Peace Festival Features Affleck, Foxx, Other Stars

    What a star-studded lineup filmmaker Jenni Gold, a UCF graduate, assembled for her latest movie: Ben Affleck, Jamie Foxx, Gary Sinise, Jane Seymour, Marlee Matlin, Geena Davis, William H. Macy and others. And their film has an uplifting message for everyone: Push forward to reach your dreams. Gold’s dream — to become a movie director […]

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  • Garden Good Guys: Butterflies, Birds & Bees

    Garden Good Guys: Butterflies, Birds & Bees will be the UCF Public History Center’s first workshop of the fall semester on Saturday. The outdoor, family-friendly workshop about the habitats, life cycles and ecosystems of Central Florida pollinators will include a tour of the center’s butterfly garden. The butterfly garden is part of the history center’s […]

  • UCF, Ohio State, Texas Among 11 Schools Developing 'National Playbook' for Higher Ed

    Eleven of the nation’s top public research universities, including the University of Central Florida, have formed a new alliance focused on helping more low-income and first-generation students earn college degrees. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Ford Foundation and four other organizations have contributed $5.7 million to support the University Innovation Alliance’s efforts to […]

  • In Theatre UCF's 'Baltimore Waltz,' Imagination is Central Character

    Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel’s play “Baltimore Waltz” opens at the Theatre UCF Black Box on Thursday, Sept. 18, and runs through Sept. 28. The play is a personal one for playwright Vogel, who wrote the script after losing her brother from complications due to AIDS in the late 1980s. While the play never refers […]

  • Author Submissions Being Accepted for UCF Book Festival

    Readers from Florida and throughout the nation will be marking their calendars again this spring for the annual UCF Book Festival, taking place April 18th, 2015 on the UCF Campus. The UCF Book Festival has brought more than 230 popular authors from all over the country to Orlando in the last five years, including New […]

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