Current Lecture Series Slides

If a speaker has chosen to make his or her presentation available online, it will appear as a blue link. Click on the link to access the presentation. (Please be patient- some large documents take a long time to download)

You can download the program to view power point slides by downloading the Microsoft Office PowerPoint Viewer below.
Microsoft Viewer Download

Spring 2017 Lectures (January – April)

1/17      9:00 a.m.   Lindsay Neuberger, Ph.D., “What We Say Matters: Sharks, Space, and Student Stress” 

1/17     10:30 a.m.     Scott Branting, Ph.D., “Monitoring Ancient Archaeological Sites in the Middle East”

2/21     9:00am     David Mac Donald, “Student Composition and the Process of Teaching Composition”

2/28    10:30am    Ted Reynolds, Ph.D., “Cell Phones, Computers, and Human Trafficking: How to Stay Safe”

3/21    9:00am    Dr. David Head, “Privateers of the Americas”

3/21   10:30am   Kathryn Brohl, “A Love-Hate Thing: When Adult Children Refuse to Accept Responsibility”

Fall 2016 Lectures (August – December )

8/23            10:30 a.m.       P Teri Fine, Ph.D., “Party Reform in the 21st Century: How Changes in the Party Nominations Process have Fared over the last Generation”  

8/30     10:30 a.m.       P  Deborah Beidel, Ph.D., “PTSD”

9/6      9 a.m.              P  Jan Clanton “J.M.W. Turner”

             10:30 a.m.      P Cathy Yi, MPT, OCS, “All the Right Moves: Dealing with Back Pain”

9/13    9 a.m.              P  Jan Clanton “Cristo & Jeanne Claude”

            10:30 a.m.       P  Judy Luckett, Ed.D., “Painless Foreign Language Learning”

9/20    9 a.m.              P  Randolph Russell, Ph.D, “American History & Civics Literacy”

            10:30 a.m.       P   “Behind the Scenes at  the WP Sidewalk Art Festival”

9/27    9 a.m.              P  Robert Bernstein, “Meditation”                                                                      

            10:30 a.m.       P  Amy Cameron O’Rourke: “Senior Living/ Aging Successfully”

10/4    9 a.m.              P  Thomas Burke, “Overhead Recon During the Cold War”

10:30 a.m.       P  George Kyriazis, Ph.D, “Taste Receptors, Sweeteners, and Impact on Health”

10/11  9 a.m.              P  Nicole Lighthall, Ph.D., “Brain Imaging”             

10:30 a.m.       P   Teri Fine, Ph.D. “What to Watch For on November 8, 2016: Candidates, Parties, and Issues” 

10/18   9 a.m.             P  Jonathan Matusitz, Ph.D, The European Migrant Crisis: What America Can Learn

            10:30 a.m.       P  Karen Morrison “The new ODI at UCF”

10/25  9 a.m.              KW  Alvin Wang, Ph.D., “Ways of Seeing: The Rise of Abstract Expressionism”

            10:30 a.m.       KW Nancy Squillacioti, “Maintaining Brain Health As We Age”

11/1    9 a.m.              P  Keth Britton, “How NASA & KSC are Re-tooling KSC for the Next Generation of Space Exploration to the ISS                                                                            and Beyond”

10:30 a.m.       P  Keith Britton and UCF Engineering, “How NASA & KSC are Studying the Effects of Climate Change with UCF next- generation Climate Models”

11/8    9 a.m.              P  Gunes Murat Tezcur, Associate Professor and Chair of Kurdish Political Studies, “A Century of Solitude: The Kurdish Question in the Middle East”

            10:30 a.m.       P  Gordon Kerr, “Doing the People’s Business—the View of a U.S. Senate Aide” 

11/15  9 a.m.              P James Faust, Edward Jones Investments and Jared Motzenbecker, MFS Fund Distributors, “Wise Investing”                            

            10:30 a.m.       P  Mark Cooper, JD, “Ethics & the Law”

11/22  9 a.m.              P  Kate Mansfield, Ph.D., UCF Biology Dept, “The UCF Marine Turtle Research Group:                                                                                                                                         ” A Whole LIFE-History Approach to Sea Turtle Research” 

            10:30 a.m.       P  Stella Sung, Ph.D. “The Piano Virtuoso”