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2021 Founders’ Day Awards Honor Excellence in the Arts and Humanities

April 7, 2021

UCF College of Arts and Humanities faculty members were honored at the 2021 Founders’ Day Honors Convocation on Wednesday, April 7. The annual ceremony, which took place virtually this year, honors UCF faculty and students for excellence across departments and disciplines. In recognition of outstanding teaching, advising, mentoring, research, professional service, librarianship and instruction, faculty are awarded research funding and encouragement to pursue their professional endeavors at... Read More

Celebrate the Arts From the Comfort of Your Couch

April 5, 2021

UCF Celebrates the Arts is harnessing the power of art — and the virtual world — to bring our community together. While many events at this year’s festival will be held at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts using strict health and safety protocols, a series of virtual events will also allow attendees to experience the arts from the comfort of their own homes. Events ranging from discussions about the art of Black language to showcases of artistic talent will be featured... Read More

James C. Clark Discusses Consequences of Controlling Voters Through Legislation

April 1, 2021

James C. Clark, senior lecturer of history, was featured in the Orlando Sentinel as a guest columnist for his insight on the unintended consequences of controlling voters through legislation. Citing key elections in 1860, 1960 and 2020, Clark paints a picture of the effects of voter suppression attempts and connects them with current legislature being debated in Florida. “Making it more difficult to vote would set up a kind of gladiator competition to decide whose voters are most... Read More

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