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Distinguished Speaker Series Comes to Downtown Winter Park

DSS Postcard 2014-15 v8 FINAL_Page_1The College of Sciences at the University of Central Florida will be presenting the Distinguished Speaker Series starting in September. The series brings renowned speakers from across the country to enrich the lives of students, faculty, alumni and the community. Guest speakers will address topics relevant to the natural, computational, social or behavioral sciences and […]

Salt: The Only Rock We Eat

A-Taste-of-Science-Eblast_AUG CroppedWhat:  Taste of Science Presentation “A Brief History of Salt:  Beyond the Shaker on Your Kitchen Table” Who:  Dr. Peter Sinelli , UCF Instructor of Anthropology, specializing in Archaeology When:  Thursday, August 28, 2014,  6:30 p.m. Where:  East End Market in Audobon Park Today salt is as ubiquitous as sunshine.  Across cultures, it is the most […]

The Balut: A UCF Professor’s Rite of Passage

Balut 2Being paid to talk about food is a dream job for some, for one UCF professor it became reality by stepping into the streets of the Philippines and cracking open a fertilized duck egg. Dr. Ty Matejowsky, of the Anthropology Department, won the 2014 Belasco Prize for Scholarly Excellence presented by the Association for the […]


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