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March and April 2010 OUR Workshops on Getting Started With Undergraduate Research

The Office of Undergraduate Research has scheduled a workshop on Getting Started with Undergraduate Research

It will be held on:

March 29, 5:00-6:30 P.M. in SU, 316 AB

and again on April 13, 1:30-3:00 P.M. in SU 224 

Article posted: 02/05/2010

Mar 2010 OUR Workshops: Poster Presentation, Grant Proposal Writing, and Communicating Your Research

The Office off Undergraduate Research has scheduled the following workshops for March 2010:

Preparing a Poster Presentation
March 3, 1:00-2:30 P.M. (SU 218)
March 18, 5:30-7:00 P.M. (SU 224)
March 22, 1:00-2:30 P.M. (SU 224)

Writing a Grant Proposal
March 16, 1:00-2:30 (SU 224)

Communicating Your Research
March 29, 2:30-4:00 P.M. (SU 316 AB)

Article posted: 02/05/2010

Meeting of the Student Undergraduate Research Society..Feb 17

Participating in undergraduate research is an important experience for anyone interested in gaining more knowledge and a deeper appreciation of their academic field.

There will be a meeting of the STUDENT UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH SOCIETY on February 17, 5:00-6:00 p.m. (SU 222)
All UCF students welcome!

Article posted: 02/05/2010

Current Directions and Evolution of Robotics Research: 11 AM, Feb 5, 2010, HEC 101


Byung- Ju Yi

of Hanyang University, Korea will give a presentation entitled:

Evolution and Current Directions in Robotics Research

Friday, February 5, 2010


11 AM


HEC 101


For the last two decades, great advances in Robotics research have been made and many
different application areas have been developed. In the first part of
this talk, the research issues and trends in Robotics evolved from 1980s
up to the present will be analyzed and future prospects of Robotics will be
discussed. The second part of this talk will address the issue of
biomimetic approaches in design and control of robots at the Human-Robotics
Laboratory at Hanyang University.

Article posted: 02/03/2010

Information Session Feb 9 on IT and Computer Science Career Opportunities with DOD

University of Central Florida, Information Session

Day: February 9th, 2010 (Tuesday)

Time: 10:00am-2:00pm

Location: Career Services, Building #7F, Room 185

The US Army Chief Information Office (CIO) is seeking outstanding Computer Science and Information Technology students/graduates who are looking for a dynamic career in public service with the U. S. Government. The Army Knowledge Leaders (AKL) Program is designed for current and 2010 graduates who have a proven record of academic excellence, demonstrated leadership skills, and wish to pursue a career in IT management as a Federal civilian employee supporting the mission of the Army CIO.

This promising opportunity with the AKL Program is an intense two–year experience of exciting training and work rotations with

Department of the Army and Department of Defense. The Program’s goal is to help hone a new breed of IT leaders to work on

critical defense projects and initiatives in a collaborative setting. Candidates will enjoy hands on training in leadership skills, business expertise, and technology competencies that will support the U.S. Government’s Army Chief Information Officer’s (CIO) mission.

Qualified Candidates will:

Possess an undergraduate or graduate degree of high academic ranking

Major in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Management, Computer Engineering, Information Assurance, or related field

Be eligible for a security clearance (U.S. citizenship required)

The AKL Program’s rewards are:

PAID internship with travel expenses, relocation expenses, and annual promotions

Annual/sick leave, health plan, retirement plan, and investment options

Job placement in critical defense area

Sponsorship for Secret Clearance

Projected Start Date:

July 2010

PLEASE NOTE: Students MUST attend this University of Central Florida sponsored Career Information Session on February 9th, 2010, and meet with us in order to apply for the program.

I look forward to seeing you on February 9th!

Deborah Lebron, PHR

Sr. Human Capital Analyst

SNVC, Army CIO/G-6

Office: 703-602-8506


Article posted: 02/02/2010