UCF Summer 2021 Commencement Schedule and Fall Makeup Ceremony Announced

June 08, 2021  Summer 2021 Grad Walk takes place August 4–6 and three in-person commencement ceremonies will be held August 7.

Graduate Faculty Profile: Jonathan Beever

May 25, 2021  Jonathan Beever’s research in applied ethics helps the community reimagine their relationships to and in the natural world.

UCF Class Spotlight: Asian Humanities

May 14, 2021  This course, which is offered in the spring, covers regions and countries beyond India, Japan, Korea and China and highlights the impact of local cultures on global issues.

Christian Ravela Provides Insight Through a Brief History of Asian American Racism

April 30, 2021  Christian Ravela, an assistant professor of philosophy who specializes in critical race theory, cultural studies and Asian American studies, provides some context on racism that dates back to the beginning of Asian individuals’ migration to the United States during the 1800s.

Staff Awards Recognize Dedication and Exemplary Service

April 29, 2021  The annual college staff awards recognize employees who have delivered exemplary service to the college and UCF.

CAH Faculty Members Receive Tenure and Promotion in 2021

April 26, 2021  In 2021, 28 arts and humanities faculty members received promotion or tenure to recognize their dedication to the university.

What is Ramadan?

April 15, 2021  UCF’s program director of Islamic studies discusses the month-long celebration and how to be respectful of those who partake in it.

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

April 07, 2021  Faculty members from across the college were honored for the 2021 Founders’ Day Honors Convocation, which recognizes UCF faculty members and students from across disciplines for their academic achievements, contributions and tenures.

2021 Founders’ Day Honorees

April 07, 2021  The annual recognition celebrates the outstanding academic achievements of our faculty members and students.

Graduation Info for 2021 Spring Graduates

April 05, 2021  The commencement ceremony for graduates of the College of Arts and Humanities will be Friday, May 7 at 9 am.

Christian Ravela Debunks Model Minority Myth In Wake of Anti-Asian Attacks

March 26, 2021  Christian Ravela, associate professor of humanities and cultural studies, spoke to WFTV about the model minority myth in the wake of last week’s mass shooting at Asian-owned spas in Atlanta.

UCF Celebrates Women’s History Month 2021

March 15, 2021  This year, the Women’s and Gender Studies Program will celebrate Women’s History Month with Voces Latinx: A Showcase of Students and Faculty Creative Endeavor.

Celebrating the Lunar New Year

February 11, 2021  Two associate professors with expertise in Chinese society and culture share the history behind the Lunar New Year, lucky foods and more about the Year of the Ox.

Deadline extended: Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards

November 17, 2020  The Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards are $25,000 grants for interdisciplinary projects involving UCF faculty and community organizations.

Luciana Garbayo Receives College of Medicine Innovative Teaching Award

November 12, 2020  Luciana Garbayo was recognized by the UCF College of Medicine for her continued and effective use of innovative teaching methods in the clinical curriculum.

Ann Gleig Writes About Race, Religion, Black Lives Matter Movement

November 12, 2020  Ann Gleig’s research has seen the interplay of religion and racial justice in the changing Buddhist communities in the US, giving her a unique perspective on race and religion in America. Using this perspective, she’s recently penned several articles.

CAH Faculty Receive $600,000 NSF Grant to Study Ethics in STEM Fields

November 02, 2020  The National Science Foundation supported study led by faculty members in Philosophy and Writing and Rhetoric to understand relationships between values and disciplinary ethics and has the potential to improve knowledge of underrepresented students’ experiences.

14 Faculty Members Inducted into the UCF Scroll and Quill Society

October 29, 2020  This years’ inductees are experts in methodology, animation, music history, business ethics and other fields.

New Humanities course promotes interdisciplinary research on race and technology

October 27, 2020  A new Humanities course in Spring 2021 will will explore the role of race in the production, consumption, and representation of technology. The course explores how new and emerging technologies—from dating apps to robots–produce racial identities and how they may be used to reproduce and also resist racism.

UCF’s Center that Helps Preserve, Share History Awarded National Grant

October 26, 2020  The grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities will help UCF’s Center for Humanities and Digital Research expand its impact in the digital age.