January 22, 2018

January 22, 2018


Events, Lectures, Seminars

dance performance

Celebrate Lunar New Year and the beginning of the Year of the Dog at this Multicultural Center event featuring performances, games and refreshments. Festivities will be held at the Visitor Center Atrium from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 24. more info

geoscienceGeosciences Seminar
Monday, Jan. 22 (11:30 - 11:45 a.m.)
Title: Advanced Imaging for Practitioners.
Speaker: Dr. Bill Symes, Rice University. more info

CVLCVL Science Luncheon Series
Monday, Jan. 22 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Contributions of Executive Control to Speech Perception During Aging.
Speaker: Dr. Avanti Dey, UT Dallas. more info

IRB typed on screenIRB Protocol Development Workshop
Monday, Jan. 22 (2 - 4 p.m.)
This one-on-one help session is for researchers who are planning to submit, or are in the process of revising, new applications for IRB review, amendments or annual renewals of their human participant research projects. more info

two students Student Leadership Programs: Leadership Certificate Series
Monday, Jan. 22 (5 - 6 p.m.)
The leadership certification is a semester-long workshop series covering the Student Leadership Challenge Model and Five Principles of Exemplary Leadership. more info

person meditating Mindful Meditation for Beginners
Monday, Jan. 22 (5:30 - 7 p.m.)
In this special four-week series at the Galerstein Gender Center, instructor Dorsey Standish will teach mindfulness as a way of bringing great awareness, ease, energy and freedom into daily life. more info

jsom buildingMS in Supply Chain Management Info Session
Tuesday, Jan. 23 (9 - 10 a.m.)
Thursday, Jan. 25 (noon - 1 p.m.)
This session will cover application procedures, program curriculum and degree requirements. more info

steering wheel Hands-On Golf Cart Safety Training
Tuesday, Jan. 23 (10 - 11 a.m.)
This training provides basic safety awareness in the use of golf carts and utility carts, which includes a hands-on driving test. more info

tea Tea Tuesdays
Tuesday, Jan. 23 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Join the Galerstein Gender Center on Tuesdays for refreshing tea and conversation. more info

students in a classroomWelcome Back Multiracial Meeting
Tuesday, Jan. 23 (noon - 2 p.m.)
The Multicultural Center welcomes students within the multiracial community to the new semester. more info

campusGrant Proposals: Writing Budgets and Budget Justifications
Tuesday, Jan. 23 (3 - 4:30 p.m.)
This presentation offers tips on developing a budget and writing a budget justification for those working on grant applications or fellowships with budget requirements. more info

students on campus Student Government Senate Meeting
Tuesday, Jan. 23 (5:15 - 7:30 p.m.)
Visitors are always welcome. Refreshments are provided. more info

jsom building MBA & MS Information Session
Tuesday, Jan. 23 (6:30 - 7:30 p.m.)
This information session details graduate programs offered by the Naveen Jindal School of Management. more info

Devon Gilfillian Lift Off Music Series: Devon Gilfillian
Tuesday, Jan. 23 (7 - 9 p.m.)
Gospel-blues and Southern soul singer Devon Gilfillian will perform. After the concert, get to know Gilfillian at an Orbit Talk. Refreshments and free T-shirts while supplies last. more info

student with laptop MS in Finance Online Information Session
Wednesday, Jan. 24 (9 - 10 a.m.)
Learn about the curriculum, admission process, student experience and program benefits. more info

Education AbroadEducation Abroad: Peer Advising
Wednesday, Jan. 24 (10 a.m. - noon)
Learn more about study abroad programs offered through UT Dallas at the information booth. more info

nano artNanoArt Exhibition
Wednesday, Jan. 24 (11 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
See art presented from Dr. Moon Kim's Nano & Beyond Lab. more info


marketing treeMS in Marketing Online Information Session
Wednesday, Jan. 24 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Learn about application procedures, program curriculum and degree requirements. more info

Founders BuildingWriting with Style, Part II
Wednesday, Jan. 24 (3 - 4:30 p.m.)
This workshop will cover principles of academic writing, including reader expectation theory and how to incorporate them into your writing by focusing on the organization of the entire document. more info

Dr. Anzhong WangPhysics Colloquium
Wednesday, Jan. 24 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Title: Pre-Inflationary Universe in Loop Quantum Cosmology.
Speaker: Dr. Anzhong Wang, Baylor University.
more info

trellisREVTECH Legendary Office Hours
Wednesday, Jan. 24 (4 - 6:30 p.m.)
Entrepreneurs are invited to participate in one-on-one sessions with mentors who have expertise in marketing, strategy, product development, IT, business growth, retail technology and more. more info

studentsFriendSpeak UTD
Wednesday, Jan. 24 (6 - 7 p.m.)
Join this group for a one-on-one English conversation hour. more info

The EvasonsThe Evasons
Wednesday, Jan. 24 (7 - 9 p.m.)
Ready to be amazed? Don't miss out on a magical experience with The Evasons, a mentalist duo who will blow your mind. more info

fruits and vegetablesHealthy Comet Eats Premiere
Thursday, Jan. 25 (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Check out healthy recipe videos on our YouTube channel, Healthy Comet Eats, and try the recipes while supplies last. more info

libraryWriting a Teaching Philosophy
Thursday, Jan. 25 (noon - 1 p.m.)
This workshop will present teaching assistants and postdoctoral students with general guidelines on how to write effective statements as well as present best practices. more info

passports OPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Thursday, Jan. 25 (2:30 - 3:45 p.m.)
Learn about the OPT application process, employment and travel considerations and reporting requirements. more info

airplane Education Abroad: Pre-Departure Orientation
Thursday, Jan. 25 (2:30 - 4 p.m.)
Education Abroad invites all students who plan to study abroad next semester to attend a pre-departure orientation. more info

Ronald W. Davis Green Endowed Lecture Series
Thursday, Jan. 25 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Title: Revolutionizing Biomedical Research through Technology Development.
Speaker: Dr. Ronald W. Davis, Stanford Genome Technology Center. more info

Thirsty Thursdays Transfer Thirsty Thursday
Thursday, Jan. 25 (5 - 7 p.m.)
Transfer Thirsty Thursday is a monthly social mixer for undergraduate transfer students. Mix and mingle while snacking at this come-and-go event. more info

calculatorMS in Accounting Q-and-A Presentation
Thursday, Jan. 25 (6 - 7 p.m.)
This session will cover application procedures, program curriculum and various degree requirements. more info

Dr. Ian Robertson Sips and Science Lecture
Thursday, Jan. 25 (6:30 - 8 p.m.)
Title: Make Stress Work for You.
Speaker: Dr. Ian Robertson, Center for BrainHealth​. more info

fraternity and sorority membersFraternity and Sorority Showcase
Thursday, Jan. 25 (7 - 10 p.m.)
Learn about fraternity and sorority life at this showcase hosted by the Multicultural Greek Council and the National Pan-Hellenic Council. more info

brain imageNeuroimaging Is a Team Sport
Friday, Jan. 26 (7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
This symposium will share the results of successful neuroimaging research projects that have evolved between researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center and UT Dallas. more info

woman prepped to runStart Smart Salary Negotiations Workshop
Friday, Jan. 26 (9 - 11:30 a.m.)
This interactive workshop gives college students the confidence and skills they need to negotiate fair compensation. more info

Malisa SarntinoranontECS Seminar
Friday, Jan. 26 (11 a.m. - noon)
Title: MR-Based Biotransport Models for Drug Delivery to Solid Tumors and Brain.
Speaker: Dr. Malisa Sarntinoranont, University of Florida. more info

Dr. Patrick Reidy Callier Flash Seminar
Friday, Jan. 26 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Characterizing the Development of Place of Articulation Contrasts During the Preschool Years.
Speaker: Dr. Patrick Reidy, UT Dallas​. more info

Dr. Rita Goldstein Frontiers of BrainHealth Lecture
Friday, Jan. 26 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: The Prefrontal Cortex in iRISA in Cocaine Addiction: Lessons from Neuroimaging in Humans and an Eye Toward Intervention Development.
Speaker: Dr. Rita Goldstein, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai​. more info

paint brushesArt UTD: Mural Painting
Friday, Jan. 26 (1 - 5 p.m.)
All UTD students are invited to join Art UTD to create murals that will be displayed across campus. more info

bowl participantAfrican-American Male Academic Bowl
Saturday, Jan. 27 (8 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
This year's "Aiming for the Stars" Competition will offer young men the opportunity to compete in a points-based, three-tiered academic competition. more info

Common GroundCommon Ground Jazz Quartet
Saturday, Jan. 27 (8 p.m.)
The Common Ground Jazz Quartet featuring Lou Harlas, Mario Cruz, Kelly Durbin and Harrell Bosage with vocalist Sandra Kaye will perform the music of Burt Bacharach and others. more info


can opener driveOSV Can Opener Drive
Jan. 3 - 31
Help the OSV collect 75 new or gently used non-electric can openers for the Comet Cupboard. more info

artwork from Föhrenwald ChildrenExhibit: Föhrenwald Children
Jan. 9 - Feb. 12
This exhibit of works by June Owens focuses on the story of two Jewish children who grew up in a post-World War II refugee camp. more info

artwork from the exhibitExhibit: one side of the face
Jan. 9 - Feb. 12
The exhibition “one side of the face” by Lillian Love Kennedy is a comparative visual response to the representations of white and Native American women in film and media. more info

art from the exhibitExhibit: Transmission Reentry
Jan. 19 - Feb. 17
The exhibition explores the Latinx diaspora in the United States and the disparate influence of American exceptionalism. Artists selected for this exhibit come from different backgrounds and explore different mediums. more info

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