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February 2014

Upcoming Events

Arts and Culture
Take in an art exhibit, faculty lecture or musical performance during the School of Arts and Humanities’ 2013-2014 season. Learn more here.

AudiologyNOW! Conference – UT Dallas Alumni Open House
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
4:30–6:30 p.m. Reception

Orange County Convention Center
West Building, Hall D1
Industry Update Room 8
9800 International Drive
Orlando, Florida 32819

Please join us for a reception for alumni, students and faculty at the AudiologyNOW! Conference, hosted by Dr. Ross Roeser, professor and executive director emeritus of the Callier Center for Communication Disorders.

Arts and Technology Distinguished Lecture Series
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
7 p.m.

Lecturer Vinton G. Cerf is recognized as one of the “fathers of the Internet” and is currently the vice president and chief Internet evangelist at Google. Cerf has received such honors as the National Medal of Technology, the Turing Award and the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his role in the creation of the Internet. In his work at Google, Cerf identifies and promotes new technologies used to develop Internet-based products and services.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
7 p.m.

Featured speaker Mae Jemison is a chemical engineer, scientist, physician, entrepreneur, teacher and astronaut. She was the first African-American woman to enter NASA’s astronaut corps and flew aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour in 1992. Jemison is multi-lingual, trained in dance and choreography, and recognized nationally as an advocate for advancing STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education for children.

Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building, Lecture Hall

Tickets for the general public are $15 lower level, $10 balcony. Purchase tickets at the Arts and Technology Lecture Series website.

School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences’ Alumni Master Lecture
Predicting Human Behavior: Why the World Will Belong to Economists & Neuroscientists
Thursday, March 27, 2014
4 p.m. Lecture
5 p.m. Reception

UT Dallas Campus
800 West Campbell Road
Founders Building, Second Floor Atrium
Please register in advance

Join us for an Alumni Master Lecture featuring Michelle Janssen Adams BA’87, MA’88, PhD’95, founder and president of Marketing Brainology. Understanding and measuring human behavior is complex. With the help of a cross-disciplinary approach, we can peel back the layers to better understand and predict behavior. Learn how companies across the world are incorporating new ways to measure and act upon this information.

Alumni and Student Networking: Life After EPPS
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
5:30-7:30p.m.

UT Dallas Campus
800 West Campbell Road
Eugene McDermott Library, McDermott Suite

Alumni will discuss various careers, give advice and answer questions related to their jobs at this event hosted by the Omicron Delta Epsilon honor society and the International Political Economy Students Association. Register online.

Reprogramming the Brain to Health: Brain Connectivity in Health and Disease
Thursday, April 10, 2014
8 a.m – 5 p.m.

Center for BrainHealth

This symposium brings together the most distinguished brain scientists to share and learn up-to-the-minute breakthroughs in brain research. It is designed to engage cognitive scientists, neuroscientists, physicians, psychologists, rehabilitation specialists, researchers, educators and students. The year’s symposium is presented by Center for BrainHealth with the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute at UC Berkeley.

Please register here in advance.

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