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March 2014

Upcoming Events

UT Dallas Ring Days
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
2-6 p.m.

Visitor Center Atrium

Balfour representatives will be on site to take ring orders and answer questions. You may also order online and view a ring sample at your convenience at the UT Dallas Bookstore. Place your order by March 28 to participate in the May 14th ceremony.

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.

ECS Alumni Reception: Vinton G. Cerf, ATEC Distinguished Lecture
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
5:30-6:30 p.m. Reception
7 p.m. Lecture

Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building, Lecture Hall, 2nd Level Loge Area

Recognized as one of the “fathers of the Internet” and currently vice president and chief Internet evangelist at Google, Vinton G. Cerf will headline the third lecture in this new series. Please join Dean Mark Spong and Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science alumni for a pre-lecture reception. Complimentary lecture tickets are available for the first 25 alumni and their guests. Please respond to Farah Ellenbogen.

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

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.

UT Dallas Awards Gala
Thursday, April 3, 2014
5:45 p.m. Reception
6:30 p.m. Dinner and Program

Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel
900 East Lookout Drive
Richardson, Texas 75082

Please join us to celebrate the achievements of our extraordinary alumni and community leaders. Tickets for individual seats are $75 per person. Sponsorship details are available online.
Please register by March 27. Visit utdallas.edu/gala or call 972-883-2586 for more information.

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

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.

Arts and Technology Distinguished Lecture Series
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
7 p.m.
Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building, Lecture Hall

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.

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

Callier Cares Luncheon
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
12-1 p.m.

Dallas Country Club
4100 Beverly Drive
Dallas, Texas 75205

The 3rd annual Callier Cares Luncheon will honor Sara Martineau with the 2014 Ruth and Ken Altshuler Callier Care Award. Martineau, past president of the Foundation for the Callier Center and a longtime Callier advocate, will be recognized for her commitment to making life better for people of all ages with communication disorders.

To buy tables and tickets, please contact Jennifer Fowler at 214-905-3025.

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