April 24, 2014
Center for Vital Longevity Science Luncheon Series
Monday, April 21 (12 - 1 p.m.)
Topic: "Lateral Posterior Parietal Activity During Successful Recognition of Previously Perceived and Imagined Events"
Speaker: Dr. Danielle King, postdoctoral fellow. more info
Dine with the Deans
Tuesday, April 22 (9 - 10 a.m.)
Students: Grab breakfast tacos and juice while providing valuable feedback on volunteer culture at UT Dallas to Dr. Andrew Blanchard, dean of Undergraduate Education and Dr. Gene Fitch, dean of students. more info
Spotlight Music Series
Tuesday, April 22 (12 - 1 p.m.)
Come out to the Pub and watch your fellow students from Musicians Network perform. Like what you see? Get involved and that could be you performing. more info
Overseas Travel for International Students
Tuesday, April 22 (1 - 2:30 p.m.)
International student advisors will hold a travel workshop for international students, which will cover topics such as renewing visas and re-entering the U.S. more info
Changing to F-1 Status Workshop
Tuesday, April 22 (2:30 - 4 p.m.)
Learn everything you need to know about changing visa status to F-1. ISSO international student advisors will explain the application process, advantages and disadvantages, as well as considerations when changing to F-1 from specific visa types. more info
SOYE: Sophomore Jump
Tuesday, April 22 (6 - 8 p.m.)
All sophomores are invited to the "Halfway to Someday" party to celebrate being halfway to graduation. more info
JSOM Online Information Session
Wednesday, April 23 (12 - 1 p.m.)
This free information session will cover application procedures, curriculum and degree requirements for the master's of science in information technology and management degree. more info
NSF Research Traineeship Program
Wednesday, April 23 (3 - 4 p.m.)
The National Science Foundation released a new graduate education initiative. Students interested in applying can drop by for some coffee and information on what the program funds, planning a proposal and more. more info
Holocaust Documentary Screening
Wednesday, April 23 (5 p.m.)
Facing the Nazi Era: Conversations in Southern Germany is a documentary by Lucy McCauley, wife of UT Dallas professor Dr. Charles Bambach. McCauley and Bambach will be in attendance for a Q&A discussion after the screening. more info
Wednesday, April 23 (4 - 5:15 p.m.)
Topic: "Experiments with Spin-Orbit Coupled Bose-Einstein Condensates: Simulating Condensed Matter Hamiltonians with Ultracold Atoms"
Speaker: Dr. Peter Engels, Washington State University. more info
Wednesday, April 23 (7:30 p.m.)
Topic: "Genetically Modified Food: Feeding the World or Fouling the World?"
Speaker: Dr. Roberta Millstein, University of California-Davis. more info
Jean and Bill Booziotis Distinguished Lecture
Wednesday, April 23 (7 - 8 p.m.)
Topic: "Improving Cognitive Functioning"
Speaker: Dr. John Jonides, University of Michigan. more info
Spring 2014 Sales Executive Seminar Series
Wednesday, April 23 (7 - 9 p.m.)
Topic: "Growth and Profitability in a Commodity-Based Business"
Speaker: Dean Kyle with Henry Schein Dental. more info
Distinguished Speaker on Energy Series
Thursday, April 24 (2 - 4 p.m.)
Topic: "Low Power Design Innovations For Medical Electronics: An Evolving Challenge"
Speaker: Dr. Karthik Vasanth, Texas Instruments Medical Business Unit. more info
Center for Children and Families Lecture Series
Friday, April 25 (9:30 - 10:30 a.m.)
Topic: "Beyond the Birds and the Bees: Communicating About Sexuality from Childhood to Adolescence"
Speaker: Dr. Joanna Gentsch. more info
Friday, April 25 (9 - 11 a.m.)
By evaluating brain fitness and applying proven brain-training methods, the Center for BrainHealth will train student veterans to think smarter and exploit their greatest natural resource — their brains — in this free eight-hour training. more info
Psychological Sciences Master's Presentations
Friday, April 25 (11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
The School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences presents the posters of the graduating class of the master's in psychological sciences program. more info
Public Affairs and Sociology Brown Bag Lecture
Friday, April 25 (11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
Topic: “The Brains of Leaders Study: An Exploratory Study of the Brains of Local Leaders"
Speaker: Dr. Douglas Kiel, professor of public affairs and administration. more info
BrainHealth Frontiers Lunch Lecture Series
Friday, April 25 (12 - 1 p.m.)
Topic: "The Human Brain as a Social Network: How Brain Connectivity Changes Across the Adult Lifespan"
Speaker: Dr. Gagan Wig. more info
Neuroscience Brownbag Series
Friday, April 25 (1 - 2 p.m.)
Speaker: PhD candidates Christopher de Solis and Lindsey Noble. more info
Mechanical Engineering Lecture
Friday, April 25 (1 - 2 p.m.)
Topic: "Ring Amplifier"
Speaker: Dr. Un-Ku Moon, Oregon State University. more info
2014 Diversity Awards Ceremony
Friday, April 25 (3:30 - 8 p.m.)
The Office of Diversity and Community Engagement marks its fifth anniversary and ranking among the top 25 most ethnically diverse student populations in the country with a special event. more info
Friday, April 25 (3:30 - 4:30 p.m.)
Topic: "Novel Departures in Detrital Geo- And Thermochronometry"
Speaker: Dr. Danny Stockli, UT Austin. more info
March 28 - April 26
In a co-curatorial exposé, six nationally and internationally acclaimed artists compare and contrast how the reality of a "presumed crisis" is reflected through interpretive media of visual stylization. more info
March 28 - April 26
Karleen Hesselbacher's senior honors thesis exhibition includes projections and moving video paintings that question the representations of conventions of sexuality surrounding the contemporary woman. more info
Comer Collection Exhibition
April 4 - May 3
This exhibition marks the first decade of the Comer Collection in the School of Arts and Humanities; the collection was initiated in 2004 through the donation of Marilyn and Jerry Comer. more info
Food For Thought: Student Art Exhibition
April 23 - May 23
The Center for Values in Medicine, Science and Technology concludes its yearlong lecture series with a photography exhibition focusing on food's beauty, its sources and its value in our every day experiences. more info
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