April 18, 2015


CVL Science SeriesCenter for Vital Longevity Science Series
Monday, April 13 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: The Role of Attention in Age-Related Associative Memory Impairments
Speaker: Dr. Audrey Duarte, Georgia Tech
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computer scienceIntellectual Property Seminar
Monday, April 13 (1 - 2:30 p.m.)
Title: 10 Things Everyone Should Know About Protecting Intellectual Property in Software and Engineering Technologies
Speakers: Sarah Knight and Wendy Zimbone. more info

Filing TaxesInternational Student Tax Filing Workshop: 8843 Form
Monday, April 13 (1:30 - 3 p.m.)
Intercultural Programs will hold an informational workshop to help you fill out this form. more info

Ad AstraAd Astra Lecture Series: Jessica Keating
Monday, April 13 (3 p.m.)
This talk will explore how technological innovation could also serve as cultural and religious critique through a look at the Verkehrte Welt automaton. more info

economicsMaster Alumni Lecture 
Monday, April 13 (4 - 6 p.m.)
Title: Economic Impact of the Shale Revolution and the Opportunities Ahead
Speaker: Dr. Thomas Tunstall MBA'92 PhD'00, UT San Antonio. more info

Dr. Marcia McNutt2015 Anson Clark Lecture
Monday, April 13 (4:30 - 6:30 p.m.)
Title: Geoengineering: No Hope or Our Planet's Last Hope?
Speaker: Dr. Marcia McNutt, editor-in-chief of Sciencemore info

undergraduate research poster contestUndergraduate Research Poster Competition Finals
Tuesday, April 14 (9 a.m. - noon)
A panel of industry representatives will review the top posters from recipients of Undergraduate Research Scholar Awards, given by the Office of the Vice President for Research. more info

Student Wellness CenterAlcohol 101
Tuesday, April 14 (11 a.m.)
The UT Dallas Police Department and the Student Wellness Center will provide various interactive activities and information related to alcohol education to students. more info

science and researchBuilding a Career in Science: Run the Marathon, Not the Sprint
Tuesday, April 14 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Learn how a career in science can be rewarding. more info

coffee cupCoffee Break with Research Development: What You Should Apply for When
Tuesday, April 14 (3 - 4 p.m.)
This event will address the logical funding career path for faculty, focusing especially on the NIH grant path. more info

bicyleRoad Warriors Commuter Break
Tuesday, April 14 (3 - 6 p.m.)
Take a break from your day with Road Warriors. Study, hang out, meet other commuters and grab a snack. more info

DCS SeriesDCS Series
Wednesday, April 15 (9 - 10 a.m.)
Title: The Unconscious Hippocampus
Speaker: Dr. Richard Addante, UT Dallas. more info

data protection Security Awareness Certificate: Protecting Your Computer and Data
Wednesday, April 15 (10 - 11:30 a.m.)
In this session, participants will learn the technical skills they will to protect their computers and data, both at work and at home. more info

grant moneyUnlocking Grant Money: Finding Research Funding Today
Wednesday, April 15 (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Learn how to use Pivot, a ProQuest COS database provided by the University of Texas at Dallas to assist researchers in finding funding opportunities. more info

physicsPhysics Colloquium
Wednesday, April 15 (4 - 5:15 p.m.)
Title: Initial Conditions for Inflation
Speaker: Dr. Sonia Paban,UT Austin. more info

Wednesday, April 15 (7 - 8:30 p.m.)
Students from Improv I & Improv II courses will host a one-night interactive improv comedy show. RSVP required. more info

VeteranStudent Veteran Refuel at ECS
Thursday, April 16 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Students who have served, or are currently serving in the U.S. military, grab a snack and chat with staff and faculty of the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science. more info

passportOPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Thursday, April 16 (2:30 - 3:45 p.m.)
Learn about the OPT application process, employment and travel considerations, and reporting requirements. more info

Comet TownNorthside at UT Dallas Groundbreaking Celebration
Thursday, April 16 (3 p.m.)
Groundbreaking ceremony and celebration for a mixed-use development north of the campus. Students, faculty and staff are invited to enjoy free food, prizes and entertainment. more info

Transfer StudentsTransfer Thirsty Thursday
Thursday, April 16 (5 - 7 p.m.)
Attend this networking event to meet other transfer students. A free drink and snacks will be provided. more info

NEXT TOPICNEXT TOPIC: What is an Artist Talk?
Thursday, April 16 (7 p.m.)
Daniel Atkinson will share the different methods and approaches artists have taken in speaking about their work. more info

sales executiveSpring 2015 Sales Executive Seminar No. 2
Thursday, April 16 (7 - 8:30 p.m.)
Alec Hagan with State Farm will speak on "State Farm: Integrated Sales Strategy." more info

AppleAssociation for Computing Machinery + Apple
Thursday, April 16 (7:30 - 10:30 p.m.)
Apple representatives and recruiters will provide students with an inside look on life at Apple, and what it takes to get there. more info

Paycom diamondPaycom Sales Alumni Breakfast
Friday, April 17 (7:30 - 9 a.m.)
Network with other sales professionals and hear Matt Bowman, the Texas region vice president of Paycom, discuss the "3 Techniques to Improve Your Sales Skills."  more info

exceptional learnersCenter for Children and Families Spring Lecture Series
Friday, April 17 (9:30 - 10:30 a.m.)
Title: Promoting Academic and Socioemotional Growth Among Exceptional Learners
Speaker: Dr. Bill Barfoot, Alcuin School. more info

Education AbroadEducation Abroad Walk-in Advising
Friday, April 17 (10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
Come to the International Center during Education Abroad walk-in hours for advising without an appointment. more info

poster contestBBS Presents the Psychological Sciences Master Students Poster Presentation
Friday, April 17 (11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
All students, faculty and staff are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be provided. more info

McDermott LibraryMcDermott Library Lunch N' Learn
Friday, April 17 (noon - 2 p.m.)
Help the library become an even better place by taking a five minute survey, and also learn more about the library's resources. Participants will receive a coupon for a free hot dog and drink. more info

Ray SasakiRay Sasaki in Concert
Friday, April 17 (8 p.m.)
Ray Sasaki, professor of trumpet at UT Austin, will perform an evening of dynamic music in the swinging big band style. more info

Amernet String QuartetAmernet String Quartet Performance
Saturday, April 18 (8 p.m.)
The Amernet String Quartet has been lauded for its  “immensely satisfying” playing by The New York Times. The program will include a performance of UT Dallas professor Dr. Robert Xavier Rodríguez’s "Meta 4." more info

Les Liaisons Dangereuses'Les Liaisons Dangereuses'
April 9 - 18
Based on the 1782 novel of the same title, the play focuses on the schemes of the Marquise de Merteuil and the Vicomte de Valmont, rivals who use sex as a weapon of humiliation and degradation. more info

AP Senior Honors Thesis Exhibition, Phiona Pham‘True Self: Contextual Identities’
April 3 - 17
The senior honors thesis of Phiona Pham aims to construct a complete image of the subject by examining multiple aspects of her life. more info

Hashtag #TexasIsTexas‘Hashtag #TexasIsTexas’
April 3 - 17
The senior honors thesis of Marco Molina will feature more than 120 images, including some of the most iconic places in Texas. more info

nature sceneComer Collection: ‘Of Nature’
March 27 - April 24
The featured photographers take inspiration from the natural world — from an emphasis on scientific phenomena and the recording of flora and fauna, to fictional images of natural phenomena. more info

Entering Startup3 Day Startup
April 17 - 19
Participants brainstorm ideas, conduct market validation, devise business models, build prototypes, and pitch to investors and successful entrepreneurs. more info

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