August 27, 2015


Welcome Week 2014 Welcome Week 2015 will have enough food, games and music to make every Comet excited about the new school year. Students also can compete for a chance to win $200 gift cards. Visit the Welcome Week 2015 website for the full schedule.

Paulo RibeiroInternational Student Orientation
Monday, Aug. 24 (8 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
For students on F or J visas starting UT Dallas in the fall. more info

PeopleSoftIntro to PeopleSoft Part 2
Monday, Aug. 24 (2:30 - 4:40 p.m.)
Learn how to conduct complex searches, work with search results, and update data. Other topics include effective dates, history data, search/match, FERPA, and service indicators. more info

hot teaTea Tuesdays with the Galerstein Women's Center
Tuesday, Aug. 25 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Join the Galerstein Women’s Center for refreshing tea. more info

abroadEducation Abroad Walk In Advising
Tuesday, Aug. 25 (1 - 4 p.m.)
Wednesday, Aug. 26 (1 - 4 p.m.)
Thursday, Aug. 27 (1 - 4 p.m.)
Thinking about studying abroad? Come to the International Center for advising without an appointment. more info

American CultureEnglish Conversation Hour
Tuesday, Aug. 25 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Thursday, Aug. 27 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Learn and practice English in a fun, informal setting. The sessions will include conversation, games, and written activities that will improve your English skills and your knowledge of American culture. more info

resumeJSOM Resume Workshop
Tuesday, Aug. 25 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Wednesday, Aug. 26 (5 - 6 p.m.)
Thursday, Aug. 27 (4 - 5 p.m.)
In this workshop, you will learn to: Assess resume templates; recognize best formatting options for business resumes; and write compelling bullets with industry action verbs and metrics. more info

ChalakChalak Indian Dance Team - Info Sessions
Tuesday, Aug. 25 (8 - 9:15 p.m.)
Wednesday, Aug. 26 (8 - 9:15 p.m.
Learn about team basics and how to audition at this information meeting for Chalak, an Indian dance team at UT Dallas. more info

social securitySocial Security Trip
Wednesday, Aug. 26 (9 a.m. - noon)
If you are an international student who needs to get a Social Security number, join Intercultural Programs for a trip to the Social Security Administration. more info

flagVeterans of UT Dallas Semester Kick-Off Meeting
Wednesday, Aug. 26 (11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
The UT Dallas chapter of the Student Veterans of America focuses on professional development, community service and social functions. Learn more about the organization and membership. more info

techMS in Information Technology and Management Online Information Session
Wednesday, Aug. 26 (Noon - 1 p.m.)
The session will cover application procedures, program curriculum and various degree requirements. more info

marketingMS in Marketing Interactive Online Information and Q-and-A Session
Wednesday, Aug. 26 (Noon - 1 p.m.)
The session will cover application procedures, program curriculum and various degree requirements. more info

libraryMcDermott Library Tour
Wednesday, Aug. 26 (1 - 2 p.m.)
Learn about the history, resources, and services on each floor of the Eugene McDermott Library. more info

budgetPeopleSoft Financials: Budget Journals
Wednesday, Aug. 26 (2:30 - 4:30 p.m.)
Learn to create, edit and view budget journals that transfer expenses or adjust the current budget for revenue or expense. more info

stageUT Dallas Theatre Open House
Wednesday, Aug. 26 (7 - 9 p.m.)
Are you interested in theater or enrolled in theater classes? Learn about all the classes that are offered and the upcoming theater season. more info

emotionalEmotional Intelligence Practicum: Part I — Know Yourself
Thursday, Aug. 27 (10 a.m. - noon)
Learn to identify what effective self-awareness looks like; recognize your emotional states as they occur; and to identify patterns and skills that can positively and negatively affect self-awareness. more info

business professionalOPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Thursday, Aug. 27 (2:30 - 3:45 p.m.)
Learn about the OPT application process, employment and travel considerations, and reporting requirements. more info

MBAMBA & MS Information Session
Thursday, Aug. 27 (5:30 - 6:30 p.m.)
Learn about curriculum, admission process, student experience and program benefits. more info

danceStop Pretending You Can't Dance — Competition Team Orientation
Thursday, Aug. 27 (6 - 8 p.m.)
This will be a brief orientation and information session about SPYCD's competition team. more info

officeMicrosoft Office for Beginners
Friday, Aug. 28 (9 a.m. - noon)
Learn to create a basic Word document and simple Excel spreadsheet with beginner edits and formatting; start a text slide in PowerPoint; the Internet and Windows Explorer. more info

accountingMS Accounting Online Q-and-A Session
Friday, Aug. 28 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Join this session to learn more about pursuing a master's degree in accounting. The session is open to all prospective students. more info

abroadEducation Abroad: Pre-Departure Orientation
Friday, Aug. 28 (2:30 - 4 p.m.)
Students who plan to study abroad in the next semester are invited to this session, where they will learn valuable information to help them prepare for their experience. more info

internJSOM Internship Roundtable
Friday, Aug. 28 (3 - 5 p.m.)
Learn from fellow students about how to make the most of your internship experience, about the projects and responsibilities they completed this summer, and what skills are needed to succeed. more info

classic danceIndian Classic Music Circle
Saturday, Aug. 29 (7:30 p.m.)
The Indian Classical Music Circle presents dance performances by two of the leading artists in Kathak, one of the eight forms of Indian classical dance. more info


challengeCorporate Challenge 2015
Aug. 14 - Oct. 16
Come out and support UT Dallas teams as they compete in a variety of sports and events. more info

The Crawfish Circuit‘The Crawfish Circuit’
July 31 - Aug. 28
See the latest work of Dr. Giraud Polite PhD’15. “The Crawfish Circuit” is a study of southwest Louisiana’s culture that examines the relationship between music and social welfare, and explores the messages between the photographic image, sound and memory. more info

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  • living architectureAd Astra Lecture Series Presents Philip Beasley

  • At 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, Philip Beesley, a professor in the School of Architecture at the University of Waterloo, will present recent work by the Living Architecture group that offers a new set of design paradigms. more info

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