February 13, 2016


writingDissertation Formatting Workshop
Monday, Feb. 8 (11 a.m. - noon)
Tuesday, Feb. 9 (3 - 4 p.m.)
The Office of Graduate Studies is offering dissertation formatting sessions to assist doctoral students planning to graduate this semester. more info

Robert Bogdan StaszewskiECS Lecture
Monday, Feb. 8 (11 a.m. - noon)
Title: Ultra-Low Power and Ultra-Low Voltage Wireless Transceivers for Internet of Things.
Speaker: Dr. R. Bogdan Staszewski, University College Dublin more info

CVL Science SeriesCVL Science Luncheon Series
Monday, Feb. 8 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Neuroimaging of Network Changes in Neuroplasticity in the Non-Human, Primate Brain.
Speaker: Dr. Paula Croxson, Mount Sinai Hospital more info

writingEnglish Writing Hour: Integrating Research Sources
Monday, Feb. 8 (2 - 3 p.m.)
Learn about quoting, paraphrasing and summarizing, as well as how professors expect you to use your sources. Bring a piece of your writing to talk about with your peers and tutors. more info

McDermott libraryRefWorks: Introduction & Basics
Monday, Feb. 8 (2 - 3 p.m.)
The workshop covers setting up an account, exporting citations from research databases, managing citations, creating bibliographies and more. more info


Tea Tuesdays
Tuesday, Feb. 9 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Join the Galerstein Women's Center for tea. more info

multicultural centerMulticultural Center - MPA Interest Session
Tuesday, Feb. 9 (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Learn about the requirements for becoming a Multicultural Peer Advocate. more info

Jens HauserATEC ARS Colloquia
Tuesday, Feb. 9 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Staging Aliveness with Bio Media: From Living Statues to Genetic Fingerprints and Designer Pigeons.
Speaker: Jens Hauser, University of Copenhagen. more info

study abroadEducation Abroad Walk-in Advising
Tuesday, Feb. 9 (1 - 4 p.m.)
Wednesday, Feb. 10 (1 - 4 p.m.)
Thursday, Feb. 11 (1 - 4 p.m.)
Visit the International Center during education abroad for advising without an appointment. more info 

Catch Comet Pride logoCatch Comet Pride - Session 1
Tuesday, Feb. 9 (2 - 4 p.m.)
This certificate series helps trainees develop the skills, behaviors and attitudes to provide the very best customer service. more info

students with Temoc English Conversation Hour: Things I Love About My School/Being a Comet
Tuesday, Feb. 9 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Learn and practice English in a fun, informal setting. more info

Ed ButowskyFLA Speaker Series
Tuesday, Feb. 9 (5 - 7 p.m.)
Title: Private Wealth Management.
Speaker: Ed Butowsky, financial advisor. more info

Miguel NicolelisThe Brain: An Owner’s Guide Center for BrainHealth Lecture Series
Tuesday, Feb. 9 (6:15 - 8:15 p.m.)
Title: Brain-Machine Interfaces: From Basic Science to Neurological Rehabilitation.
Speaker: Dr. Miguel Nicolelis, Duke University. more info

Student Wellness CenterLove Line
Tuesday, Feb. 9 (8 p.m.)
Students can ask sex, relationship and dating advice from a panel of experts. more info

Student Wellness CenterFree HIV Testing
Wednesday, Feb. 10 (9 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
Free HIV testing is available to students. Receive results in 20 minutes. Students must schedule an appointment before testing day. more info

heart healthUT System-Wide Heart Walk
Wednesday, Feb. 10 (10 - 10:30 a.m.)
All UT System institutions are participating in this 10-minute walk. Earn a commemorative pin. more info

students talkingCo-Curricular Transcript How-To
Wednesday, Feb. 10 (3 - 4 p.m.)
Learn how to keep track of your volunteer hours, positions within your organization, and many others. Open to all students, but a completed co-curricular transcript is required. more info

Tax AdviceInternational Student Tax Filing Workshop: 8843 Form
Wednesday, Feb. 10 (3 - 4 p.m.)
This workshop is to help international students who did not receive U.S. Source Income in 2015 and those who lived in the U.S. more than 30 days in 2015. more info

Tom MaccaronePhysics Colloquium 
Wednesday, Feb. 10 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Title: Compact Objects in Globular Clusters.
Speaker: Dr. Tom Maccarone, Texas Tech University. more info

McDermott LibraryUndergraduate Student Workshop Series
Wednesday, Feb. 10 (5 - 6 p.m.)
The workshops introduce students to the McDermott Library’s resources and demonstrate how to incorporate them into research for class assignments. more info

Adia BentonThe Center for Values Lecture
Wednesday, Feb. 10 (7:30 p.m.)
Title: Ebola, Global Health and Humanitarianism.
Speaker: Dr. Adia Benton, Harvard Medical School and Northwestern University. more info

Ryan McMahanDCS Brownbag Talk
Thursday, Feb. 11 (11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
Title: Training with Virtual Reality Technologies.
Speaker: Dr. Ryan McMahan, UT Dallas. more info

Deloitte logoOffice of Diversity and Community Engagement Luncheon
Thursday, Feb. 11 (11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.)
Title: They’re Heeeeere: A Look at the Millennial Generation and How They’re Turning Traditional Talent Processes on Their Heads.
Speakers:  Linda Bohnert and Dr. Stephanie Turner, Deloitte. more info

Steven P. DenBaarsECS Lecture
Thursday, Feb. 11 (2 - 3 p.m.)
Title: Gallium Nitride Based Light Emitting Diodes (LEDS) and Laser Diodes for Energy Efficient Lighting
Speaker: Dr. Steven P. DenBaars, University of California, Santa Barbara. more info

IRB ProtocolIRB Protocol Assistance Workshop
Thursday, Feb. 11 (2 - 4 p.m.)
The Institutional Review Board offers informal help sessions/workshops for researchers who are planning to submit, or are in the process of revising, new applications (protocols) for IRB review, amendments, or annual renewals of their human participant research projects. more info

Dr. Zhaolan Biological Sciences Spring Seminar Series
Thursday, Feb. 11 (4 p.m.)
Title: Epigenetic Control of Genome Function: Insight from Mouse Models of Rett Syndrome
Speaker: Dr. Zhaolan Joe Zhou, University of Pennsylvania. more info

studentsEnglish Conversation Hour: The Cupid Game
Thursday, Feb. 11 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Learn and practice English in a fun, informal setting more info

BBS Roadmap to Graduate School SeriesWork the Career Expo Like a Pro (BBS)
Thursday, Feb. 11 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Learn the purpose of a Career Expo and how to make an expo work in your favor. Presentation will include tips on what you should do before, during and after the expo. more info

Road WarriorsRoad Warriors Basketball Night
Thursday, Feb. 11 (5:30 - 8:30 p.m.)
Commuter students who attend the basketball game will be provided with giveaways and snacks while supplies last. more info

musicSUAAB Music: Spotlight Music Series
Thursday, Feb. 11 (7 - 9 p.m.)
An ensemble of students and organization leaders will perform historically and musically significant music created by black American musicians, and place the music within a larger historical context. more info

radio utdRadio UTD: Kanye West Listening Party
Thursday, Feb. 11 (9 - 11 p.m.)
Celebrating the release of his new album. more info

Doris Luft de BakerCenter for Children and Families Lecture Series
Friday, Feb. 12 (9:30 - 10:30 a.m.)
Title: Enlace: Linking Oral Language Activities in School and at Home.
Speaker: Dr. Doris Baker, SMU. more info

American flagWarrior SMART - High Performance Brain Training Exclusively for Student-Veterans
Friday, Feb. 12 (10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
By evaluating brain fitness and applying proven brain-training methods, the Center for BrainHealth will train individuals to think smarter and exploit their greatest natural resource, their brain. more info

Education Abroad at UT DallasEducation Abroad Information Table
Friday, Feb. 12 (10 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Thinking about studying abroad? Visit Education Abroad's Information table to learn more about opportunities and scholarships. more info

Dr. Tobin J. MarksECS Lecture
Friday, Feb. 12 (11 a.m. - noon)
Title: Materials Strategies for Printed Flexible Hybrid Electronic Circuitry
Speaker: Dr. Tobin J. Marks, Northwestern University. more info

Heather RusiewiczCallier FLASH Seminar
Friday, Feb. 12 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Hands Up: The Clinical Use and Empirical Study of Gestures in the Treatment of Speech Sound Disorders
Speaker: Dr. Heather Rusiewicz, Duquesne University. more info

Melissa Hernandez-KatzPresentation: Cross-Cultural Communication
Friday, Feb. 12 (noon - 1:30 p.m.)
Title: Do You Understand the Words That Are Coming Out of My Mouth?
Speaker: Dr. Melissa Hernandez-Katz, UT Dallas. more info

Luc De RaedtECS Lecture
Friday, Feb. 12 (1:30 - 2:30 p.m.)
Title: Probabilistic (Logic) Programming: Concepts and Applications.
Speaker: Dr. Luc De Raedt, University of Leuven. more info

Business ProfessionalsOPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Friday, Feb. 12 (3 - 4:30 p.m.)
Learn about the OPT application process, employment and travel considerations, and reporting requirements. more info

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless MindMeteor Theater: ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Friday, Feb. 12 (8 - 10 p.m.)
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a screening of “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.” more info


healthy livingLive Healthy North Texas 10-Week Wellness Challenge
Jan. 25 - April 1
The challenge is conducted in teams of up to 10 people. more info

Sossy MechanicsEisemann Center Residency: Sossy Mechanics
Feb. 11 - 13
The dance theater pair Brian Sostek and Megan McClellan will work with the UTDance Ensemble and invite science students to explore the creative process as they create a work that investigates the connections between science and art. more info

west Texas‘West Texas: Feast and Famine’
Jan. 11 - Feb. 12
The art installation merges organic sculptural forms, photographs and haunting sounds to create an immersive experience for viewers. more info

Drawing Quote Unquote‘Drawing Quote Unquote’
Jan. 15 - Feb. 12
Local and emerging artists explore various ways to interpret the notion of drawing. more info

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