August 2, 2015


Paulo RibeiroDistinguished Speaker on Energy
Monday, Aug. 3 (11 a.m. - noon)
Title: Dealing with a Complex Smart Grid: An Integrated Perspective
Speaker: Paulo Ribeiro, Federal University of Itajuba, Brazil. more info

International OrientationInternational Student Orientation
Tuesday, Aug. 4 (8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
Friday, Aug. 7 (8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
For students on F or J visas starting UT Dallas in the fall. Students must arrive for check-in between 8:15 and 8:45 a.m. more info

Microsoft Word logo Microsoft Mail Merge Word
Tuesday, Aug. 4 (9 - 11 a.m.)
Learn how to create personalized multiple mailings, documents and emails in Word using an Excel spreadsheet. more info

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

study abroadEducation Abroad Walk-In Advising
Tuesday, Aug. 4 (1 - 4 p.m.)
Wednesday, Aug. 5 (1 - 4 p.m.)
Thursday, Aug. 6 (1 - 4 p.m.)
Thinking about studying abroad and need some guidance? Attend Education Abroad walk-in hours for advising. more info

IRBIRB Protocol Assistance Workshop
Tuesday, Aug. 4 (2 - 4 p.m.)
Learn how to reduce the revisions of your applications to the institutional review board and cut the time for the approval of submissions. more info

Executive MBAExecutive MBA Programs Information Session
Tuesday, Aug. 4 (6 - 7:30 p.m.)
Saturday, Aug. 8 (10:30 a.m. - noon)
Learn about the Executive MBA Programs at UT Dallas  and director Pamela Foster Brady will answer questions. more info

Excel logoFormatting Excel
Thursday, Aug. 6 (9 a.m. - noon)
Learn advanced sort, filtering, find and delete duplicates, keep and print column titles on every page, and how to format cells. more info

US FlagGreen Zone Training for Staff and Faculty
Thursday, Aug. 6 (9:30 a.m. - noon)
The Green Zone program works to establish a University-wide network of staff and faculty who can help shape a military-friendly campus culture. more info

Comet CruiserCampus Tour and 883 Comet Cruiser Tour
Thursday, Aug. 6 (1:30 - 5 p.m.)
Orientation Peers invite you to take a campus tour and a Comet Cruiser tour, which will include a stop at Braum's for ice cream. more info

business professionalOPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Thursday, Aug. 6 (2:30 - 3:45 p.m.)
Learn about the OPT application process, employment and travel considerations, and reporting requirements. more info

Machine Shop UT DallasMechanical Engineering Senior Design Expo
Friday, Aug. 7 (2:30 - 4 p.m.)
The expo is open to the public and will showcase the capstone projects completed by student teams in the mechanical engineering senior design course. more info


Book towerAdvanced Placement Summer Institute II
Aug. 3 - 6
College Board-approved professional development for secondary school teachers of Advanced Placement classes. more info 

rocket launchSpace Launch: Rocketry and Weather Balloon Camp
July 27 - Aug. 7
Campers will learn about the basics of spaceflight using a launch simulator, various rockets and a weather balloon. Participants will design, build and fly a model rocket built from scratch. 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

RoboticsCompetitive FTC Robotics Camp
Aug. 3 - 7
Learn the basics of building and programming robots as well as more advanced, game-specific aspects of programming. more info

Biomedical2015 NRC: Advancing Pain Neuroscience Discovery Toward Therapeutics
Aug. 5 - 6
By promoting scholarly interactions and research collaborations, the conference goal is to share innovative research and seize the opportunity to explore novel therapeutic avenues. more info

Comet CampComet Camp 2015 - Session Orange
Aug. 5 - 7
Comet Camp is a three-day, two-night adventure giving students the opportunity to have fun, make friends and jump-start their college life at UT Dallas. more info

HyperfocusSummer Coding Camps
June 8 - Aug. 21
The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science offers more than 100 camp sessions that aim to make learning science, technology, engineering and math fun. more info

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