September 22, 2014


Student WellnessSuicide Prevention Information and Giveaway
Monday, Sept. 22 (1 - 3 p.m.) and Tuesday, Sept. 23 (2 - 4 p.m.)
Learn about the support and resources available to students. The Student Wellness Center will have giveaways while supplies last. more info

industryIBIS World for Industry Searching
Monday, Sept. 22 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Learn how to access detailed data and analysis, including data on market performance, market share, projections, financials, supply chain structure and business environment profiles. more info

LinkedInLinkedIn and Networking Strategies for Experienced Professionals
Monday, Sept. 22 (6 - 7 p.m.)
Learn how to develop a social media strategy to increase your networking connections and discover jobs and internships. more info

PMP Exam PrepPMP Exam Review Course
Monday, Sept. 22 (6 - 9:30 p.m.)
This professional development series is made of noncredit classes that cover topics relevant to the Project Management Institute's Project Management Body of Knowledge. more info

Corporate Challenge logoCorporate Challenge 2014: Dominoes
Monday, Sept. 22 and Tuesday, Sept. 23 (6:30 - 10:30 p.m.)
A two evening, double-elimination tournament where teams get to show off their skills. more info

resume writingThe Résumé Roadshow
Tuesday, Sept. 23 (11 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
Review your résumé with Career Management Center staff and Jindal School professors before the Career Expo. more info

YogaFree Yoga Class
Tuesday, Sept. 23 (noon - 1 p.m.)
The UT Dallas Wellness Committee is hosting a free yoga class for the first 45 people to RSVP. more info

passportChanging to F-1 Status Workshop
Tuesday, Sept. 23 (2 - 3:30 p.m.)
Come learn everything you need to know about changing your visa status to F-1. more info

I love the 80sBack to the ’80s Concert: Night Drive and Datahowler
Tuesday, Sept. 23 (8 - 10 p.m.)
SUAAB and Radio UTD join forces to bring local artists Night Drive and Datahowler to campus more info

DCS SeriesDevelopmental, Cognitive and Social/Personality Series
Wednesday, Sept. 24 (9 - 10 a.m.)
Title: The Broad Autism Phenotype and Roommate Relationships
Speaker: Conrad Corretti and Daniel Faso, doctoral students more info

ExcelBasic Excel
Wednesday, Sept. 24 (1:30 - 4:30 p.m.)
Learn the basic functions and features of Microsoft Excel 2010/2013. more info

libraryIntroduction to RefWorks
Wednesday, Sept. 24 (2 - 3 p.m.)
Learn how to use the free online citation management software RefWorks to save citation information directly from catalogs and databases and to generate citations in a variety of academic formats. more info

Catch Comet PrideCatching Comet Pride
Wednesday, Sept. 24 (2 - 4:30 p.m.)
Participants will begin to understand the rationale and reasoning behind providing excellent customer service in higher education. more info

mobile phone security Securing Mobile Devices
Wednesday, Sept. 24 (2:30 - 4:30 p.m.)
Bring your mobile devices to this drop-in work session, and Information Resources will help you make sure you are protected. more info

grant writing tipsCoffee Break with Research Development
Wednesday, Sept. 24 (3 - 4 p.m.)
Have a cup of coffee, grab a snack and join a discussion about a specific area of grant proposal development. more info

veteransVETworking Fair and Mixer
Wednesday, Sept. 24 (4 - 6 p.m.)
UT Dallas’ military veterans and their spouses are invited to network with a panel of corporate executives. more info

sunflowerPhysics Colloquium
Wednesday, Sept. 24 (4:15 - 5 p.m.)
Title: Of Soot and Sunflowers
Speaker: Dr. Chris Sorensen, Kansas State more info

innovation and knowledgeResearch to Writing Workshop Series
Wednesday, Sept. 24 (5 - 6 p.m.)
This session presents tips and ideas about using research resources, incorporating research into your paper and techniques for searching the library’s databases. more info

college-boardCollege Board Fall Counselor Workshop
Thursday, Sept. 25 (8 a.m. - noon)
Every year, the College Board Fall Counselor Workshops bring together thousands of educators across the country to learn about the latest program development for the new school year. more info

emotional intelligenceEmotional Intelligence Practicum: Know Yourself
Thursday, Sept. 25 (10 - 11:30 a.m.)
Be able to identify and explain what effective self-awareness looks like. Learn ways of recognizing your emotional states as they occur. Identify certain patterns and skills that can positively and negatively affect self-awareness. more info

cyber safetyTech Tips: Protecting Your Computer and Data
Thursday, Sept. 25 (2 - 4 p.m.)
In this session, participants will learn the technical skills they will need to protect their computers and data, both at work and at home. more info

male studentOPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Thursday, Sept. 25 (2:30 - 3:45 p.m.)
Learn about the Optional Practical Training application process, employment and travel considerations, and reporting requirements. more info

rocket launchBBS Senior Launch Event
Thursday, Sept. 25 (4 - 5:30 p.m.)
Join the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences for gourmet Mexican food, senior T-shirts, awesome door prizes, a chance to win lunch with the dean, and meet Dr. Conrad Capili BS'08 more info

Crowe HorwathCrowe Horwath Information Session
Thursday, Sept. 25 (5 - 7 p.m.)
Accounting undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to attend. Crowe Horwath will talk about their positions in audit and tax. more info

networkingTransfer Thirsty Thursday
Thursday, Sept. 25 (5 - 7 p.m.)
Network with fellow transfer students at this come-and-go event at the Pub. more info

golfing UT Dallas Day at the Practice Tee
Thursday, Sept. 25 (5 - 8 p.m.)
Students, faculty and staff are invited to enjoy free food, drinks and use of the facilities’ putting green, par-3 course and driving range. Golf clubs will be available. more info

Jennifer LeeGender Studies Lecture Series
Thursday, Sept. 25 (5:30 - 7 p.m.)
Title: Screening of “Feminist: Stories from Women’s Liberation”
Speaker: Jennifer Lee, director more info

The Day My God Died“The Day My God Died
Thursday, Sept. 25 (6:30 p.m.)
Filmed in Nepal and India, this documentary presents the stories of young girls whose lives have been shattered by the sex trade. more info

qualtricsETS Workshop: Getting Started with Qualtrics
Friday, Sept. 26 (9 - 11 a.m.)
This two-hour, hands-on session introduces faculty to the survey creation tool Qualtrics. more info

qualtricsWarrior SMART - High Performance Brain Training Exclusively for Student-Veterans
Friday, Sept. 26 (9 - 11 a.m.)
The Center for BrainHealth will train student-veterans over the course of four weeks. more info

online securityStudent Information Security Awareness Certificate-Online Security and Privacy
Friday, Sept. 26 (10:30 a.m. - noon)
Learn about potential risks of using social networking and communication sites, and gain tips on keeping yourself, your computer and your data safe. more info

BrainHealth SeriesBrainHealth Series
Friday, Sept. 26 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Eating and Drinking and Other Strategies to Prevent Alzheimer’s
Speaker: Dr. Paula Grammas, Texas Tech more info

Big TexCultural Trip to the State Fair of Texas
Friday, Sept. 26 (noon - 7 p.m.)
Intercultural Programs staff will accompany students to the Texas State Fair. Meet Big Tex, ride the Texas Star, eat fair food and enjoy hundreds of exhibits and shows. more info

neuroscienceNeuroscience Brownbag Series
Friday, Sept. 26 (1 - 2 p.m.)
Title: Shared Patterns of Nociceptive Sensitization in Molluscs, Agnathans and Mammals Reveal Evolutionary Functions of Pain States
Speaker: Dr. Robyn Crook, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston more info

Electrical EngineeringECS Lecture
Friday, Sept. 26 (1 - 2 p.m.)
Title: Two-Dimensional Array Imaging with Beam Steered Data
Speaker: Dr. Murat Toriak, UT Dallas more info

Corporate Challenge logoCorporate Challenge 2014: Softball
Friday, Sept. 26 - Sunday, Sept. 28 (various times)
Local companies’ teams will battle it out for bragging rights. more info

Enrique MunozEnrique Muñoz
Friday, Sept. 26 (8 p.m.)
World-renowned guitarist Enrique Muñoz visits from Santisteban del Puerto, Jaén, Spain, as part of a world tour. more info

ConfuciusConfucius Institute Day
Saturday, Sept. 27 (9 a.m. - 10 p.m.)
The celebration will include a Chinese language class, culture corner, art exhibition, calligraphy competition, music and more. more info

DissertationDissertation Proposal Boot Camp
Saturday, Sept. 27 (9 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
This seminar will focus on the basic principles of conducting research for and writing proposals across various disciplines. It also will provide strategies for addressing the difficulties commonly associated with completing the proposal. more info

GMAT ExamGMAT Prep Courses
Friday, Sept. 27 and Saturday, Sept. 28 (various times)
The Naveen Jindal School of Management offers a GMAT exam preparation course for current and prospective students. more info

SAT PreparationSAT Prep Course
Sunday, Sept. 28 (2 - 8 p.m.)
The Naveen Jindal School of Management offers an SAT exam preparation course for current and prospective students. more info

art workTech Talk: The Joan Davidow Collection
Sept. 19 - Oct. 17
To honor Joan Davidow’s gift of her contemporary art collection, Tech Talk will feature works she has collected by 15 Texas artists whose themes and methods reflect the budding technology of our era. more info

Tea TimeTea Tuesdays with the Galerstein Women’s Center
Sept. 2 - Dec. 31
Join the Galerstein Women’s Center on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for refreshing tea. more info

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  • UT Dallas students and alumni can network with recruiters and learn about available jobs and internships during Career Expo Days from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday (all majors) and Friday (STEM majors) in the Activity Center. more info
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