April 25, 2015


CVL Science SeriesCenter for Vital Longevity Science Series
Monday, April 20 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Investigating Migraine Pathophysiology Using Preclinical Models in Rodents
Speaker: Dr. Greg Dussor, UT Dallas more info

patentIntellectual Property Seminar Series
Monday, April 20 (1:30 - 3 p.m.)
Title: Patentable Subject Matter – Current Trends at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Speaker: Dr. Christopher Eisenschenk, registered patent attorney more info

crawfishCrawfish Boil
Monday, April 20 (3 - 5 p.m.)
Join Residential Life for an afternoon filled with crawfish and live zydeco music. more info

Naveen Jindal School of ManagementMarketing Legends and Awards Banquet Series
Monday, April 20 (5:30 - 6:45 p.m.)
The annual event will recognize and feature marketing leaders that have had a transformational impact on our industry. The first recipient of this award is Hal Brierley. more info

international studentsInternational Transfer Orientation
Tuesday, April 21 (8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
International, transfer students can attend this special session to meet the requirement for International Student Orientation. more info

techTechnology Commercialization
Tuesday, April 21 (2 - 3 p.m.)
The Office of Technology Commercialization will discuss protection of researchers’ intellectual property, the importance of timely invention disclosure and lab notebooks and how the OTC works with researchers throughout the process. more info

passportChanging to F-1 Status Workshop
Tuesday, April 21 (2 - 3:30 p.m.)
ISSO international student advisors will explain the application process, advantages and disadvantages, as well as considerations when changing to F-1. more info

sophomore yearSophomore Jump: Halfway to Someday Celebration
Tuesday, April 21 (6 - 8 p.m.)
Join the sophomore party to celebrate being halfway to graduation. more info

Asian American CelebrationMulticultural Center — Asian Heritage Celebration
Tuesday, April 21 (6 - 9 p.m.)
The celebration showcases authentic Asian cuisine, music and performances. more info

DCS SeriesDCS Series
Wednesday, April 22 (9 - 10 a.m.)
Title: Change in Self-Regulation Among Low-Income, Ethnic Minority Preschoolers
Speaker: Daniel Pacheco, PhD student. more info

NSERL BuildingLunch and Learn: Applied Research Initiative
Wednesday, April 22 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Dr. Victor Fishman, associate vice president for applied research, will share insights on the benefits of the Applied Research Initiative. more info

study abroad Pre-Departure Orientation
Wednesday, April 22 (noon - 1:30 a.m.)
Education Abroad invites students who plan to study abroad in the next semester to attend a Pre-Departure Orientation — a required component of the application process. more info

biological sciencesBiological Science Seminar
Wednesday, April 22 (4 - 5:15 p.m.)
Title: Plugging Biology into the Energy Grid: A Grand Research and Education Challenge
Speaker: Dr. Timothy J. Donohue, University of Wisconsin-Madison more info

ATEC BuildingEarth Week — Sustainability Tour
Wednesday, April 22 (4 - 6 p.m.)
Join the North Texas Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council on a tour of energy efficient and green buildings at UT Dallas. more info

Andrew HartmanArts and Humanities Lecture
Wednesday, April 22 (5 p.m.)
Title: The Battle for the American Mind: The Culture Wars in Higher Education
Speaker: Dr. Andrew Hartman, Illinois State University. more info

office workerLife After UT Dallas
Wednesday, April 22 (5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)
Distinguished alumni will network with students seeking career tips, advice and professional connections. more info

email securityFaculty/Staff Information Security Awareness Certificate — Email Encryption
Wednesday, April 22 (6 - 7:30 p.m.)
In this session, participants will learn and practice required UT Dallas security policies and procedures for working with email. more info

jobsOPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Thursday, April 23 (2:30 - 3:45 p.m.)
Learn about the OPT application process, employment and travel considerations, and reporting requirements. more info

Jack Mackenroth6th Annual Diversity Awards Ceremony and Soirée
Thursday, April 23 (4 - 7:30 p.m.)
UT Dallas will honor students, faculty, staff and community partners for their contributions to promoting diversity on campus at the Sixth Annual Diversity Awards Ceremony & Soirée. more info

small child‘Raising of America’ Film Screening and Panel Discussion
Thursday, April 23 (6 - 8 p.m.)
Join the Center for Children and Families at UT Dallas for a special screening of the documentary series on early childhood and the future of our nation called Raising of America. more info

Colloquium SeriesBBS Lecture
Friday, April 24 (10 - 11 a.m.)
Title: Scientific Truth (In Audiology): The Process
Speaker: Dr. Ross Roeser, UT Dallas. more info

education abroadEducation Abroad Walk-in Advising
Friday, April 24 (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

Saibal MukhopadhyayECS Lecture
Friday, April 24 (1 - 2 p.m.)
Title: Design Methods for 3-D Heterogeneous Systems
Speaker: Dr. Saibal Mukhopadhyay, Georgia Tech.  more info

Studying AbroadEducation Abroad: Choosing Your Study Abroad Program
Friday, April 24 (2:30 - 4 p.m.)
This workshop helps you to narrow your destination choices and get organized. more info

film reelCosmic Film Festival and Award Ceremony
Friday, April 24 (5 - 9 p.m.)
Meteor Theater promotes the talent and creativity of the UT Dallas community. more info

diversity scholarship program banquetDiversity Scholarship Program Banquet
Friday, April 24 (6 - 8 p.m.)
This end-of-year event recognizes the academic achievements, campus evolvement and leadership excellence of Diversity Scholarship recipients. more info

Amartya SenJaya Lecture Series: Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen
Friday, April 24 (7 p.m.)
Topic: Women: Survival and Empowerment
Speaker: Amartya Sen, Harvard University. more info

Mirror BallAwkward Ball
Friday, April 24 (7 - 9 p.m.)
Show off your awkward dance moves, sing along to your favorite awkward songs and meet awesome people. more info

firewordsMusica Nova: Musical Fireworks
Friday, April 24 (8 p.m.)
UT Dallas’ Musica Nova will perform the works of Bach and Händel. 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

Media Contact: Office of Media Relations, UT Dallas (972) 883-2155.

  • fran-kalalPixar Artist to Give Peek into Animation Career
  • Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend a special, one-hour animation presentation with Fran Kalal, technical artist with Disney Pixar, from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday in the Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building lecture hall.

    Kalal joined Pixar in 2007. She began working as a prop and sets shading artist for the short film Presto. She has tailored outfits and simulated shots on Up, Brave and the upcoming release Inside Out.

  • lectureComing Up: Jean and Bill Booziotis Lecture Series
  • The Center for Vital Longevity at UT Dallas will host Dr. Claudia Kawas, professor of neurology at the University of California, Irvine at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 30. Her talk, "Lessons from the Oldest Old: The 90+ Study," is part of the Second Annual Jean and Bill Booziotis Distinguished Lecture Series. more info

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