April 19, 2014


Veteran Services Center
Monday, April 14 (11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
Come by the VSC info booth in the Student Union and learn more about the Veteran Services Center and services available to active duty, student-veterans and dependents. more info

Center for Vital Longevity Science Luncheon Series
Monday, April 14 (12 - 1 p.m.)
Topic: "The Paradigm Shift to AD Prevention"
Speaker: Dr. Michela Gallagher. more info

Electrical Engineering Lecture
Monday, April 14 (2 - 3 p.m.)
Topic: "Microelectronics: Industry in Transition"
Speaker: Dr. Dennis Buss, MIT. more info

Materials Science & Engineering Lecture
Tuesday, April 15 (11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.)
Topic: "A Perspective on Biomedical Research from Nano-Particles to Artificial Hips"
Speaker: Matthew Di Prima, Food and Drug Administration. more info

LGBTQIA Brownbag Lunch Series
Wednesday, April 16 (12 - 1 p.m.)
Topic: "Where We Are: LGBTQIA Politics in Perspective"
Speaker: Justin Keeling, Galerstein Women's Center. more info

Callier Promotion of Academic and Clinical Excellence 
Wednesday, April 16 (12 - 1:15 p.m.)
The 2014 Callier Promotion of Academic and Clinical Excellence Student Research Forum recognizes student researchers in the areas of communication sciences, audiology and more. more info

Developmental, Cognitive and Social/Personality Brownbag Series
Wednesday, April 16 (1 - 2 p.m.)
Topic: "Contributing Factors of Person Recognition in Natural Environments"
Speaker: Amanda Hahn, doctoral candidate. more info

Physics Colloquium
Wednesday, April 16 (4 - 5:15 p.m.)
Topic: "Understanding the Origin of the Big Bang"
Speaker: Dr. Xingang Chen. more info

Arts & Technology Distinguished Lecture Series
Wednesday, April 16 (7 - 8 p.m.)
Topic: Intersection of Arts and Technology
Speaker: Dr. Mae Jemison, chemical engineer, scientist, physician, entrepreneur, teacher and former astronaut. more info

JSOM Degree Information Session
Thursday, April 17 (2 - 3 p.m.)
Interested in a master's of science in innovation and entrepreneurship? This session is open to all prospective students, including those nearing completion of their undergraduate degrees. more info

Technology Commercialization
Thursday, April 17 (3 - 4 p.m.)
The Office of Technology Commercialization will discuss protection of researchers' intellectual property, timely invention disclosure, lab notebooks and how OTC guides researchers through the process. more info

Faculty @ 5
Thursday, April 17 (5:30 p.m.)
Guitarists Enric Madriguera and Eddie Healy and harpsichordist Kenneth Bruggers will perform music by Bach, Scarlatti, Bocherinni, Falla, Ponce, Rodrigo and Segovia. more info

Transfer Thirsty Thursday
Thursday, April 17 (5 - 7 p.m.)
Transfer students are invited to network and meet other transfer students. A free drink and snacks will be provided. more info

Underground Poetry Circus
Thursday, April 17 - Friday, April 18 (10 p.m. - 12 a.m.)
The Dallas and Arlington Poetry Slam Teams will battle for the mic in the final installment of the Underground Poetry Circus for the year of 2014. more info

Materials Science & Engineering Lecture
Friday, April 18 (10:45 a.m. - 12 p.m.)
Topic: "Self-assembly and Interface Structure Evolution in Perovskite Oxide Epitaxial Thin Films"
Speaker: Dr. Efstathios Stathis I. Meletis, University of Texas at Arlington. more info

BrainHealth Frontiers Series
Friday, April 18 (12 - 1 p.m.)
Topic: "DTI in Retired NFL Players"
Speaker: Dr. Kyle Womack. more info

Friday Seminars in Speech, Language and Hearing
Friday, April 18 (12 - 1 p.m.)
Topic: "Good Hearing, Steady Feet Developing Auditory Devices that Improve Hearing and Decrease the Risk for Falls"
Speaker: Dr. Linda Thibodeau. more info

Neuroscience Brownbag
Friday, April 18 (1 - 2 p.m.)
Topic: Neuroscience
Speaker: Dr. Navid Khodaparast, post-doctoral researcher. more info

Statistics Colloquium
Friday, April 18 (2 - 3 p.m.)
Topic: "Functional Data Analysis Approach to Detecting Gene by Longitudinal Environmental Exposure Interaction"
Speaker: Dr. Peng Wei, UT Health Science Center at Houston. more info

Geosciences Seminar
Friday, April 18 (3:30 - 4:30 p.m.)
Topic: "How Cenozoic Magmatic Patterns in the Western U.S. and Yheir Relation to Evolution of the Colorado Plateau"
Speaker: Dr. Mousumi Roy, University of New Mexico. more info

Code Yellow
March 28 - April 26
In a co-curatorial exposé, six nationally and internationally acclaimed artists compare and contrast how the reality of a "presumed crisis" is reflected through interpretive media of visual stylization. more info

Girls Galore
March 28 - April 26
Karleen Hesselbacher's senior honors thesis exhibition includes projections and moving video paintings that question the representations of conventions of sexuality surrounding the contemporary woman. more info

Comer Collection Exhibition
April 4 - May 3
This exhibition marks the first decade of the Comer Collection in the School of Arts and Humanities; the collection was initiated in 2004 through the donation of Marilyn and Jerry Comer. more info

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

  • National Library Week, April 14-18
  • During National Library Week, the Eugene McDermott Library will highlight the value of libraries, librarians and library workers. Through a handful of events, the McDermott Library is encouraging students, staff and faculty to learn something new and change their lives.

    Scavenger Hunt, Monday through Friday

    Photo Shoot on the Mall, noon to 2 p.m. Monday

    Improve Your Job Search, 4 p.m. Wednesday

    Conquer the Digital Divide, 4 p.m. Thursday

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