February 14, 2016


retirementHuman Resources - Retirement Expressway: Lincoln Financial
Monday, Feb. 15 (noon - 1 p.m.)
This presentation is offered free to UT Dallas faculty and staff members. more info

CVL Science SeriesCVL Science Luncheon Series
Monday, Feb. 15 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Differentiating Preclinical Alzheimer's Disease from Normal Aging; and Age-Related Decreases in Modulation of Neural Activity During Difficult Visuo-Spatial Judgments.
Speakers: Michelle Farrell and Jenny Rieck, PhD candidates at UT Dallas. more info

writingEnglish Writing Hour: Personal Statements for Applications
Monday, Feb. 15 (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 peers and tutors. more info

Ed MabreySUAAB Speakers: Ed Mabrey
Monday, Feb. 15 (8 - 10 p.m.)
A night of music, poetry and cultural awareness featuring Ed Mabrey, current individual World Poetry Slam Champion. more info


Tea Tuesdays
Tuesday, Feb.16 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Join the Galerstein Women's Center for tea. more info


study abroadEducation Abroad Walk-in Advising
Tuesday, Feb. 16 (1 - 4 p.m.)
Wednesday, Feb. 17 (1 - 4 p.m.)
Thursday, Feb. 18 (1 - 4 p.m.)
Visit the International Center during Education Abroad walk-in hours for advising without an appointment. more info 

business womanEnglish Conversation Hour: How to Look Good for an Interview and Other Occasions
Tuesday, Feb. 16 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Learn and practice English in a fun, informal setting. Led by the International Peer Advocates. more info

McDermott LibraryRHET 1302: Rhetorical Analysis Workshop
Tuesday, Feb. 16 (5 - 6 p.m.)
Practice your rhetorical analysis skills and discuss the rhetorical analysis paper. more info 

American flag VETiquette Dinner
Tuesday, Feb. 16 (5 - 7 p.m.)
For students who have served or are currently serving in the U.S. military.  Learn protocol for business dinners, network with employers and ask etiquette questions in an educational setting. more info

Adam Gazzaley The Brain: An Owner's Guide - Lecture Series
Tuesday, Feb. 16 (6:15 - 8:15 p.m.)
Title: Video Games: Innovative Approaches to Enhance Brain Health at Any Age.
Speaker: Dr. Adam Gazzaley, University of California, San Francisco. more info

Career Expo DaysCareer Expo Days - All Majors (non-STEM)
Wednesday, Feb. 17 (11 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
The expo attracts more than 250 organizations that are looking to hire Comets for full-time and part-time jobs, and internships. more info

grant writingLunch and Learn: Applying for Foundation Grants
Wednesday, Feb. 17 (11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
If you have considered applying for foundation funding, this event is for you. more info

Harvey Levin, PhDFrontiers of BrainHealth Lecture
Wednesday, Feb. 17 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Clinical vs. Neuroimaging Criteria for Recovery from Sports-Related Concussion.
Speaker: Dr. Harvey Levin, Baylor College of Medicine. more info

Education AbroadEducation Abroad: Information Session
Wednesday, Feb. 17 (noon - 1:30 p.m.)
Thinking about studying abroad? Visit Education Abroad's information session to learn more about opportunities and scholarships. more info

students talkingEmotional Intelligence Practicum Part 4 - Relationshipping Others
Wednesday, Feb. 17 (2 - 4 p.m.)
Open to any staff or faculty member who previously attended the introductory class, “Emotional Intelligence: A New Standard for Success in the Workplace." more info

studentsiWeek: Participation Interest Session
Wednesday, Feb. 17 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Thursday, Feb. 18 (11 a.m. - noon)
Learn more about participating in iWeek's two signature events: Passport to the World and International Talent Show. more info

Samarendra MonhantyPhysics Colloquium 
Wednesday, Feb. 17 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Title: Physical Cues for Axonal Guidance.
Speaker: Dr. Samarendra Mohanty, NanoScope Technologies. more info

JSOM BuildingJSOM Business Analytics and Information Technology Coffee Chat
Wednesday, Feb. 17 (5:30 - 6:30 p.m.)
Learn about test scores, getting great letters of recommendation and more. more info

Sanderia FayeBlack History Month Celebration with Sanderia Faye, Author of 'Mourner's Bench'
Wednesday, Feb. 17 (5:30 - 7 p.m.)
Join the Galerstein Women's Center and UT Dallas Eugene McDermott Library in celebrating Black History Month with author Sanderia Faye, a PhD candidate in the School of Arts and Humanities. more info

Robert GreggTech on Tap
Wednesday, Feb. 17 (7 - 8 p.m.)
Title: From Walking, Jumping Robots to High-Performance.
Speaker: Dr. Robert Gregg, UT Dallas. more info

Career Expo DaysCareer Expo Days - Undergraduate STEM
Thursday, Feb. 18 (11 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
The expo attracts more than 250 organizations that are looking to hire Comets for full-time and part-time jobs, and internships. more info

Andrea Warner-CzyzDCS Brownbag Talk
Thursday, Feb. 18 (11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
Title: Childhood Hearing Loss.
Speaker: Dr. Andrea Warner-Czyz, UT Dallas. more info

McDermott LibraryRefWorks: Introduction and Basics
Thursday, Feb. 18 (2 - 3 p.m.)
The workshop covers setting up an account, exporting citations from research databases, managing citations, creating bibliographies and more. more info

business professionalsOPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Thursday, Feb. 18 (2:30 - 3:45 p.m.)
Learn about the OPT application process, employment and travel considerations, and reporting requirements. more info

studentsEnglish Conversation Hour: The Curses Game
Thursday, Feb. 18 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Learn and practice English in a fun, informal setting. more info

college studentsTransfer Thirsty Thursday
Thursday, Feb. 18 (5 - 7p.m.)
Mingle with other transfer students while enjoying appetizers and games. Please note, this event is open only to UT Dallas students who are registered for spring 2016 classes. more info

Mark PolizzottiA&H Lecture
Thursday, Feb. 18 (5:30 - 7 p.m.)
Title: The Translator's Responsibility.
Speaker: Mark Polizzotti, award-winning translator and author. more info 

Dr. Fatemeh HassanipourGender Studies Lecture Series
Thursday, Feb. 18 (5:30 - 7 p.m.)
Title: The Biomechanics of Human Lactation.
Speaker: Dr. Fatemeh Hassanipour, UT Dallas. more info 

David L BrodyBBS Colloquium Series
Friday, Feb. 19 (9:30 - 10:30 a.m.)
Title: Concussive Traumatic Brain Injury: Axonal Pathology in Preclinical Models and US Military Personnel Exposed to Blast Events.
Speaker: Dr. David Brody, Washington University in St. Louis. more info 

BBS Neuroscience SeriesNeuroscience Brownbag Series
Friday, Feb. 19 (10 - 11 a.m.)
Title: Microglial Activation in the Hyperalgesic Priming Model.
Speaker: Candler Paige, PhD candidate at UT Dallas. more info

American flagWarrior SMART - High Performance Brain Training Exclusively for Student-Veterans
Friday, Feb. 19 (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: the brain. more info

Safe ZoneSpring 2016 SAFE ZONE Ally Training
Friday, Feb. 19 (10 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
SAFE ZONE is a network of trained allies who help shape a campus culture that values and celebrates the sexual orientation and gender identity/expression of students, staff and faculty. more info

Dr. Zhipeng CaiComputer Science Lecture
Friday, Feb. 19 (11 a.m. - noon)
Title: Data Acquisition and Computation of Big Sensory Data
Speaker: Dr. Zhipeng Cai, Georgia State University. more info

Career Expo DaysCareer Expo Days - Graduate STEM
Friday, Feb. 19 (11 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
The expo attracts more than 250 organizations that are looking to hire Comets for full-time and part-time jobs, and internships. more info

multiculturalPresentation: Hot Topics on College Campuses
Friday, Feb. 19 (noon - 1:30 p.m.)
Title: Exploring Multicultural Perspectives and Cultural Identity
Speaker: Dr. Andreka Peat, UT Dallas Student Counseling Center. more info

Naftali Raz, PhDCenter for Vital Longevity Science Symposium
Friday, Feb. 19 (noon - 4 p.m.)
Title: Linking Brain Structure and Function to Cognition.
Speaker: Dr. Naftali Raz, Wayne State University. more info

Study AbroadEducation Abroad: Pre-Departure Orientation
Friday, Feb. 19 (12:30 - 2 p.m.)
Education Abroad invites all students who plan to study abroad in the next semester to attend orientation before their departures. more info

Elyse RosenbaumECS Lecture
Friday, Feb. 19 (1 - 2 p.m.)
Title: Can an IC be Designed for Immunity Against System-Level ESD?.
Speaker: Dr. Elyse Rosenbaum, University of Illinois. more info

passportChanging to F-1 Status
Friday, Feb. 19 (3 - 4:30 p.m.)
Come learn everything you need to know about changing your visa status to F-1. ISSO international student advisors will explain the application process, advantages and disadvantages, as well as considerations when changing to F-1 from specific visa types. more info

Chloe TrevorChloé Trevor & Jeff Lankov: Music of Today
Friday, Feb. 19 (8 p.m.)
Featuring music by Igor Stravinsky, John Adams and Robert Xavier Rodríguez (premiere). more info 

student on the phoneHispanic Scholarship Fund: College Camp
Saturday, Feb. 20 (9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.)
The programs are designed to help middle and high school students – and their parents – prepare, plan and pay for college. more info

writingDissertation Proposal Boot Camp
Saturday, Feb. 20 (9 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
This seminar is designed to help graduate students who are about to begin or who are in the early stages of writing their dissertation proposals. 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

JSOM Building10th Annual UT Dallas Frank M. Bass FORMS Conference
Feb. 18 - 20
The marketing conference intends to foster high-quality research in quantitative approaches to marketing and provide a forum for a stimulating exchange of ideas. more info

SubUrbia'subUrbia' by Eric Bogosian
Feb. 18 - 20
The play is a frank examination of an uncommitted world filled with young people who are trying to find work, connections and themselves. more info 

Comer CollectionComer Collection 2016: American Landscape and the American Dream
Feb. 19 - March 12
Experience a visual examination that aims to expand our understanding of America, its dreams, its landscape, and the intersections of the two. more info

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