August 1, 2014


data securityFaculty/Staff Information Security Awareness Certificate: Personal Information and Sensitive Data
Wednesday, July 30 (10 a.m. - noon)
This class will explain University policies and procedures for personal information and sensitive data. more info

rules and regulationsGLEMBA Information Session
Wednesday, July 30 (6 - 7:30 p.m.)
The Global Leadership Executive MBA (GLEMBA) information sessions detail curriculum, the admissions process, delivery format, the international trips and program retreats. more info

project managementProject Management EMBA Online Info Session
Wednesday, July 30 (7- 8 p.m.)
Learn more about the program, meet some of the faculty and staff and speak to current students and alumni about the program. more info

emotional intelligenceEmotional Intelligence: A New Standard of Success for Today’s Workplace
Thursday, July 31 (10 a.m. - noon)
This course introduces faculty and staff to the concept of emotional intelligence and provides them with opportunities to assess their skill sets. more info

computer protectionFaculty/Staff Information Security Awareness Certificate: Protecting Your Computer and Data
Thursday, July 31 (10 a.m. - noon)
This session will cover viruses and phishing in depth. Participants will learn security best practices to help protect themselves and their data. more info

Ice CreamCorporate Challenge Ice Cream ExCHANGE for Special Olympics
Thursday, July 31 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Students, faculty and staff are invited to make a donation to Special Olympics in exchange for ice cream at the Plinth. Donations benefit Special Olympics as part of Richardson's Corporate Challenge. more info

OPT workshop for F-1 studentsOPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Thursday, July 31 (2:30 - 3:45 p.m.)
Learn about the OPT application process, employment and travel considerations, and reporting requirements. Spring and summer 2014 graduates may apply at this time. more info

Love has no BoundariesLove Has No Boundaries: Amitofo Care Center African Orphans Goodwill Mission
Thursday, July 31 (7 p.m.)
A group of orphans from the sub-Saharan Africa will showcase their talents in this goodwill mission performance. more info

Comet CampComet Camp 2014 - Session Green
July 30 - Aug. 1
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

computer programmingComputer Programming Summer Camps
June 9 - Aug. 22
The Center for Computer Science Education and Outreach will be conducting more than 100 Programming Summer Camps for school students. more info

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  • Accolades
  • NABC
    6 Comet Basketball Players Make NABC’s Honors Court

    Six members of the UT Dallas men’s basketball team were named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches’ Honors Court for the 2013-14 season.

    Comet seniors Dmitriy Chernikov, Kyle Schleigh and Ryan Smith, along with juniors Nolan Harvey, Zach Helmberger and Matt Medell, were among the record number 895 student-athletes from 335 colleges and universities on the NABC’s Honors Court. UT Dallas had the only representatives from the American Southwest Conference.

    To be eligible for the Honors Court, a student-athlete must be at least a junior academically and maintain a 3.2 cumulative grade-point average at the conclusion of the 2013-14 academic year. In addition, honorees must have spent at least one year at their current institution. Read more

  • Volunteerism

  • Richardson Animal Shelter (off-campus)
    Saturday, Aug. 2 (9 a.m. - noon)

    Volunteer opportunities are available on an ongoing basis. For more events, consult the listings on the Office of Student Volunteerism website.
  • Career Center

  • The center provides resources, employer connections and assistance in support of career paths for students and alumni. For future events, consult listings on the Career Center calendar and JSOM Career Management Center websites.
  • Social Media

  • A number of UT Dallas departments and organizations provide social media channels. A list is available on the Social Media Directory page.
  • Oral Examinations
  • Jiahui Mo
    Management Sciences
    July 28 at 10:30 a.m.
    JSOM 2.903

    Michael Gage Cherbonneau
    July 28 at 11:30 a.m.
    GR 2.326

    Sezgin Ayabakan
    Management Science
    Aug. 1 at 10:30 a.m.
    JSOM 3.216
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