July 5, 2015


PeopleSoft logoIntro to PeopleSoft - Part 2
Monday, July 6 (2:30 - 4:30 p.m.)
Learn how to conduct complex searches, work with search results and update data. more info 

Poetry SlamSUAAB: Poets, Bards & Troubadours
Monday, July 6 (8 - 10 p.m.)
Members of the Dallas Poetry Slam and Dallas Youth Poets will perform at this open-mic night at the Pub. more info

The Great Debate English Conversation Hour: The Great Debate
Tuesday, July 7 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Led by the International Peer Advocates, the session will include conversation, games and written activities that will improve English skills and knowledge of American culture. more info

Staff CouncilStaff Council Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, July 8 (9 - 11 a.m.)
The UT Dallas Staff Council General Meeting is held each month in the TI Auditorium. All staff members are welcome. more info

international studentsTop 5 Questions of New International Students
Thursday, July 9 (8:30 - 9:30 a.m.)
In this webinar, International Center staff will answer the five most frequently asked questions. more info

IRB ProtocolIRB Protocol Assistance Workshop
Thursday, July 9 (10 a.m. - noon)
Get hands-on, specific assistance for your applications to the institutional review board. Doing so will most likely reduce the need for revisions to an application and the time for approval of submissions. more info

business professionalMicrosoft Intermediate Word
Thursday, July 9 (2 - 5 p.m.)
Prerequisite: Must be able to create a basic document. You will learn how to create personalized multiple mailings, documents and emails in Word using an Excel spreadsheet. more info

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

american movieEnglish Conversation Hour: American Movies and Make Your Own Movie Trailer
Thursday, July 9 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Led by the International Peer Advocates, the session will include conversation, games and written activities that will improve English skills and knowledge of American culture. more info

Microsoft Excel logoFormatting Excel (no financials/formulas)
Friday, July 10 (9 a.m. - noon)
Prerequisite: Must be able to create and edit a basic spreadsheet. Learn advanced sort, filtering, find and delete duplicates, keep and print column titles on every page, format cells. more info

Darwin Payne2015 Jalonick Lecture Featuring Darwin Payne
Saturday, July 11 (4 - 6 p.m.)
Author and historian Darwin Payne will detail Dallas-Fort Worth's struggle for aviation supremacy. Bruce Bleakley, museum director at the Frontiers of Flight Museum, will follow with a presentation on the current state of aviation in the region. more info


studentsFreshman Orientation
July 6 - 7
Freshman Orientation is an exciting first step to becoming part of the UT Dallas campus and community. This two-day program for all freshmen will provide an overview of the extensive range of opportunities available to you at UT Dallas. more info

Lupita Murillo Tinnen‘Immigrant Laborers’ - Lupita Murillo Tinnen
June 26 - July 24
Lupita Murillo Tinnen, a PhD candidate in aesthetic studies, documented Latin American immigrant workers living in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. more info

Que Viva la Virgen de Guadalupe!‘¡Que Viva la Virgen de Guadalupe!’ - Lillian Albritton
June 26 - July 24
The exhibit is the result of the extensive travels of alumna Lillian Albritton PhD’15, who documented devotional rites to the Virgin of Guadalupe. more info

HyperfocusSummer Coding Camps
June 8 - Aug. 21
The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science offers more than 100 camp sessions that aim to make learning science, technology, engineering and math fun. more info

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

  • mohanty
    See Classical Indian Dance Performance

  • The UT Dallas Asia Center will present a performance by Aruna Mohanty and the Orissa Dance Academy at 6 p.m. Sunday, July 12 in the University Theatre.

    Tickets are $10 for University guests, free with your Comet Card and for Sohara members. more info
  • Volunteerism
  • Scottish Rite Hospital (Off-Campus)
    Thursday, July 9 (1 - 4:15  p.m.)

    Volunteer opportunities are available on an ongoing basis. For more events, consult the listings on the Office of Student Volunteerism website.
  • Career Center
  • CPT Information Session
    Tuesday, July 7 (11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)

    Building a Professional Resume
    Wednesday, July 8 (11 a.m. - noon)

    The Career Center provides resources, employer connections and assistance in support of career paths for students and alumni. For similar events, consult listings on the Career Center calendar and JSOM Career Management Center websites.
  • Oral Examinations
  • Cheng Shi
    Telecommunications Engineering
    Monday, July 6, at 9 a.m.
    ECSN 4.728

    Savio Monteiro
    Electrical Engineering
    Monday, July 6, at 11:30 a.m.
    ECSN 4.728

    Caitlin Northrup McKillop
    Public Affairs
    Tuesday, July 7, at 10:30 a.m.
    GR 2.326

    Pochun Yen
    Electrical Engineering
    Tuesday, July 7, at 2 p.m.
    ECSN 4.702

    Samsuddin Faisal Mahmood
    Tuesday, July 7, at 3:30 p.m.
    GR 2.530

    Young Joon Oh
    Public Policy and Political Economy
    Wednesday, July 8, at 10 a.m.
    GR 3.606

    Jyothsna Rachapalli
    Computer Science
    Wednesday, July 8, at 3:30 p.m.
    ECSS 3.503

    Aidin Tajzadeh
    Management Science
    Thursday, July 9, at 9 a.m.
    JSOM 13.501

    Wenwei Jiang
    Mechanical Engineering
    Thursday, July 9, at 9:30 a.m.
    ECSN 2.704

    Yang Xi
    Material Science Engineering
    Thursday, July 9, at 1 p.m.
    ECSS 3.910
  • Social Media
  • A number of UT Dallas departments and organizations provide social media channels. A list is available on the Social Media Directory page.

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