March 24, 2017


It's time for Springapalooza 2017! Events include Splatter Dance, the Big Bad Comedy Show featuring Rory Scovel and a concert by Coin and Thirdstory. more info

Events, Lectures, Seminars

education abroadEducation Abroad
Multiple dates and times
Learn about study abroad opportunities, scholarships, the application process and more. more info

Dr. Abhishek HalderECS Seminar
Monday, March 20 (11 a.m. - noon)
Title: Control of Large Scale Cyberphysical Systems. 
Speaker: Dr. Abhishek Halder, University of California, Irvine. more info

Dr. Jingting ZhangCVL Science Luncheon Series
Monday, March 20 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Impairment and Enrichment of Functional Brain Processes with Age. 
Speaker: Dr. Jingting Zhang, UT Dallas. more info

Dr. Arun NatarajanECS Seminar
Monday, March 20 (2 - 3 p.m.)
Title: Scalable Spatial/Spectral/Code-domain Filtering and Synchronization in RF/mm-Wave CMOS Arrays.
Speaker: Dr. Arun Natarajan, Oregon State University. more info

teaTea Tuesdays
Tuesday, March 21 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Join the Galerstein Women's Center for refreshing tea. more info


Masaaki SuzukiNSM Seminar
Tuesday, March 21 (1 - 2 p.m.)
Title: Geometry Topology Dynamical Systems: Epimorphisms Between Knot Groups. 
Speaker: Dr. Masaaki Suzuki, Meiji University. more info

studentHow to Pay for Law School Workshop
Tuesday, March 21 (1 - 2 p.m.)
The John Marshall Pre-Law Society will discuss options for students accepted or applying to law schools. more info

studentTBX Engineering Lunch and Learn
Tuesday, March 21 (1 - 2 p.m.)
Tau Beta Xi weekly lunch and learn events feature speakers from the field and professional development activities. more info

campusMeet Your Presidential Candidates for Student Government
Tuesday, March 21 (1 - 2:30 p.m.)
Meet your student government presidential candidates in a forum hosted by Student Media. Music and food provided. more info

campusInternational Student Tax Filing Workshop
Tuesday, March 21 (2 - 3 p.m.)
This workshop will address IRS Form 8843 and is intended to assist students who did not receive income from a U.S.-based source in 2016. more info

Mandy MaguireDCS Brownbag Talk
Tuesday, March 21 (2:30 - 3:30 p.m.)
Title: Understanding the Vocabulary Gap Between Grade Schoolers from High and Low Income Homes Using Brain and Behavioral Data.
Speaker: Dr. Mandy Maguire, UT Dallas. more info

Natalie RingEODIAH Workshop
Tuesday, March 21 (4 p.m.)
Title: Painting on the Inside: Outsider Art in Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola.
Speaker: Dr. Natalie J. Ring, UT Dallas. more info

studentsEnglish Conversation Hour
Tuesday, March 21 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Thursday, March 23 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Learn and practice English in a fun, informal setting. more info

campusFinding Your H-Index at the Library
Tuesday, March 21 (4 - 5 p.m.)
In this workshop, we will discuss the h-index, a metric used to gauge an author’s scholarly impact based on productivity and impact factor. more info

student wellness centerFree HIV Testing
Wednesday, March 22 (9 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
Get tested and receive your results within 15 minutes. Spots are limited, so sign up early. more info

firefighterFire Extinguisher Training
Wednesday, March 22 (10:30 - 11:30 a.m.)
Learn about fire extinguishers including how and when to use them. more info

Ulrich EttingerFrontiers of BrainHealth Lecture
Wednesday, March 22 (11 a.m. - noon)
Title: The Dopamine Transporter: From Molecular Imaging and Pharmacology to Cognition and Clinical Symptoms.
Speaker: Dr. Ulrich Ettinger, University of Bonn. more info

jsomMS in Marketing Online Information Presentation
Wednesday, March 22 (noon - 1 p.m.)
The session is open to all prospective students, including those nearing completion of their undergraduate degrees. more info


female presenterGraduate Workshop Series: Defending the Dissertation Proposal   
Wednesday, March 22 (3 - 4:30 p.m.)
This workshop will cover techniques and best practices for presenting the oral defense of the dissertation proposal. more info

CE presentersComputer Engineering Colloquium
Wednesday, March 22 (3:30 - 5 p.m.)
PhD candidates Xuan (Shaun) Hu and Matthew Joslin will present their research. more info

three students International Student Conversation Group
Wednesday, March 22 (4 - 5:30 p.m.)
Connect with other international students to discuss shared experiences. Snacks and beverages provided. more info

JSOM buildingMBA & MS Information Session
Wednesday, March 22 (5:30 - 6:30 p.m.)
Learn about the curriculum, admission process, student experience and benefits of the programs. more info

networkingCybersecurity Club: Networking Session
Wednesday, March 22 (6 - 7 p.m.)
This event features industry speakers who share knowledge in information assurance and security. more info

microphoneSPO X FSA Benefit Concert Auditions
Wednesday, March 22 (6 - 10 p.m.)
Organizations will audition for an upcoming benefit concert hosted by Sigma Phi Omega and the Filipino Student Association. more info

group discussionIndustrial Applications Society Project Management Boot Camp
Wednesday, March 22 (7 - 8 p.m.)
A representative from the AT&T Foundry will lead a boot camp on project management. more info

accountantMS Accounting Information Session
Thursday, March 23 (9 - 10 a.m.)
The session is open to all prospective students, including college seniors. more info

pathogensBlood-Borne Pathogen Training
Thursday, March 23 (10 - 10:45 a.m.)
Get general information about hepatitis A, B and C, and HIV. more info

IRBIRB Protocol Assistance Workshop
Thursday, March 23 (10 a.m. - noon)
This session is for researchers who are planning to submit or revise new applications (protocols), amendments or annual renewals of their human participant research projects. more info

Justin ReadLiterary Studies Lecture
Thursday, March 23 (noon)
Title: Impersonification: The Poetic Ecology of Esteban Echeverria's Buenos Aires.
Speaker: Dr. Justin Read, the University at Buffalo (SUNY). more info

BBS Career Roadmap SeriesBBS Career Roadmap Series: Working in the Nonprofit Sector
Thursday, March 23 (noon - 1:30 p.m.)
Hear about work experiences from people who have worked at nonprofits. more info

Robin MurphyWomen's History Month Luncheon: Invitation to Innovation
Thursday, March 23 (12:30 - 2 p.m.)
A pioneer in the field of robotics, Dr. Robin Murphy will speak at this celebration of women and their contributions to the world. more info

Founders buildingSponsored Projects Budget Workshop
Thursday, March 23 (2 - 4 p.m.)
This hands-on workshop will cover creating budgets, using a template and demystifying budget categories. more info

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

libraryRefworks: Introduction and Beyond the Basics
Thursday, March 23 (3 - 4 p.m.)
This workshop covers setting up an account, exporting citations from research databases, managing citations, creating bibliographies and more. more info

Kyuho LeeECE Seminar
Thursday, March 23 (3:30 - 4:30 p.m.)
Title: Analog-Digital Hybrid Computing and Mixed-Mode Circuit Implementations of Neural Networks and Fuzzy Inference Systems, and the Artificial Intelligence Applications.
Speaker: Kyuho Lee, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. more info

Robert AbzugAckerman Center Lecture
Thursday, March 23 (7 p.m.)
Title: The Worlds We Have Lost: The Holocaust Catastrophe Beyond Numbers.
Speaker: Dr. Robert H. Abzug, The University of Texas at Austin. more info

stethoscopePre-Health Society Lecture
Thursday, March 23 (7 - 8 p.m.)
Title: Uncertainty and Modern Medicine.
Speaker: Dr. Wendy S. Harpham, FACP. more info

studentsKaplan Practice MCAT Class
Thursday, March 23 (7:30 - 9 p.m.)
This practice lecture will provide students with valuable learning tools as they prepare for the MCAT. more info

Tim BrayCenter for Children and Families Lecture
Friday, March 24 (9:30 - 10:30 a.m.)
Title: Poverty and Child Wellbeing: Complex Relationships Demand Holistic Solutions.
Speaker: Dr. Tim Bray, UT Dallas. more info

steering wheelGolf Cart Safety Training
Friday, March 24 (10 - 11 a.m.)
This training provides basic safety awareness in the use of golf carts and utility carts. more info

Udo SchwarzECS Seminar
Friday, March 24 (11 a.m. - noon)
Title: Extending the Capabilities of Scanning Probe Microscopy: The Path towards Robust, Quantitative, Multidimensional Atomic Resolution Imaging with Chemical Selectivity.
Speaker: Dr. Udo Schwarz, Yale University. more info

Olga PeskovaCallier Flash Seminar
Friday, March 24 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Association between Perception and Production in Pediatric Cochlear Implant Users.
Speaker: Olga Peskova, UT Dallas. more info

Michael FlynnECS Seminar
Friday, March 24 (1 - 2 p.m.)
Title: Tiny SAR ADCs, SAR Assisted Pipelines and a SAR-Based Recording Frontend.
Speaker: Dr. Michael Flynn, University of Michigan. more info

George HagedornMathematical Sciences Colloquium
Friday, March 24 (2 - 3 p.m.)
Title: Numerical Computation of Semiclassical Dynamics in Several Space Dimensions.
Speaker: Dr. George Hagedorn, Virginia Tech. more info

Yingbo LiMathematical Sciences Colloquium
Friday, March 24 (3 - 4 p.m.)
Title: Bayesian Minimal Description Lengths for Multiple Changepoint Detection.
Speaker: Dr. Yingbo Li, Southern Methodist University. more info

Paul SylvesterGeosciences Seminar
Friday, March 24 (3:30 - 4:30 p.m.)
Title: Age and Origin of the Impact Melt Sheet at Mistastin Lake Crater, Labrador. 
Speaker: Dr. Paul Sylvester, Texas Tech University. more info

JSOM buildingExecutive MBA Information Session
Saturday, March 25 (10:30 a.m. - noon)
Join us on campus to learn more about the Executive MBA program. more info

candleHillel Celebrates Havdalah
Saturday, March 25 (7 - 9 p.m.)
Celebrate the end of the Sabbath with the traditional Jewish ritual of Havdalah. Everyone in the community is invited. more info

Schwartz and DibbernJared Schwartz and Mary Dibbern
Saturday, March 25 (8 p.m.)
Bass opera singer Jared Schwartz and pianist Mary Dibbern will perform works by Gabriel Fauré, Ange Flégier and Franz Liszt. more info

Lions InternationalInfinity Lions Club Banquet
Sunday, March 26 (4 - 9 p.m.)
Students will showcase their talent through music, dance and acting at this fundraiser. more info


book treeOSV March Book Drive
March 1 - March 31
Celebrate March into Literacy Month by donating new and gently used books to the Friends of the Richardson Library. more info

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