September 18, 2014


LibraryTour of McDermott Library
Monday, Sept. 15 (11 a.m. - noon) and Wednesday, Sept. 17 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Learn about the history, resources and services at the library. more info

CVL LectureCVL Lecture
Monday, Sept. 15 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: CNS Mechanisms Underlying the Transition to Chronic Pain.
Speaker: Dr. Theodore Price, UT Dallas. more info

Get Tech SavvyGet Tech Savvy
Monday, Sept. 15 (5 - 6 p.m.)
Learn how to add money to your Comet Card, clean your cache, download RefWorks Write ‘n Cite, add the library printers to your laptop and get your professor’s readings from eLearning. more info

Corporate Challenge logoCorporate Challenge 2014: Miniature Golf
Monday, Sept. 15 (6:30 - 10 p.m.), Tuesday, Sept. 16 (6:30 - 10 p.m.) and Wednesday, Sept. 17 (6:30 - 10 p.m.)
A high-pressure pairs event with great camaraderie and team spirit. more info

Corporate Challenge logoCorporate Challenge 2014: Soccer
Monday, Sept. 15 (6:30 - 10 p.m.) and Tuesday, Sept. 16 (7:30 - 10 p.m.)
Pool play determines the placement of teams in the highly competitive double-elimination tournament. more info

fire extinguisher8th Annual Prepare Fair
Tuesday, Sept. 16 (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
Event includes information about safety, emergency and health information booths, fire extinguisher training, a “smoke is no joke” demonstration, and an emergency vehicle display. more info

GrantsUnlocking Grant Money: Finding Research Funding
Tuesday, Sept. 16 (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
The Office of Sponsored Projects and Eugene McDermott Library will host a demonstration of Pivot, a ProQuest COS database provided by the University of Texas at Dallas to assist researchers in finding funding opportunities. more info

ExcelBasic Excel
Tuesday, Sept. 16 (1:30 - 4:30 p.m.)
An instructor will teach the basic functions and features of Microsoft Excel 2010/2013. more info

legosLanguage Legos
Tuesday, Sept. 16 (2 - 3 p.m.)
Learn what language and Legos have in common at this Writing Center workshop. Attendees will practice creating clear and grammatical sentences. more info

pizzaDine with the Deans
Tuesday, Sept.16 (3 - 4:30 p.m.)
Provide feedback to the Dean of Students, the Undergraduate Dean and representatives from various UT Dallas offices at this informative panel and pizza. more info

Student WellnessAlcohol and Drug Presentation
Tuesday, Sept. 16 (7 p.m.)
The Student Wellness Center and UT Dallas Police Department will provide information about alcohol safety, campus alcohol and drug regulations, and state alcohol and drug laws. more info

DCS SeriesRefuel @ the VSC
Wednesday, Sept. 17 (9 - 10:30 a.m.)
Veterans, reservists, dependents and active military students are invited to grab a snack and connect with other student-veterans and UT Dallas staff. more info

JSOM pngJSOM Lecture
Wednesday, Sept. 17 (11 a.m. - noon)
Title: Risk Management: Insights and Expertise.
Speaker: Robert Berry, partner and head of Goldman Sachs market risk management, New York.  more info

Constitution DayConstitution Day Presentation
Wednesday, Sept. 17 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Join us for pizza at the Constitution Day Presentation by Dr. Anthony Champagne. more info

US CapitolHow to Apply for a Federal Job or Internship
Wednesday, Sept. 17 (1- 2 p.m.)
Learn best practices for submitting a compelling application and the process for identifying and selecting candidates. more info

female studentWriting Hour for International Students
Wednesday, Sept. 17 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Learn about academic honesty and plagiarism. Bring a piece of your writing to talk about with your peers and tutors. more info

Black HolePhysics Colloquium
Wednesday, Sept. 17 (4:15 - 5 p.m.)
Title: Galactic Searches for Dark Matter.
Speaker: Dr. Louis Strigari, Indiana University. more info

R.S. GwynnR.S. Gwynn
Wednesday, Sept. 17 (7:30 p.m.)
R.S. Gwynn, poet in residence at Lamar University, will read from his newest collection of poems, Dogwatch. more info

researchResearch Misconduct & Scientific Fraud
Thursday, Sept. 18 (10 - 11:30 a.m.)
The introductory session of the Responsible Conduct of Research training series will cover contemporary issues related to misconduct and scientific fraud in research. more info

globeA Geospatial Information Sciences Research Portfolio
Thursday, Sept. 18 (noon - 1 p.m.)
This lunch-and-learn presentation will summarize Dr. Daniel Griffith's research projects and his research portfolio at UT Dallas. more info

non-traditional studentsLibrary Locations for the Non-Traditional Student
Thursday, Sept. 18 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Learn how to find Eugene McDermott Library's millions of resources. more info

ribbon cuttingRibbon-Cutting Ceremony
Thursday, Sept. 18 (2 - 3 p.m.)
The Office of Administration invites the campus community to celebrate the opening of Parking Structure 3, Residence Hall West, Dining Hall West and Recreation Center West. Free hot dogs and refreshments will be served after the RHW ceremony. more info

cyber safetyFaculty/Staff Information Security Awareness Certificate - Viruses/Malware
Thursday, Sept. 18 (2 - 4 p.m.)
Learn about viruses and phishing. Participants will also learn security best practices to help protect themselves and their data. more info

Jeremy PopkinArts and Humanities Lecture
Thursday, Sept. 18 (5 p.m.)
Title: Colonial Violence in the French Revolution
Speaker: Dr. Jeremy D. Popkin, University of Kentucky. more info

Corporate Challenge logoCorporate Challenge 2014: Flag Football
Thursday, Sept. 18 and Friday, Sept. 19 (6:30 - 10 p.m.)
Teams will compete in this “air-it-out” style event. Eight players, no gender requirement. more info

US flagWarrior SMART - High Performance Brain Training
Friday, Sept. 19 (9 - 11 a.m.)
The Center for BrainHealth will train student-veterans over the course of four weeks. more info

BBS logoBBS Colloquium Series
Friday, Sept. 19 (9:30 - 10:30 a.m.)
Title: Culture, Prenatal Stress and the Quality of Early Mother-Infant Interaction: Coregulaton in Mexican American Dyads.
Speaker: Dr. Keith Crnic, Arizona State University. more info

Protect your computer Tech Tips: Protecting Your Computer and Data
Friday, Sept. 19 (10:30 a.m. - noon)
Students will learn the technical skills they will need to protect their computers and data. more info

Corporate Challenge logoNeuroscience Brownbag Series
Friday, Sept. 19 (1 - 2 p.m.)
Title: Formation of Cutaneous Versus Deep Tissue Pain Pathways.
Speaker: Dr. Fu-Chia Yang, Harvard University more info

One O'Clock BandOne O'Clock Lab Band Performance
Friday, Sept. 19 (8 p.m.)
The One O’Clock Lab Band, the premier ensemble of the Jazz Studies Division at the University of North Texas, will provide a rousing start to the jazz season at UT Dallas. more info

KowinRise to Shine
Saturday, Sept. 20 (8:30 a.m. -  4:30 p.m.)
Title: Success and Leadership, Journey to the Future.
Speakers: Tina Yoo, Dallas County judge and Geunhye Kim, director of the Houston Korean Education Center. more info

project managementProject Management and Product Lifecycle & Supply Chain Management
Saturday, Sept. 20 (10 a.m. - noon)
Learn more about the programs, meet some of the faculty and staff, and speak to current students and alumni about the program. more info

CodeJamDallas Youth CodeJam
Saturday, Sept. 20 (1 - 4 p.m.)
CodeJam is a semi-unstructured, collaborative, creativity-inspiring experience for youth. more info

GMAT ExamGMAT Prep Course - (Math Session)
Saturday, Sept. 20 (1 - 4 p.m.)
The Naveen Jindal School of Management offers a GMAT exam preparation course to all current and prospective students. more info

InternshipPathway to Internship Workshop Series
Saturday, Sept. 20 and Sunday, Sept. 21 (1 - 6 p.m.)
The Center for Computer Science Education and Outreach will help you improve your coding skills. more info

Code ClubWeekend Coding Clubs for School Students
Saturday, Sept. 20 and Sunday, Sept. 21 (2 - 5 p.m.)
In each session, participants will learn through hands-on examples. New concepts will be introduced in every session. more info

HackathonsGet the Most Out of the Hackathons
Saturday, Sept. 20 (5 - 6:30 p.m.)
The Linux Users Group will help you get set up in the cloud quickly and easily so that you will have more time to build your project and have fun. more info

Corporate Challenge logoCorporate Challenge 2014: Swimming
Sunday, Sept. 21 (12:30 - 4 p.m.)
Men and women compete in the various strokes and relay in this great event for spectators. more info

GMAT ExamGMAT Prep Course - (Strategy Session)
Sunday, Sept. 21 (1 - 4 p.m.)
The Naveen Jindal School of Management offers a GMAT exam preparation course to all current and prospective students. more info

SAT ExamSAT Prep Course
Sunday, Sept. 21 (2 - 8 p.m.)
The Naveen Jindal School of Management offers an SAT exam preparation course to all current and prospective students. more info

Discover UT DallasDiscover UT Dallas - Prospective Student Event
Sunday, Sept. 21 (4 - 6 p.m.)
High school juniors, seniors, transfer students and families can learn more about UT Dallas and receive detailed information about admissions, scholarships, financial aid, academic programs and campus life. more info

art workTech Talk: The Joan Davidow Collection
Sept. 19 - Oct. 17
To honor Joan Davidow’s gift of her contemporary art collection, Tech Talk will feature works she has collected by 15 Texas artists whose themes and methods reflect the budding technology of our era. Opening reception will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19. more info

‘Satellites’ by Christopher Blay
Aug. 23 - Sept. 20
Artist Christopher Blay presents his most recent body of sculptural installation. more info

Tea TimeTea Tuesdays with the Galerstein Women’s Center
Sept. 2 - Dec. 31
Join the Galerstein Women’s Center on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for refreshing tea. more info

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