October 18, 2017

October 18, 2017


Events, Lectures, Seminars

Dr. Anthony WagnerCVL Science Luncheon Series
Monday, Oct. 16 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Retrospective and Prospective Replay: Hippocampal and Cortical Mechanisms of Memory.
Speaker: Dr. Anthony Wagner, Stanford University. more info

math Geometry Topology Dynamical Systems Seminar
Monday, Oct. 16 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Title: Deformed cohomology of flag varieties.
Speaker: Dr. Oliver Pechenik, University of Michigan. more info

women's leadership series Women's Leadership Series
Monday, Oct. 16 (6 - 7:30 p.m.)
Learn from a panel of successful women leaders in Dallas-Fort Worth who have used their networks both personally and for good in the community. more info

view of campus Justice and Administrative Leadership Lecture
Monday, Oct. 16 (7 p.m.)
Title: Public-Private Partnerships: Approaches to Collaboration between Federal, State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies.
Speaker: U.S. Marshal Rick Taylor. more info

steering wheel Homecoming Parade Hands-On Golf Cart Safety Training
Tuesday, Oct. 17 (9 - 10 a.m.)
Friday, Oct. 20 (2 - 3 p.m.)
This training provides basic safety awareness in the use of golf carts and utility carts, which includes a hands-on driving test. more info

Education AbroadEducation Abroad: Peer Advising
Tuesday, Oct. 17 (9 a.m. - noon)
Friday, Oct. 20 (1 - 4 p.m.)
All students interested in studying abroad are invited to speak with a peer advisor for a student perspective on the experience. more info

tea Tea Tuesdays
Tuesday, Oct. 17 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Join the Galerstein Gender Center on Tuesdays for refreshing tea and conversation. more info

David HoageyDCS Brown Bag
Tuesday, Oct. 17 (11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
Title: Localizing White Matter Connections Essential to Maintaining Executive Function Performance Across the Lifespan.
Speaker: David Hoagey, UT Dallas. more info

film reels Meteor Theater Cosmic Film Workshop
Tuesday, Oct. 17 (11:30 a.m - 1 p.m.)
Aspiring student filmmakers can get a crash course in directing and cinematography. more info

BBS Career RoadmapBBS Career Roadmap Series: Graduate School Fair
Tuesday, Oct. 17 (11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.)
Faculty and staff of the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences and the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences will discuss master's programs in their schools. more info

communiTEA CommuniTEA: Ending the Cycle
Tuesday, Oct. 17 (noon - 1 p.m.)
The Galerstein Gender Center will host an interactive game created by an alum to help participants learn more about ending the cycle of violence. more info

libraryLibrary Pop-Up: Play and Short Story Indexes
Tuesday, Oct. 17 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Stop by this pop-up session to learn about these  resources available at the library. more info

jsom buildingMS in Supply Chain Management Information Session
Tuesday, Oct. 17 (noon - 1 p.m.)
This session will cover application procedures, program curriculum and degree requirements. more info

campus sunset Statements of Teaching Philosophy and Teaching Portfolios
Tuesday, Oct. 17 (2 - 3:30 p.m.)
Doctoral students and teaching assistants at any stage are invited to participate in this workshop. more info

airplane Study Abroad for International Students Workshop
Tuesday, Oct. 17 (2 - 3:30 p.m.)
Learn about options for maintaining your F-1 status if planning to study abroad as a UT Dallas student. more info

IRB text IRB Protocol Development Workshop
Tuesday, Oct. 17 (2 - 4 p.m.)
This informal help session is for researchers who are planning to submit, or are in the process of revising, new applications (protocols) for IRB review, amendments or annual renewals of their human participant research projects. more info

UTD ring 2017 Fall Ring Days
Tuesday, Oct. 17 (2 - 6 p.m.)
Wednesday, Oct. 18 (2 - 6 p.m.)
Balfour representatives will be on campus to answer questions and take orders. more info

networking Finance Speed Networking
Tuesday, Oct. 17 (3 - 5 p.m.)
Undergrads are invited to this speed networking event with companies including J.C. Penney, Texas Instruments, Blue Cross Blue Shield and more. more info

utd students iEngage: Countdown! 75 Days Until 2018
Tuesday, Oct. 17 (4 - 5 p.m.)
All students are welcome to engage in weekly conversations and activities with a cultural twist. more info

ten dollar bill Comet Credit
Tuesday, Oct. 17 (5 - 6 p.m.)
Debunk the myths, understand the facts and learn how to build good credit. Attendees get a free junior shirt and a chance to win scholarship money. more info

students on campus Student Government Senate Meeting
Tuesday, Oct. 17 (5:15 - 7:30 p.m.)
Visitors are always welcome. Refreshments are provided. more info

student wellness center Mocktail Party
Tuesday, Oct. 17 (7 p.m.)
Enjoy free mocktails and snacks while learning about safe behaviors related to alcohol consumption. Enjoy an alcohol-free party atmosphere. more info

comet cents Comet Cents Big Event
Tuesday, Oct. 17 (7 - 9 p.m.)
BB&T Bank vice president Mei Miao will discuss budgeting, personal finance and banking. Food will be served and scholarships will be awarded. more info

purple awareness ribbon SAFE Week Guest Speaker
Tuesday, Oct. 17 (7:30 - 10 p.m.)
Sigma Phi Omega invites all students to hear from a guest speaker from a local domestic violence organization during Stop Abuse in Family Environments (SAFE) Weekmore info

game of Residential Life Peer Advisor Interest Session
Tuesday, Oct. 17 (9 - 10 p.m.)
Students interested in becoming Residential Life Peer Advisors will learn about the position, requirements and application process. more info

student with laptop MS in Finance Online Information Session
Wednesday, Oct. 18 (9 - 10 a.m.)
Carolyn Reichert, director of the master's in finance program, will cover the curriculum, admission process, student experience and program benefits. more info

swcFree HIV Testing
Wednesday, Oct. 18 (9 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
Make an appointment today for free HIV testing at the Student Wellness Center. more info

JSOM building MS in ITM Online Information Session
Wednesday, Oct. 18 (noon - 1 p.m.)
This free information session is for those interested in the master's in information technology and management degree. more info

marketing treeMS in Marketing Online Information Session
Wednesday, Oct. 18 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Learn about application procedures, program curriculum and degree requirements. more info

flag Student-Veteran LinkedIn Lunchtime Workshop
Wednesday, Oct. 18 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Students who have served or are currently serving in the U.S. military are invited to hear from Service King representatives on LinkedIn profiles and job searches. more info

cosmic image Cosmic Image
Wednesday, Oct. 18 (noon - 4 p.m.)
Cosmic Image will include various vendors from the makeup and hair industry. Throughout the day you can enjoy some relaxing time in our "Treat Yo’ Self" lounge with massages, mocktails and more. more info

peace corpsPeace Corps Prep Program Information Session
Wednesday, Oct. 18 (3:30 - 4:30 p.m.)
The Peace Corps Prep Program allows undergraduates to combine coursework, volunteer service and hands-on experience while advancing toward a certificate. more info

Dr. Fabiano Rodriguez Physics Colloquium
Wednesday, Oct. 18 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Title: Radar studies of the Earth's ionosphere: On recent efforts at UTD's Center for Space Sciences.
Speaker: Dr. Fabiano S. Rodrigues, UT Dallas. more info

coffee MS ITM Coffee Chat
Wednesday, Oct. 18 (5:30 - 6:30 p.m.)
Chat with the master's in information technology and management program manager. Ask the program manager your application questions and learn about the career prospects. more info

EDS Keys to a Successful Business Launch
Wednesday, Oct. 18 (6 - 8:30 p.m.)
UT Dallas’ incubator – the Venture Development Center – is returning with a new year of in-depth training for startup founders and principals. more info

keyboard and mouse ISO Student Night
Wednesday, Oct. 18 (6 - 10 p.m.)
Students are invited to learn about the University's Office of Information Security. more info

Bill Gifford A&H/CVMST Lecture
Wednesday, Oct. 18 (7:30 p.m.)
Title: Time in a Bottle: Humanity's Quest for the Elixir of Youth.
Speaker: Bill Gifford, author of Spring Chicken.  more info

Brain Performance Institute Brain Performance Institute Grand Opening
Thursday, Oct. 19 (7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.)
Enjoy free programming until 5:30 p.m. Tickets are available for an evening lecture. more info

libraryLibrary Pop-Up: National Day of Writing
Thursday, Oct. 19 (9 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
This come and go event includes information about writing for fun, publication, professional advancement, and writing dissertations and theses. more info

bicycle wheelSo You Think You Can Drive
Thursday, Oct. 19 (11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Strap on beer goggles and take to the "road" on our tricycles. See who can finish first, or just finish at all. more info

jsom eveningMS in Supply Chain Management Webinar
Thursday, Oct. 19 (noon - 1 p.m.)
This session will cover services offered to students in the supply chain management program. There will also be a Q-and-A session. more info

research discussionConducting Your Research
Thursday, Oct. 19 (noon - 2 p.m.)
The RCR Development Series is a blended learning series designed to engage the UT Dallas research community in contemporary issues in ethics and scientific integrity. more info

passports OPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Thursday, Oct. 19 (2:30 - 3:45 p.m.)
Learn about the OPT application process, employment and travel considerations, and reporting requirements. more info

JSOM building at nightJSOM PhD Program Q-and-A Session
Thursday, Oct. 19 (5 - 6 p.m.)
Faculty from the admission committees will explain the admission process. Current PhD students also will answer questions as well. more info

two studentsMS in Finance Chat Session
Thursday, Oct. 19 (5:30 - 6:30 p.m.)
Program director Dr. Carolyn Reichert will cover the program curriculum, admission process, student experience and program benefits. more info

purple awareness ribbonSAFE Week Carnival
Thursday, Oct. 19 (6 - 9:30 p.m.)
Sigma Phi Omega will host this carnival during Stop Abuse in Family Environments (SAFE) Week to raise awareness of domestic violence. more info

foodTalk Nerdy to Me: Let's Get Cooking!
Thursday, Oct. 19 (7 p.m.)
Enjoy a night of interactive cooking, fun and games. Presenters include UTD Dining’s executive chef Gene Christiano and YouTube sensation Andrew Rea. more info

Dr. Seth Pollak Center for Children and Families' Annual Forum
Friday, Oct. 20 (9 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
This year's forum, "Biobehavioral Effects of Early Adversity: Implications for Prevention and Intervention," will feature keynote speaker Dr. Seth Pollak from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. more info

woman ready to startAAUW Start Smart Salary Negotiations Workshop
Friday, Oct. 20 (9:30 a.m. - noon)
This interactive workshop will give students the confidence and skills they need to earn fair compensation. more info

Professor Augusto VisintinMathematical Sciences Colloquium
Friday, Oct. 20 (11 - 11:50 a.m.)
Title: Compactness and Structural Stability of Nonlinear Flows.
Speaker: Dr. Augusto Visintin, University of Trento, Italy. more info

Dr. Yaoyu LiEngineering and Computer Science Colloquium
Friday, Oct. 20 (11 a.m. - noon)
Title: Dynamic Modeling and Controls for Building Energy Systems.
Speaker: Dr. Yaoyu Li, UT Dallas. more info

libraryLibrary Pop-Up: Newspapers and Business Journals
Friday, Oct. 20 (11 a.m. - noon)
This session is an introduction to the periodicals that are available at the McDermott Library. more info

little girl with bubbles Callier Flash Seminar
Friday, Oct. 20 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: A Longitudinal Study of Language Growth and Deceleration in Bilingual Preschoolers.
Speaker: Lindsey Hiebert, UT Dallas. more info

Alturas DuoAlturas Duo
Friday, Oct. 20 (8 p.m.)
The Alturas Duo melds South American folk, traditional classical and new music with the unusual combination of viola, charango and guitar. more info

zombie runZombie Run
Friday, Oct. 20 (8 - 10 p.m.)
Test your zombie apocalypse readiness. Groups of runners will be sent from the Phase 8 Clubhouse with a map and will try to outsmart zombies more info

UT Dallas Scholars' DayUT Dallas Scholars' Day
Saturday, Oct. 21 (9 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
High school seniors, community college students and their families are invited to explore the campus. more info

writingNational Novel Writing Month Kickoff Party
Saturday, Oct. 21 (10 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
The Feather Guns creative writing club invites writers to attend. more info

board games Dungeon Roulette
Saturday, Oct. 21 (noon - 6 p.m.)
Design your own dungeon game at the Tabletop Gaming Club's event. more info

research definitionWriting and Researching the Lit Review
Saturday, Oct. 21 (1 - 4 p.m.)
This workshop covers strategies for investigating research sources and presenting them within the context of the literature review. more info

violinKim Platko: String Theory Manouche
Saturday, Oct. 21 (8 p.m.)
String Theory Manouche will perform "Jazz Manouche" — gypsy jazz featuring guitar and violin — following in the tradition of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli. more info


SP/NCritical Mass: A UT Dallas Artist Alumni Exhibition
Oct. 1 - Nov. 11
This inaugural show celebrates the grand opening of the SP/N Gallery and features two decades of alumni artists who have successfully pursued their creative practice after receiving their degrees from the School of Arts and Humanities. more info

clothing driveOSV & Galerstein Gender Center Clothing Drive
Oct. 3 - 31
Donate gently used clothes for Out of the Closet Retail, whose proceeds benefit the AIDS Healthcare Foundation. more info

campusFreedom from Smoking Class
Oct. 4 - Nov. 15
In eight sessions across seven weeks, this free class can help you end your smoking habits. This class is open to all faculty, staff and students. more info

trellisAlcohol Awareness Week
Oct. 16 - 20
Participate in National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week events. more info

students on campusJSOM BCC Accent Improvement
Sept. 11 - Nov. 13
Improve your accent while speaking American English and gain confidence to interact in academic, social and professional settings. more info

cccdCallier Center Autism Spectrum Disorders Young Adult Social Communication Group
Sept. 11 - Dec. 4
This group supports young adults ages 18 to 30 in developing skills for college and work. more info

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