March 22, 2018

March 22, 2018


Events, Lectures, Seminars

girls at SplatterDance event

The University's annual post-spring break celebration will feature Splatter Dance, the Big Bad Comedy Show, Comet Con and plenty of food and music. more info

Joseph PancrazioCVL Science Luncheon Series
Monday, March 19 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Emerging Neurotechnology for Phenotypic Screening of Neurotherapeutics.
Speaker: Dr. Joseph Pancrazio, UT Dallas. more info

Alice EaglyGender Studies Lecture
Monday, March 19 (5:30 - 7 p.m.)
Title: Women as Leaders: Do They Make a Difference?
Speaker: Dr. Alice Eagly, Northwestern University. more info

steering wheel Hands-On Golf Cart Safety Training
Tuesday, March 20 (10 - 11 a.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

tea Tea Tuesdays
Tuesday, March 20 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Join the Galerstein Gender Center on Tuesdays for refreshing tea and conversation. more info

title of event with social media site logos Diversity Education: Social Media & Diversity
Tuesday, March 20 (11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Social media has become the place to share our lives, connect with others, and voice our opinions on various issues. But what about issues centered on diversity? more info

UTD class ring Spring Ring Days
Tuesday, March 20 (2 - 6 p.m.)
Wednesday, March 21 (2 - 6 p.m.)
Balfour representatives will be on campus to answer questions and take orders in time for the upcoming ring ceremony. more info

Bonnie PitmanUT Dallas Symbiosis: Where Science Meets Art
Tuesday, March 20 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Title: The Art of Healing: New Approaches for Physicians and Patients.
Speaker: Bonnie Pitman, UT Dallas. more info

students on campus Student Government Senate Meeting
Tuesday, March 20 (5:15 - 7:30 p.m.)
Visitors are always welcome. Refreshments are provided. more info

Safe Leaders Floor Monitors logo - start on state of Texas SAFE Leader and Floor Monitor Training
Wednesday, March 21 (10 - 11 a.m.)
SAFE Leaders and Floor Monitors are the eyes and ears for each building on campus during emergencies. Staff who are interested in participating should register. more info

Juliet GarciaWomen's History Month Luncheon
Wednesday, March 21 (noon - 1:30 p.m.)
Dr. Juliet García, the first Mexican-American woman to lead as president of a U.S. college or university, will speak at this event, which honors the achievements of women and recognizes their contributions to history, society and the world. more info

Matt HillDCS Brownbag Talk
Wednesday, March 21 (1 - 2 p.m.)
Title: Effects of Body Context on Face Processing Across the Visual Field.
Speaker: Matt Hill, UT Dallas. more info

Jing Xia Physics Colloquium
Wednesday, March 21 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Title: Studying 2D Magnetism and Superconductivity with a Sagnac MOKE Microscope.
Speaker: Dr. Jing Xia, University of California, Irvine. more info

EDS graphicEntrepreneurial Development Series
Wednesday, March 21 (6 - 8:30 p.m.)
The Venture Development Center hosts this in-depth training on venture financing for startup founders and principals. more info

Jonathan Wei Creative Writing Lecture
Wednesday, March 21 (7 p.m.)
Title: The Telling Project.
Speaker: Jonathan Wei. more info

Bitcoin symbol and ones and zeros CryptoCurrency Club Talk
Wednesday, March 21 (7 - 9:45 p.m.)
Llew Claasen, CEO of the Bitcoin Foundation, will give a talk about bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. more info

Movie poster showing stars of the filmMeteor Theater: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'
Wednesday, March 21 (9 - 11:30 p.m.)
Reach out to the stars with Meteor Theater as we present the latest installment to the “Star Wars” saga. Make sure to download the Kahoot app to participate in our “Star Wars” trivia contest before the film. more info

illustration of Earth with circling particles Workshop on Neural Networks in Data Science
Thursday, March 22 (8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
The Data Science Club hosts this hands-on workshop featuring a guest lecture. more info

entrance to SPN building Staff Training: Controlling Your Anger Before it Controls You
Thursday, March 22 (10 a.m. - noon)
This class is designed to help participants identify their triggers and explore strategies for dealing with anger in both the personal and professional arenas. more info

dollar symbol on green backgroundSocial Security Lunch & Learn
Thursday, March 22 (noon - 1 p.m.)
A Lincoln Financial retirement consultant will provide answers to commonly asked questions about social security and retirement. more info

Peace Corps logo Peace Corps Prep Program Information Session
Thursday, March 22 (1 - 2 p.m.)
This program for undergraduate students combines coursework, volunteer service and hands-on experience. Learn about the program and its requirements. more info

passports OPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Thursday, March 22 (2:30 - 3:45 p.m.)
Learn about the OPT application process, employment and travel considerations, and reporting requirements. more info

drawing of a brain in a martini glass Sips & Science Lecture
Thursday, March 22 (6:30 - 8 p.m.)
Several speakers will participate in an interactive panel discussion on “Guarding Brain Performance: Build Resilience On & Off the Field.” more info

Jonathan WeiCenter for Children and Families Lecture
Friday, March 23 (9:30 - 10:30 a.m.)
Title: Developmental Science and the Equitable Early Education of Bilingual Children.
Speaker: Dr. Dina Castro, University of North Texas. more info

Aziz SancarAnson L. Clark Memorial Lecture
Friday, March 23 (10 - 11 a.m.)
Title: Mechanism of DNA Repair by Photolyase and Excision Nuclease.
Speaker: Dr. Aziz Sancar, UTD's first Nobel Laureate alumnus. more info

Jack XinMathematical Sciences Colloquium
Friday, March 23 (11 a.m. - noon)
Title: Non-convex Relaxation Methods in Data Science.
Speaker: Dr. Jack Xin, University of California, Irvine. more info

Karla McGregorCallier Flash Seminar
Friday, March 23 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Cultural Influences on the Developing Semantic Lexicon.
Speaker: Dr. Karla McGregor, Boys Town National Research Hospital. more info

Justin FeinsteinFrontiers of BrainHealth Lecture
Friday, March 23 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Enhancing Interoception and Mindfulness in Anxious Patients Using Floatation-REST.
Speaker: Dr. Justin Feinstein, Laureate Institute for Brain Research. more info

drawing of guitar and microphone Recovery Rocks
Friday, March 23 (noon - 2 p.m.)
Join the Center for Students in Recovery for music, poetry, karaoke, board games, snack and drinks (while supplies last). more info

Sam ShichijoEngineering and Computer Science Lecture
Friday, March 23 (1 - 2 p.m.)
Title: Characterization of High Frequency Noise in SiGe HBTs without Noise Measurement.
Speaker: Dr. Sam Shichijo, UT Dallas. more info

 John ThurmondGeosciences Seminar
Friday, March 23 (3:30 - 4:30 p.m.)
Title: When Failure (a lot of failure) Becomes an Option: Machine and Deep Learning on Seismic Data.
Speaker: John Thurmond PhD'06, Statoil. more info

los hermanos mayoCUSLAI, Phi Alpha Theta & History Lecture
Friday, March 23 (5:30 p.m.)
Title: Los Hermanos Mayo: Photographing Exile.
Speaker: Dr. John Mraz, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla. more info

two people doing yoga poses Yes Club: Yoga Sessions
Saturday, March 24 (9 - 11 a.m.)
Free weekly yoga sessions open to the entire UT Dallas community. more info

Moutouzkine at a piano and Kiffer playing violin Alexandre Moutouzkine and Chloe Kiffer
Saturday, March 24 (8 p.m.)
Pianist Moutouzkine and violinist Kiffer present a program that was inspired by Stravinsky: Discoveries and Memories, the last book of Robert Craft. more info



illustration of tree with books for leavesOSV Book Drive
March 1 - 31
Help the OSV collect new and gently used books for Friends of the Richardson Library, a local nonprofit that promotes reading, literacy and education. more info

visitors in the SPN GalleryTVAA High School Art Competition Exhibition
Feb. 24 - March 25
More than 150 pieces — selected from nearly 1,000 submissions to the Texas Visual Arts Association Annual Art Competition — are on view in the SP/N Gallery. more info

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