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To learn more about the following events, contact [email protected].

Second Annual Project Management Symposium:
Leveraging Project Management for Business Success
August 18-19, 2008

School of Management Atrium, UT Dallas Campus

This two-day event includes speakers from some of the most dynamic organizations in North Texas. Topics cover project management issues facing medical and healthcare organizations, the telecom industry, governance issues and emerging trends in project management, global issues, new product development and more. PMPs—This symposium earns 14 PDUs.

Keynote Speakers:
Dr. David E. Daniel-President, University of Texas at Dallas
George Consolver-Director of Strategy Process, Texas Instruments
Mike Kennedy-CEO, Targeted Convergence
Ricardo Vargas-Board Member, PMI
Veikko Välilä-President, IPMA

Registration is $400. For more information, visit

Inaugural Distinguished Negotiation Lecture: Ambassador Dennis Ross
August 26, 2008
4:30-6 p.m.
School of Management, Room 1.118, UT Dallas Campus

The Negotiations Center of The University of Texas at Dallas is pleased to invite you to its inaugural Distinguished Negotiation Lecture featuring Ambassador Dennis Ross, counselor and Ziegler Distinguished Fellow for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. With more than 20 years of diplomatic experience, Ross has worked to bring about peace in the world's most divided regions. Under Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton, Ross served as a primary expert on Middle East policy. Appointed as a special Middle East coordinator under President Clinton, he successfully negotiated the Hebron Accord of 1997. Additionally, he served as director of Near East and South Asian affairs on the National Security Council staff and under President Ronald Reagan.

As a participant in this generation's most important Middle East peace negotiations, Ambassador Ross has a unique perspective on the negotiation process. He will share his extensive experience and insights with the UT Dallas community in this highly anticipated talk.

The event is free to the public. Visit the lecture website for more information.

Transformers Movie Nights
August 28, 2008 and August 29, 2008
10 p.m.
Meteor Theater, UT Dallas Campus
All alumni are invited to watch the blockbuster hit movie, Transformers, on the big screen at the UT Dallas Meteor Theater, located on the first floor of the McDermott Library. Bring the entire family. Door prizes will be given away. This event is free.

Register today to reserve your seats! For more information please contact Alumni Relations at (972) 883-2586 or [email protected].

Graduate Business and MBA Career Fair
September 25, 2008
2-5 p.m.
School of Management, Executive Education Dining Room

The School of Management Career Management Center invites all UT Dallas School of Management Masters and MBA alumni to the 2008 graduate business and MBA career fair. Approximately 25 employers will be present. Attire is business professional.

For more information, please contact Judy Guyer at (972) 883-6832 or [email protected].

Sounds of Class: Red, White and You!
September 27, 2008

5 p.m.
UT Dallas Campus, behind McDermott Library

Join Alumni Relations at Sounds of Class, hosted by UT Dallas and co-sponsored by the City of Richardson. Sounds of Class is a family-friendly outdoor music festival and children's carnival.


For a chance to win, be among the first 15 people to stop by the Alumni Relations booth and show your Comet pride. Other fun giveaways will also be available, so be sure to stop by and see us.

Event highlights:

5-7:30 p.m. Children's Carnival by UT Dallas student organizations
6-7 p.m. Eddie Coker
7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Richardson Symphony Orchestra with Fireworks Finale

This event is free. Bring a blanket and picnic, and enjoy a night at UT Dallas. We'll see you there!

*Concessions available. No pets or alcohol, please.

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