Comet Calendar, The Official Event Calendar for UT Dallas en-us This Day's Events at UT Dallas Notice of Final Oral Examination ~ Mohammad Mahdi Bidmeshki ~ Computer Engineering Wednesday, Jun 20
(11:30 a.m.)

All Are Invited to the Final Examination of


Mohammad Mahdi Bidmeshki

Graduate Program in Computer Engineering

June 20, 2018, 11:30 a.m., ECSN 4.702


Title of Dissertation:

Proof-Carrying Hardware, Intellectual Property (PCHIP): Framework Automation and Enhancement


Student’s Supervising Committee:

Yiorgos Makris, Chair

Mehrdad Nourani

Kevin W. Hamlen

Jeyavijayan Rajendran

Managers and Supervisors Certificate Series Program - Module 2: The Four R's of the Supervisor Wednesday, Jun 20
(10 a.m. - 12 p.m.) Location: Synergy Park North - UTDesign Seminar (SPN 1.121).

Each session is two hours in length and focuses on basic supervision and management skills. Participants completing all six modules will receive certificates of completion.

Module 2 – The Four R's of the Supervisor – Participants will gain a better understanding of of how Relationships, Roles, Responsibilities, and Results work into their role as a supervisors and manager. This will include and examination of how to build on existing relationships, how various policies and laws impact our role and introduce how to get results. We will examine the implications of our responsibilites and how they impact the university.



To Register for this class please go to LEO (Learning & Education Organizer) by logging onto Galaxy clicking on LEO and clicking on "Find Available Training."

"Over the Line? Sexual Harassment in the Classroom" Wednesday, Jun 20
(12 p.m. - 1 p.m.) Location: McDermott Library Auditorium, MC 2.410.

The Center for Teaching and Learning Cordially invites

Faculty, Teaching Assistants, and Staff to the

3rd Summer Series on Ethics in Teaching

"Over the Line? Sexual Harassment in the Classroom"

The #MeToo movement has raised awareness of the prevalence of harassing and inappropriate behavior in academia.  

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

noon-1 p.m.

McDermott Library Auditorium, MC 2.410

Please rsvp by noon, June 13 at

Lunch will be provided while supplies last 

Any questions? Please contact


Library Tour Wednesday, Jun 20
(12 p.m. - 1 p.m.) Location: Information Desk.

Now is always a good time to get acquainted with the library! A library staff member will guide you through the building to highlight collections and service points.  Tours will meet at the information desk in the library lobby.  Please register in advance:

MS in Marketing Online Information Presentation with Q & A Session Wednesday, Jun 20
(12 p.m. - 1 p.m.) Location: Online.

Do you have questions about the MS Marketing program or the application process?

This free information session is for those interested in the Master of Science in Marketing degree. The session is open to all prospective students, including those nearing completion of their undergraduate degrees. This session will cover application procedures, program curriculum and various degree requirements. 

You can forward this invitation to others.

To register, click  HERE

Notice of Final Oral Examination ~Zhuo Chen ~ Chemistry Wednesday, Jun 20
(1 p.m.)

All Faculty Are Invited to the Final Examination of


Zhuo Chen

Graduate Program in Chemistry

June 20, 2018, 1:00 p.m., SLC 2.304


Title of Dissertation:

Developing a Drug Delivery and Imaging System on a Virus-Like Particle Platform


Student’s Supervising Committee:

Jeremiah J. Gassensmith, Chair

Kenneth J. Balkus Jr.

Paul Pantano

Ronald A. Smaldone

CPT Workshop for F-1 Students Wednesday, Jun 20
(2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.) Location: SSB 3.107.

Learn about the CPT application process, eligibility, and maintenance of status. For additonal information visit the ISSO Curricular Practical Training webpage.

Transfer Orientation Summer/Fall 2018 Wednesday, Jun 20
(7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

All students and guests must be pre-registered to attend a Transfer Orientation.  We do not allow walk-in students or guests to attend.

 At Transfer Orientation, students will learn about UT Dallas resources, meet with academic advising, and begin the process of registering for classes. This is an event for admitted incoming transfer students for Fall 2018. Students can find more information on how to register for Transfer Orientation at

Students who register to attend Transfer Orientation  will receive a confirmation email with more information including the location of their orientation session and a campus parking pass. All communication regarding Transfer Orientation will be sent to the student's UTD email address.

Student Volunteerism - Blood Donation Drive Wednesday, Jun 20
(10 a.m. - 4 p.m.) Location: Loading Zone north of AD .

Want to save a life? Carter BloodCare needs to collect 1,100 blood donations every day - even during the summer - to have enough blood to help patients in hospitals and transfusion centers across the country. The Roll Up Your Sleeves and Give campaign seeks to increase blood donations during the summer months, a time when donations typically drop.

You can make a difference and save a life by donating blood at the Carter BloodCare donation bus June 20!

Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are encouraged.

Click here to schedule an appointment.

Need another reason to give? Carter BloodCare is offering 50% off select seats to a Texas Rangers ballgame for those donating blood in June.

UT Dallas Summer Chess Camps Week 2 Wednesday, Jun 20
(7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.) Location: UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management (JSOM) in Richardson, TX.

Make the right move for your child this summer! Chess develops your child’s reading and math ability, critical and analytical thinking skills, and builds character and self-esteem. But don’t tell the kids...they think chess is fun!

UT Dallas Chess Camp instructors include top-ranked and internationally recognized winners of various collegiate chess tournaments. Camp tuition includes a souvenir T-shirt, a chess board and pieces, trophy, certificate, score book and group photo (sn acks and drinks are also provided).

Ages and Classes

Classes are for kids 7-14.

Classes are small with a low student-to-teacher ratio. Kids are grouped by ability, age, experience and instructor assessment. UT Dallas Chess Camp will attempt to group friends and relatives upon request.

Choose the session that fits your child’s schedule: Morning sessions run from 9 a.m. – noon and afternoon sessions run from 1 – 4 p.m.

Camp groups include:

  • Beginners, who master the basic rules and fundamentals of chess
  • Intermediate players, who build on basic chess knowledge with key strategies and ideas
  • Advanced players, who sharpen their competitive edge with advanced strategies for tournament play

Adult Classes

We offer an Absolute Beginners Class (ABC) for adults with little or no chess knowledge.

  • Adults will learn chess basics and how to organize scholastic chess clubs and participate in tournaments
  • ABC sessions are available morning or afternoon all weeks.
  • Adults can sign up for any of the sessions. If enough adults register at the same session, the ABC Class will be only adults. Otherwise, adults will be with younger campers.

2018 Summer Camp Details


UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management (JSOM) in Richardson, TX

Dates and Cost

2018 Camp Dates

June 18-22, July 16-20, July 23-27

Session Times

  • Morning sessions: 9 a.m. – noon.
  • Afternoon sessions: 1 – 4 p.m.

Cost On or before April 3 $215

On or before June 12 $245

After June 12 $265

Tuition is the same for children’s camps and ABC camps. If a child enrolls with an adult, two camper discount may apply (see special discount rates below.)

Parents may pay $75 per week in advance, or pay a daily fee of $20.

Extended Hours

  • Morning extended hours are 7:30-9am
  • Afternoon extended hours are 4-5:30 p.m. (Note: An extra $1 per minute will be charged after 5:30 p.m.)

Special Discount Rates

  • UT Dallas faculty, staff, students and alumni receive a $25 discount.
  • Families with two or more campers receive a $25 discount per child.
  • Teachers get a $50 discount (only available for the Adult ABC Class.)

Only one discount is applicable.

For more information see:

MS in Information Technology and Management - Info Session Wednesday, Jun 20
(6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.) Location: Online.

Got questions about the MS-ITM program? Join us online or in person (Room No. JSOM 3.709) to talk about what it takes to be a student of one of the largest Information Sciences program in th world.

Get your queries answered about

  • Course Structure
  • Career Options
  • Application Process
  • Student Life at UT Dallas
  • Your opportunities for growth

We are here to help you with the resources to make a very informed decision. Dont miss out on the opportunity to talk to us about all the possibilities that wait for you.

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Baptist Student Ministry (BSM) - Summer BSM Wednesday, Jun 20
(7 p.m. - 9 p.m.) Location: Galaxy Room.

Weekly gathering for worship and Bible-based discussion

Kids University Week 2 Monday, Jun 18 - Thursday, Jun 21
(8 a.m. - 5 p.m.) Location: CB1, CB2, CB3 and the SLC building.

Kids University provides approximately 300 children from 22 Dallas and Collin County homeless shelters with a real-life college experience. Children will enjoy this educational university-based camp as they participate in pre-algebra, yoga, creative storytelling, citizenship, hands-on gardening and bully prevention. All courses are taught by caring community volunteers, teachers and paid professionals. The highlight of this four-day summer camp is the graduation ceremony that is held at the end of the week. During the graduation ceremony, each child will have the opportunity to walk across the stage wearing a brightly colored cap and gown to receive their diploma.

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