Comet Calendar, The Official Event Calendar for UT Dallas en-us This Day's Events at UT Dallas Corporate Challenge 2016: Softball Sunday, Sep 25
(8 a.m. - 6 p.m.) Location: Huffhines Ball Fields, 1500 N. Apollo Rd., Richardson, TX 75081.

Let's go Comets!

When: Sun, September 25, 8am – 9pm
Where: Huffhines Park, Richardson, TX 75081

Chi Phi Fraternity - Pinning Ceremony Sunday, Sep 25
(5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.)

A ceremony to celebrate and welcome new members.

Concert: Wind from the East Sunday, Sep 25
(7 p.m.)

A Chinese folk music concert presented by UT Dallas Confucius Institute Folk Music Band and the art troupe from Beijing Normal University. Presented in conjunction with the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies.

Onomatopoeia - Sunday Night Live! - Onomatopoeia's Weekly Improv Night Sunday, Sep 25
(7 p.m. - 8 p.m.)

Onomatopoeia's Weekly Improv Nights! Join us for playing fun improvisation games and think on your feet! Or feel free just to have fun and watch!

Newman Catholic Ministry - NCM Sunday Meeting Sunday, Sep 25
(7 p.m. - 9 p.m.)

This is our weekly meeting for our members to come together for faith and fellowship.

Fall 2016 "Signature Required" Period to Withdraw from UG Courses 1st 8-Week Session Tuesday, Aug 30 - Monday, Sep 26 ]]> Microsoft Classes for September: Open to Students Thursday, Sep 1 (TBA) -
Friday, Sep 30 (TBA) Location: Various times and locations.

For details of what is covered in each class, please refer to www.utdallas.ed/OIT/training/

To register, please email your Name and NetID to

Class, date, time, location

  • Outlook, 9/16, 9:00am-11:30am, SB1.104
  • Microsoft Beginner, 9/20, 2-5:00pm, FO1.206c
  • Excel, Formatting, 9/21, 9:00am-12:00pm, FO1.206c
  • PowerPoint, Intm 1, 9/23, 9:00am-12:00pm, FO1.206c
  • Excel, Advanced, 9/28, 2:30-5:00pm, FO1.206c
  • Note: you MUST take Intermediate Excel before taking Advanced


Jewish Refugees in Shanghai Exhibition Thursday, Sep 1 - Friday, Sep 30

The exhibit, Jewish Refugees in Shanghai, 1933–1941, brings together photos, personal stories, and artifacts from Shanghai’s Jewish Refugee Museum of the nearly 20,000 Jews who sought refuge in Shanghai during the Holocaust. Presented in conjunction with the Confucius Institute.

View event program.

place/holder Friday, Sep 2 - Saturday, Oct 8

Reception: Friday, September 9, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

From book arts and sculptural remnants to found objects and boring photographs, place/holder is an exhibition of works that attempt to address—or rather, embrace—the (un)remarkable challenges of storytelling and documentation through an array of representational substitutions. Curated by Diane Durant.

View event brochure.

Fall 2016 "Signature Required" Period to Withdraw from UG Courses Full-Term Session Thursday, Sep 8 - Thursday, Oct 27 ]]> Business English Immersion Program Friday, Sep 16 - Friday, Nov 11
(1 p.m. - 4 p.m.)

Business English Immersion Program (BEIP)

Sep.16, 23 & 30 1pm - 4pm

Oct. 7, 14, 21 & 28 1pm - 4pm

Nov. 4 & 11 1pm - 4pm

Enhance your written and spoken communication skills in the Business English Immersion Program (BEIP). This certificate program will teach you to communicate professionally and confidently in a dynamic and informative environment.

You will learn the following upon successful program completion:

  • U.S. American writing style and development
  • Academic and business English grammar
  • Accent improvement techniques
  • Cross-cultural, presentational, and telephone skills

BEIP Requirements:

  • Program director or professor recommendation
  • Brief on-site language interview and writing sample

For more information, please email or call 972-883-5063.

Entrepreneurial Development Series Friday, Sep 23 - Friday, Sep 23, 2017
(12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.) Location: Venture Development Center.

The Venture Development Center is partnering up with Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship to provide a formal training program for startup companies founded by UTD students, faculty and alumni as well as for the entrepreneurial community of Dallas. The series will cover how to better equipped for building, leading and operating your startup venture.

If you’re an aspiring or early-stage entrepreneur wanting to increase your chances of success, and wanting to avoid making some common mistakes that can cost thousands of dollars, and years of your time, the Entrepreneur Development Series is for you. Just imagine being able to avoid all the time spent on trying to figure out all the details of launching and growing your business on your own and instead improve your success rate with our course.

The Entrepreneurial Development Series will be held once a month beginning on September 23, 2016 through May 19, 2017 and will consist of 8 four-hour speaker/lecture sessions that tackle key issues in the launch of a new business.