Comet Calendar, The Official Event Calendar for UT Dallas en-us This week's events for Graduate Studies at UT Dallas Finding Fellowships for International Students Wednesday, Sep 26
(10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)

Discover what fellowships exist for international students and how to find them.

This presentation is available in person and online. Seating for the in-person presentation is first-come, first-serve. For the online training session, you must go to and register. 

McDermott Library Graduate Workshop Series:Copyright Basics for Grad Students Wednesday, Sep 26
(3 p.m. - 4 p.m.) Location: FA 2.206.

This session will cover the basics of U.S. Copyright law for researchers working on their dissertation or thesis. Here, you will gain a foundational understanding of the principles of authorship, ownership, duration, exclusivity, and infringement. We will also discuss the four factors in determining Fair Use, instructor/teacher exemptions, and provide information on negotiating publishing contracts.

Please register to attend.


Graduate Professional Week Day1: OGS & GSA on the Road Monday, Oct 1
(9 a.m. - 10 a.m.) Location: The Green Pit.

The OGS and GSA on the Road event will feature the Graduate Studies team and members of the Graduate Student Assembly offering coffee and donuts/bagels in a different building on campus.  This is an ideal time for you to come visit with all of us informally and share your concerns and ideas related to graduate education. Please come join us for donuts, coffee and conversation about graduate studies!

Graduate Professional Week Day1: Building Communities of Practice Monday, Oct 1
(10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)

Building Communities of Practice helps MA, MFA, and PhD students understand how to develop and sustain professional and creative networks.Faculty and alumni from ATEC will share their secrets for making professional connections while foregoing preconceived notions of networking.

Graduate Professional Week Day1: Developing Professionalism & Your Teaching Persona Monday, Oct 1
(12 p.m. - 1 p.m.)

The Center for Teaching and Learning and the Office of Graduate Studies present

“Developing Professionalism & Your Teaching Persona”as part of Graduate Professional Week.

Novice instructors often worry, and often rightly so, that students may challenge their authority in the classroom.  Developing a teaching persona requires attention to confidence, authority, body language, and clothing choices, just to name a few.  Join us for a discussion of graduate student professionalization and constructing a classroom identity.

Please RSVP by Thursday, Sept. 20 at

Lunch will be provided while supplies last and seating is limited.

For more information or special accommodations, please contact

Graduate Professional Week Day 1: Kickoff Social & Taco Bar Monday, Oct 1
(3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.) Location: North Mall.

Come help us kickoff our 3rd annual Graduate Professional Week with an opening social on the North Mall with a taco bar, music, TEMOC, games, and giveaways. Come help us kickoff our 2nd annual Graduate Professional Week with an opening social on the North Mall with a taco bar, music, TEMOC, games, and giveaways. Please come socialize and meet your fellow graduate students from across campus. Just look for TMOC at the North Mall (next to the fountains)!