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Dear Everybody LIVE: A Mixtape Release Concert by ShySpeaks
Oct 21 12:00 PM - Auditorium

Hip hop and spoken word artist ShySpeaks returns to her alma mater to debut her new mixtape, Dear Everybody, live at the SSA Theater. The show will feature a live band with segments of poetry, hip hop and dance. 

An alumna of UT Dallas, ShySpeaks received her bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in supply chain management before completing her MBA in 2017.


Women In Social Engagement (WISE): Women of Color Discussion Group
Oct 23 12:00 PM - SSB 2.400

Women in Social Engagement (WISE) is a women of color discussion group that meets meet bi-weekly to engage in an affirming, inviting, and authentic discussion around students’ experiences as people who identify as women of color on the UTD campus. We invite both undergraduates and graduate students to join in the discussion. Participants are welcome to discuss any and all topics that are relevant to their experiences (e.g. race, relations, gender equality, media influences on self esteem/body image, racism, sexism, career development, dating, relationships, sexuality). Your privacy will be respected. You are welcome to join and bring a friend.


Dia De Los Muertos Celebration
Nov 01 7:00 PM - Texas Instruments Plaza

Dia de los Muertos (translated: Day of the Dead) is a time where families, friends and loved ones gather together to remember the deceased; however, rather than insult the dead by mourning over them, we will come together to celebrate them through a myriad of festivities ranging from food, drinks, games, and activities the deceased have enjoyed during their time on this planet.


Diversity Education: Diversity Dialogues
Nov 08 5:00 PM - McDermott Library, McDermott Suite 4.402

The Diversity Dialogues is an interactive, engaging, facilitated discussion activity. In order to fully appreciate this diversity activity, participants are expected to attend the full program. This is not a come and go event. A full buffet meal is provided. This event is free and open to all UTD students, staff, faculty and community.

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Women In Social Engagement (WISE): Women of Color Discussion Group
Nov 13 12:00 PM - SSB 2.400

Women in Social Engagement (WISE) is a women of color discussion group that meets meet bi-weekly to engage in an affirming, inviting, and authentic discussion around students’ experiences as people who identify as women of color on the UTD campus. We invite both undergraduates and graduate students to join in the discussion. Participants are welcome to discuss any and all topics that are relevant to their experiences (e.g. race, relations, gender equality, media influences on self esteem/body image, racism, sexism, career development, dating, relationships, sexuality). Your privacy will be respected. You are welcome to join and bring a friend.


Native American Heritage Celebration
Nov 14 7:00 PM - SU Plinth

Join us as we celebrate Native American Heritage with a variety of traditional dances and storytelling, showcased by Soar Beyond Youth Inter-Truvak Drum & Dance Troupe.


Women In Social Engagement (WISE): Women of Color Discussion Group
Nov 27 12:00 PM - SSB 2.400

Women in Social Engagement (WISE) is a women of color discussion group that meets meet bi-weekly to engage in an affirming, inviting, and authentic discussion around students’ experiences as people who identify as women of color on the UTD campus. We invite both undergraduates and graduate students to join in the discussion. Participants are welcome to discuss any and all topics that are relevant to their experiences (e.g. race, relations, gender equality, media influences on self esteem/body image, racism, sexism, career development, dating, relationships, sexuality). Your privacy will be respected. You are welcome to join and bring a friend.


Multicultural Center - Latinx Student Success Network
Nov 29 11:30 AM - SSA 14.244

Bi-monthly meeting for the faculty and staff members of the Latinx Student Success Network members, sponsored by the Multicultural Center.


Multicultural Center - Latinx Student Success Network
Nov 29 11:30 AM - SSA 14.245

Bi-monthly meeting for the faculty and staff members of the Latinx Student Success Network members, sponsored by the Multicultural Center.


Women In Social Engagement (WISE): Women of Color Discussion Group
Dec 04 12:00 PM - SSB 2.400

Women in Social Engagement (WISE) is a women of color discussion group that meets meet bi-weekly to engage in an affirming, inviting, and authentic discussion around students’ experiences as people who identify as women of color on the UTD campus. We invite both undergraduates and graduate students to join in the discussion. Participants are welcome to discuss any and all topics that are relevant to their experiences (e.g. race, relations, gender equality, media influences on self esteem/body image, racism, sexism, career development, dating, relationships, sexuality). Your privacy will be respected. You are welcome to join and bring a friend.


Multicultural Center - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Breakfast
Jan 24 8:30 AM - Galaxy Rooms

The Celebration Breakfast is a staple event for the Multicultural Center and the university. The program serves honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s and his accomplishments to the Civil Rights movement. A breakfast buffet is served to all attendees.


Multicultural Center - The Big Dinner: African-American Heritage Celebration
Feb 28 4:30 PM - Galaxy Rooms

The Big Dinner: African American Heritage Celebration


Multicultural Center - European Heritage Celebration
Mar 06 7:00 PM - Galaxy Rooms

The European Heritage Celebration is a celebration of the history, culture and contributions of European Americans. The event showcases authentic European cuisine, music, art and a keynote speaker who focuses on European history and culture. It is held in the Galaxy Rooms.


Multicultural Center - Asian Heritage Celebration
Apr 10 7:00 PM - Galaxy Rooms

The Asian Heritage Celebration is a celebration of the history, culture and contributions of Asian Americans. The event showcases authentic Asian cuisine, music and performances. It has been a staple of the event to bring in a nationally recognized speaker for the event. They normally speak on the intersection of leadership and culture.


Multicultural Center - Diversity Scholarship Banquet
Apr 19 6:00 PM - Galaxy Rooms

This end of year event is a celebration to recognize the academic achievements, campus involvement, and leadership excellence of Diversity Scholarship recipients.


Multicultural Center - Hispanic Leadership Banquet
Apr 20 6:00 PM - Galaxy Rooms

Recognition of Hispanic student organizations, leaders and academic achievers.


Multicultural Center - Harambee Dinner & Awards
Apr 21 6:00 PM - Galaxy Rooms

This end of year event is collaborative celebration among several of the African American student organizations and the Multicultural Center. It serves as an opportunity to collectively recognize the academic achievements, campus involvement, and leadership excellence of our African American students. Harambee also features a special ceremony to acknowledge all participating graduating seniors.


Multicultural Center - Cinco De Mayo Celebration
Apr 26 12:00 PM - Galaxy Rooms

The Cinco de Mayo Celebration includes about Cinco de Mayo, the Los Reyes de Dallas Mariachi Band (featured on Fox 4’s Good Morning show) and cultural foods from Mexico. These foods include (aguas frescas (fresh fruit drinks), elotes, paletas (popsicles), tamales, etc.).


Multicultural Center - Juneteenth Celebration
Jun 15 5:00 PM - Galaxy Rooms

Juneteenth is a celebration of freedom for all Americans and marks the anniversary of the slaves of Texas receiving the news of the Emancipation Proclamation being signed by Abraham Lincoln.