March 1, 2015


CVL Science SeriesCVL Science Series
Monday, March 2 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: The Representation of Episodic Memory in Single Neurons of the Human Hippocampus
Speaker: Dr. John Wixted, University of California, San Diego. more info

Dr. Kwang W. OhBiomedical Lecture
Monday, March 2 (1:30 - 2:30 p.m.)
Talk focuses on biomedical microfluidic devices.
Speaker: Dr. Kwang W. Oh, University at Buffalo. more info

graduateComet Countdown to Commencement
Monday, March 2 (2 - 6 p.m.)
Gather information about commencement, alumni benefits, job search assistance and more. Free T-shirts for seniors while supplies last. more info

Student Wellness CenterFree HIV Testing
Tuesday, March 3 (9 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
Students can sign up for free HIV testing in the Student Wellness Center. You must sign up for testing before the testing date. more info

taxesInternational Student Tax Filing Workshop
Tuesday, March 3 (2 - 3:30 p.m.)
If you are an international student who did not receive U.S. Source Income, but were present in the United States more than 30 days in 2014, you will need fill out an 8843 form. more info

coffee breakCoffee Break with Research Development: Contacting Program Managers
Tuesday, March 3 (3 - 4 p.m.)
Have a cup of coffee, grab a cookie and join a discussion during an hour-long session designed for all levels of grant writing. more info

Diversity DialoguesDiversity Dialogues
Tuesday, March 3 (5 - 7 p.m.)
The Diversity Dialogues is an interactive and engaging activity that is designed to provide you the opportunity to hear and share diverse cultural perspectives. more info

DCS SeriesDCS Series
Wednesday, March 4 (9 - 10 a.m.)
Title: Exploring Implicit Understanding of Engineering Ethics in Students Teams
Speaker: Dr. Matt Brown and Eun Ah Lee, PhD student, UT Dallas more info

malwareInformation Security Awareness Certificate - Viruses/Malware
Wednesday, March 4 (10 - 11:30 a.m.)
Learn techniques for spotting scams and fraud as well as learning how to tell viruses and malware from hoaxes. more info

Dallas Police DepartmentPolice Department Workshop - Traffic Laws and Safe Driving
Wednesday, March 4 (2 - 3 p.m.)
The UT Dallas and Dallas police departments have worked together to create a series of three workshops designed to address international students’ concerns. more info

commutersRoad Warriors Commuter Break
Wednesday, March 4 (2 - 5 p.m.)
Take a break from your day. Snacks will be provided while supplies last. more info

black holePhysics Colloquium
Wednesday, March 4 (4 - 5:15 p.m.)
Title: Effective Potentials and Morphological Transitions for Binary Black-Hole Spin Precession
Speaker: Dr. Michael Kesden, UT Dallas. more info

virus/malwareInformation Security Awareness Certificate - Viruses/Malware
Wednesday, March 4 (6 - 7:30 p.m.)
In this session, learn about viruses and phishing in depth. Participants will also learn security best practices to help protect themselves and their data. more info

The Wind RisesCinematheque: 'The Wind Rises'
Wednesday, March 4 (7:30 p.m.)
Nearsighted from a young age and unable to be a pilot, Jiro joins a major Japanese engineering company in 1927 and becomes one of the world's most innovative and accomplished airplane designers. more info

Dr. Ahmet F. CoskunECS Lecture
Thursday, March 5 (10 - 11 a.m.)
Topic: Computational Single Molecule Barcoding for Single-Cell Transcriptomics: Deciphering the Cellular Heterogeneity in Development
Speaker: Dr. Ahmet F. Coskun, California Institute of Technology. more info

studentsOPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Thursday, March 5 (2:30 - 3:45 p.m.)
Learn about the OPT application process, employment and travel considerations, and reporting requirements. more info

Daniel AtkinsonNEXT TOPIC: What is an Artist Talk?
Thursday, March 5 (7p.m.)
During his lecture, Daniel Atkinson will explore different methods and approaches artists have taken in speaking about their works that abandon the traditional, chronological narratives many expect. more info

Education AbroadEducation Abroad Walk-in Advising
Friday, March 6 (8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
Come to the International Center during our Education Abroad walk-in hours for advising without an appointment. more info

Dr. Robert SkeltonECS Lecture
Friday, March 6 (11 a.m. - noon)
Topic: Integrating Structure and Control Design Using the Tensegrity Paradigm
Speaker: Dr. Robert Skelton, University of California, San Diego. more info

biochemicalsECS Lecture
Friday, March 6 (1 - 2 p.m.)
Topic: Fully-Integrated CMOS Platforms for Microwave-Based Label-Free Chemical/Biochemical Sensing
Speaker: Dr. Kamran Entesari, Texas A&M. more info

neuroscienceNeuroscience Brownbag Series
Friday, March 6 (1 - 2 p.m.)
Topic: Post-herpetic Neuralgia: Pathobiological Insights from Rodent Models
Speaker: Vaskar Das, UT Dallas. more info

ad astraAd Astra Lecture Series
Saturday, March 7 (2 p.m.)
Sophia Roosth, assistant professor of science history at Harvard University, will give talks on synthetic biology. Roosth’s research focuses on the 20th- and 21st-century life sciences. more info

Fabio MontomoliAnnual Texas Guitar Competition and Festival: Fabio Montomoli in Concert
Saturday, March 7 (4 p.m.)
Fabio Montomoli is recognized by critics as one of the best interpreters of the international scene for his beautiful sound, power, and wide variety of timbres. more info

Xuefei YangAnnual Texas Guitar Competition and Festival:  Xuefei Yang in Concert
Saturday, March 7 (8 p.m.)
International sensation Xuefei Yang, admired for weaving Asian and western musical traditions, performs the featured concert of the Guitar Competition and Festival. more info

Gustavo RomeroGustavo Romero in Concert
Sunday, March 8 (2 p.m.)
Concert pianist Gustavo Romero is known for the technical brilliance and interpretive depth of his playing, as well as his commitment to in-depth exploration of individual composers. more info

Helen SuzmanHelen Suzman Exhibition
Feb. 23 - March 27
The M.B. & Edna Zale Foundation is sponsoring a traveling exhibition highlighting the work of Helen Suzman, a former South African parliamentarian who devoted her life to fighting apartheid laws. more info

Who's Afraid of Chuck and George?‘Who’s Afraid of Chuck and George?’
Feb. 13 - April 4
Artist duo Brian Jones and Brian Scott work together as “Chuck & George,” who are alternately the protagonists and antagonists of a campy universe. more info

500 X Gallery in DallasLove Us for Good
Feb. 27 - March 13
Love Us For Good is a multi-media exhibition of works from members of 500X Gallery in Dallas. Recently celebrating its 35th anniversary, 500X is the oldest artist-run space in Texas. The show is curated by Diane Durant, outgoing president of 500X. more info

Reclaiming the Reclaiming the F Word: In Defense of Feminism
March 3 - 5
The campus community is invited to meet on the Plinth and identify their inner feminist. more info

President's Volunteer Service AwardPresident's Volunteer Service Award Reception
March 3 - 10
The President's Volunteer Service Awards have been developed to thank and honor Americans who engage in volunteer service. more info

guitar14th Annual Texas Guitar Competition and Festival
March 5 - 7
The School of Arts and Humanities at will host the 14th annual Texas Guitar Competition and Festival with performances from a number of international musicians. more info

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