April 19, 2018

April 19, 2018


Events, Lectures, Seminars

volunteer discusses community garden with fellow students at a booth

Earth Week is the University's annual celebration of sustainability and environmentally friendly practices. Activities will include a free garden workshop, honey harvesting, a faculty research panel, a film and the annual Earth Fair on the campus mall. See the full schedule for details.

Mustafa Husain CVL Science Luncheon Series
Monday, April 16 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Evolution of Convulsive Treatment in Psychiatry: From ECT to MST.
Speaker: Dr. Mustafa Husain, UT Southwestern Medical Center. more info

produce in grocery store Grocery Bingo
Monday, April 16 (2 - 5 p.m.)
Do you miss playing your favorite childhood games? Would you like to make some new friends and win free groceries? If you answered yes to any of these questions, Grocery Bingo is for you. more info

trellis and fountain Wordsmiths: Spoken Word
Monday, April 16 (3 - 4 p.m.)
Wordsmiths is a safe space for UT Dallas students to share their spoken word poetry. more info

crawfishCrawfish Boil
Monday, April 16 (3 - 5 p.m.)
Enjoy some crawdads, mudbugs, crayfish or whatever you like to call them. There will be more than 1,500 pounds of crawfish plus live music from a Zydeco band. more info

first aid kit Stop the Bleed Training
Monday, April 16 (5 - 7:30 p.m.)
Tuesday, April 17 (5 - 7:30 p.m.)
University Emergency Medical Response hosts this training as part of a national campaign to empower individuals to save lives in emergencies. more info

students on campus Student Government Voter Education Event
Monday, April 16 (6 - 8 p.m.)
Student senators will educate voters on current events in their state, county and city. more info

hour glass showing earth on top and city below Meteor Theater Cinematheque: An Inconvenient Sequel
Monday, April 16 (7 - 9:30 p.m.)
A decade after “An Inconvenient Truth” brought climate change into the heart of popular culture comes the riveting and rousing follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. more info

cup of coffee Transfer Coffee and Conversations
Tuesday, April 17 (9 - 11 a.m.)
Meet other transfer students and the Transfer Student Services staff at this come-and-go event for undergraduate transfer students. more info

steering wheel Hands-On Golf Cart Safety Training
Tuesday, April 17 (10 - 11 a.m.)
This training provides basic safety awareness in the use of golf carts and utility carts, which includes a hands-on driving test. more info

tea Tea Tuesdays
Tuesday, April 17 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Join the Galerstein Gender Center on Tuesdays for refreshing tea and conversation. more info

Student Union stairs Party Foul Carnival
Tuesday, April 17 (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Learn about alcohol use at a carnival hosted by the Student Wellness Center. Free food and giveaways while supplies last. more info

student services buildingJ-1 Employment Workshop
Tuesday, April 17 (2 - 3:30 p.m.)
Learn about J-1 employment opportunities such as on-campus employment, academic training and economic necessity. more info

Whitney Stewart EODIAH Gallery Talk
Tuesday, April 17 (4 p.m.)
Title: Slave Cabins and the Making of the Ideal American Home.
Speaker: Dr. Whitney Stewart, UT Dallas. more info

students on campus Student Government Senate Meeting
Tuesday, April 17 (5:15 - 7:30 p.m.)
Visitors are always welcome. Refreshments will be provided. more info

 SSA building Tri Sci Professions Leadership Expo
Tuesday, April 17 (5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)
Attendees will participate in a leadership workshop and learn about student organizations through a panel discussion. more info

JSOM building BS in Supply Chain Management Information Session
Wednesday, April 18 (9 - 10 a.m.)
This session will cover program curriculum, degree requirements, student organizations and more. more info

illustration of paint brush paint on graduation cap Comet Cap Decorating Party
Wednesday, April 18 (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Celebrate your upcoming milestone by decorating your graduation cap. Decorating supplies, snacks and senior shirts will be available while supplies last. more info

US flag Student Veteran BBQ Lunch & Career Roundtable
Wednesday, April 18 (11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Student veterans and their spouses are invited to this Military and Veteran Center event sponsored by State Farm. Meet employer representatives at this casual-attire event. more info

Megan Adelson DCS Brown Bag Series
Wednesday, April 18 (1 - 2 p.m.)
Title: Rejection Sensitivity as a Moderator Between Perceptions of Partner Disclosure and Sleep Quality in Couples.
Speaker: Megan Adelson, UT Dallas. more info

stereo and colorful decoration Backyard Bash
Wednesday, April 18 (6 - 9 p.m.)
Phases 1-3 and the Canyon Creek Heights communities are throwing a carnival party with a photo booth, dunk tank, food, music, giveaways and more. more info

members of band My Brothers and I Lift Off Music Series: My Brothers and I
Wednesday, April 18 (7 - 9 p.m.)
Free shirts, free concert and fun activities. After the concert, get to know the band at an Orbit Talk while enjoying free refreshments. more info

Vlad Glaveanu Center for Values Lecture
Wednesday, April 18 (7:30 p.m.)
Title: Culture and the Power of Creativity and Imagination.
Speaker: Dr. Vlad Glaveanu, Webster University Geneva. more info

passports OPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Thursday, April 19 (2:30 - 3:45 p.m.)
Learn about the OPT application process, employment and travel considerations, and reporting requirements. more info

Thirsty Thursdays Transfer Thirsty Thursday
Thursday, April 19 (5 - 7 p.m.)
Undergraduate transfer students are invited to mix and mingle while snacking at this come-and-go event. more info

game tokens and dice SACNAS Game Night
Thursday, April 19 (5:30 - 7 p.m.)
All students are invited to this game night hosted by the Society for the Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science. more info

portrait of host Alisha Laventure 9th Annual Diversity Awards Ceremony and Soirée
Thursday, April 19 (5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)
This event recognizes the contributions of faculty, staff, students and community partners who advance the UT Dallas diversity mission, goals and programs. News anchor Alisha Laventure will host. more info

Matthew Franchek Engineering and Computer Science Lecture
Friday, April 20 (11 a.m. - noon)
Title: Project Atlantis: Model-Based Design of Intelligent Autonomous Subsea Production Systems.
Speaker: Dr. Matthew Franchek, University of Houston. more info

Michael Burton Frontiers of BrainHealth Lecture
Friday, April 20 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Sensory Neuron-Restricted CB1R Does Not Mediate Analgesia.
Speaker: Dr. Michael Burton, UT Dallas. more info

Ferenc Bunta Callier Flash Seminar
Friday, April 20 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Speech and Language Production of Bilingual Children with Cochlear Implants: Highlights.
Speaker: Dr. Ferenc Bunta, University of Houston. more info

Zsuzsanna Ozsvath The Polykarp Kusch Lecture Series: Concerns of the Lively Mind
Friday, April 20 (2 - 3 p.m.)
Title: Our Journey Home: My Life and Work in Dallas.
Speaker: Dr. Zsuzsanna Ozsváth, UT Dallas. more info

parting palooza Parting Palooza 2018
Friday, April 20 (5:30 - 8 p.m.)
Parting can be such sweet sorrow, but let’s not allow it to be. Instead, enjoy food, volleyball and other nifty surprises. more info

magnolia flower Opera UTD Performances
Friday, April 20 (7 - 10 p.m.)
Saturday, April 21 (7 - 10 p.m.)
Opera UTD presents “Much Ado About Nothing,” a new original pastiche operetta based on Mozart’s music and Shakespeare’s play. more info

two people doing yoga poses Yes Club: Yoga Sessions
Saturday, April 21 (9 - 11 a.m.)
Free weekly yoga sessions open to the entire UT Dallas community. more info

close-up of a violin Anime Orchestra Ensemble: Spring Concert
Saturday, April 21 (7:45 p.m.)
The ensemble’s annual spring concert features visuals and an orchestral performance. more info




sculpture made of natural fibersWomen's Work Exhibition
March 30 - April 21
The artists create alternative views or counterpoints to some of the persistent cultural measures of women’s value to society through their upending of conventions or outright production of their inverse. more info

artist's sketchbookIn Process Exhibition
March 30 - April 21
Artist Kelse Pedigo explores the bedrock of artistic creation through an investigation of creative cognition, the image-text relationship, visual storytelling and the display of the otherwise unseen: the artist’s sketchbook. more info

black and white photo of hand on kneePhotoworks 2018 Exhibition
March 30 - April 21
A selection of creative work completed by advanced photography students from UT Dallas, curated by Marilyn Waligore, a professor in the School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication. more info

illustration of soaps and shampoosOSV Hygiene Item Drive
April 1 - 30
Help the Office of Student Volunteerism collect hygiene items for the Human Rights Initiative, a nonprofit that offers free legal services to immigrant victims of violence living below the poverty line. more info

students surrounded by green triangle decorationsExhibition of Excellence in Undergraduate Research
April 16 - 20
This week of events provides undergraduate students with tools to learn more about research opportunities, be recognized for research accomplishments and compete for research awards. more info

event name over abstract graphEmerging Technologies Summit
April 18 - 19
This summit will bring together innovators, industry experts and business executives to explore how blockchain and artificial intelligence will reshape industry. more info

dancers on stageMixed Bill 2018
April 19 - 21
Mixed Bill features a variety of works from the UT Dallas dance faculty and the UTDance Ensemble. more info

spring festival scheduleSpring Student Arts Festival
April 19 - May 4
The festivals feature work of students from more than 40 courses. Attendees can take in art exhibitions and classical, jazz, theater, dance, guitar, piano and vocal performances. more info

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