October 16, 2018

October 16, 2018


Events, Lectures, Seminars

Center for Vitality CVL Science Luncheon Series
Monday, Oct. 15 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Comparison of fMRI and Intracranial EEG Metrics of Successful Memory Encoding.
Speaker: Dr. Paul Hill, UT Dallas. more info

group of students at a table Leadership Certification Workshop
Monday, Oct. 15 (1 p.m. - 2 p.m.)
Student Leadership Programs hosts the Leadership Certification workshops each semester to introduce the five principles of exemplary leadership. more info

students in classroom CPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Monday, Oct. 15 (2 - 3:30 p.m.)
Learn about the Curricular Practical Training program, including the application process, eligibility and maintenance of status. more info

group of female students Women's Summit
Monday, Oct. 15 (2 - 8:30 p.m.)
Dallas-area women entrepreneurs will have an opportunity to share their lessons learned, offer on-the-ground guidance and talk through their careers with UT Dallas students and others in the University community. more info

Temoc in a suit Catch Comet Pride: Practice Makes Perfect Part 2
Monday, Oct. 15 (2:30 - 4:30 p.m.)
Building on the skills emphasized in the previous session, participants will learn about delivering good customer service under stress. more info

credit card AAUW Start Smart Salary Negotiations Workshop
Monday, Oct. 15 (4 - 6:30 p.m.)
AAUW Start Smart is an interactive workshop designed to give college women the confidence and skills they need to earn fair compensation. more info

man reading a book with a woman JSOM Seminar
Tuesday, Oct. 16 (7:30 - 9:30 a.m.)
With the advancement of cloud computing and cryptocurrency come enhanced financial reporting and auditing risks. Join us for an inside look into the financial risk management of tomorrow. more info

steering wheel Hands-On Golf Cart Safety Training
Tuesday, Oct. 16 (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

man in a lab with a microscope Office of Research Participant Payment in Human Subjects Research Information Session
Tuesday, Oct. 16 (10 - 11 a.m.)
We will discuss participant payment from the Institutional Review Board's point of view, and provide guidance on considerations needed to ensure compliance of applicable regulations and policies that best protect human participants. more info

cup of tea Tea Tuesdays with the Galerstein Gender Center
Tuesday, Oct. 16 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Join the Galerstein Gender Center on Tuesdays for refreshing tea and conversation. more info

jsom building Make the Most of the Undergraduate Internship Expo
Tuesday, Oct. 16 (2 - 3 p.m.)
Learn best practices for successful networking, a compelling elevator speech, and professional etiquette having conversations in small groups. more info

two hands shaking Healthy U Workshop: Socially Savvy
Tuesday, Oct. 16 (3 - 4 p.m.)
This workshop is designed for students who want to increase their confidence in social settings, improve their communication skills and strengthen their relationships. more info

BBS school series poster Developmental, Cognitive and Social/Personality Series
Wednesday, Oct. 17 (9 - 10 a.m.)
Title: An Investigation of the Relationship between Rejection Sensitivity, Perceived Partner Self-Disclosure, and Sleep Quality in Couples.
Speaker: Megan Adelson, UT Dallas doctoral student. more info

tickets and popcorn Meteor Theater Presents Cosmic Film Workshop: Acting
Wednesday, Oct. 17 (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Join Meteor Theater for a short session on the basics of acting. more info

students sitting together Office of Research SBIR Lunch & Learn
Wednesday, Oct. 17 (11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
The UTD Office of Research will discuss best practices for researchers as they engage with small businesses to propose and perform SBIR/STTR program awards. more info

woman writing notes Veteran Career Builder Series
Wednesday, Oct. 17 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Companies provide lunch and a presentation after which representatives will be available for networking. more info

person meditating Healthy U Workshop: Finding Center
Wednesday, Oct. 17 (2 - 3 p.m.)
Come for an hour of meditation and relaxation, where you can slow down, be still and find your center. more info

two orientation leaders The Four R's of the Supervisor
Wednesday, Oct. 17 (2 - 4:30 p.m.)
Participants will gain a better understanding of how relationships, roles, responsibilities and results work into their role as a supervisors and manager. more info

student taking notes Academic Success Coaching: Academics & Order
Wednesday, Oct. 17 (4 - 5 p.m.)
In this workshop you will meet with a world-renowned Student Success Center A.S.C. (Agent of Scholarly Crimes) and learn various learning styles to prevent academic meltdown. more info

two staff members smiling Employee Resource Group Signing Day
Thursday, Oct. 18 (noon - 2 p.m.)
Join an ERG to connect with fellow staff members who share your interests. more info

lecture hall full of students Research Gifts Process Training
Thursday, Oct. 18 (2 - 3 p.m.)
Learn what is considered a research gift versus research grant, what documentation is needed and what should be submitted through workflow approval in order to receive a cost center. more info

comet cents Comet Cents - Plan for the Future
Thursday, Oct. 18 (1 - 2 p.m.)
Join us as we talk about the various considerations you should to take when preparing for your future at UTD and for your life beyond. more info

peace corps logo Peace Corps Prep Program Information Session
Thursday, Oct. 18 (2 - 3 p.m.)
Learn all about the PC Prep Program and its requirements. more info

passport OPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Thursday, Oct. 18 (2:30 - 3:45 p.m.)
Learn about the OPT application process, employment and travel considerations, and reporting requirements. more info

Dr. Ross Thompson Center for Children and Families Annual Forum
Friday, Oct. 19 (9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.)
Title: Building Early Social-Emotional Health Two Generations at a Time.
Speaker: Dr. Ross Thompson, University of California, Davis. more info

rainbow safe zone SAFE ZONE Ally Training
Friday, Oct. 19 (10 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
Become a SAFE ZONE Ally. This training provides a venue for LGBT+ people, Allies and participants to express concerns, ask questions and learn about issues affecting the LGBT+ community. more info

Karen Thole Engineering and Computer Science Lecture
Friday, Oct. 19 (11 a.m. - noon)
Title: Additively Manufactured MicroChannels for Heat Exchange.
Speaker: Dr. Karen Thole, Pennsylvania State University. more info

Peter James Geosciences Seminar
Friday, Oct. 19 (3:30 - 4:30 p.m.)
Title: The Internal Structure of Venus, an Earth-like Planet Gone Wrong.
Speaker: Dr. Peter James, Baylor University. more info

Luis Garcia Luis Alejandro Garcia
Friday, Oct. 19 (8 p.m.)
A native of the Canary Islands, Luis Alejandro Garcia has won 10 international awards in guitar. Garcia comes to Texas on a travel grant from the city of Barcelona. more info

scholars day emblem UT Dallas Senior Scholars' Day
Saturday, Oct. 20 (9 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
High school seniors, community college students and their families are invited to visit and explore the UT Dallas campus on Scholars’ Day. more info

 the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies Researching for the Future
Saturday, Oct. 20 (4 p.m.)
Collaborative presentation discussing new technologies, methodologies and scholarship in Holocaust studies. more info


eyeglassesOSV Eyeglasses Drive
Oct. 1 - 31
Help the OSV collect new or gently used eyeglasses. Donations will go to Lions Club International projects designed to prevent blindness, restore eyesight and improve eye health worldwide. more info

ATEC buildingATEC Artist-in-Residence Events
Oct. 15 - 19
Artist and filmmaker Lynn Hershman Leeson will work with students, introduce her feature films and give talks on her work. The week will end with a celebration honoring her and the Leonardo Pioneer Award winners. more info

student on the union stepsTransfer Appreciation Week
Oct. 15 - 19
Hosted by Transfer Student Services, events include opportunities to meet staff and fellow transfer students and to enjoy giveaways and free food. more info

dancersReflections on a Common Ground
Oct. 18 - 20
This collaborative project brings together the UTDance Ensemble and the Transitory Sound and Movement Collective with live music from the Dallas Street Choir, UT Dallas University Choir and UT Dallas Chamber Singers. more info

collect preserve changeSP/N Gallery: Collect Preserve Change
Aug. 10 - Nov. 10
Dallas-based artist Tracy Hicks (1946- 2014) is featured in a retrospective look at a lifetime of art-science collaboration as demonstrated through his creating and collecting, as well as his creative partnership and innovative visual adaptations. more info

The Wilcox SpaceThe Work of Liz Trosper
Sept. 22 - Dec. 14
The Wilcox Space hosts work by artist Liz Trosper, curated by John Pomara and accompanied by a small printed catalog with an essay by Danielle Avram. more info

Karl UmlaufSP/N Gallery: The Masterful Drawings of Texas Artist Karl Umlauf
Oct. 5 - Nov. 10
Reflecting on the signature drawings of Baylor University professor and artist in residence Karl Umlauf, SP/N Gallery presents 50 years of his works on paper. more info

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