May 3, 2015


wafflesStressbusters: Waffle Bar
Monday, May 4 (10 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
Come relieve some test anxiety with waffles, butter and syrup in the Galaxy Rooms. Fresh fruit, coffee and massages will be available until 6 p.m. more info

outstanding teacher awardEPPS Outstanding Teaching Comet Awards Ceremony
Monday, May 4 (11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Join the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences to celebrate outstanding EPPS instructors. more info  

cyber systemECS Lecture
Monday, May 4 (2 - 3 p.m.)
Title:  Model-Based Rigorous Simulation for Cyber-Physical Systems
Speaker:  Dr. Walid Taha, Halmstad University. more info 

Microsoft Outlook logoMicrosoft Outlook
Monday, May 4 (3 - 5 p.m.)
Learn how to establish controls, displays, rules, permissions and security; track meeting replies; and create out-of-office messages, notes and tasks. Registration required. more info

DeparturePre-Departure Orientation
Monday, May 4 (5:30 - 7 p.m.)
Education Abroad invites all students who plan to study abroad next semester to attend. more info

breakfastLate Night Final Exam Breakfast
Monday, May 4 (10 p.m. - midnight)
Free breakfast is open to all students with a valid Comet Card. more info

canvas and clayStressbusters: Canvas & Clay
Tuesday, May 5 (10 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
Relieve some test anxiety via artistic expression with paint and clay while supplies last. more info

research complianceResearch Compliance
Tuesday, May 5 (2 - 3 p.m.)
This course will provide an overview of the programs within the Office of Research Compliance. more info

passportChanging to F-1 Status
Tuesday, May 5 (2 - 3:30 p.m.)
ISSO advisors will explain the application process, advantages and disadvantages, as well as considerations when changing to F-1 from specific visa types. more info

diagon-alleyStressbusters: Diagon Alley
Wednesday, May 6 (10 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
Relieve some test anxiety Harry Potter-style and get your fortune told. Also, fresh fruit, coffee and massages will be available. more info

Excel logoFormatting Excel (no financials/formulas)
Wednesday, May 6 (2 - 5 p.m.)
Learn how to use advanced sorting, filtering, find and delete duplicates, keep and print column titles on every page, and format cells. Registration required. more info

studyingRoad Warriors Study Lounge
Wednesday, May 6 (3 - 6 p.m.)
Come study in a quiet and productive environmen. Snacks will be provided to fuel your busy brain. more info

networkingIndian Alumni Network
Wednesday, May 6 (6 - 10 p.m.)
UT Dallas Indian alumni will share their post-graduation experiences. more info

Catch Comet PrideCatch Comet Pride - Service Excellence Series
Thursday, May 7 (10 a.m. - noon)
Participants will begin to understand the rationale and reasoning behind providing excellent customer service in higher education. more info

coffeeStressbusters: Super Coffee Bar
Thursday, May 7 (10 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
Relieve some test anxiety with various mixers and flavors in your coffee in the Galaxy Rooms. Fresh fruit, coffee and massages will be available until 6 p.m. more info

microsoft word logoMicrosoft Intermediate Word
Thursday, May 7 (2 - 5 p.m.)
Learn to add multiple elements in an enhanced document, table of contents, headers/footers, lists, headings, inserting non-text items and options. Registration required. more info

business professionalOPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Thursday, May 7 (2:30 - 3:45 p.m.)
Learn about the application process, employment and travel considerations, and reporting requirements. more info

karaokeRadio UTD - Karaoke in the Pub
Thursday, May 7 (8 - 11 p.m.)
Blow off some steam after your finals and as you study for the rest of them by singing your lungs out and laughing with friends. more info

Microsoft Office logoMicrosoft Office for Beginners
Friday, May 8 (9 a.m. - noon)
Learn to create a basic Word document and simple Excel spreadsheet with beginner edits and formatting; start a text slide in PowerPoint; and more. Registration required. more info

brain healthFrontiers of Brain Health Lunch Lecture Series
Friday, May 8 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title:  CHAMP: A Framework for Integrating and Translating Holistic Human Performance Optimization Research Based on a Total Force Fitness Paradigm
Speaker:  Dr. Diana Purvis Jaffin, Consortium for Health and Military Performance. more info

UTDesign Expo logoUTDesign Computer Science Expo
Friday, May 8 (1 - 4:30 p.m.)
Students will present the capstone projects completed during their computer science senior design course. more info

ut dallas logo Preview Friday
Friday, May 8 (2 - 4 p.m.)
Advisors will provide information about admissions, financial aid, scholarships and campus life. more info

Callier CenterPSCI/PPPE Professional Development Workshop - Getting Ready for the Market
Friday, May 8 (3:30 - 5 p.m.)
Political science/public policy and political economy students are invitied to get tips on how to get ready for the job market. more info

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  • Attention seniors! In addition to graduation, there will be a handful of events and ceremonies to mark the end of your undergraduate journey at UT Dallas. more info
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  • accoladeJindal School Professors Attend Mary Kay Seminar

    Professors in the Naveen Jindal School of Management participated in a two-day, invitation-only seminar for Texas professors. The seminar included presentations by Mary Kay executives, led by CEO David Holl.

    Professors Mike Peng and Habte Woldu provided feedback to Mary Kay executives on issues ranging from human resources to strategy. Both Mary Kay officials and Jindal School professors agreed to continue to collaborate on various levels.

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