January 20, 2017


Events, Lectures, Seminars

scott-horowitzNSM Biological Science Talk
Monday, Jan. 16 (3 - 4 p.m.)
Title: Adventures in Chaperone Structural Biology.
Speaker: Dr. Scott Horowitz, the University of Michigan. more info

teaWelcome Back Tea Break
Tuesday, Jan. 17 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Join the Galerstein Women's Center for refreshing tea. more info


edu abroadEducation Abroad: Exchange Mobility Workshop
Tuesday, Jan. 17 (12:30 - 2 p.m.)
Exchange mobility allows UTD students an opportunity to study abroad at a partner institution while a student from the same school studies at UTD. more info

walking studentsJ-1 Employment Workshop
Tuesday, Jan. 17 (2 - 3:30 p.m.)
Learn about J-1 employment opportunities such as On Campus Employment, Academic Training and Economic Necessity.  more info

utd studentsEnglish Conversation Hour
Tuesday, Jan. 17 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Thursday, Jan. 19 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Learn and practice English in a fun, informal setting. more info

libraryMcDermott Library Tour
Wednesday, Jan. 18 (11 a.m. - noon)
Learn more about the library and its services. Stops include the service desks, study areas and library collections. more info

tabletMS in Information Technology and Management Information
Wednesday Jan. 18 (noon - 1 p.m.)
This session will cover application procedures, program curriculum and various degree requirements. more info

marketing treeMS in Marketing Information
Wednesday Jan. 18 (noon - 1 p.m.)
This session will cover application procedures, program curriculum and various degree requirements. more info


physicsPhysics Colloquium
Wednesday Jan. 18 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Title: Predictive Modeling of Materials for Electronic and Energy Applications.
Speaker: Dr. Yuanyue Liu, California Institute of Technology. more info

studentsWelcome Wednesday Spring 2017
Wednesday, Jan. 18 (5 - 7 p.m.)
Welcome Wednesday is hosted one time per semester for undergraduate transfer students who could not attend Transfer Orientation. more info

coffeeMS ITM Coffee Chat
Wednesday, Jan. 18 (5:30 - 6:30 p.m.)
Learn about test scores, getting letters of recommendation and more. Ask the program director and manager your application questions. more info

mba graphMBA & MS Online Information
Thursday, Jan. 19 (8 - 9 a.m.)
This session will include discussion about curriculum, admission process, student experience and program benefits. more info

mlkjDr. Martin Luther King Celebration Breakfast
Thursday, Jan. 19 (8:30 - 10:30 a.m.)
The program serves honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his accomplishments to the civil rights movement. A breakfast buffet is served to all attendees. more info

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

kathy liuNSM Biological Sciences Talk
Thursday, Jan. 19 (3 - 4 p.m.)
Title: One Cupin Platform, A Kaleidoscope of Biological Functions.
Speaker: Kathy Fange Liu, Postdoctoral Fellow, the University of Chicago. more info

student cell phoneExplore the World of Work
Thursday, Jan. 19 (5 - 6 p.m.)
Sophomores can attend this short one-hour presentation on UT Dallas internships, externships and Career Center resources. more info

jsom dayGlobal Leadership Executive MBA Information
Thursday, Jan. 19 (5 - 6 p.m.)
Learn about the GLEMBA program and all it has to offer for working professionals. It is a hybrid program with 70 percent online interactive learning. more info

basketballHouse Cup Basketball
Thursday, Jan. 19 (8 - 10 p.m.)
Ready to make a slam-dunk and lead your team to victory, join your residential area's House Cup team or come out and cheer on your squad. more info

deborah vandellCenter for Children and Families' Seventh Annual Forum
Friday, Jan. 20 (8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
Title: Out of School Time: Expanding Learning Opportunities, Reducing Achievement Gaps.
Speaker: Dr. Deborah Vandell, the University of California, Irvine. more info

healthy lightbulbNew Year, New Healthier You
Friday, Jan. 20 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Obesity Disease Risks and Treatment Options.
Speaker: Dr. Daniel Scott, general and laparoscopic surgeon at UT Southwestern Medical Center. more info

bbs seminarsCallier Flash Seminar
Friday, Jan. 20 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Updates on Developing Communication Technology.
Speakers: Dr. William Katz, Dr. Thomas Campbell and Dr. Patrick Reidy, The University of Texas at Dallas. more info

ecsComputer Science Lecture
Friday, Jan. 20 (2 - 3 p.m.)
Title: Provenance-Based Policy Enforcement: A Unified Approach for Vulnerability.
Speaker: Dr. R. Sekar, Stony Brook University. more info

planetGeosciences Seminar
Friday, Jan. 20 (3:30 - 4:30 p.m.)
Title: A Regional Assessment of Volcanic and Terrigenous Inputs to the Western Pacific Ocean Subduction Factory.
Speaker: Dr. Rachel Scuddder, Texas A&M University. more info

planeEducation Abroad Pre-Departure Orientation
Friday, Jan. 20 (3 - 4:30 p.m.)
This orientation is a required component of the application process, and will include valuable information to help you prepare for your study abroad experience. more info

through the lensThrough the Lens: Found Object/Readymade
Saturday, Jan. 21 (8 - 10 p.m.)
This exhibition will explore the use of photography and video in contemporary art to recontextualize the object through approaches adopted by Surrealist and Dada artists. more info


ifriendiFriend Program
Jan. 9 - Jan. 26
The iFriend program is a cultural exchange program that allows students to learn about new cultures and make new friends. more info

microsoft logoMicrosoft Classes
Jan. 1 - Jan. 31
Learn the basics in Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel. more info


can opener driveOSV January Can Opener Drive
Jan. 2 - Jan. 31
Throughout January, help the Office of Student Volunteerism collect at least 50 new or gently used non-electric can openers for the Comet Cupboard. more info

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