This Week at UT Dallas

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Events, Lectures, Seminars

Comet Experience Open House Comet Experience Open House
Monday, Feb. 17 (9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.)
This open house allows prospective and admitted business students to discover what UT Dallas and the Naveen Jindal School of Management have to offer. more info


Free Vision Screening for UT Dallas Students Free Vision Screening for Students
Monday, Feb. 17 (9 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
Free vision screening for students. Call the Student Health Center at 972-883-2747 to make an appointment. more info


CVL Science Luncheon Series CVL Science Luncheon Series
Monday, Feb. 17 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Novel Approaches to Detecting Elder Abuse and Neglect in the Community.
Speaker: Dr. Brad Cannell, UT Health Sciences Center. more info


Teams- Art of the Possible | Brown Bag Session Teams- Art of the Possible | Brown Bag Session
Monday, Feb. 17 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Tuesday, Feb. 18 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Learn tips and tricks on using Microsoft Teams. Sessions are hosted by the Office of Information Technology and the Center for Teaching and Learning. more info


Physics Colloquium Physics Colloquium
Monday, Feb. 17 (1 - 2 p.m.)
Title: Multiscale Modeling in Molecular Biophysics: From Simple Liquids to Macromolecular Design.
Speaker: Dr. Sergio Hassan, National Institutes of Health. more info


CPT Workshop for F-1 Students CPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Monday, Feb. 17 (1 - 2:30 p.m.)
Learn about the Curricular Practical Training program, including the application process, eligibility and maintenance of status. more info


Sleep to Live and Sleep to Learn Sleep to Live and Sleep to Learn
Monday, Feb. 17 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Dr. Russell Foster, head of the Sleep And Circadian Neuroscience Institute at the University of Oxford, will discuss the important role of sleep in our lives. more info


MS IMS Professional Networking with program director MS IMS Professional Networking with Program Director
Monday, Feb. 17 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Meet the program director, and learn more about the program. more info


Free Oatmeal Bar Free Oatmeal Bar
Tuesday, Feb. 18 (9:30 - 11 a.m.)
Celebrate Heart Health Awareness Month with free oatmeal with toppings. more info


Tea Tuesdays with the Galerstein Gender Center Tea Tuesdays with the Galerstein Gender Center
Tuesday, Feb. 18 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Join the Galerstein Gender Center for refreshing tea and conversation. more info


BS Supply Chain Management Program Chat BS Supply Chain Management Program Chat
Tuesday, Feb. 18 (11 a.m. - noon)
Talk with an academic support coordinator and program director to have your questions answered. more info


iWeek Interest Session iWeek Interest Session
Tuesday, Feb. 18 (11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
International Week 2020 will be March 30-April 3. Learn more about participating in iWeek's two signature events: Passport to the World and Global Talent Show. more info


Business English Immersion Program Business English Immersion Program
Tuesday, Feb. 18 (1:30 - 3:30 p.m.)
Enhance your written and spoken communication skills in this certificate program. It will teach you to communicate professionally and confidently in a dynamic and informative environment. more info


2020 Grad Fair: Your One-Stop Shop for Graduation 2020 Grad Fair: Your One-Stop Shop for Graduation
Tuesday, Feb. 18 (1:30 - 3:30 p.m.)
This event is your resource for commencement information, and ordering caps, gowns and announcements. There will be door prizes and a chance to win four tickets to commencement. more info


Stress Less Workshop Stress Less Workshop
Tuesday, Feb. 18 (3:45 - 5:15 p.m.)
Learn more about the origin and purpose of stress, differentiate between healthy and unhealthy stress and learn a variety of tips and tricks for managing stress in a healthy way. more info


The Brain: An Owner's Guide 2020 BrainHealth Lecture The Brain: An Owner's Guide 2020 BrainHealth Lecture
Tuesday, Feb. 18 (3:45 - 5:15 p.m.)
Title: Unlocking Human Potential: Inside The BrainHealth Project.
Speaker: Dr. Sandi Chapman, Dr. Ian Robertson, Dr. Geoff Ling, Center for BrainHealth; and former Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert. more info


Meteor Theater Cosmic Film Workshop: Let's Make a Movie! Meteor Theater Cosmic Film Workshop: Let's Make a Movie!
Wednesday, Feb. 19 (11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.)
In this workshop with ATEC professor Kara Oropallo, learn to create your own short film. more info


Wellness Wednesday Wellness Wednesday
Wednesday, Feb. 19 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Take a break from your day and enjoy a wellness activity and enjoy a calm and quiet space. more info


Student Employment Interest Sessions Student Employment Interest Sessions
Wednesday, Feb. 19 (1 - 2:30 p.m.)
The Multicultural Center is recruiting students for its student employment program for academic year 2020-2021. more info


Business English -- Professionalism Business English — Professionalism
Wednesday, Feb. 19 (1:30 - 2:30 p.m.)
Friday, Feb. 21 (1:30 - 2:30 p.m.)
For international students who want to work on their spoken English. Learn how to sound professional, competent and capable. more info


Admin Essentials 2: Getting Things Done Admin Essentials 2: Getting Things Done
Wednesday, Feb. 19 (2 - 4 p.m.)
Participants will be guided by the instructor(s) to explore the University’s webpages to find critical information, forms, documentation and policies. more info


Physics Colloquium Physics Colloquium
Wednesday, Feb. 19 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Title: Narrowband photon pairs with energy-time entanglement: generation, manipulation and applications.
Speaker: Dr. Shengwang Du, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. more info


Journey to H1B - Immigration Attorney Seminar Journey to H1B - Immigration Attorney Seminar
Wednesday, Feb. 19 (5 - 7 p.m.)
Join the International Center for a seminar presented by immigration attorney David Swaim. This session will discuss practical training for F-1 students and the journey to applying for an H1B work visa. more info


#iLookLikeAnEngineer #iLookLikeAnEngineer
Thursday, Feb. 20 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Celebrate women and femme people as they share their experiences in navigating the world of engineering. more info


The Center for Teaching and Learning Lecture The Center for Teaching and Learning Lecture
Thursday, Feb. 20 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Guiding the Mentoring Relationship Between Faculty and Graduate TAs.
Speaker: Dr. Paul F. Diehl and Dr. Karen Huxtable-Jester, UT Dallas. more info


Business English Writing Workshop: Phrasal Verbs Business English Writing Workshop: Phrasal Verbs
Thursday, Feb. 20 (1:30 - 2:30 p.m.)
In this session, learn how “find” differs from “find out” or "answer" from "answer to," as well as many other verb and preposition phrases. more info


OPT Workshop for F-1 Students OPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Thursday, Feb. 20 (2 - 3:45 p.m.)
Learn about the OPT application process, employment and travel considerations, and reporting requirements. more info


Black History Month Research & Film Series: 'The Prince of Egypt' and Literary Depictions of Africa Black History Month Research & Film Series: "The Prince of Egypt" and Literary Depictions of Africa
Thursday, Feb. 20 (3 - 5 p.m.)
Arts and humanities graduate students and local leaders share their expertise and show a relevant movie or documentary in this series. more info


Comet Cents Workshop Series: Smart About Money Comet Cents Workshop Series: Smart About Money
Thursday, Feb. 20 (5:30 - 6:30 p.m.)
Learn all things money; financial well-being, budgeting tips and planning for life after college. more info


Road Warriors: Commuter Student Night at the Basketball Game Road Warriors: Commuter Student Night at the Basketball Game
Thursday, Feb. 20 (5:30 - 8:30 p.m.)
Pizza will be provided between the women's and men's games while supplies last. more info


Military Appreciation Basketball Games Military Appreciation Basketball Games
Thursday, Feb. 20 (5:30 - 9:30 p.m.)
Admission is free to current and former U.S. military and their families. more info


Writing Team & Group Papers Writing Team & Group Papers
Thursday, Feb. 20 (6 - 7 p.m.)
Learn ways to help facilitate the group paper writing process, from designating duties to editing for style. more info


SUAAB Lift Off Music Series featuring Magna Carda SUAAB Lift Off Music Series featuring Magna Carda
Thursday, Feb. 20 (7 - 9 p.m.)
Magna Carda is an American hip-hop outfit based in Austin, Texas. The duo is notable for its eclectic style — a genre-defying blend of rap-meets-jazz-meets-R&B-meets- electronic — and for performing with live instrumentation. more info


Physics Colloquium Physics Colloquium
Friday, Feb. 21 (10:30 - 11:30 a.m.)
Title: Exploring Quantum Materials with Atomic Qubit Sensor.
Speaker: Dr. Mark Ku, Harvard University. more info


Jonsson School Distinguished Lecture Series Jonsson School Distinguished Lecture Series
Friday, Feb. 21 (11 a.m. - noon)
Title: Adversity Breeds Opportunity.
Speaker: Dr. Walden C. Rhines, CEO Emeritus, Mentor, a Siemens business. more info


Callier FLASH Seminar Callier FLASH Seminar
Friday, Feb. 21 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Language Learning Relies on Brain Circuits that Predate Humans: Evidence from Typical and Atypical Language Development.
Speaker: Dr. Michael Ullman, Georgetown University. more info


Attracting and Retaining Talent in Organizations with Rep. Colin Allred Attracting and Retaining Talent in Organizations with Rep. Colin Allred
Friday, Feb. 21 (noon - 1 p.m.)
A panel of specialists in local government, nonprofits and for-profit organizations will discuss how to attract and retain talent. more info


In the Wake of the 2020 Taiwan Election: A New Era for Taiwan, China, and the U.S - Forum In the Wake of the 2020 Taiwan Election: A New Era for Taiwan, China, and the U.S - Forum
Friday, Feb. 21 (1:30 - 4:30 p.m.)
The forum will include an introduction, a keynote speech by Chris Achen, professor of politics at Princeton University, and a round-table discussion. more info


Preview Friday Preview Friday
Friday, Feb. 21 (2 - 4 p.m.)
Preview Friday allows transfer students to mingle with one another and learn about financial aid, scholarships and campus life. more info


Intercultural Communications Training Intercultural Communications Training
Friday, Feb. 21 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Learn how to understand culture, the impacts it has on our behavior and communication styles, and to understand how to use this knowledge in the workplace, school and life. more info


2020 RAW Graduate Conference 2020 RAW Graduate Conference
Saturday, Feb. 22
This event is organized by and for graduate students and offers an opportunity for scholars to share their work and ideas with peers across the humanities disciplines. more info


Scholars' Day III Scholars' Day III
Saturday, Feb. 22 (9 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
Prospective students will have an opportunity to learn more about UT Dallas. University representatives discuss academic programs, offer sample faculty lectures and share information about student support services and campus activities. more info


Africa Night Africa Night
Saturday, Feb. 22 (6:30 - 10 p.m.)
Africa Night, part of the Multicultural Center’s Black History Month program, is a night of spreading African culture. more info


Ongoing

Future Retrospective: Master Shen-LongFuture Retrospective: Master Shen-Long
Through Aug. 23
The Crow Museum of Asian Art of The University of Texas at Dallas presents an exhibition featuring sculptural and dynamic works dating from the 1980s to the present. more info


OSV February Cleaning Supply DriveOSV February Cleaning Supply Drive
Feb. 1 - 29
Throughout this month, the Office of Student Volunteerism will be collect cleaning supplies for youths in the TRAC program. more info


National Engineers Week 2020National Engineers Week 2020
Feb. 15 - 22
Founded in 1951, EWeek is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers. more info


Phoebe in Winter by Jen SilvermanPhoebe in Winter by Jen Silverman
Feb. 20 - 22
When three brothers return home from a distant war, they prepare to settle into their old lives. But a knock at the door yields a girl named Phoebe who accuses them of killing her own three brothers. more info


Graduate Studies

Volunteerism

Volunteer opportunities are available on an ongoing basis. For more events, consult the listings on the Office of Student Volunteerism website.

Comet Sports

View upcoming tournaments and games at utdcomets.com.

  • Women's Basketball vs. Hardin-Simmons
    Thursday, Feb. 20 (5:30 p.m.)
  • Men's Basketball vs. Hardin-Simmons
    Thursday, Feb. 20 (7:30 p.m.)
  • Baseball vs. Hardin-Simmons
    Friday, Feb. 21 (2 p.m.)
  • Softball vs. Hardin-Simmons
    Friday, Feb. 21 (6 p.m.)
  • Softball vs. Hardin-Simmons
    Saturday, Feb. 22 (noon)
  • Baseball vs. Hardin-Simmons
    Saturday, Feb. 22 (noon)
  • Women's Basketball vs. McMurry
    Saturday, Feb. 22 (1 p.m.)
  • Men's Tennis vs. Pomona-Pitzer
    Saturday, Feb. 22 (2 p.m.)
  • Baseball vs. Hardin-Simmons
    Saturday, Feb. 22 (2:30 p.m.)
  • Men's Basketball vs. McMurry
    Saturday, Feb. 22 (3 p.m.)

McDermott Library

The Eugene McDermott Library offers a wide variety of services and resources for students. Learn more at events and on the library website.

Education Abroad

Education Abroad is the primary resource for all aspects of a student’s study abroad experience.

Career Center

The center provides resources, employer connections and assistance in support of career paths for students and alumni. For future events, consult listings on the Career Center and JSOM Career Management Center websites.

Oral Examinations

Social Media

A number of UT Dallas departments and organizations provide social media channels. A list is available on the Social Media Directory page.

Media Contact: Office of Media Relations, UT Dallas (972) 883-2155. [email protected]