September 27, 2016

Events, Lectures, Seminars

spirit rockPainting Positive Vibes
Monday Sept. 26 (noon - 2 p.m.)
Students are invited to paint positive messages to fellow students during Suicide Prevention Week. more info

edu abroadCISAbroad Information
Monday, Sept. 26 (12:30 - 2:30 p.m.)
CISAbroad offers support, activities and a variety of courses at institutions in 19 countries. more info

bbs roadmapRoadmap to Graduate School Series
Monday, Sept. 26 (2:30 - 3:30 p.m.)
Dr. Candice Mills will offer advice on writing a meaningful personal statement for your graduate school applications and how to tailor it to individual programs. more info

jsomJSOM MBA and MS Information Session
Monday, Sept. 26 (7 - 8 p.m.)
Learn about curriculum, the admission process, student experience and program benefits. more info

coffeeCoffee with the Director
Tuesday, Sept. 27 (10:30 - 11 a.m.)
Learn about the master's in innovation and entrepreneurship degree, including Startup Launch courses and funding. more info

temoc safetyTraffic Laws and Safe Driving in the U.S.
Tuesday, Sept. 27 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Dallas and UT Dallas police officers will teach safe driving tips. Free pizza while supplies last. more info

foundersGeometry Topology Dynamical Systems Seminar
Tuesday, Sept. 27 (1 - 2 p.m.)
Wednesday, Sept. 28 (11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.)
Topic: Reidemeister Torsion and Its Applications
Speaker: Dr. Yoshikazu Yamaguchi, Akita University, Japan. more info

graduateComet Countdown to Commencement
Tuesday, Sept. 27 (2 - 6 p.m.)
Gather information about commencement, alumni benefits, job search assistance and more. more info

brownbag talkDCS Brownbag Talk
Tuesday, Sept. 27 (2:30 - 3:30 p.m.)
This talk will include discussion about semantic and lexical characteristics of sentence completions in chronic phase traumatic brain injury. more info 

utd studentsEnglish Conversation Hour
Tuesday, Sept. 27 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Thursday, Sept. 29 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Learn and practice English in a fun, informal setting. more info 

pride pointsPride Points Pre-Game Party
Tuesday, Sept. 27 (5:30 - 6:30 p.m.)
Join Comet Spirit programs and Plucker's of Plano for food, music and giveaways before watching the Comets volleyball team compete. more info

business womenEmpower and Connect Women Series
Tuesday, Sept. 27 (5:30 - 8 p.m.)
Join the Galerstein Women's Center and Raytheon for networking, dinner and table discussions. more info

brain healthMultiple Sclerosis Lecture and Book Signing
Tuesday, Sept. 27 (6:15 - 7:30 p.m.)
Topic: "Live Your Life, Not Your Diagnosis"
Speaker: Andrea Wildenthal Hanson, a master certified life coach living with MS. more info

Push-Up Challenge22 Push-Up Challenge
Wednesday, Sept. 28 (noon - 2 p.m.)
Students are encouraged to show their support for veterans by participating in the 22 push-up challenge. more info

study abroadEducation Abroad Information
Wednesday, Sept. 28 (noon - 2 p.m.)
Learn about study abroad programs offered through UT Dallas. more info

wellnessAsk the Dietitian

Wednesday, Sept. 28 (2 - 4 p.m.)
Drop by to have your nutrition questions answered by a registered dietitian. more info

professor nouraniComputer Engineering Colloquium
Wednesday, Sept. 28 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Topic: Bed Monitoring Platform for Pressure Ulcer Prevention
Speaker: Dr. Mehrdad Nourani, UT Dallas. more info

meteor theaterMeteor Theater: 'Star Trek Beyond'
Wednesday, Sept. 28 (7 - 9 p.m.)
The classic sci-fi film franchise hits back harder with the third installment in the reboot series. more info

radioutdRadio UTD - Karaoke at the Pub
Wednesday, Sept. 28 (7 - 9 p.m.)
The public is invited to sing their hearts out. more info

libraryMcDermott Library Tour
Thursday, Sept. 29 (10 - 11 a.m.)
Take a tour of McDermott Library with a knowledgeable staff member. more info

students on campusMS Supply Chain Management Information Session
Thursday, Sept. 29 (11 a.m - noon)
This online session will cover application procedures, program curriculum and various degree requirements. more info

dr bunningLunch and Learn
Thursday, Sept. 29 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Dr. Timothy J. Bunning will discuss the best ways for academic researchers to create successful programs with the Air Force Research Laboratory. more info

peace corpsPeace Corps Information Session
Thursday, Sept. 29 (5 - 6 p.m.)
Recruiter Mike Madej will talk about his experience while providing tips on how you can become a competitive candidate. more info

peace corpsA Reading and Conversation with Ananda Devi
Thursday, Sept. 29 (5 - 7 p.m.)
The Center for Translation studies presents Mauritian author Ananda Devi, who will read from her novel Eve Out of Her Ruins. more info

musicSUAAB Music Series: Jazz and Gelato
Thursday, Sept. 29 (7 - 9 p.m.)
Hear Grammy-winning jazz musician Shaun Martin perform songs from his album "7 Summers." more info

comet acceleratorComet Accelerator
Friday, Sept. 30 (8 - 11 a.m.)
This 10-week program pulls faculty, staff and students into an environment that engages prospective customers in preparation for the launch of a new business concept. more info

big texCultural Trip to the State Fair of Texas
Friday, Sept. 30 (11:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.)
Meet Big Tex, ride the Texas Star, eat delicious fair food, and enjoy hundreds of exhibits and shows. more info

business professionalsOPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Friday, Sept. 30 (2:30 - 3:45 p.m.)
Learn about the OPT application process, employment and travel considerations, and reporting requirements. more info


realitiesCorporate Challenge 2016
Aug. 12 - Oct. 13
The city of Richardson's Corporate Challenge is an Olympic-style competition. more info

refugeesShanghai Jewish Refugees Exhibition
Sept. 1 - Sept. 30
The exhibit brings together photos, personal stories and artifacts from Shanghai’s Jewish Refugee Museum. more info

microsoftMicrosoft Classes: Open to Students
Sept. 1 - Oct. 2
Learn the basics in Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel. more info


Sept. 2 - Oct. 8
This exhibition attempts to embrace the unremarkable challenges of storytelling and documentation through an array of representational substitutions. more info

jsomBusiness English Immersion Program
Sept. 16 - Nov. 11
Enhance your written and spoken communication skills. This certificate program will teach you to communicate professionally and confidently. more info

student wellnessSuicide Prevention Week
Sept. 26 - Sept. 30
Various events will take place to spread awareness of suicide prevention and mental health resources on campus. more info


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