March 25, 2019

March 25, 2019


Springapalooza is March 25-29

Your favorite spring events are back, including Splatterdance, Comet Con, Casino Night and more. Mo Amer will star in this year's Big Bad Comedy Show, and Us the Duo will perform at the Totally Awesome Concert.

Events, Lectures, Seminars

student with their school ring Official UT Dallas Ring Days
Monday, March 25 (1 - 5 p.m.)
Tuesday, March 26 (1 - 5 p.m.)
Showcase your Comet pride and academic accomplishments with the Offical UT Dallas Ring. Come get your finger sized, try on sample styles and learn more about the ring. more info

students in classroom CPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Monday, March 25 (2 - 3:30 p.m.)
Learn about the Curricular Practical Training program, including the application process, eligibility and maintenance of status. more info

Dr. Utpal Pal Biological Sciences Seminar
Monday, March 25 (2:45 - 4 p.m.)
Title: Prevention of tick-borne zoonose.
Speaker: Dr. Utpal Pal, University of Maryland. more info

man leading a lecture or speech Leadership Certification Workshop
multiple dates and times
The aim of these workshops is to teach students how to develop themselves as leaders. more info

Hector Cantu Creative Writing Speaker: Hector Cantú
Monday, March 25 (7 p.m.)
Cantú is the co-creator of the Baldo comic strip, appearing in more than 200 newspapers nationwide. more info

CommuniTea logo CommuniTEA: Lone Star Pregnancies
Tuesday, March 26 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Join us for a discussion about our public policies, and how they affect our health systems and our society at large. more info

passport OPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Thursday, March 26 (2 - 3:30 p.m.)
Learn about the OPT application process, employment and travel considerations, and reporting requirements. more info

two student staff members smiling Managers and Supervisors Certificate Series Program, Module 5: Dynamic Discipline
Tuesday, March 26 (2 - 4 p.m.)
Managers and supervisors will learn the full range of the University’s discipline process and how to use that process legally, appropriately and effectively. more info

three students walking down the hall Student Government Senate Meeting
Tuesday, March 26 (5:15 - 7:30 p.m.)
Students are welcome to attend regular meetings of the Student Government Senate. more info

the aftermath of a storm Asia Center Lecture
Tuesday, March 26 (6 - 7 p.m.)
Title: Eight Years Later: Lessons learned from the 2011 triple disaster and the way forward.
Speaker: Mr. Kiyoshi Murakami, senior executive advisor for the city of Rikuzentakata, Japan. more info

Mixed Roots poster Mixed Roots: Stories of Being Multiracial
Tuesday, March 26 (6:30 p.m.)
This workshop will highlight the many experiences of multiracial students. more info

guitar being played DCS Brownbag Talk
Wednesday, March 27 (9 - 10 a.m.)
Title: Effects of Timbre Encoding Specificity for Musicians and Nonmusicians.
Speaker: Kieth Gryder, UT Dallas. more info

dental exam Free Dental Screening
Wednesday, March 27 (9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.)
Students can call the Student Health Center to make an appointment. more info

Lupe Valdez Women's History Month Luncheon
Wednesday, March 27 (11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Join us for a celebration of Women's History Month. Former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez will speak. more info

science student behind a microscope Responsible Conduct of Research: Human Subjects in Research
Wednesday, March 27 (2 - 3 p.m.)
This is a blended learning, multi-session series designed to engage the UT Dallas research community. more info

group of people at a show Global Talent Show Auditions
Wednesday, March 27 (3 - 5 p.m.)
Students and cultural organizations may register to audition for the upcoming talent show. more info

Fantastic Beasts poster Meteor Theater Presents "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald"
Wednesday, March 27 (9 - 11:30 p.m.)
Travel back to the wizarding world with this screening of the second installment "Fantastic Beasts" series. more info

two students walking across campus Emotional Intelligence Practicum, Part 3: Understanding Others
Thursday, March 28 (10 a.m. - noon)
We will examine the third core competency of emotional intelligence: social awareness. more info

Thomas Hagen Mathematical Sciences Colloquium
Thursday, March 28 (11 a.m. - noon)
Title: The Winner Takes All: Volume Scavenging Populations of Networked Droplets.
Speaker: Dr. Thomas Hagen, the University of Memphis. more info

veteran flags Military Career Exploration & Recruiter Q-and-A
Thursday, March 28 (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Recruiters from the Navy, Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, National Guard, Army ROTC and Air Force ROTC will provide information and answer questions about scholarships and career opportunities in the U.S. military. more info

credit card Comet Credit
Thursday, March 28 (11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
Debunk the myths, understand the facts and learn how to start building good credit today. more info

students in class International Students' Perspectives on Academic Adjustment
Thursday, March 28 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Participants will have the opportunity to interact with current students to discuss various intercultural factors and implications for teaching that impact an international student’s success in the classroom. more info

student writing on paper Writing Center: Choosing a Research Topic
Thursday, March 28 (6 - 7 p.m.)
This workshop will discuss strategies such as prewriting, using the library database and joining previous conversations with other researchers. more info

wise word poster Wise Words
Thursday, March 28 (6 - 8 p.m.)
Boost your knowledge for your career from various perspectives including entrepreneurship, academics, municipality/volunteering and business management. more info

Karen Wilcox Mathematical Sciences Colloquium
Friday, March 29 (11 a.m. - noon)
Title: Projection-based Model Reduction: Formulations for Scientific Machine Learning.
Speaker: Dr. Karen Willcox, The University of Texas at Austin. more info

Dr. Javad Shabani Quantum Computation/Information Seminar
Friday, March 29 (10:30 - 11:30 a.m.)
Title: Superconducting proximity effect in two-dimensional semiconductor structures.
Speaker: Dr. Javad Shabani, New York University. more info

sandwich platter Office of Human Resources Open House
Friday, March 29 (11 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
Come see our new offices, meet new HR staff and have light refreshments. more info

Microaggressions poster Diversity Workshop Series: Microaggressions
Friday, March 29 (11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.)
Learn about microaggressions: everyday verbal, nonverbal and environmental slights, snubs or insults, whether intentional or unintentional, which communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative messages. more info

BBS poster Callier Flash Seminar
Friday, March 29 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Social Engagement Outcomes in a Parent-Mediated Early Intervention Program for Toddlers with ASD.
Speaker: Shruthi Ravi, UT Dallas. more info

Amy Pinkham Frontiers of BrainHealth Lecture
Friday, March 29 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Understanding Social Dysfunction in Schizophrenia: The Roles of Social Cognition and Introspective Accuracy.
Speaker: Dr.Amy Pinkham, UT Dallas. more info

weightlifter illustration Comet Strong Competition
Friday, March 29 (12:30 - 4 p.m.)
Test your strength in this event. more info

Liviu Giosan Geosciences Seminar
Friday, March 29 (3:30 - 4:30 p.m.)
Title: Drilling the monsoon: from mountain building to the fate of civilizations.
Speaker: Liviu Giosan, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, International Ocean Discovery Projects. more info

JSOM building at night Bachelor of Science in Global Business Q-and-A
Friday, March 29 (4:30 - 5:30 p.m.)
This session will cover application procedures, program curriculum and various degree requirements. more info

The James Gilyard Ensemble The James Gilyard Ensemble
Saturday, March 30 (8 p.m.)
The ensemble features Andrew Griffith (drums), Eric Willis (keyboard/piano), Kelly Durbin (piano), Dana Sudborough (vibes, percussion), Quamon Fowler (sax) and Simone Jackson (vocals). more info


colorful tree made of booksOSV March Book Drive
March 1 - 29
In honor of National March Into Literacy Month, help the Office of Student Volunteerism collect new and gently used books for Friends of the Richardson Library, a local nonprofit that promotes reading, literacy and education. more info

impressionist paintingEdith O'Donnell Institute of Art History Symposium
March 29 - 30
In celebration of the exhibition Berthe Morisot, Woman Impressionist, this is two-day public event exploring the life and work of Berthe Morisot. more info

image of a student sittingPhotoworks 2019
March 29 - April 26
A selection of creative work completed by UT Dallas advanced photography students, curated by faculty member Marilyn Waligore. more info

photography piece from the collectionExperimental Methods: Zachary Chroust and Kaitlyn Killian
March 29 - April 26
Through an exploration of experimental darkroom techniques, Chroust and Killian present their two-person exhibition. more info

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