December 7, 2019

December 7, 2019


Fall Arts Festival

Arts Festival Features Students' Work

The Fall Student Arts Festival, held Dec. 2 through Dec. 8, will highlight the work of more than 600 students from more than 40 courses. Performances include Musica Nova's "Bach! Beethoven! Bartók!" and UT Dallas Improv's "Innocent by Insanity," plus art exhibitions and classical, jazz, theater, dance, guitar, piano and vocal performances. Admission to all the events is free. more info

Events, Lectures, Seminars

Free HIV Testing Free HIV Testing
Monday, Dec. 2 (9 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
Free HIV testing is available to students. Appointments are limited and fill up quickly. Please call 972-883-4275 to make your appointment. more info

World AIDS Day World AIDS Day
Monday, Dec. 2 (11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Participate in an education and advocacy event. more info

CVL Science Luncheon Series CVL Science Luncheon Series
Monday, Dec. 2 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Episodic and Semantic Memory, Not so Different After All?
Speaker: Dr. Michael Rugg, UT Dallas. more info

Make Your Own Sensory Bottle Make Your Own Sensory Bottle
Monday, Dec. 2 (1 - 3 p.m.)
Make a sensory bottle to help you relax while you are studying for finals. more info

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

Write Nite: Drop-in Tutoring Write Nite: Drop-in Tutoring
Monday, Dec. 2 (6 - 10 p.m.)
The Writing Center will have extended hours. Drop by with questions or work quietly in a supportive space. more info

RHA and NRHH: Breakfast and Bluebooks RHA and NRHH: Breakfast and Bluebooks
Tuesday, Dec. 3 (7:30 - 9 a.m.)
Join RHA and NRHH for free breakfast, scantrons and bluebooks. more info

Study Break Tea Tuesday: Study Break
Tuesday, Dec. 3 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Take a break and join us at the Galerstein Gender Center for complimentary tea, coffee, hot chocolate and desserts. more info

EODIAH Fellow Talk EODIAH Fellow Talk
Tuesday, Dec. 3 (4 p.m.)
Title: Diffusion of the Shameless Gaze: Propagation of European Prints in Nineteenth-Century Qajar Iran.
Speaker: Fatemeh Tashakori, EODIAH Fellow. more info

Responsibilities to Society Responsibilities to Society
Wednesday, Dec. 4 (2 - 4 p.m.)
Dr. Nikki Delk discusses why it is important for researchers to share with society. more info

Yi Zhang, algebra seminar Algebra and Combinatorics Seminar
Wednesday, Dec. 4 (2:30 - 3:30 p.m.)
Title: Apparent Singularities of D-Finite Systems.
Speaker: Yi Zhang, UT Dallas. more info

Daniel Tamayo, physics colloquium Physics Colloquium
Wednesday, Dec. 4 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Title: Predicting The Fate of Worlds.
Speaker: Dr. Daniel Tamayo, Princeton University. more info

Materials Science and Engineering Special Seminar Materials Science and Engineering Special Seminar
Wednesday, Dec. 4 (4:30 - 6 p.m.)
Title: Business: The Big Picture of Semiconductor Devices.
Speaker: Dr. William Vandenberghe, Silex Microsystems AB. more info

EMS Training EMS Room Reservation System Training
Wednesday, Dec. 4 (6 - 7 p.m.)
This is required for all registered student organizations. Learn how to reserve space on campus. more info

Orientation Leader Interest Session Orientation Leader Interest Session
Wednesday, Dec. 4 (2 - 4 p.m.)
Want to be an Orientation Leader in 2020? Mix and mingle with the current OL officer team to learn about the job, how to apply and all the perks of the position. more info

DCS Brownbag Talk DCS Brownbag Talk
Thursday, Dec. 5 (11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
Title: Invisible Support and Individual and Relationship Outcomes.
Speaker: Katie Austin, UT Dallas. more info

Paws for Finals Paws for Finals
Thursday, Dec. 5 (1:30 - 4 p.m.)
Therapy dogs are here to help you relax before finals. more info

OPT Workshop for F-1 Students OPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Thursday, Dec. 5 (2 - 3:45 p.m.)
Learn about the OPT application process, employment and travel considerations, and reporting requirements. more info

Road Warriors Commuter Break Road Warriors Commuter Break
Thursday, Dec. 5 (3 - 5 p.m.)
Need a place to hang between classes? A break from studying? Or want to meet other commuters?! Come to Road Warriors Commuter Break! more info

Stress Less Workshop Stress Less Workshop
Thursday, Dec. 5 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Learn valuable strategies to feel more prepared when stress enters the scene. more info

Doughnuts and Dialogue with Student Government Doughnuts and Dialogue with Student Government
Thursday, Dec. 5 (5 - 7 p.m.)
Student Government presents this event in which UTD professors will discuss U.S. voter turnout. more info

Sips & Science Monthly Speaker Series Sips & Science Monthly Speaker Series
Thursday, Dec. 5 (6:30 - 8 p.m.)
Title: Different by Design: Research, Aesthetics and Innovation.
Speakers: Sarah Schleuning (Dallas Museum of Art), Dr. Daniel Krawczyk (UT Dallas), Bonnie Pitman (UT Dallas). more info

Mathematical Sciences Distinguished Colloquium Mathematical Sciences Distinguished Colloquium
Friday, Dec. 6 (11 - 11:50 a.m.)
Title: Geometry and the complexity of matrix multiplication.
Speaker: Dr. JM Landsberg, Texas A&M. more info

Callier FLASH Seminar Callier FLASH Seminar
Friday, Dec. 6 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: The Acoustic Reflex: Putting the Gold Standard to the Test with Selective Inner Hair Cell Loss.
Speaker: Monica Trevino, UT Dallas. more info

Frontiers of BrainHealth Lecture Frontiers of BrainHealth Lecture
Friday, Dec. 6 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Using Senseless Sentences to Study Cognition: Insights from Traumatic Brain Injury and Electrophysiology.
Speaker: Dr. Matthew J. Kmiecik, UT Dallas. more info

ECE Seminar Guest Speaker ECE Seminar Guest Speaker
Friday, Dec. 6 (1 - 2 p.m.)
Title: Research and Development on Large AC Machines at ABB.
Speaker: Dr. Bahar Anvari, U.S. Corporate Research Center. more info

Frontiers of BrainHealth Lecture Geosciences Seminar
Friday, Dec. 6 (3:30 - 4:29 p.m.)
Title: Nonconvex approaches in Data Science.
Speaker: Dr. Yifei Lou, UT Dallas. more info

Bioengineering and Mechanical Engineering UTDesign Expo Bioengineering and Mechanical Engineering UTDesign Expo
Friday, Dec. 6 (3:30 - 5 p.m.)
The expo will showcase the capstone projects completed by student teams in the mechanical engineering senior design course. The event is open to the public. more info

Opera Fall 2019 Show: 'La Clemenza di Tito' Comet Opera: "La Clemenza di Tito"
Friday, Dec. 6 (6 - 11 p.m.)
Comet Opera will perform Mozart's "La Clemenza di Tito" in a free event open to the public. The show is sung in Italian with English dialogue. more info

Dance Auditions Dance Auditions
Sunday, Dec. 8 (6 - 8:30 p.m.)
Audition for the Spring 2019 UTDance Ensemble Concert. more info


Future Retrospective: Master Shen-LongFuture Retrospective: Master Shen-Long
Through Aug. 23, 2020
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

Dec. 2-6
Fun, interactive, relaxing activities to enjoy as you prepare for finals. more info

Comer Collection: Echoes of HistoryComer Collection: Echoes of History
Through Dec. 20
In this exhibition, three photographers explore how the Civil War, the Underground Railroad and the Homestead Acts altered the U.S. landscape. Curated by UT Dallas PhD candidate Jessica Ingle. more info

Comet Cap Online ContestComet Cap Online Contest
Through Dec. 9
Have you decorated your #UTDCometCap for your upcoming graduation? Submit an entry of your completed Comet Cap. more info

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