Wednesday,
September 18, 2019

Wednesday,
September 18, 2019

Category:

Hispanic Heritage Month: A Legacy of Latinx Success.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

The Multicultural Center invites you to join a celebration of the myriad of cultures that make up our Hispanic/Latinx community on campus. A kickoff event will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Student Union Plinth, and feature Latin American cuisine and a performance by the United Dance Academy Samba. more info

Events, Lectures, Seminars

Free Vision Screening for UT Dallas Students Free Vision Screening for Students
Monday, Sept. 16 (9 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
Call the Student Health Center at 972-88-2747 to schedule an appointment. more info


CVL Science Luncheon Series CVL Science Luncheon Series
Monday, Sept. 16 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: The Moderating Role of Task Characteristics on Skill Acquisition and Performance.
Speaker: Dr. David Frank, Texas A&M University-Commerce. more info


CPT Workshop for F-1 Students CPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Monday, Sept. 16 (2 - 3:30 p.m.)
Learn about the Curricular Practical Training program, including the application process, eligibility and maintenance of status. more info


Natural Sciences & Mathematics Lecture Natural Sciences & Mathematics Lecture
Monday, Sept. 16 (2:30 - 3:30 p.m.)
Title: Geometry Topology Dynamical Systems Seminar.
Speaker: Dr. Baris Coskunuzer, UT Dallas. more info


Academic Success Coaching Workshop: Time Management
Academic Success Coaching Workshop: Time Management
Monday, Sept. 16 (5 - 6 p.m.)
Have you ever thought about how to structure your day? Join us in building Legos and navigating the path to managing time effectively. more info


Institute for Excellence in Corporate Governance Breakfast ProgramInstitute for Excellence in Corporate Governance Breakfast Program
Tuesday, Sept. 17 (8 - 9:30 a.m.)
Environmental and social topics have become an integral part of operational and reputational risk management. Marc Hodak, partner at Farient Advisors and IECG board member, will lead a discussion on related topics. more info


Tea Tuesdays with the Galerstein Gender Center Tea Tuesday
Tuesday, Sept. 17 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Join the Galerstein Gender Center for refreshing tea and conversation. more info


Tea Tuesdays with the Galerstein Gender Center Comet Day: Birthday Edition
Tuesday, Sept. 17 (11 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
Celebrate UTD's 50th birthday and school spirit with food, activities, live music and more. more info


Constitution Day 2019: A Focus on Citizenship Constitution Day 2019: A Focus on Citizenship
Tuesday, Sept. 17 (11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.)
Join the Pre-Law Advising Center and the John Marshall Pre-Law Society for this celebration, which will include a panel discussion, keynote speaker, free food, voter registration and more. more info


Protecting Research Participant Data: Certificates of Confidentiality Protecting Research Participant Data: Certificates of Confidentiality
Tuesday, Sept. 17 (2 - 3 p.m.)
A certificate of confidentiality helps Investigators protect data collected from a research participant against disclosure during any civil, criminal, administrative, legislative or other proceedings. more info


Cookies, Consent and Coming Out Cookies, Consent and Coming Out
Tuesday, Sept. 17 (5 p.m.)
Learn about consent and inclusivity. more info


Academic Success Coaching Workshop: Goal Setting Academic Success Coaching Workshop: Goal Setting
Tuesday, Sept. 17 (5 - 6 p.m.)
Do you wonder what the next steps are to accomplish your goals? Learn some motivating tips and identify techniques to accomplish your dreams. more info


Leaders & Luminaries Lecture Leaders & Luminaries Lecture
Tuesday, Sept. 17 (6 - 7:30 p.m.)
Title: Criminal Justice Reform.
Speaker: John Creuzot, Dallas district attorney. more info


Road Warriors Commuter Breakfast Road Warriors Commuter Breakfast
Wednesday, Sept. 18 (9 - 11 a.m.)
Doughnuts and kolaches will be provided while supplies last. more info


Meteor Theater Cosmic Film Workshop: Pre-Production Meteor Theater Cosmic Film Workshop: Preproduction
Wednesday, Sept. 18 (11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Learn about preproduction starting with where to find inspiration, formatting screenplays and storyboarding with guest speaker Todd Flechter. more info


Comet Cents Workshop - Budget Comet Cents Workshop: Budget
Wednesday, Sept. 18 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Experience the game of “Life” by sharpening your budgeting skills. You will find out about how to juggle life circumstances and much more. more info


Center for Teaching and Learning Lecture Center for Teaching and Learning Lecture
Wednesday, Sept. 18 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Stress, Incivility, and Mental Illness in the Classroom.
Speaker: Dr. Mary McNaughton-Cassill, The University of Texas at San Antonio. more info


Survive and Thrive the Sophomore Slump
Survive and Thrive the Sophomore Slump
Wednesday, Sept. 18 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Set yourself up for success during your sophomore year. Learn how to manage time, avoid burnout and set goals. T-shirts for sophomores and food while supplies last. more info


Wellness Wednesdays Wellness Wednesday
Wednesday, Sept. 18 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Take a lunch break and unwind with wellness activities. more info


Designing your Research
Designing Your Research
Wednesday, Sept. 18 (noon - 1 p.m.)
The Responsible Conduct of Research Development Series is a blended learning, multi-session series designed to engage the UT Dallas research community in contemporary issues in research ethics and scientific integrity. more info


Mini-Workshop: Trans 101Wednesday Workshop: Trans 101
Wednesday, Sept. 18 (noon - 1 p.m.)
We will talk about transgender identities, an umbrella term used by people whose gender identity and/or expression is different from their sex assigned at birth. more info


2019 Grad Fair: Your One-Stop Shop for Graduation2019 Grad Fair: Your One-Stop Shop for Graduation
Wednesday, Sept. 18 (2 - 5 p.m.)
This annual event is your one-stop shop for all graduation needs. more info


Academic Success Coaching Workshop: Study SkillsAcademic Success Coaching Workshop: Study Skills
Wednesday, Sept. 18 (5 - 6 p.m.)
Learn a few study strategies and note taking skills to improve your success. more info


Comet Cents Workshop - Smart About Money Comet Cents Workshop: Smart About Money
Wednesday, Sept. 18 (6 - 7 p.m.)
Learn all the aspects of money and walk away with a personal finance certification. We will cover budgeting, credit, insurance, investing and much more. more info


UTD DART Station Groundbreaking UTD DART Station Groundbreaking
Thursday, Sept. 19 (10:30 - 11:30 a.m.)
Students, faculty and staff are invited to the groundbreaking for the UTD Dallas Area Rapid Transit Station. more info


UT Dallas Law School Fair! UT Dallas Law School Fair
Thursday, Sept. 19 (10:30 - 11:30 a.m.)
This fair strives to provide prospective applicants both an educational experience and meaningful opportunities for students to engage with law school admissions representatives. more info


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


Academic Success Coaching Workshop: Stress ManagementAcademic Success Coaching Workshop: Stress Management
Thursday, Sept. 19 (5 - 6 p.m.)
Feeling tense before your next test? We will talk through various stress busting methods to help you feel more at ease. more info


Avoiding Plagiarism and Academic Dishonesty
Avoiding Plagiarism and Academic Dishonesty
Thursday, Sept. 19 (6 - 7 p.m.)
This workshop will discuss different citation styles, how to paraphrase correctly and test your current knowledge to see how much you already know. more info


Sips & Science Monthly Speaker SeriesSips & Science Monthly Speaker Series
Thursday, Sept. 19 (6:30 - 8 p.m.)
Title: The Power of Observation: What Color is Your Apple?
Speaker: Bonnie Pitman, UT Dallas. more info


Campfire TriviaCampfire Trivia
Thursday, Sept. 19 (7 - 8 p.m.)
Join the Writing Center and CommLab for a pub-style trivia night with games, snacks and fun prizes. more info


School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences LectureSchool of Behavioral and Brain Sciences Lecture
Thursday, Sept. 19 (7 - 8:15 p.m.)
Title: Why People Die by Suicide.
Speaker: Dr. Thomas Joiner, Florida State University. more info


SUAAB Lift Off Music Series featuring D and ChiSUAAB Lift Off Music Series featuring D and Chi
Thursday, Sept. 19 (7 - 9 p.m.)
D and Chi is a Dallas dual frontman band that is taking what they learned busking on the streets in the Bishop Arts District to the world. more info


Anlin Ku Lecture Series: The Woman Who Could Not ForgetAnlin Ku Lecture Series: The Woman Who Could Not Forget
Thursday, Sept. 19 (7:30 p.m.)
Dr. Ying-Ying Chang discusses her daughter, author Iris Chang, and her works. Chang’s books documented the historical experiences of Chinese and Chinese Americans. more info


Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium SeriesMaterials Science and Engineering Colloquium
Friday, Sept. 20 (10 - 11 a.m.)
Title: Hidden Powers of Tiny Particles: From Nanolasers and Solar Windows to Ultrastable Sources of Quantum Light.
Speaker: Dr. Victor I. Klimov, Fellow of the American Physical Society. more info


SAFE ZONE Ally TrainingSAFE ZONE Ally Training
Friday, Sept. 20 (10 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
Ally training provides a venue for LGBT+ people, Allies and participants to express concerns, ask questions and learn about issues affecting the LGBT+ campus and surrounding community. more info


Account Reconciliation TrainingAccount Reconciliation Training
Friday, Sept. 20 (10:30 - 11:30 a.m.)
This class will cover the basics of account reconciliation, and is intended for new cost center reconcilers. more info


Engineering and Computer Science LectureEngineering and Computer Science Lecture
Friday, Sept. 20 (11 a.m. - noon)
Title: Aircraft Control and Health Monitoring Using Pressure Signature Feedback.
Speaker: Dr. Atul Kelkar, Clemson University. more info


Jonsson School Distinguished Lecture SeriesJonsson School Distinguished Lecture
Friday, Sept. 20 (11 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
Title: Mechanics of Early Heart and Eye Morphogenesis.
Speaker: Dr. Larry Taber, Washington University in St. Louis. more info


Callier Flash SeminarCallier Flash Seminar
Friday, Sept. 20 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Computational Laryngology: How Modeling and Simulation Inform the Voice.
Speaker: Dr. Ted Mau, UT Southwestern Medical Center. more info


Frontiers of BrainHealth LectureFrontiers of BrainHealth Lecture
Friday, Sept. 20 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Scientific Innovations for Healthy Brain Aging.
Speaker: Dr. Aron Barbey, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. more info


Engineering and Computer Science LectureEngineering and Computer Science Lecture
Friday, Sept. 20 (1 - 2 p.m.)
Title: Machine Learning for Post-Silicon Validation of Mixed-Signal Circuits and Systems.
Speaker: Dr. Abhijit Chatterjee, Georgia Institute of Technology. more info


One O'Clock Lab Band
One O'Clock Lab Band
Friday, Sept. 20 (8 p.m.)
The Grammy-nominated premier ensemble of the internationally acclaimed University of North Texas jazz studies program is known for exceptional individual musicianship and tight ensemble performances. more info


Ongoing

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


OSV September Gift Wrap DriveOSV Septtember Gift Wrap Drive
Sept. 1 - 30
Donate colorful wrapping paper and new or gently used gift bags throughout the month. Collected items will be donated to The Birthday Party Project, a local organization that hosts birthday parties for homeless children. more info


Aviation Photographer Jay Miller's: The Art and Science of Aviation PhotographyThe Art and Science of Aviation Photography
Aug. 26 - Oct. 23
See the works of 2019 Jalonick lecture speaker Jay Miller on display in the Nebula Gallery in the Eugene McDermott Library. more info


May You Survive in Interesting TimesMay You Survive in Interesting Times
Sept. 20 - Oct. 19
Installations in this exhibition emphasize the theme of engineered experience. more info


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