November 15, 2018

November 15, 2018


The words Native American Heritage Celebration of a pink, yellow and blue painted background

Celebrate Native American culture with the Multicultural Center on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Plinth. This event, held annually in November, features cultural performances, storytelling and the introduction of indigenous artifacts and traditions. The Soar Beyond Youth Inter-Tribal Drum & Dance Troupe will perform. more info

Events, Lectures, Seminars

JSOM building BS in Supply Chain Management Online Information Session
Monday, Nov. 12 (10 - 11 a.m.)
Learn about program requirements, student organizations and more. more info

scientist in a lab Office of Research Community Workshop
Monday, Nov. 12 (10 a.m. - noon)
The Office of Research's community workshops are informal one-on-one help sessions for researchers who have questions related to various topics. more info

Dr. Greg Samanez Larkin CVL Science Luncheon Series
Monday, Nov. 12 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Decision-making in the Aging Brain.
Speaker: Dr. Gregory Samanez-Larkin, Duke University. more info

students in classroom CPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Monday, Nov. 12 (2 - 3:30 p.m.)
Learn about the Curricular Practical Training program, including the application process, eligibility and maintenance of status. more info

steering wheel Hands-On Golf Cart Safety Training
Tuesday, Nov. 13 (10 - 11 a.m.)
This training provides basic safety awareness in the use of golf carts and utility carts, which includes a hands-on driving test. more info

cup of tea Tea Tuesday
Tuesday, Nov. 13 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Join the Galerstein Gender Center on Tuesdays for refreshing tea and conversation. more info

UT Dallas emblem Thanks Day
Tuesday, Nov. 13 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Join the Office of Development and Alumni Relations to celebrate those who have given back to the University. more info

students studying in the union building Social Media, Studying and Sleep
Tuesday, Nov. 13 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Learn how to balance these essential parts of college life, social media, studying and sleep. more info

plane flying over the sea Overseas Travel for International Students Workshop
Tuesday, Nov. 13 (2 - 3:30 p.m.)
The ISSO international student advisors will hold a travel workshop for international students interested in or planning to travel overseas. more info

students talking and laughing in a group Healthy U Workshop: Socially Savvy
Tuesday, Nov. 13 (3 - 4 p.m.)
Socially Savvy is a workshop designed for students who want to increase their confidence in social settings, improve their communication skills and strengthen their relationships. more info

three students walking down hall Student Government Senate Meeting
Tuesday, Nov. 13 (5:15 - 7:30 p.m.)
Students are welcome to attend regular meetings of the Student Government Senate. more info

BBS lecture series DCS Brownbag Talk
Wednesday, Nov. 14 (9 a.m. - 10 a.m.)
Title: Relational Intimacy, Attributions, and Recovery from Conflict in Cohabiting Couples.
Speaker: Sining (Saniya) Wu, UT Dallas. more info

NSRL building Research Seminar
Wednesday, Nov. 14 (11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Title: Illumina Next-Generation Sequencing.
Speaker: Dr. Russ Carmical and Dr. Jeff Knight. more info

chocolate cupcakes Cupcakes and Condoms
Wednesday, Nov. 14 (noon - 1 p.m.)
There will be interactive and educational stations and demonstrations to discuss HIV awareness. Cupcakes and condoms will also be available. more info

service dog on a leash The Service Animals and Veterans Panel
Wednesday, Nov. 14 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Five panelists will engage with student leaders and the UT Dallas community on the topic of service animals. more info

man meditating against the horizon Healthy U Workshop: Finding Center
Wednesday, Nov. 14 (2 - 3 p.m.)
When life gets busy, do you find yourself going in many different directions to try and get everything done? You’re not alone, and this workshop is one way to care for yourself when you are busy and stressed. more info

two staff members smiling Managers and Supervisors Certificate Series: Conflict Resolution
Wednesday, Nov. 14 (2:30  - 4:30 p.m.)
Participants will learn about the nature of conflict, common approaches we adopt when in conflict and the importance of supervisors and managers taking appropriate action in response to workplace conflict. more info

comet cents Comet Cents - Financers: Jeopardy War
Wednesday, Nov. 14 (4 - 5 p.m.)
We will put our financial knowledge to the test and see if UTD has what it takes to win the Jeopardy War. more info

Black hole in space Quenching Curiosity Lecture
Wednesday, Nov. 14 (7 - 9 p.m.)
Title: Black Hole Binaries: 'Til Death do us Part.
Speaker: Nathan Steinle, UTD physics PhD student. more info

Three business people standing with certificates Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Governance: Modules 5-6
Thursday, Nov. 15 (8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
This certificate program will provide everything a potential director needs to know about serving on the board of a nonprofit organization. more info

dental exam Free Dental Screening for Students
Thursday, Nov. 15 (9 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
Call the Student Health Center to make an appointment. more info

Temoc in a suit Catch Comet Pride: Managing Service Excellence Part 3
Thursday, Nov. 15 (10 a.m. - noon)
This new certification series is aimed and managers and supervisors who want to strengthen their teams' commitment to great service. more info

The Great American Smokeout button Great American Smokeout
Thursday, Nov. 15 (11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.)
The 43rd Great American Smokeout will encourage the tens of millions of adults in the U.S. who smoke to quit. The event will discuss the effects of smoking and ways to stop. more info

temoc mascot with a police officer Safety Workshop: S.C.A.M. - Stingy, Check, Ask, Maintain
Thursday, Nov. 15 (2 - 3 p.m.)
Learn the tricks to protect yourself from the most common holiday scams by special guests from the Dallas Police Department and the UT Dallas Police Department. more info

passport OPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Thursday, Nov. 15 (2:30 - 3:45 p.m.)
Learn about the OPT application process, employment and travel considerations, and reporting requirements. more info

students at a table Leadership Certification Workshop
Thursday, Nov. 15 (5 - 6:30 p.m.)
Student Leadership Programs hosts leadership certification workshops each semester to introduce the five principles of exemplary leadership. more info

the Wilcox Space The Work of Liz Trosper at The Wilcox Space: Roundtable Discussion
Thursday, Nov. 15 (6 p.m.)
This roundtable conversation will focus on the work of Liz Trosper and feature the launch of the catalog that documents her current show. more info

Dr. Kamila Sip Sips & Science Series
Thursday, Nov. 15 (6:30 - 8 p.m.)
Title: The Neuroscience of Habit Formation.
Speaker: Dr. Kamila Sip, NeuroLeadership Institute. more info

Dr. Yoav Peles Engineering and Computer Science Lecture
Friday, Nov. 16 (11 a.m. - noon)
Title: Enhanced Convective Heat Transfer at the Micro Scale.
Speaker: Dr. Yoav Peles, University of Central Florida. more info

Dr. Suvra Pal Mathematical Sciences Colloquium
Friday, Nov. 16 (11 a.m. - noon)
Title: Inference on Cure Rate Models and Some Extensions.
Speaker: Dr. Suvra Pal, University of Texas at Arlington. more info

Dr. Jon Bakdash Frontiers of BrainHealth Lecture
Friday, Nov. 16 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Visualizing and Modeling Dependencies in Data.
Speaker: Dr. Jon Bakdash, Texas A&M Commerce and U.S. Army Research Laboratory. more info

Dr. Brian Ma Engineering and Computer Science Lecture
Friday, Nov. 16 (1 - 2 p.m.)
Title: Driving GaN Power Transistors Beyond MHz: Efficiency and Reliability.
Speaker: Dr. Brian Ma, UT Dallas. more info

Reunion logo Reunion: The Dallas Review | Volume 8 Launch Party
Friday, Nov. 16 (6 - 9 p.m.)
Celebrate the launch of Reunion: The Dallas Review, Volume VIII with live performances and readings. Food and drinks will be provided. more info


The Wilcox SpaceThe Work of Liz Trosper
Sept. 22 - Dec. 14
The Wilcox Space hosts work by artist Liz Trosper, curated by John Pomara and accompanied by a small printed catalog with an essay by Danielle Avram. more info

Pet drive posterOSV November Pet Food Drive
Nov. 1 - 30
Help the Office of Student Volunteerism collect food for cats and dogs at the Second Chance SPCA. more info

Comet Cupboard logo3rd Annual Comet Cupboard Food Drive
Nov. 1 - 30
Join in helping to feed hungry UTD students. more info

American flagVeterans Day Flag Display
Nov. 9 - 10
The UT Dallas campus mall walkways will be lined with American flags in recognition of Veterans Day. more info

National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness WeekNational Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week
Nov. 12 - 16
Students have the opportunity to learn, serve and become advocates for the hunger and homelessness issues facing our campus and community. more info

UT DAllas Chess emblem UT Dallas Fall FIDE Open
Nov. 16 - 21
This is an open chess competition hosted by the World Chess Federation. more info

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