January 23, 2019

January 23, 2019


Martin Luther King, Jr. waving to a crowd.

Dream Week, through Friday, Jan. 25, is the University's celebration of the contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Events include Diversity Dialogues, the annual Celebration Breakfast and the Day of Service meal-packing event. Some University services — such as Dining, the Eugene McDermott Library, the Activity Center and Comet Cruiser — will operate on different schedules or will be closed Monday, Jan. 21.

Events, Lectures, Seminars

steering wheel Hands-On Golf Cart Safety Training
Tuesday, Jan. 22 (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

tea cup Welcome Back Tea Break
Tuesday, Jan. 22 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
There will be an assortment of teas such as Earl Grey, English Breakfast, English Afternoon, Peach, Lemon, Spiced Cha, and South African Rooibos tea. more info

students in classroom CPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Tuesday, Jan. 22 (2 - 3:30 p.m.)
Learn about the Curricular Practical Training program, including the application process, eligibility and maintenance of status. more info

two staff members smiling Managers and Supervisors Certificate Series: Communication
Tuesday, Jan. 22 (2 - 4 p.m.)
Participants will examine different communication styles and discuss ways to deal with the different styles of communication. more info

man leading a lecture or speech Leadership Certification Workshop
Tuesday, Jan. 22 (3:30 - 4:30 p.m.)
Thursday, Jan. 24 (5:30 - 6:30 p.m.)
The aim of these workshops is to teach students how to develop themselves as leaders. more info

LGBT+ Mix and Mingle LGBT+ Mix and Mingle
Tuesday, Jan. 22 (5 - 7 p.m.)
A chance for all LGBT+ students to get to know each other during a fun game night. more info

three students walking down hall Student Government Senate Meeting
Tuesday, Jan. 22 (5:15 - 7:30 p.m.)
Students are welcome to attend regular meetings of the Student Government Senate. more info

orientation leader speaking to students Orientation Leader Information Session
multiple dates and times
Come to this information session to learn more about how to apply and what the position entails. more info

donuts Road Warriors Commuter Breakfast
Wednesday, Jan. 23 (9 - 10 a.m.)
Join Road Warriors and Commuter Student Programs for free doughnuts and kolaches. more info

a clock on top of a sign that says review time Annual Performance Review Training
Wednesday, Jan. 23 (10 - 11:30 a.m.)
This an opportunity for staff to learn about the changes coming to the annual performance review. more info

calculator on top of a spreadsheet Financial Fitness & Budget Bytes
Wednesday, Jan. 23 (10 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
The Student Success Center, University Recreation and the Student Wellness Center host this event about healthy being and healthy budgeting. more info

wellness center logo Croissants and Conception
Wednesday, Jan. 23 (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Get your conception questions answered and enjoy lovely pastries (while supplies last). more info

two-businessmen Small Business Innovation and Technology Transfer Programs Webinar
Wednesday, Jan. 23 (noon - 1:30 p.m.)
Learn about research priorities, the SBIR/STTR process and more. more info

two people at the career expo Secrets to Getting an On-Campus Job
Wednesday, Jan. 23 (1 - 2:30 p.m.)
This event seeks to inform international students on ways to prepare themselves to apply for jobs on the UTD campus. more info

grocery bingo Grocery Bingo
Wednesday, Jan. 23 (7 - 9 p.m.)
Play bingo for a chance to win one of 10 gift baskets including snack food, school supplies and more. Hosted by the Residential Housing Association. more info

staff chatting A Culture of Dignity and Respect: Session 1
Thursday, Jan. 24 (2 - 4 p.m.)
These sessions help the participants explore their own emotional intelligence and how they engage their co-workers to create a respectful and inclusive workplace. more info

Mission: Impossible Fallout poster Meteor Theater Presents "Mission: Impossible - Fallout"
Thursday, Jan. 24 (7 - 9:30 p.m.)
Join Meteor Theater for our first film of the new semester and watch Tom Cruise do the most insane stunts in the best action movie of 2018. more info

Dr. Kent Miller Organizations, Strategy, and International Management Seminar
Friday, Jan. 25 (10:30 - 11:45 a.m.)
Title: Strategic Issue Diagnosis by Top Management Teams: A Multiple-agent Model.
Speaker: Dr. Kent D. Miller, Michigan State University. more info

Dr. Dushan Boroyevich Jonsson School Distinguished Lecture Series
Friday, Jan. 25 (11 a.m. - noon)
Title: Future Electronic Energy Systems.
Speaker: Dr. Dushan Boroyevich, Virginia Tech. more info

Callier Flash Seminar logo Callier Flash Seminar
Friday, Jan. 25 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: An Evaluation of the QuickSIN and LiSN-S Tests Among Listeners with Age-Related Hearing Loss.
Speaker: Celia Escabi, UT Dallas. more info

Dr. Catherine Thorn Frontiers of BrainHealth Lecture
Friday, Jan. 25 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Neuromodulatory Signaling in Motor Cortical Plasticity.
Speaker: Dr. Catherine Thorn, UT Dallas. more info

Professor Yiorgos Makris Engineering and Computer Science Lecture
Friday, Jan. 25 (1 - 2 p.m.)
Title: Adaptive Trimming and Testing of Analog/RF Integrated Circuits (ICs).
Speaker: Dr. Yiorgos Makris, UT Dallas. more info

Tony Fiorillo Geosciences Seminar
Friday, Jan. 25 (3:30 - 4:30 p.m.)
Title: Alaska dinosaurs and their ecosystems: Old bones and new technologies.
Speaker: Tony Fiorillo, Perot Museum of Nature & Science. more info

students in a class Bachelor of Science in Global Business Q-and-A Session
Friday, Jan. 25 (4:30 - 5:30 p.m.)
This session will cover application procedures, program curriculum and degree requirements. more info

Augustin Wiedemann Augustin Wiedemann
Friday, Jan. 25 (8 p.m.)
Award-winning guitar player Augustin Wiedemann will perform. more info


art piece from the Comer CollectionComer Collection: Representation and Presentation in Photography
Jan. 18 - Feb. 16
The SP/N Gallery at Synergy Park North hosts art collection curated by UT Dallas doctoral student Francesca Brunetti. more info

A Retrospective posterCarolyn Brown: A Retrospective
Jan. 18 - Feb. 16
The Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History presents an exhibition of Dallas artist Carolyn Brown, featured in a retrospective look at a lifetime of documentary photography in the Middle East, Latin America and Texas. more info

Center for Vital LongevityThe Dallas Aging and Cognition Conference
Jan. 26 - 28
The Dallas Aging and Cognition Conference is sponsored by the Center for Vital Longevity. more info

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