September 26, 2018

September 26, 2018


Events, Lectures, Seminars

students walking on campus Healthy U Workshops
Multiple dates and times
Hosted by the Student Counseling Center. more info

dental exam Free Dental Screening for Students
Monday, Sept. 24 (9 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
Call the Student Health Center to schedule your free dental screening. more info

students walking on campus Free Flu Shots for Students
Monday, Sept. 24 (9:30 a.m. - noon)
Comet Card required. First come, first served. more info

NSERL Cancer Research Seminar
Monday, Sept. 17 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Goal and Prospect of Establishing a Small Animal Imaging Core Facility for Cancer Research at UTD. more info

Erin Horne CVL Science Luncheon Series
Monday, Sept. 17 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Age-related Differences in Event-related Potential Correlates of Episodic Encoding and Retrieval.
Speaker: Erin Horne, graduate student, UT Dallas. more info

two students Student Leadership Programs: Leadership Certificate Workshop
Monday, Sept. 24 (1 - 2 p.m.)
Wednesday, Sept. 26 (5 - 6 p.m.)
This semester-long workshop series covers the Student Leadership Challenge Model and Five Principles of Exemplary Leadership. more info

students in classroom CPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Monday, Sept. 24 (2 - 3:30 p.m.)
Learn about the Curricular Practical Training program, including the application process, eligibility and maintenance of status. more info

student wearing UTD shirt SOC Risk Management Training
Monday, Sept. 24 (7 - 8:30 p.m.)
Annual risk management training hosted by the Student Organization Center. more info

JSOM building BS in Supply Chain Management Information Session
Tuesday, Sept. 25 (10 - 11 a.m.)
This session will cover program curriculum, degree requirements, student organizations and more. more info

tea Tea Tuesdays
Tuesday, Sept. 25 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Join the Galerstein Gender Center on Tuesdays for refreshing tea and conversation. more info

comet cents Comet Cents: Bank on a Secure Future
Tuesday, Sept. 25 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Join us as we talk about how to turn your bank and credit cards from a safety net to fall back on into another of many tools in your financial arsenal. more info

communitea CommuniTEA: Empowering Others through Self-Awareness
Tuesday, Sept. 25 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Learn about the intersections of privilege and marginalization as they pertain to you. more info

paint and brushes Time Out Tuesday
Tuesday, Sept. 25 (noon - 2 p.m.)
Come paint small rocks with inspirational messages or fun pictures. After the rocks are painted, we encourage students to hide the rocks around campus to spread positivity and brighten someone’s day. more info

Comet Ready! Comet Ready
Tuesday, Sept. 25 (2 - 3 p.m.)
The Office of Emergency Management explains the emergency response procedure for evacuation, sheltering and lockdown. The presentation focuses on preparedness. more info

couple dancing Salsa Dance Workshop
Tuesday, Sept. 25 (6 p.m.)
Learn how to dance like a pro at this interactive salsa workshop with the help of a professional salsa instructor, Sal from Alpha Midway Studio. Enjoy an interactive salsa workshop in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. more info

Mario Rotea American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Lecture
Tuesday, Sept. 25 (7 - 9:30 p.m.)
Dr. Mario Rotea will speak on research he is conducting at UT Dallas. He will also give insights into his background with aerospace. more info

SSB Free HIV Testing
Wednesday, Sept. 26 (9 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
Free HIV testing will be offered in the Student Wellness Center. Students need to make an appointment before the testing date. more info

Temoc in suit and tie Admin U: Impacting the World of UTD
Wednesday, Sept. 26 (10 a.m. - noon)
Admin U is a cohort program specifically designed for administrative assistants and administrative support employees. more info

trellis Participating in Consulting & Advisory Boards
Wednesday, Sept. 26 (10 a.m. - noon)
The Office of Research will discuss the benefits and challenges of engaging with industrial partners as a consultant or advisory board member. more info

students chattingESL Brownbag Lunch Conversation Hour
Wednesday, Sept. 26 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Bring your lunch and join the Student Success Center for an hour of English conversation. more info

DGAC National Disability Employment Awareness Month Summit
Wednesday, Sept. 26 (2 - 6:30 p.m.)
The purpose of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is to educate the community about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. more info

comet cents Comet Cents: Money Won’t Budge? Making Your Money Move for You
Wednesday, Sept. 26 (4 - 5 p.m.)
As college students, saving is a challenge in the budgeting process. We will discuss the fundamentals of creating a budget as well as important things to keep in mind to help you start saving. more info

Bao-An Li Physics Colloquium
Wednesday, Sept. 26 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Title: Probing the Equation of State of Super-Dense and Neutron-Rich Matter with Nuclear Reactions, Neutron Stars and Gravitational Waves.
Speaker: Dr. Bao-An Li, Texas A&M Commerce. more info

library The Writing Center: Campfire Trivia
Wednesday, Sept. 26 (6 - 7 p.m.)
Join us for a pub-style campfire trivia night, reflecting the theme “Only you can prevent plagiarism!” with a combination of academic and fun categories. There will be fall-themed snacks, hot chocolate and fun prizes. more info

get in the mix Mulitracial Mixer
Wednesday, Sept. 26 (7 - 9 p.m.)
The event will allow multiracial students to meet and interact and learn about all the services that the Multicultural Center offers. more info

SSA auditorium Movie Screening: “Arrival”
Wednesday, Sept. 26 (7 - 10 p.m.)
The Center for Translation Studies will screen this movie about a linguist who is tasked with communicating with extraterrestial intelligence. There will be a short presentation to introduce the movie and a discussion afterward. more info

speaker at podium Creative Writing Lecture: Christopher Carmona
Wednesday, Sept. 26 (7:30 p.m.)
Christopher Carmona is a Chicanx Beat writer who was recognized as one of the top five writers in 2014 by The Texas Observer.


Jiyoung Park Center for Teaching and Learning/Office of AccessAbility Lecture
Thursday, Sept. 27 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Students with Autism: An Expanding Frontier.
Speaker: Dr. Jane Thierfeld Brown, Yale Medical School. more info

students looking at textbook Academic Success Coaching: The Final Countdown to Midterms
Thursday, Sept. 27 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Join us in learning test preparation strategies and feel confident about walking in to ace your midterms. more info

Craig Stark CVL Science Luncheon Series
Thursday, Sept. 27 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Altering Human Hippocampal Function Through Aging and Environmental Enrichment.
Speaker: Dr. Craig Stark, University of California, Irvine. more info

comet cents Comet Cents: Be Your Own Boss
Thursday, Sept. 27 (2 - 3 p.m.)
Learn about the resources available to you to start your own business and meet several UTD entrepreneurs who will answer your questions. more info

staff chatting at a table Emotional Intelligence: A New Standard of Success for Today’s Workplace 
Thursday, Sept. 27 (2 - 4 p.m.)
This course introduces you to the concept of emotional intelligence and provides you opportunities to personally assess your skills and what you might do to enhance them. more info

library building OPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Thursday, Sept. 27 (2:30 - 3:45 p.m.)
Learn about the Optional Practical Training application process, employment and travel considerations, and reporting requirements. more info

Ram Mani Biological Sciences Seminar
Thursday, Sept. 27 (2:45 - 4 p.m.)
Title: 3D Genome Architecture and Transcriptional Regulation in Prostate Cancer.
Speaker: Dr. Ram Mani, UT Southwestern. more info

Berrelleza with guitar Faculty @ 5: Rodolfo Perez Berrelleza
Thursday, Sept. 27 (5 p.m.)
Guitar International describes Berrelleza as “an expressive performer who possesses a warm yet delicate sound.” The UT Dallas community has an opportunity to experience an exciting program featuring the music of the great MM Ponce of Mexico. more info

student writing Confidence in Writing and Speaking
Thursday, Sept. 27 (6 - 7 p.m.)
Giving presentations and writing papers can induce anxiety, but in this co-sponsored workshop from the Writing Center and Comm Lab, you can learn tips for writing and speaking with confidence so you can get that grade you deserve. more info

Athenaeum Review Athenaeum Review Launch Party
Thursday, Sept. 27 (7 p.m.)
Join us to celebrate the debut issue of Athenaeum Review, a new journal of arts and humanities. The first features essays on democracy promotion, African performance, bioaesthetics, Frankenstein, David Hume and Adam Smith. more info

speech bubbles Conversando con Cafe: What Does it mean to be Latinx?
Thursday, Sept. 27 (7 p.m.)
A panel discussion will dive into this question in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. We’ll have a diverse group of panelists discuss experiences of their Latinx identity and how the Latinx community is defying negative stereotypes. more info

movie ticket Meteor Theater Presents “Blockers”
Thursday, Sept. 27 (7 - 9 p.m.)
Relive prom night through the eyes of the parents as they try to stop their kids from losing their virginity. more info

mud volleyball Oozeball Tournament
Friday, Sept. 28 (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
Save the date and start forming your team for the annual Student Ambassador Oozeball (mud volleyball) Tournament, a 32-team single-elimination event. more info

rainbow-colored triangle SAFE ZONE Ally Training
Friday, Sept. 28 (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

Koeln Engineering and Computer Science Seminar
Friday, Sept. 28 (11 a.m. - noon)
Title: Hierarchical Model Predictive Control for Energy Management.
Speaker: Dr. Justin Koeln, UT Dallas. more info

SLC Mathematical Sciences Colloquium
Friday, Sept. 28 (11 a.m. - noon)
Title: Key Components for Developing Origination Credit Risk Models.
Speaker: Steve She, VP of Analytics, SCS Division. more info

Tracy Centenni Callier Flash Seminar
Friday, Sept. 28 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: New Insights on Heterogeneity in Dyslexia: From Gene to Brain to Behavior?
Speaker: Dr. Tracy Centenni, Texas Christian University. more info

Christine Ann Botosan JSOM Featured Speaker Series
Friday, Sept. 28 (1:30 - 2:30 p.m.)
Topic: Financial Accounting Standards Board Operations and Current Projects.
Speaker: Dr. Christine Ann Botosan, Financial Accounting Standards Board. more info

Athenaeum Review Athenaeum Review Reception and Panel Discussion
Friday, Sept. 28 (5 p.m.)
Athenaeum Review aims to foster a continuing intellectual conversation with the general educated public. A panel discussion with contributors to the first issue will address the present public prospects for criticism in the arts and humanities. more info


wrapped giftsOSV Gift Wrap Drive
Sept. 3 - 28
Donate colorful wrapping paper and new or gently used gift bags. Items will be donated to The Birthday Party Project, a local organization that hosts birthday parties for homeless children. more info

corporate challenge logoCorporate Challenge
Aug. 10 - Oct. 11
This Olympic-style competition brings local organizations together to raise money for Special Olympics Texas and engage in friendly competition. It includes a wide range of events, from softball and kickball to bowling and darts. more info

collect preserve changeSP/N Gallery: Collect Preserve Change
Aug. 10 - Nov. 10
Dallas-based artist Tracy Hicks (1946- 2014) is featured in a retrospective look at a lifetime of art-science collaboration as demonstrated through his creating and collecting, as well as his creative partnership and innovative visual adaptations. more info

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