Friday,
November 15, 2019

Friday,
November 15, 2019

Category:

2019 Homecoming, Go Comets.

Homecoming Events Begin This Week

The University of Texas at Dallas will celebrate Homecoming from Wednesday through Saturday. A sneak-peek event will be held Tuesday at the Plinth. Other events include a nighttime 5k, a chalk art contest, a talent show, a parade and Homefest. more info

Events, Lectures, Seminars

Veterans Day Balloon Display
Veterans Day Balloon Display
Monday, Nov. 11 (9 a.m. - 9 p.m.)
Learn about the history of Veterans Day. Tag your pictures on social media with #UTDVeteransDay. more info


Frontiers of BrainHealth Lecture Frontiers of BrainHealth Lecture
Monday, Nov. 11 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Age-Related Decline in Auditory and Speech Processing: Peripheral, Central, and Cognitive Influences.
Speaker: Dr. Sandra Gordon-Salant, University of Maryland. more info


CPT Workshop for F-1 Students CPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Monday, Nov. 11 (2 - 3:30 p.m.)
Learn about the Curricular Practical Training program, including the application process, eligibility and maintenance of status. more info


The Future of the Accounting Profession: A Conversation with AICPA Chair Bill Reeb The Future of the Accounting Profession
Monday, Nov. 11 (7 - 8 p.m.)
Join a conversation with William Reeb, chair of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. more info


Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Governance, Modules 5-6 Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Governance, Modules 5-6
Tuesday, Nov. 12 (8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
This program will provide everything a potential director needs to know about being on the board of a nonprofit organization. more info


Coffee with Veterans Coffee with Veterans
Tuesday, Nov. 12 (9 - 11 a.m.)
Join the Office of Diversity and Community Engagement in celebrating Veterans Day and recognizing campus and community members. more info


Tea Tuesdays with the Galerstein Gender Center Tea Tuesday
Tuesday, Nov. 12 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Join the Galerstein Gender Center for refreshing tea and conversation. more info


Reading the World Book Club - Brown Bag Reading the World Book Club - Brown Bag
Tuesday, Nov. 12 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Join the Center for Translation Studies for a discussion of Antal Szerb’s, Oliver VII, translated from the Hungarian by Len Rix. more info


The Center for Teaching and Learning Lecture The Center for Teaching and Learning Lecture
Tuesday, Nov. 12 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Understanding Challenges Faced by International Students.
Speaker: Leticia Zamarripa, director of global engagement and Lissa Walker, associate director of the International Student Services Office. more info


Overseas Travel for International Students Workshop Overseas Travel for International Students Workshop
Tuesday, Nov. 12 (2 - 3:30 p.m.)
Advisors will hold a travel workshop for international students interested in or planning to travel overseas. more info


EODIAH Seminar Talk EODIAH Seminar Talk
Tuesday, Nov. 12 (4 p.m.)
Title: The First Congregational Mosque of Córdoba.
Speaker: Dr. Heather Ecker, Dallas Museum of Art. more info


Common Grammar Mistakes & Editing for Grammar Common Grammar Mistakes & Editing for Grammar
Tuesday, Nov. 12 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Review some of the most common grammar errors and get tips on how to edit your papers. more info


Holidays Around the World Holidays Around the World
Tuesday, Nov. 12 (4 - 5:30 p.m.)
Experience how holidays give insights into our cultures and provide recognition to traditions from around the world. more info


Geosciences Seminar Geosciences Seminar
Tuesday, Nov. 12 (4:30 p.m.)
Title: Practical insights and techniques in seismic velocity estimation.
Speaker: Dr. John Etgen, BP Research. more info


Multiracial Like Me Multiracial Like Me
Tuesday, Nov. 12 (6 - 7:30 p.m.)
This workshop will explore multiracial identity, "passing", implicit bias and code-switching. more info


Staff Council General Meeting Staff Council General Meeting
Wednesday, Nov. 13 (9 - 11 a.m.)
The UT Dallas Staff Council meets the second Wednesday of each month to discuss council and University initiatives. Staff, faculty and students are welcome to attend. more info


Culture of Equity Training Culture of Equity Training
Wednesday, Nov. 13 (10 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
This training will help participants express concerns, ask questions and learn about issues affecting women, all gender identities and the surrounding community. more info


Thanks Day Thanks Day
Wednesday, Nov. 13 (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
The University will thank its donors. more info


2019 Anson L. Clark Memorial Lecture 2019 Anson L. Clark Memorial Lecture
Wednesday, Nov. 13 (4 - 5:30 p.m.)
Title: Quantum Computing w Atoms.
Speaker: Christopher Monroe, National Academy of Sciences, co-founder and CEO of IonQ, Inc. more info


University Emergency Medical Response - Stop the Bleed 2 and 3 University Emergency Medical Response - Stop the Bleed 2 and 3
Wednesday, Nov. 13 (6 - 7 p.m.)
UEMR will teach students how to help during life-threatening bleeding incidents. more info


eLearning Lunch & Learn eLearning Lunch & Learn
Thursday, Nov. 14 (noon - 1 p.m.)
The eLearning team invites faculty, staff and TA/ RAs to an interactive event on “Reimaging Math Courses with Hybrid/Blended Instruction”. more info


OPT Workshop for F-1 Students OPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Thursday, Nov. 14 (2 - 3:45 p.m.)
Learn about the OPT application process, employment and travel considerations, and reporting requirements. more info


Communicating Across Cultures, featuring Jean-luc Doumont Communicating Across Cultures, featuring Jean-luc Doumont
Thursday, Nov. 14 (2 - 4 p.m.)
Join this discussion on communication with acclaimed engineer Jean-luc Doumont. more info


Fall 2019 Biological Science Seminar Biological Science Seminar
Thursday, Nov. 14 (3 - 4 p.m.)
Title: Macrophages and Innate Immune dysregulation in Cystic Fibrosis.
Speaker: Dr. Emanuela Bruscia, Yale University. more info


Leadership Challenge Workshop Series: Encourage The Heart Leadership Challenge Workshop Series: Encourage The Heart
Thursday, Nov. 14 (3 - 4 p.m.)
Join Student Leadership Programs as we cover: recognizing contributions by showing appreciation for individual excellence, as well as celebrating values and victories by creating a spirit of community. more info


Instrumental Chamber Music: Student Recital Instrumental Chamber Music: Student Recital
Thursday, Nov. 14 (4 p.m.)
This recital is a collaboration between the woodwind chamber music class, collaborative piano class and students who are studying applied music. more info


Neuroscience Seminar Series Neuroscience Seminar Series
Thursday, Nov. 14 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Title: Locus Coeruleus Activation and Neural Plasticity.
Speaker: Dr. Carolyn Harley, Memorial University. more info


Academic Success Coaching Workshop - Stress Management Academic Success Coaching Workshop - Stress Management
Thursday, Nov. 14 (5 - 6 p.m.)
We will talk about various stress-busting methods to help you feel more at ease. There will be prizes and giveaways. more info


Revising for Academic Style Revising for Academic Style
Thursday, Nov. 14 (6 - 7 p.m.)
Writing an academic paper doesn’t mean just checking for grammar mistakes. Academic style includes considering what tense is best for your topic, addressing your specific audience and being clear and concise. more info


Engineering and Computer Science Lecture Engineering and Computer Science Lecture
Friday, Nov. 15 (11 a.m. - noon)
Title: The World's Largest Wind Turbine?
Speaker: Dr. Eric Loth, University of Virginia. more info


Callier FLASH Seminar Callier FLASH Seminar
Friday, Nov. 15 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: The Supporting Role of Caregiver Speech In Early Language Development for Infants with and Without Autism.
Speaker: Dr. Meghan Swanson, UT Dallas. more info


Engineering and Computer Science Lecture Engineering and Computer Science Lecture
Friday, Nov. 15 (1 - 2 p.m.)
Title: Silicon Odometers: Past, Present, and Future.
Speaker: Dr. Chris H. Kim, University of Minnesota. more info


14th Annual Svetozar Gligoric Transatlantic Cup Chess Match 14th Annual Svetozar Gligoric Transatlantic Cup Chess Match
Friday, Nov. 15 (1 - 3:15 p.m.)
The chess team will take their Internet seats across the boards from the talented team from the University of Belgrade in Serbia. more info


Design @ ATEC - Hugh Dubberly - The Third Era of Design Design @ ATEC - Hugh Dubberly - The Third Era of Design
Friday, Nov. 15 (2:30 - 4 p.m.)
Hugh Dubberly is a design planner and teacher. At Apple Computer in the late 1980s and early '90s, Hugh managed cross-functional design teams and later managed creative services for the entire company. more info


Geosciences Seminar Geosciences Seminar
Friday, Nov. 15 (3:30 - 4:29 p.m.)
Title: A New Paradigm for Classifying Remotely Sensed Big Data.
Speaker: Dr. Fang Qiu, UTD. more info


Future Comets Program Saturday Session Future Comets Program Saturday Session
Saturday, Nov. 16 (9 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
The Future Comets program helps students with math enrichment classes, leadership development workshops, and activities designed to introduce students to STEM careers. more info


Play With Me CCF Program at UTD Event During Homecoming Weekend Play With Me CCF Program
Saturday, Nov. 16 (10 - 11 a.m.)
The Center for Children and Families is offering a one-time experience for parents and children to participate in the Play With Me program. more info


An Evening of Vocal Jazz An Evening of Vocal Jazz
Saturday, Nov. 16 (8 p.m.)
Singer Rosana Eckert performs with Don Shelton (saxophone), Kelly Durbin (piano), Lou Harlas (bass) and Rich DeRosa (drums). 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


Alumni_2Alumni_2
Through Nov. 23
Alumni_2 showcases the dynamic artworks of former students from our graduate programs over the past 15 years. Works will range from video, painting to digital imagery. more info


Graduate Thesis Exhibition: Marjaneh GoudarziGraduate Thesis Exhibition: Marjaneh Goudarzi
Through Nov. 23
View Goudarzi's exhibition in the SP/N Gallery. 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


4th Annual Comet Cupboard Food DriveComet Cupboard Food Drive
Through Nov. 29
The Comet Cupboard aims to collect 1,200 food items and help our students in need. Donations of cereal, peanut butter and jelly are appreciated. more info


OSV November Pet Food DrivePet Food Drive
Through Nov. 30
The Office of Student Volunteerism is collecting food for cats and dogs at the Second Chance SPCA. more info


Veterans Day Flag DisplayVeterans Day Flag Display
Nov. 11 - 12
The UT Dallas campus mall walkways will be lined with U.S. flags in recognition of Veterans Day, which is Nov. 11. more info


Comet Cap Online ContestComet Cap Online Contest
Nov. 11 - 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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