August 20, 2019

August 20, 2019


Students walking past food trucks on campus.

Fall Semester Starts with Weeks of Welcome

New and returning students are invited to join in Weeks of Welcome activities through Aug. 30. Events include the Comet Beach Luau, Volunteer Expo, Rec N' Wild, Silent Disco, the WOW Comedy Show and more.

Events, Lectures, Seminars

JSOM building foyer BS Supply Chain Management: Information Table
Monday, Aug. 19 (9 - 11 a.m.)
Tuesday, Aug. 20 (10 a.m. - noon)
Learn more about the supply chain management program. There will be information regarding upcoming events and student organization. more info

students in classroom CPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Monday, Aug. 19 (2 - 3:30 p.m.)
Learn about the Curricular Practical Training program, including the application process, eligibility and maintenance of status. more info

a rainbow of teabag flavors EqualiTEA @ the GGC!
Tuesday, Aug. 20 (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Join the Galerstein Gender Center for some tea, learn about our resources and share with us what equality means to you. more info

A person made of multiple identities Diversity Poetry Jam
Wednesday, Aug. 21 (7 - 9 p.m.)
Join us for a night of spoken word performances by local, established artists. Experience an inspirational showcase of talent and cultural diversity. more info

a group of people in a workout class Retro Wednesday Cardio Dance Party
Wednesday, Aug. 21 (8 - 9:15 p.m.)
Join UREC’s Group-X team for a fun-filled cardio dance sweat-fest to favorite pop tunes from days gone by. Please wear athletic shoes and clothes that allow you to move and groove. more info

a woman displaying a poster at the 2019 competition 2nd Annual Weeks of Welcome Poster Competition
Thursday, Aug. 22 (1 - 5 p.m.)
Nominated students will present their posters, followed by an awards ceremony and reception. more info

passport OPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Thursday, Aug. 22 (2 - 3:30 p.m.)
Learn about the OPT application process, employment and travel considerations, and reporting requirements. more info

Dr. Ping Gui Engineering and Computer Science Lecture
Friday, Aug. 23 (1 - 2 p.m.)
Title: GS/s ADC Based Cycle-to-Cycle Closed-Loop Adaptive Smart Driver for High-Performance SiC/GaN Power Devices.
Speaker: Dr. Ping Gui, Southern Methodist University. more info

lecture hall full of students Geosciences Seminar
Friday, Aug. 23 (3:30 p.m.)
Title: Circular scars and plugs as Initial Conditions that guide later Geology.
Speaker: Dr. John Saul. more info


Jerry Comer art pieceJerry Comer: Selected Works, 1958-Present
July 22 - Aug. 22
Visit the Nebula Gallery to see photos by UT Dallas alumnus Jerry Comer MS’77. The collection includes portrait, nature and architectural photography. more info

shen long art pieceFuture 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

Colored pencils.OSV School Supply Drive
Aug. 1 - 30
Help the Office of Student Volunteerism collect supplies for local kids via Community Partners of Dallas. Markers, colored pencils, erasers, glue sticks and scissors are especially needed. more info

ECS buildingComputer Science Lunchtime TechTalks
Aug. 19 - Sep. 13
The Department of Computer Science hosts an industry professional every weekday for a lunchtime talk with students. more info

Painting by Jessica Fuentes called RangePicture This: An Alumni Show
Aug. 19 - Sep. 14
This collection is curated by alumna Diane Durant PhD'13, UT Dallas associate professor of instruction and director of the Comer Collection of Photography. more info

The Rocky Horror Show posterThe Rocky Horror Show Auditions
Aug. 20 - 22
Auditions for the UTD Theatre and Dance Ensemble's production will take place in Jonsson 1.216 (The Rehearsal Hall). more info

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