August 28, 2016


The University of Texas at Dallas will greet new and returning students with Welcome Week activities that include games, plenty of free food and a comedy show featuring H. Jon Benjamin and Dan Mintz.

Organized by student organizations and campus departments, Welcome Week has expanded to more than 40 events over two weeks. read more

Events, Lectures, Seminars

libraryMcDermott Library Tour
Monday, Aug. 29 (11 a.m. - noon)
Thursday, Sep. 1 (10 - 11 a.m.)
Learn about the history, resources and services on each floor. more info

sips of scienceSips of Science
Monday, Aug. 29 (7 - 8 p.m.)
Learn how Opti-Speech will help in the treatment of speech disorders. more info

pool partyPop-Up Pool Party
Monday, Aug. 29 (7:30 - 9:30 p.m.)
The Residence Housing Association and National Residential Housing Honorary invite you to this kickoff event with games, water volleyball, music and food. more info

American FlagVeteran Services Center Open House
Tuesday, Aug. 30 (11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Enjoy a free lunch (while supplies last), meet other military-affiliated students and learn about the VSC. more info

studentsEnglish Conversation Hour
Tuesday, Aug. 30 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Thursday, Sept. 1 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Learn and practice English in a fun, informal setting. more info

itmInformation Technology and Management Fall Mixer
Tuesday, Aug. 30 (5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)
Graduate students are invited to chat with faculty. more info 

temoc and studentsUTDTV - Comets Got Talent
Wednesday, Aug. 31 (noon - 2 p.m.)
Thursday, Sept. 1 (noon - 2 p.m.)
Students auditioning for the annual talent show will display their talents at the Plinth. more info

education abroadEducation Abroad Information Booth
Wednesday, Aug. 31 (1 - 3 p.m.)
Learn more about study abroad programs offered through UT Dallas. more info

slcComputer Engineering Colloquium
Wednesday, Aug. 31 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Dr. Ding-Zhu Du, professor of computer science, will present his research and share how it relates to computer engineering. more info

slcPhysics Colloquium
Wednesday, Aug. 31 (4 - 5 p.m.)
Dr. Kat Barger, assistant professor of astronomy at TCU, will share her research on galaxies. more info

students groupDiscover AIESEC
Tuesday, Aug. 30 (7 - 8 p.m.)
Wednesday, Aug. 31 (7 - 8 p.m.)
Thursday, Sept. 1 (7 - 8 p.m.)
AIESEC offers youth leadership development through volunteering and internships. more info

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

artArt UTD - Workshops
Saturday, Sept. 3 (2 - 5 p.m.)
Students, faculty and staff are invited to make artwork. more info

happy studentsOnomatopoeia's Weekly Improv Night
Sunday, Sept. 4 (7 - 8 p.m.)
Play fun improvisation games and think on your feet, or just have fun watching. more info


microsoftMicrosoft Classes: Open to Students
Aug. 1 - Oct. 31
Learn the basics in Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel. more info

corporate challengeCorporate Challenge 2016
Aug. 12 - Sept. 17
The city of Richardson's Corporate Challenge is an Olympic-style competition. more info

iFriendiFriend Program
Aug. 15 - Sept. 11
This cultural exchange program allows students to learn about new cultures and make new friends. more info

atec'Constructed Realities'
Aug. 11 - Sept. 18
An exhibition by color photography students that addresses the concept of staged realities, the tableau vivant and various approaches to constructing narratives solely for the camera. more info

refugeesShanghai Jewish Refugee Exhibition
Sept. 1 - Sept. 30
The exhibit, Jewish Refugees in Shanghai, 1933–1941, brings together photos, personal stories and artifacts from Shanghai’s Jewish Refugee Museum. more info

Sept. 2 - Oct. 8
This exhibition attempts to embrace the unremarkable challenges of storytelling and documentation through an array of representational substitutions. more info

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