May 23, 2015


Six Flags over TexasCultural Trip to Six Flags Over Texas
Monday, May 18 (9:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.)
Intercultural Programs will provide transportation to and from the park, while students are responsible for purchasing their own ticket (discounted price of $45.35 at the Comet Center). more info

TemocTransfer Student Orientation
Tuesday, May 19 (9 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
Orientation is one-stop shopping for everything transfer students need to know during their time at UT Dallas. more info  

airplane taking offPre-Departure Orientation
Tuesday, May 19 (10:30 a.m. - noon)
A required component of the application process, this orientation will include valuable information to help you prepare for your study abroad experience. more info 

Tuesday, May 19 (2 - 3 p.m.)
In this session the Office of Sponsored Projects will discuss research contracts as a vehicle to “get research done.” more info

passportChanging to F-1 Status Workshop
Tuesday, May 19 (2 - 3:30 p.m.)
ISSO international student advisors will explain the application process, advantages and disadvantages, as well as considerations when changing to F-1 from specific visa types. more info

geographicsGeocomputation Conference
May 20 -23 (8 a.m. - 10 p.m.)
A premier academic research conference focusing on computational methods for geospatial information understanding and geographic problem solving. more info

international studentsInternational Student Orientation
Wednesday, May 20 (8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
For students on F or J visas starting at UT Dallas this summer. more info

graduate studentGraduate Student Orientation
Wednesday, May 20 (3:15 - 5:30 p.m.)
Graduate Student Orientation provides information on academic expectations, campus involvement and resources that will help you become a more successful student. more info

cyber securityECS Lecture
Thursday, May 21 (10 - 11 a.m.)
Title:  CyberProbe and AutoProbe: Towards Internet-Scale Active Detection of Malicious Servers
Speaker: Dr. Juan Caballero, IMDEA Software Institute. more info

catch comet pride logoCatch Comet Pride - Session 2
Thursday, May 21 (10 a.m. - noon)
Participants will be reintroduced to the customer service model and exposed to customer service best practices and common barriers to providing good service. more info

professional workersOPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Thursday, May 21 (2:30 - 3:45 p.m.)
Learn about the OPT application process, employment and travel considerations, and reporting requirements. more info

education abroadEducation Abroad Walk-In Advising
Friday, May 22 (8:30 - 10:30 a.m.)
Thinking about studying abroad and need some guidance from an Education Abroad staff member? Visit the International Center for advising. more info

Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft Office for Beginners
Friday, May 22 (9 a.m. - noon)
You will learn how to create basic Word document and simple Excel spreadsheet with beginner edits and formatting, start a text slide in PowerPoint, the Internet and Windows Explorer at UTD. more info

UT Dallas LogoPreview Friday
Friday, May 22 (2 - 4 p.m.)
Service advisors will provide transfer students with details about admissions, financial aid, scholarships and campus life. Academic advisors will also conduct school-specific information sessions. more info


The Birds - George C. McGuigan Jr.'The Birds' - George C. McGuigan Jr.
May 22 - May 29
A multimedia exhibit by Arts and Technology graduate student George C. McGuigan Jr. Opening reception will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday May 22. more info

Landscapes of Mothering - Cynthia Miller‘Landscapes of Mothering’ - Cynthia Miller
May 22 - June 19
Cynthia Miller maps the new and constantly changing terrain of mothering using a toy camera with a plastic lens. The images reference family narratives in photo albums and home movies, and create maternal identity through the stories being told. more info

Somewhere in Texas - Devyn Gaudet'Somewhere in Texas' - Devyn Gaudet
May 22 - June 19
By juxtaposing familiar images of the Texas landscape with unfamiliar details about the state itself, the exhibit explores the gap between the vernacular and the landscape, often merging the two. more info

Media Contact: Office of Media Relations, UT Dallas (972) 883-2155.

  • parking-mapConstruction, Repairs
    to Affect Parking, Traffic

  • As part of the next phase of the Loop Road expansion, beginning Monday, parking lots A and B will be closed for resurfacing and restriping, and the entrance to campus on Lookout Drive will be renovated. read more
  • Volunteerism

  • Volunteer opportunities are available on an ongoing basis. For more events, consult the listings on the Office of Student Volunteerism website.
  • Career Center
  • CPT Information Session
    Wednesday, May 20 (10 - 11:30 a.m.)

    Learn Strategic Interviewing Skills
    Wednesday, May 20 (1 - 2 p.m.)

    The center provides resources, employer connections and assistance in support of career paths for students and alumni. For future events, consult listings on the Career Center calendar and JSOM Career Management Center websites.
  • Oral Examinations
  • Sneha Bakshi
    Monday, May 18, at 9:30 a.m.
    GR 2.326

    Shanshan Wang
    Monday, May 18, at 10 a.m.
    FO 2.404

    Bingfeng Yang
    Arts and Humanities
    Monday, May 18, at 2 p.m.
    JO 5.602

    Uditha Amarananda Wijesuriya
    Tuesday, May 19, at 10 a.m.
    FO 2.404

    Osamah Abdulelah Almuayyad
    Public Policy and Political Economy
    Tuesday, May 19, at 11 a.m.
    GR 2.326
  • Social Media
  • A number of UT Dallas departments and organizations provide social media channels. A list is available on the Social Media Directory page.

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