April 30, 2016


Center for Vital Longevity lunch seriesCVL Science Luncheon Series
Monday, April 25 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Statistical Learning in the Mind and Brain.
Speaker: Dr. Nick Turk-Browne, Princeton University. more info

studentsStudent Startup Internship Fair
Monday, April 25 (7 - 9 p.m.)
The Student Startup Internship Fair features local startup companies looking for interns to fill various positions to help their companies grow. more info

Avenue QUT Dallas Theatre Open Auditions: 'Avenue Q'
Monday, April 25 (7 - 10 p.m.)
Prepare a comedic song from a Broadway musical for the audition. Bring sheet music or an accompaniment track. Auditions will include a puppetry activity. more info

studentsSummer/Fall 2016 Transfer Orientation
Tuesday, April 26 (8:30 a.m. -  4 p.m.)
Learn about UT Dallas resources, meet with academic advising, and begin the process of registering for classes. more info

computerIntroduction to Qualtrics (Online Survey Software)
Tuesday, April 26 (10 a.m. -  noon)
Learn how to create surveys, edit and distribute surveys, and view results. more info

teaTea Tuesdays
Tuesday, April 26 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Join the Galerstein Women's Center for some refreshing tea. more info

Tea TalksTea Talks: LGBTQIA Identities and Spirituality
Tuesday, April 26 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Join the Galerstein Women's Center and Wesley at UTD for a discussion on the intersection of LGBTQIA identities and spirituality. more info 

Study Abroad

Education Abroad Walk-in Advising
Tuesday, April 26 (1 - 4 p.m.)
Wednesday, April 27 (1 - 4 p.m.)
Thursday, April 28 (1 - 4 p.m.)
Learn about the program from staff and get information about the study abroad program. more info

Dr. Suresh P. Sethi

The Polykarp Kusch Lecture Series
Tuesday, April 26 (2 - 3 p.m.)
Title: Concerns of the Lively Mind.
Speaker: Dr. Suresh P. Sethi, UT Dallas. more info

eLearning training

Facilitating Teamwork with eLearning
Tuesday, April 26 (2 - 4 p.m.)
This workshop explains the effective use of groups and wikis, which have have proved effective in encouraging teamwork and a collaborative online environment for students. more info

JSOMMSIE/MBA Industry Event: Understanding the Dallas Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
Tuesday, April 26 (5:30 - 7 p.m.)
Learn more about Dallas' entrepreneurial ecosystem and the related degree programs at UT Dallas. more info 

poster contestUndergraduate Research Scholar Awards Poster Contest Finals
Wednesday, April 27 (9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
A panel of industry representatives will review the top posters from recipients of the Undergraduate Research Scholar Awards, given by the Office of the Vice President for Research. more info

eLearningAssessing Students with eLearning Part 1
Wednesday, April 27 (10 a.m. - noon)
In this workshop, participants will be introduced to rubrics, assignments and Turnitin. more info

yogaEmployee Wellness: Mindfulness and Yoga for Stress Reduction at Work
Wednesday, April 27 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Find ways to relax, calm your mind and body, and improve your focus at work and in your life with Angela Prior. more info

Paws for Finals UT DallasRelax, Relate Release: Paws for Finals
Wednesday, April 27 (1:30 - 3:30 p.m.)
Take a break from studying and visit a relaxation zone that includes cuddly therapy dogs, coloring books, meditation and more. more info

eLEarningIntroduction to Blackboard Collaborate 
Wednesday, April 27 (2 - 4 p.m.)
Topics include communicating within the software (voice chat, text chat), using the whiteboard, screen sharing, moderator privileges, and more. more info

PeopleSoftPS: Intro to PeopleSoft - Part 2
Wednesday, April 27 (2:30 - 4:40 p.m.)
You must take the Intro to PeopleSoft Part 1 online course before you can attend this instructor-led course. more info

JSOMCommercialization Boot Camp
Thursday, April 28 (8 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
You have a great invention. Now what? This course focuses on technical viability, intellectual property, and market feasibility. more info

researchScientific Citizenship Responsibility to Colleagues and the Community
Thursday, April 28 (10 - 11:30 a.m.)
Drs. Marion Underwood and Matthew Brown will explore scientific citizenship in the world of collaborative and applied research, and the impact of research on local and global communities. more info

eLearningAssessing Students with eLearning Part 2 - Tests
Thursday, April 28 (10 a.m. - noon)
In this workshop, participants will begin by learning how to create question pools (test banks) within eLearning, and randomly select blocks of questions to be presented to students during a test. more info

studentJunior Jubilee
Thursday, April 28 (11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.)
Join the junior party to celebrate being one year away from graduation. Food and drink will be provided while supplies last. more info

eLearningIntroduction to Turning Point 5 (Classroom Polling Software)
Thursday, April 28 (2 - 3 p.m.)
Participants will learn how to create polls, how to conduct polls in class and how to sync student responses with eLearning. more info

JSOMMS in Information Technology and Management Coffee Chat
Thursday, April 28 (5:30 - 6:30 p.m.)
Learn about test scores, getting great letters of recommendation and more. more info

KaraokeRadio UTD - Karaoke
Thursday, April 28 (7 - 10 p.m.)
Let off some studying steam by singing karaoke. more info

professional business woman2016 Rookie Preview
Friday, April 29 (8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.)
Introduction to Sales students compete with corporate guests serving as judges and buyers for the role plays. more info

Dr. James BartlettBBS Distinguished Lecturer
Friday, April 29 (10 - 11 a.m.)
Title: Exploring Behavior and the Brain.
Speaker: Dr. James Bartlett, UT Dallas. more info

golf teeThe 23rd Annual UT Dallas Golf Tournament and Scholarship Fundraiser
Friday, April 29 (11 a.m. - 8 p.m.)
Registration and lunch begin at 11:15 a.m. followed by the shotgun start of tournament play at 1 p.m. more info 

American flagStudent Veteran End of Semester Lunch & Career Roundtable
Friday, April 29 (11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
Student veterans and their spouses are invited to enjoy a free barbecue lunch while supplies last. more info

Cinco de MayoCinco de Mayo Celebration
Friday, April 29 (noon - 2 p.m.)
Los Reyes de Dallas Mariachi Band will perform. more info 

electrical engineeringElectrical Engineering UTDesign Expo
Friday, April 29 (1 - 4:30 p.m.)
Students will present their capstone projects completed during their senior design course. more info

piMathematics Colloquium
Friday, April 29 (2 - 3 p.m.)
Title: Representing Quantum Mechanics: Ideas from Frobenius to Heisenberg and von Neumann.
Speaker: Dr. Ambar Sengupta, Louisiana State University. more info 

studentsPreview Friday for Transfer Students
Friday, April 29 (2 - 4 p.m.)
Advisors will provide information about admissions, financial aid, scholarships and campus life. Academic advisors will hold information sessions about the schools that make up UT Dallas. more info

bioengineeringBioengineering and Mechanical Engineering UTDesign Expo
Friday, April 29 (2:30 - 4 p.m.)
Each team will show the prototype it designed to solve a specific engineering problem. more info  

mathematicsMathematics Colloquium
Friday, April 29 (3 - 4 p.m.)
Title: Applications of Sparse Recovery in Broadband Communications.
Speaker: Dr. Naofal Al-Dhahir, UT Dallas. more info 

business professionalsOPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Friday, April 29 (3 - 4:30 p.m.)
Learn about the OPT application process, employment and travel considerations, and reporting requirements. more info

multicultural7th Annual Diversity Awards Ceremony and Soiree
Friday, April 29 (5 - 7:30 p.m.)
The awards recognize the efforts and contributions of students, student organizations, staff, faculty and community members in advancing UT Dallas' commitment to embrace, enhance and celebrate diversity at all levels. more info

YangzhouConfucius Salon: Forum on Chinese Culture
Saturday, April 30 (4 - 5:30 p.m.)
Title: Marco Polo's Yangzhou: Was He Really a Governor There Under the Mongols?
Speaker: Dr. Dandan Chen, Yangzhou University. more info

GloriaUT Dallas Community Chorale
Saturday, April 30 (7:30 p.m.)
Under the direction of Derrick Brookins, the UT Dallas Community Chorale celebrates the spring season with a concert. more info


UT Dallas Art FestivalSpring Art Festival
April 26 - May 1
The festival will showcase the works of more than 600 students from more than 40 courses. more info

14th Annual Undergraduate Student ExhibitionSpring Show: 14th Annual Undergraduate Student Exhibition
April 29 - May 9 
See the work of dozens of students in the School of Arts and Humanities. more info

photoworks'Photoworks 2016'
April 8 - May 6
The work of advanced photography students investigates: the dialogue between human perception and camera optics; staged imagery involving the human form; reflections on self and identity; and observations of the function of objects in the context of the every day. more info

Machine in the Garden'The Machine in the Garden'
April 8 - May 6
From the simulation of cells multiplying in a petri dish, to the creation of biocybernetic art objects functioning within the landscape, these artists affirm that our 21st-century experience of nature has become forever transformed by the impact of science and technology. more info

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