October 22, 2018

October 22, 2018


State of the University

UT Dallas President Richard C. Benson will discuss the current outlook and plans for the University at the State of the University Address on Monday at 3:30 p.m. in the Edith O’Donnell Arts and Technology Building Lecture Hall. Leaders of the Academic Senate, Staff Council and Student Government will also speak. more info

Events, Lectures, Seminars

dental exam Free Dental Screening for Students
Monday, Oct. 22 (9 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
Call the Student Health Center to make an appointment. more info

Center for Vitality CVL Science Luncheon Series
Monday, Oct. 22 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: The Aging Brain Network.
Speaker: Dr. Gagan Wig, UT Dallas. more info

person meditating against the sky Healthy U Workshop: Navigating Stress
Monday, Oct. 22 (2 - 3 p.m.)
Socially Savvy is a workshop designed for students who want to increase their confidence in social settings, improve their communication skills and strengthen their relationships. more info

students in classroom CPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Monday, Oct. 22 (2 - 3:30 p.m.)
Learn about the Curricular Practical Training program, including the application process, eligibility and maintenance of status. more info

Christine Lee Geometry Topology Dynamical Systems Seminar
Monday, Oct. 22 (2:30 - 3:30 p.m.)
Title: The Strong Slope Conjecture for Montesinos Knots.
Speaker: Christine Lee, University of South Alabama. more info

couple holding hands One Love Escalation Workshop
Monday, Oct. 22 (6 p.m.)
Learn about the signs of dating violence and how to handle it. more info

two staff memebers A Culture of Dignity and Respect - Session 2
Tuesday, Oct. 23 (10 a.m. - noon)
This series will focus on how well we work together. Are we the kind of co-worker who creates a healthy, respectful environment or are we the kind of employee whom others avoid? more info

cup of tea Tea Tuesdays with the Galerstein Gender Center
Tuesday, Oct. 23 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Join the Galerstein Gender Center on Tuesdays for refreshing tea and conversation. more info

jsom BS in Information Technology and Systems Coffee Chat
Tuesday, Oct. 23 (4 - 5:30 p.m.)
Learn about the ITS program, including internships, student groups and more. more info

credit card Comet Credit
Tuesday, Oct. 23 (5:30 - 6:30 p.m.)
Debunk the myths, understand the facts, and learn how to start building good credit. more info

students in a classroom Risk Management Training
Tuesday, Oct. 23 (7 - 8 p.m.)
This is a makeup workshop for those that missed the previous risk management trainings. more info

logo for Lift Off Series Lift Off Music Series: Thomas Crsorba & Vacation Manor
Tuesday, Oct. 23 (7:30 - 9 p.m.)
Join us for an outdoor concert event brought to you by SUAAB that highlights up-and-coming artists from the area and across the country. more info

escape room text Escape Room Challenge
Wednesday, Oct. 24 (11 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
Come alone or with your closest friends and try to escape. Winners will receive special SUAAB merch. more info

wellness center Candy and Cybersex
Wednesday, Oct. 24 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Come learn about the dangers of cybersex. If that doesn't sound fun, there will be candy. more info

students at a table Leadership Certification Workshop
Wednesday, Oct. 24 (5 - 6 p.m.)
Student Leadership Programs hosts the leadership certification workshops each semester to introduce the five principles of exemplary leadership. more info

ally 2.0 logo Ally 2.0
Wednesday, Oct. 24 (5 - 7 p.m.)
This program is designed to meet the needs of those who have been trained as a SAFE ZONE Ally at UTD and wants a deeper understanding of the issues faced by members of the LGBT+ community. more info

zombie run poster 3rd Annual Zombie Run
Wednesday, Oct. 24 (6:30 - 10 p.m.)
Come out to Phase 8-9 in University Village to test your zombie apocalypse readiness. Groups of runners will be sent from the Phase 8 Clubhouse with a map and will try to outsmart zombies. more info

Natalia Sylvester Creative Writing Lecture
Wednesday, Oct. 24 (7:30 p.m.)
The lecture will feature Natalia Sylvester, an Austin-area freelance writer and faculty member of the low-residency MFA program at Regis University. more info

Temoc in a suit Catch Comet Pride: Managing Service Excellence Part 2
Thursday, Oct. 25 (10 a.m. - noon)
This class will examine key management skills to ensure your team excels in providing service excellence. more info

OMGraduation poster OMGraduation
Thursday, Oct. 25 (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
This fair will help you to prepare for all aspects of your job search and transition to becoming an alum. Free snacks and giveaways. more info

students in a classroom or lecture Society for the Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science
Thursday, Oct. 25 (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
A panel discussing graduate school requirements and why students choose graduate school versus medical school. more info

woman writing notes Veteran Career Builder Series
Thursday, Oct. 25 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Companies provide lunch and a presentation after which representatives will be available for networking. more info

staff chatting Emotional Intelligence Practicum: Part 2 - Manage Yourself
Thursday, Oct. 25 (2 - 4 p.m.)
This session will take the next step and examine the importance of being able to manage ourselves in the face of disruptive emotions and how to behave less impulsively. more info

researcher with a test tube Office of Research: Community Workshop
Thursday, Oct. 25 (2 - 4 p.m.)
The Office of Research Community Workshops are informal one-on-one help sessions for researchers who have questions related to various topics. more info

passport OPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Thursday, Oct. 25 (2:30 - 3:45 p.m.)
Learn about the OPT application process, employment and travel considerations, and reporting requirements. more info

girl writing notes The Writing Center: Evaluating Sources
Thursday, Oct. 25 (6 - 7 p.m.)
This workshop takes you through what makes a source reliable or unreliable, primary or secondary, where to look for reliable sources, and gives general tips on how to analyze these sources to make best use of your time. more info

jack o lantern The Writing Center: Vamp Up Grammar
Thursday, Oct. 25 (7 - 8 p.m.)
Come as you are, or dressed in costume. We’ll be having snacks and fun activities with grammar and writing, all with a spooky theme. more info

A Quiet Place movie poster Meteor Theater Presents "A Quiet Place"
Thursday, Oct. 25 (7 - 9 p.m.)
Shhhhh... we're showing "A Quiet Place" for free. Don't say a word. Doors open at 6:30. more info

halloween cookies Dancing for a Cause: Halloween Social
Thursday, Oct. 25 (7 - 10 p.m.)
This is the group's social for this month. more info

Boris Mordukhovich Mathematical Sciences Colloquium
Friday, Oct. 26 (11 a.m. - noon)
Title: Optimal Control of the Sweeping Process.
Speaker: Dr. Boris Mordukhovich, Wayne State University. more info

 Kevin Lynch Engineering and Computer Science Lecture
Friday, Oct. 26 (11 a.m. - noon)
Title: Motion Planning and Control for Robot and Human Manipulation.
Speaker: Dr. Kevin Lynch, Northwestern University. more info

SLC Building Computational Science Seminar
Friday, Oct. 26 (11 a.m. - noon)
Title: Difference-of-Convex Learning: Optimization with Nonconvex Sparsity Functions.
Speaker: Miju Ahn, Southern Methodist University. more info

Sara Benham Callier Flash Seminar
Friday, Oct. 26 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Novel Phonological Sequence Learning in Early Typical and Atypical Development.
Speaker: Sara Benham, UT Dallas student. more info

Martin Andraud Engineering and Computer Science Lecture
Friday, Oct. 26 (3 - 4 p.m.)
Title: Make our Chips Decide: A Step Towards Resource-efficient Self-adaptive Analog and Mixed-signal Circuits Using On-chip Machine Learning.
Dr. Martin Andraud, TU Eindhoven and KU Leuven. more info

students in JSOM studying BS in Supply Chain Management Online Information Session
Friday, Oct. 26 (3 - 4 p.m.)
This session will cover what is supply chain management, program curriculum, degree requirements, student organizations and more. more info

Trunk or treat poster Trunk or Treat 2018
Friday, Oct. 26 (6 - 8 p.m.)
Join Residential Life for this opportunity for the UT Dallas and surrounding communities to bring their families for a safe, fun alternative to trick-or-treating. more info

music group on stage Orange, Green and Blue Notes Combo
Friday, Oct. 26 (8 p.m.)
Professional musicians on the faculty and staff of UT Dallas perform from The Great American Songbook as well as jazz standards by artists such as Dizzy Gillespie, John Coltrane and Stanley Turrentine. more info

Doctor Peter Hayes Burton C. Einspruch Holocaust Lecture Series
Sunday, Oct. 28 (4 p.m.)
Title: Why? Explaining the Holocaust.
Speaker: Dr. Peter Hayes, the emeritus Theodore Zev Weiss Holocaust Educational Foundation Professor of Holocaust Studies at Northwestern University. more info


eyeglassesOSV Eyeglasses Drive
Oct. 1 - 31
Help the OSV collect new or gently used eyeglasses. Donations will go to Lions Club International projects designed to prevent blindness, restore eyesight and improve eye health worldwide. more info

collect preserve changeSP/N Gallery: Collect Preserve Change
Aug. 10 - Nov. 10
Dallas-based artist Tracy Hicks (1946- 2014) is featured in a retrospective look at a lifetime of art-science collaboration as demonstrated through his creating and collecting, as well as his creative partnership and innovative visual adaptations. more info

The Wilcox SpaceThe Work of Liz Trosper
Sept. 22 - Dec. 14
The Wilcox Space hosts work by artist Liz Trosper, curated by John Pomara and accompanied by a small printed catalog with an essay by Danielle Avram. more info

Karl UmlaufSP/N Gallery: The Masterful Drawings of Texas Artist Karl Umlauf
Oct. 5 - Nov. 10
Reflecting on the signature drawings of Baylor University professor and artist in residence Karl Umlauf, the gallery presents 50 years of his works on paper. more info

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