April 25, 2019

April 25, 2019


2019 Spring Arts Festival text with floral background.

Spring Arts Festival Begins Wednesday

The festival features the work of over 600 students from more than 40 courses. Audiences have the opportunity to roam from one building to another, taking in art exhibitions and classical, jazz, theater, dance, guitar, piano and vocal performances.

Events, Lectures, Seminars

drawn colorful brain in a head CVL Science Luncheon Series
Monday, April 22 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Age Related Memory Differences: What Can and Cannot be Controlled.
Speaker: Dr. Chris Foster, Center for Vital Longevity at UT Dallas. more info

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

Student Leadership Awards Student Leadership Awards Banquet
Monday, April 22 (5:30 - 7 p.m.)
Awards to recognize students, staff and faculty. more info

My Country and My People poster Arts & Humanities Lecture
Monday, April 22 (7 p.m.)
Title: My Country and My People: China since Tiananmen.
Speaker: Dr. Rowena Xiaoqing He, Princeton University, Harvard University and St. Michael’s College. more info

Spring CARE Awards Ceremony
Tuesday, April 23 (9 - 10 a.m.)
The CARE Awards recognize staff members who have demonstrated superior performance, offered outstanding customer service and performed acts that have enhanced the image of the University. more info

presenter showcasing their research project Undergraduate Research Scholar Awards Poster Contest Finals
Tuesday, April 23 (9 - 11 a.m.)
A panel of industry representatives will review the top posters from recipients of the Undergraduate Research Scholar Awards. more info

two scientists in a lab setting Office of Research Seminar: FlowJo
Tuesday, April 23 (10 a.m. - noon)
This data analysis seminar is a comprehensive overview of FlowJo's features designed to improve the speed and efficiency of novice and intermediate users. more info

communitea logo CommuniTEA: Women in Comedy
Tuesday, April 23 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Stand-up comedy, though light-hearted and amusing, is often extremely violent and vividly obscene. Join us for a discussion about stand-up comedy’s roots and the people influencing change within the industry. more info

Sexual Assault Awareness Sexual Assault Awareness #CometConsent
Tuesday, April 23 (noon - 3 p.m.)
The Student Counseling Center hosts this event to raise awareness about sexual violence and to educate students on how to prevent it. more info

two pieces of art EODIAH Workshop Talk
Tuesday, April 23 (4 p.m.)
Title: Reports from Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History Graduate Fellows.
Speaker: Virginia Curry and Fatemeh Tashakori. more info

BBS lecture poster DCS Brownbag Talk
Wednesday, April 24 (9 - 10 a.m.)
Title: Examining the Association Among Sleep Problems, Relationship Satisfaction, and Gratitude in Romantic Relationships.
Speaker: Samantha Helfers, UT Dallas. more info

person getting a dental exam Free Dental Screening for Students
Wednesday, April 24 (9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.)
Call the Student Health Center at 972-883-2747 to make an appointment. more info

a student in the lab Responsible Conduct of Research: Responsibilities to Society
Wednesday, April 24 (2 - 4 p.m.)
This series is a blended learning, multi-session series designed to engage the UT Dallas research community in contemporary issues in research ethics and scientific integrity. more info

a tub of popcorn and 3D glasses Meteor Theater Cosmic Film Festival Screenings
Wednesday, April 24 (7 - 10 p.m.)
Join Meteor Theater in the SSA Auditorium as we screen the student-made films that have been entered into this year's Cosmic Film Festival. more info

Dr. Ed Finn Center for Values in Medicine, Science and Technology Lecture Series
Wednesday, April 24 (7:30 p.m.)
Title: The Promise and the Peril of Artificial Intelligence.
Speaker: Dr. Ed Finn, Arizona State University. more info

Dr. Leszek Lisowski Center for Engineering Innovation Seminar
Thursday, April 25 (11 a.m. - noon)
Title: AAV-based Gene Therapy: Are we there yet?
Speaker: Dr. Leszek Lisowski, Sydney University. more info

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

an image of stressfull multitasking Another Fine Mess: Dealing With Stress in the Workplace
Thursday, April 25 (2 - 4 p.m.)
Join us for this 90-minute session that looks at the root causes of our stresses and offers some ways to make the stress . . . less stressful. more info

black and white architecture EODIAH Workshop Talk
Thursday, April 25 (4 p.m.)
Title: Reliving World War I in Southern California: Richard Neutra's mid-20th century Domestic Architecture and the modern Landscape of War.
Speaker: Dr. Volker M. Welter, UC Santa Barbara. more info

student writing notes Writing Center: Revising for Academic Style
Thursday, April 25 (6 - 7 p.m.)
Academic style includes considering what tense is best for your topic, addressing your specific audience and being clear and concise. more info

Dr. Elizabeth Phelps The Jean & Bill Booziotis Public Lecture
Thursday, April 25 (7 - 8:30 p.m.)
Title: Memory, Emotion and the Brain: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.
Speaker: Dr. Elizabeth Phelps, Harvard University. more info

Salgado Maranhão and Alexis Levitin A Reading and Conversation with Brazilian Poet Salgado Maranhão and his Translator Alexis Levitin
Thursday, April 25 (7 - 9 p.m.)
Maranhão and Levitin will give a bilingual reading from three collections of poetry. more info

Awards show poster Meteor Theater: Cosmic Film Festival
Thursday, April 25 (7 - 9 p.m.)
Join Meteor Theater in the SSA Auditorium as we screen the student-made films and choose the winners that have been entered into this year's festival. more info

golf course 26th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament
Friday, April 26
Faculty and staff are invited to sign up for our 26th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament at Firewheel Golf Park in Garland. more info

Dr. Alice O'Toole BBS Colloquium
Friday, April 26 (10 - 11 a.m.)
Title: Face Representations in Deep Convolutional Neural Networks.
Speaker: Dr. Alice O'Toole, UT Dallas. more info

person writing down mathematical equations Mathematical Sciences Colloquium
Friday, April 26 (11 a.m. - noon)
Title: Project Sequence.
Speaker: Max Korenvaes, Arbor Diagnostics. more info

Dr. Elizabeth Phelps CVL Science Luncheon Series
Friday, April 26 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Mechanisms of Threat Control.
Speaker: Dr. Elizabeth Phelps, Harvard University. more info

Dr. Adam Green Frontiers of BrainHealth Lecture
Friday, April 26 (noon - 1 p.m.)
Title: Neuromodulation- and Real-World STEM Spatial Education-Based Improvements in Relational Reasoning.
Speaker: Dr. Adam Green, Georgetown University. more info

two gamers Students vs Esports Smash Brothers Tournament
Friday, April 26 (3 - 10 p.m.)
Esports team will take on the student population in the game "Smash Brothers." more info

two bookshelves at the library Write Nite: Extended Hours
Friday, April 26 (6 - 10 p.m.)
The Writing Center will have extended hours for students to work on papers and projects. Drop in with questions or work quietly in a supportive space. more info

HSF College Camp logo Hispanic Scholarship Fund College Camp
Saturday, April 27 (8 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
Free, bilingual, half-day college and financial aid workshops specifically designed for middle school and high school students and parents. more info

harambee festival poster Harambee Dinner & Awards
Sunday, April 28 (6 - 8 p.m.)
This end-of-year event is a celebration among several of the African American student organizations and the Multicultural Center. more info


image of a student sittingPhotoworks 2019
March 29 - April 26
Photoworks 2019 represents a selection of creative work completed by advanced photography students from The University of Texas at Dallas, curated by faculty member Marilyn Waligore. more info

photography piece from the collectionExperimental Methods: Zachary Chroust and Kaitlyn Killian
March 29 - April 26
Chroust and Killian present their two-person exhibition, which includes gelatin silver prints of burned negatives, stitching and splicing, selective development, chemigrams and a reimagining of contemporary portraiture. more info

hygiene item drive posterOSV Hygiene Item Drive
April 1 - 30
The Office of Student Volunteerism is collecting hygiene items for the Human Rights Initiative, a nonprofit that offers free legal services to immigrant victims of violence living below the poverty line. more info

Earth Week posterEarth Week
April 22 - 26
Celebrate Mother Earth with a variety of planet-loving events that help raise awareness in how we all can be more environmentally conscious. more info

Composition Jumpstart Project posterComposition Jumpstart Project 2019
April 25 - 27
Students participating in Dance Composition will have an opportunity to jumpstart their ideas by creating and setting works for the UTDance Ensemble and presenting them on the main stage of the University Theatre. more info

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