Best Bets: Events to Anticipate, Week of 8/29/16
Date Published: Aug. 26, 2016
Quick. Make a list. What am I missing? You only have Saturday and Sunday before classes
start again on Monday, and you need to be ready so you can start this semester off
The most important thing to do in this situation is to not panic. Relax.
For those who need to purchase last-minute books and supplies for classes the University of Dallas bookstore is open from 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday or, if you’re trying to save a little money, you can always try to purchase your
books on Amazon (Amazon Prime rules!).
Saturday you can also watch the men’s soccer team gear up for a scrimmage match with the University
of Texas-Dallas (that other university from Dallas) at 10 a.m., before the Crusaders kick off their season at
home against Howard Payne University Sept. 1 at 3 p.m.
While the rest of the university is shut down, you can still attend your Sunday Mass
at the Church of Incarnation at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Hopefully by now you’re into the school routine. If you’re not, get on board, because
the semester has begun. For those with 8 a.m. class — I’m sorry.
If you’re good with numbers and think you have what it takes to make savvy investments,
then there’s a recruiting event on Tuesday with Suntrust Bank in the Serafy Room (138)
in SB Hall, where you’ll learn about investment banking and Suntrust’s portfolio management
analyst position. Seniors, you’re encouraged to submit resumes to John.Norton@suntrust.com. Candidates who are selected will interview the following week.
How do I get my first job? What’s the key? Can someone just sprinkle me with fairy
dust? Not quite, but you can hear from alumni who have been in your shoes and get
their insights on landing the job you’re seeking in a Q&A panel discussion with professionals
across a variety of industries. The event starts Wednesday at 3 p.m. in the Serafy
Room (138) in SB Hall.
There’s less than a week left, and if you haven’t registered, odds are the workshop
will fill up before it’s too late. Seniors are invited to take part in a workshop
led by Associate Dean of Constantin College Scott Crider, Ph.D., and Associate Professor
Andrew Osborn, Ph.D., dealing with crafting personal statements for your graduate
school applications. The workshop takes place at 4 p.m. in Carpenter Hall, Room 221.
By now your brain is gooze from your second week of classes, and you’re ready to relax
by Thursday evening. Well, TGIT starts at 9 p.m. in the Rat. Freshman who are unfamiliar
with TGIT, you can catch live music in the Rat and enjoy the night with friends, games
and drinks (beer if you’re 21 or over, nonalcoholic beverages, obviously, if you’re
The Philosophy Department continues its philosophy colloquia with Associate Professor Matthew Walz, Ph.D, discussing
being religious from 3-4 p.m. in Braniff 201.
For a complete listing please visit UD’s calendar of events.