Thu October 30

Film Screening: Sin by Silence, A Documentary About Domestic Violence

UTSA Women’s Studies Institute and Delta Xi Nu Multicultural Sorority, INC.

6 - 8 p.m.   |  JPL 4.04.22   |  Assembly Room   |  Main Campus

A film screening of Sin by Silence, a documentary about convicted women who advocate for a future free from domestic violence.

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Fri October 31

Intro to High Performance Computing for Life Sciences

Computational Biology Initiative/Texas Advanced Computing Center

9 - 12 p.m.   |  BSE 3.114   |  Main Campus

This foundational class provides beginners and intermediate users with information on using resources at the Texas Advanced Computing Center and hands-on experience managing computational workflows using a Linux command line environment.

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Fri October 31

iPython Notebook, RStudio, and Matlab at TACC

Computational Biology Initiative/Texas Advanced Computing Center

1 - 3 p.m.   |  BSE 3.114   |  Main Campus

Python, R, and Matlab represent three of the most widely used scripting languages for life sciences research. In three separate 30 minute sessions, you will learn how to access these tools on the high performance computing resources at TACC.

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Fri October 31

Panel Discussion: NIH Early Career Awards

UTSA Research and College of Sciences

Dr. Bernard Arulanandam

Assistant Vice President for Research Support and Jane and Roland Blumberg Professor in Biology

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.   |  JPL 4.04.22   |  Assembly Room   |  Main Campus

A presentation and panel discussion designed to help the UTSA postdoctoral and faculty research community better understand the range of NIH career awards available to them.

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Tue November 04

Teaching Large Classes and Surviving to Tell About It!

UTSA Libraries – Faculty Services

Dr. Lucretia M. Fraga

Teaching and Learning Consultant

Dr. Fraga provides professional development in effective teaching practices to faculty, students and staff. She has over 10 years of experience in working with faculty in higher education. Her research interests include the use of mobile devices for learning and changing pedagogical practices through the use of technology.

Dr. Fraga holds a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching with an emphasis on Instructional Technology from UTSA and a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from Houston Baptist University.

9 - 10 a.m.   |  JPL 4.04.12C   |  Faculty Center Conference Room   |  Main Campus

During this short one-hour session participants will learn about strategies successfully used by others to teach large classes.

A light breakfast will be served.

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