Fall 2016 Calendar
Wednesday, August 24
SuccessU Faculty/Student Mixer – 10:45 to 11:45 a.m., Rio Grande Ballroom, 2nd Floor of E.H. Hereford University Center
This annual reception for incoming freshmen science majors gives students the chance to meet College of Science faculty and instructors and get their UTA experience off to a great start! Coffee, lemonade and cookies will be served, followed immediately by lunch for the students and faculty in the Bluebonnet Ballroom.
Friday, September 2
Welcome Week Ice Cream Social – 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Life Sciences Building Lobby
Join College of Science administrators and staff in the newly remodeled lobby of the Life Sciences Building for a free build-your-own ice cream sundae as we welcome our students back to campus!
Saturday, September 17
Wheels for Wellness Car Show – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sundance Square, downtown Fort Worth
Come to Fort Worth for this free car show benefitting The Prostate Cancer Resource Center at Texas Health, The Fort Worth AYA Oncology Coalition, and Cancer Research at UNT Health Science Center. While you’re there, check out UTA's College of Science booth and the College of Engineering's Formula SAE race car. Free prostate cancer screenings will be offered. All types of cars, classics, exotics and motorcycles welcome. Register online at http://wheelsforwellness.org/ for a discounted price, goody bag and free limited edition t-shirt.
Friday, September 30
Fall Faculty & Staff Meeting – 3:30 to 5 p.m., Central Library, 6th Floor Atrium
All COS faculty and staff are invited to attend our Fall Faculty & Staff Meeting. Provost Linda Johnsrud will be our guest speaker, and refreshments will be served. Please remember that your Mav ID is required to enter the library.
Friday, October 28
Chemistry Biochemistry Society 6th Annual Poster Symposium – 2-5 p.m., Chemistry & Physics Building, 3rd floor atrium
Open to all undergraduate students. Abstracts (250 words maximum) must be submitted by October 24 to firstname.lastname@example.org
. The winner will receive a paid trip to the National ACS meeting to present their work. Cash prizes for 2nd and 3rd places; honorable mentions will receive T-shirts.
Tuesday, November 1 to Saturday, November 5
2016 Science Week
The COS will host our annual Science Week celebration from November 1-5, spotlighting the achievements of our students and faculty and providing alumni with the opportunity to reconnect with their alma mater. More information will be posted on the COS website soon on special events planned for this week.
Thursday, December 8
COS Holiday Luncheon – 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Red River/Concho Rooms, 2nd Floor of the E.H. Hereford University Center
College of Science faculty and staff are invited to join us for our annual holiday luncheon, hosted by Dean Morteza Khaledi in the Red River and Concho Rooms of the E.H. Hereford University Center. An invitation will be sent later this fall requesting faculty and staff RSVPs.
Friday, December 16
Fall 2016 Commencement – 7 to 9 p.m., College Park Center
Please note that our Fall 2016 graduation ceremony will also include the College of Education. Information and special instructions will be posted on the COS website and emailed to students during the Fall semester.