Past Events

2011

Graduate School Diversity Colloquium, March 25-26, 2011. 

Spring '11 Maversity Workshops Learn about diversity-related topics.

ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp, July 17-29:  a free, two-week residential camp for middle school students. The event is one of 25 planned this summer at universities throughout the U.S. to increase interest in math and science. It is made possible by a $80,000 grant to the UT Arlington College of Science from the ExxonMobil Foundation and Dr. Bernard Harris, Jr., the first African-American astronaut to walk in space and a NASA researcher.  The Harris Foundation, which Dr. Harris founded, supports programs that empower individuals, in particular minorities and the economically and/or socially disadvantaged, to recognize their potential and pursue their dreams.

Asian Heritage Month 2010
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Black History Month 2011
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Women's History Month 2011
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16th Annual NASA Honors Scholarship Benefit Powwow
March 5, 2011
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2010

November 3 at 7pm
UT Arlington Diversity Lecture Series presents: Kip Fulbeck. 
 Award-winning author, artist, and filmmaker Kip Fulbeck has exhibited in over 20 countries and has been featured on CNN, MTV, and PBS. Fulbeck is a professor of art at the University of California, Santa Barbara and is a four-time recipient of the Outstanding Faculty Member award. He speaks nationwide on identity, multiraciality, and diversity. He captivates audiences with his unique monologues and multimedia shows which combine comedy with a politically charged edge, leading audiences to honestly consider Who Am I? 

November 19 at 12pm - 3pm
Safe Zone Ally Training, Ransom Hall, Room 303  Participants in Ally Training will learn about heterosexual privilege, campus and community resources, and how to be supportive to members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community. At the conclusion of the training, participants have the option to display a Safe Zone symbol as a signal to the campus community, and especially LGBT individuals, that they maintain a safe and affirming environment.  After completion of the training, participants will receive a Safe Zone decal and resources, and will be equipped with the tools necessary to:

  • Respond in an appropriate, affirming and supportive manner to LGBT individuals
  • Know resources and/or where to find them
  • Examine his/her own attitudes, behaviors, and values, and challenge others to do the same

November 23 at 7:30pm
UT Arlington Maverick Speakers Series presents: Lisa Ling."Open Heart, Open Mind."
 Lisa Ling is former co-host of The View and current host of National Geographic Explore. Since joining Explorer as host in December 2002, Ling has covered the looting of antiquities in war-torn Iraq, investigated the increasingly deadly drug war in Colombia, examined the complex issues surrounding China’s one-child policy, and journeyed more than 1,600 feet (488 meters) to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. She serves as a contributing editor for USA Weekend and has produced eight documentaries for PBS, several of which have won awards. Ling co-wrote the books, Mother, Daughter, Sister, Bride: Rituals of Womanhood and Somewhere Inside.  Ticket and venue info >

October 2010:  Hispanic Heritage Month  Program information >

April 14: Dr. Jorge G. Castañeda, foreign minister of the Republic of Mexico, on immigration issues.

Starting April 10: International Week

March: 24th Annual Women’s History Month Lecture Series presented by the Women's Studies Program at UT Arlington

March 10-11: "The Mexican Revolution: Conflict and Consolidation 1910-1940," the 45th Annual Walter Prescott Webb Lecture Series presented by the Dept. of History. Learn more at: http://www.uta.edu/history/webb.htm

First week in March, 2010: Diversity Week

February:  Black History Month.
Program included "Night at the Gallery" event with art, jazz and poetry; A Crystal Stair: Journey through Oppression exhibit; "A Place at the Table for Minority Students at Traditionally White Institutions" lecture by Dr. Kimberly L. King-Jupiter of Lewis University; African American Experience Panel; and "Empowering Our Future: College Day for Dunbar Middle School."

February 20, 2010: Native American Pow Wow and NASA-AISES Honors Scholarship Benefit.

2009

November 27:  Native American Heritage Day

November 17 - December 3:  Native American group hosts gallery exhibit. The Native American Students Association and area tribal leaders host an exposé of ethnographical influence on modern American society at the University Center Gallery. The exhibit, "Thousands of Years of Sustainability," will be on display Nov. 17-Dec. 3.

November 16  "Cultural Learning." Jennifer Gray, associate dean for the Ph.D. program in the School of Nursing, will describe her own cultural learning as a missionary nurse in West Africa 30 years ago and as a nurse educator/researcher in East Africa recently.

November 16  Innocence Network Fundraiser: A portion of food sales go to the UT Arlington Innocence Network at this fundraiser. 6-10 p.m., Olenjack's Grille, Lincoln Square.

November 16 - 20  International Education Week looks at global careers. International Education Week will explore the benefits of international education and participating in programs that prepare Americans for the global workplace. The week's events are hosted by the Office of International Education. Faculty from anthropology, architecture, business, engineering, linguistics, nursing and physics will share their experiences of studying abroad. 

November 4  Community Empowerment Along the U.S. Mexico Border. Presented by the Center for Mexican American Studies at UT Arlington and OneBook

November  Asian Heritage Month

October  Hispanic Heritage Month

May 15 Graduation Celebration featuring keynote speaker Ambassador Ron Kirk, United States Trade Representative and former Dallas mayor

May 1 A Day for Social Justice: The 2009 Dallas Interfaith Exoneree Conference co-sponsored by the UT Arlington School of Social Work, Central Dallas Ministries, Christian Methodist Episcopal Church and the Hogg Foundation

April 29 Study Abroad Info Session and Drop-In Advising

April 15 Disability Etiquette 101: Why is Disability Part of our Diversity Today?

April 6-10 International Week

March 31 Women of Excellence Gala

March 7 14th Annual Powwow, sponsored by the UT Arlington Native American Student Association

March 2-7 Second Annual UT Arlington Diversity Week

March 3 Dr. Lani Guinier , held in conjunction with Diversity Week and Women’s History Month

March 2009 Women’s History Month

February 22 A Raisin in the Sun presented by the Black Student Association

February 21 2009 Outstanding African-American Alumni Award Reception honoring Zeb Strong and Blake Moorman. More >

February 17 Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, held in conjunction with the International Year of Astronomy

February 2009 Black History Month at UT Arlington

January 2009 Martin Luther King Celebration Schedule