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October 15, 2015  •  Alumni E-Newsletter Archive

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Dear UTA alumni,

Cooler mornings have us thinking of fall, and that means getting ready for Homecoming 2015 and our many reasons to celebrate! It’s easy to show your Maverick pride with such exciting things happening at UTA. Please share our success with fellow Mavericks and let us know about your good news.

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. Homecoming 2015 .

Homecoming 2015

It’s time to clear your calendar, call your friends and plan to join current students, faculty, staff and UTA supporters for this year’s huge Homecoming celebration Nov. 7‑14. From Thursday’s Distinguished Alumni Awards to Saturday reunions and a pre‑game street festival and pep rally, we’ve got an action-packed week in store. Be sure to check out the full schedule of events for what is sure to be an amazing weekend.

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. Innovation Day at UTA .

InnovationDay@UTA

Join us Thursday, Oct. 22, at College Park Center for InnovationDay@UTA, an event designed to encourage and recognize innovation and entrepreneurial excellence among students, faculty, staff and the UTA community. High school and collegiate teams kick off the day with a competition in which they will create a small vehicle prototype. UTA alumnus Fadi Bishara, founder and CEO of global startup accelerator Blackbox, gives the keynote address at 2:15 p.m. The event is free, but registration is required at www.utainnovation.com.

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. CAPPA Celebration .

CAPPA Celebration

Dean Nan Ellin and President Vistasp Karbhari welcomed alumni, community supporters, faculty, staff and students to a celebration of the College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs at a reception Friday, Oct. 9, in the Richard B. Myrick Courtyard on campus. CAPPA unites the School of Architecture and the School of Urban and Public Affairs as one of the nation’s premier programs in design, planning, public policy and development. View a photo gallery from Friday’s reception.

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. Mobile Mining .

Mobile Mining

UTA researcher Gautam Das is partnering with colleagues at Qatar University and George Washington University to use deep Web mining to make cellphone browsing easier. The $900,000 project will improve user experience and assist small businesses in the creation of mobile-friendly sites.

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SAVE THE DATE

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November

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Maverick Speakers Series: Daymond John

Get your tickets for Daymond John’s #MaverickSpeakers lecture to hear him discuss “Shark Tank Entrepreneurship.” Preferred ticket packages plus free general admission tickets are available at utatickets.com.

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November

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Thursday

 

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Distinguished Alumni Awards

An annual Homecoming tradition, the Distinguished Alumni Awards recognize alumni for their individual achievements, contributions to their industries or professions, service to their community and demonstrated loyalty to UTA. Individual tickets are $125. Visit uta.edu/homecoming for more information and to purchase tickets.

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Lady Mavs Homecoming Road Trip

Maverick fans are joining forces to be part of the MavStorm heading to Waco on Friday, Nov. 13, when the Lady Mavs take on the Baylor Bears. Tickets are $30 for alumni and $15 for students and include a ride aboard a chartered bus to and from the 6 p.m. game in Waco’s Ferrell Center. Visit uta.edu/homecoming for tickets.

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November

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Greek Alumni Reception

Join fellow UTA Greek alumni, faculty and staff members, and friends in a celebration before the Homecoming basketball game. Featuring all the Maverick pride you can handle, plus food, drinks and great music, this is an event you can’t miss. Adult tickets are $20 and children’s tickets are $5. Tickets are available at https://alumni.uta.edu/homecoming.

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To tell us what you’d like to know more about from UTA, contact utacommunications@uta.edu or the Office of Alumni Relations.

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