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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Claim tickets to see Kevin O'Leary, Fareed Zakaria

Maverick Speakers Series-O'Leary-zakaria

Tickets for the two remaining speakers in the 2016-17 Maverick Speakers Series are now available. Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary will speak on Thursday, Feb. 16, followed by CNN host Fareed Zakaria on Tuesday, March 7. Both events will be at 7:30 p.m. in College Park Center.

VIP packages include a private dinner and photograph with the speaker. Preferred seating has front-of-the-line access to the venue. The lecture is free for students, faculty, and staff and costs $5 for community members. LEARN MORE.

IRP info sessions set for Monday, Tuesday

Prepare to submit proposals for the Interdisciplinary Research Program (IRP) by attending one of two information sessions. Both sessions are 2:30-4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, and Tuesday, Jan. 31, in the Engineering Research Building. Monday's session is in Room 103, and Tuesday's meeting is in Room 228. For more information, contact Jon Weidanz at weidanz@uta.edu or login to the IRP Sharepoint site for more details and to submit a proposal.


UTA Wellness Committee would like your feedback

The UTA Wellness Committee is working with the UT System and system campuses on the Eliminate Tobacco Use (ETU) Initiative. Share your thoughts about UTA's tobacco-free campus for an ETU survey.


Mav Milestones

Cornell Brooks and Vistasp Karbhari

Cornell Brooks, left, national president of the NAACP, shared inspirational thoughts at the Martin Luther King Jr. banquet, held each year on the UTA campus. Dr. King's words are "perhaps even more needed today," writes UTA President Vistasp Karbhari. LEARN MORE.


Hours change for FabLab, Science and Engineering Library

The FabLab in the Central Library and the Science and Engineering Library in Nedderman Hall have new hours.


Free, assisted self-service tax preparations at Central Library

IRS-certified volunteers are ready to answer your questions through Saturday, April 15, at the Central Library. Bring all income and related documents as well as a photo ID and bank account information. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance volunteers are available 5-9 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays, and noon-6 p.m. Sundays in Room B20.

Coming Up

Border Land: The Struggle for Texas

Today, Wednesday, Jan. 25—Activity Fair Day

Today, Wednesday, Jan. 25—Woodwind Trio Recital

Thursday, Jan. 26—Voter Registration

Friday, Jan. 27—Service Learning Partner Breakfast

Tuesday, Jan. 31—UTA Symphony Orchestra Concert

Wednesday, Feb. 1—Study Abroad Fair

Wednesday, Feb. 15—Pizza with President Karbhari

Thursday, Feb. 16—Maverick Speakers Series Featuring Kevin O’Leary

Wednesday, Feb. 22—All Majors Job Fair

See more on the UTA events calendar.

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