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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

UTA hosts panel discussion on faith and diversity

Faith Forward Dallas

UTA in partnership with Faith Forward Dallas at Thanks-Giving Square will host an open discussion about creating and perpetuating a community of respect and compassion with three North Texas faith leaders.

"An Evening with Faith Leaders for the UTA Community: Understanding Diversity Through Faith" is 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, in the Rosebud Theatre of the E.H. Hereford University Center.

Speakers are Rabbi Debra J. Robbins of Temple Emanu-El in Dallas, Imam Omar Suleiman of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research in Irving, and the Rev. Michael Waters of Joy Tabernacle African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Dallas.

The event is free and open to the public. If you need an accommodation to fully participate, contact 817-272-6080 or studentaffairs@uta.edu.


NIT-Akron

Tickets still available for UTA vs. CSU-Bakersfield in NIT quarterfinal tonight at College Park Center

The UTA men's basketball team moved to the quarterfinal round in the National Invitation Tournament with an 85-60 win over Akron on Monday at College Park Center. The Mavs will play CSU-Bakersfield at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, at College Park Center. The winner will advance to the NIT Final Four, played at Madison Square Garden on March 28-30. LEARN MORE.

Tickets are $5 for faculty, staff, and students and $10-$25 for general admission. Tickets are also available at the CPC box office. Current UTA permit holders can park without additional cost.

Traffic will be heavy in the College Park District. Lots F10 and 11 will open for students at 8 p.m. Students attending evening classes can use south Lots 49, 51, and 52. LEARN MORE.


Lockheed Martin donation fuels career development

Lockheed-Martin Career Development Center

A $1.5 million gift from Lockheed Martin will help enhance UTA's focused, strategic approach to career development and the preparation of skilled and accomplished graduates for high-demand fields such as engineering. In recognition of the gift, the University announced Monday the naming of the Lockheed Martin Career Development Center on the UTA campus. LEARN MORE.

SACSCOC is Coming!

QEP

Did you know that every 10 years universities must seek reaffirmation of their accreditation? UTA will host a team of eight external reviewers Tuesday-Thursday, April 4-6, that will visit with various units to review their policies. A key element of the SACSCOC reaccreditation process is the development of a Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP). UTA's QEP focuses on engaging students in at least three out of five Distinguishing Activities by the time they graduate. These activities include internships, capstone projects, service learning, study abroad, and undergraduate research. Read the QEP plan at uta.edu/qep. LEARN MORE.


track honors SBC

Coach, three athletes win top SBC indoor track, field honors

The Sun Belt Conference honored four Mavericks with individual postseason honors. John Sauerhage, right, was named the SBC Men’s Coach of the Year, his 30th top coach honor with UTA's cross country/track and field programs. From left, Joel Duren was named the Men's Indoor Track Most Outstanding Performer, Tobi Fawehinmi secured the Men's Indoor Field Most Outstanding Performer, and Astrid Rosvall was honored as the Women's Indoor Track and Field Freshman of the Year. The men's track and field team won the SBC indoor championship title in February. LEARN MORE.


Lots 33W, F6 to close April 1; more ADA parking added to F8

Pardon Our Progress

Lot 33 West and the remaining spaces in Lot F6 will close Saturday, April 1, for more east campus construction. Both lots are north of the Maverick Activities Center. Lot 33W will be used for two residential halls, and Lot F6 will be the site of a dining hall. The structures will open for the fall 2018 semester.

Lot F8 now has 28 ADA parking spaces, plus the entrance gate has been removed. Anyone with an ADA placard or license plate or a disabled veteran license plate should contact the parking office for the correct permit. An active parking permit is required to use these spaces.


Coming Up

spring family day at ballpark

Through March 31—Women's History Month

Wednesday, March 22—Annual Celebration of Excellence by Students

Thursday, March 23—Spatial History Research Collaborative

Friday, March 24—Friday Night Film: 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'

Friday, March 24—Launchpad Entrepreneurship Workshop

Saturday, March 25—UTA Campus Limits Music Festival

Monday, March 27—RVSP Movie: 'Audrie & Daisy'

Through April 10—Spring Into Action Physical Activity Challenge registration

See more on the UTA events calendar.

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