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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Faculty-Staff Appreciation Celebration

faculty staff appreciation

No matter how you phrase it—they let their hair down, were the "mane" attraction, showed their true colors—UTA's employees enjoyed an afternoon of games, treats, fellowship, and fun at the Faculty and Staff Appreciation Celebration on Tuesday at The Green at College Park. SEE MORE PHOTOS.


Be prepared for detours, alternative parking this summer for construction projects

Expect some road closures and parking adjustments related to campus construction projects this summer. Asphalt repair and restriping of Lot 36 near the Social Work complex will occur through Friday, June 2. A small portion of the lot will remain available during construction. Alternative student parking is in Lot 34 or the College Park garages. For more summer projects, go to the Pardon Our Progress page and scroll down to Summer Updates.


Early voting at MAC for June 10 run-off elections

UTA is a polling place for early voting in the June 10 run-off elections. Voting will be 8 a.m.-5 p.m. through Thursday, June 1, in the Maverick Activities Center. Learn more about the election on the Tarrant County Election Office website and at votetexas.gov.

Flexible Summer Hours Program begins Monday

4-day work week

UTA again will offer the Flexible Summer Hours Program Monday, June 5-Friday, Aug. 11. Participating employees work a compressed week of four 10-hour days with one day off during the work week. Managers must give written approval before employees can begin the program. Schedules for non-exempt employees also must include a minimum 30-minute lunch break. Questions? Contact Eunice Currie at currie@uta.edu or 2-7091.


Track and field trio heading to NCAA championships

Junior Emeka Nwangwu, senior Craig Lautenslager, and freshman Helen Falda earned spots in the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at the NCAA West Preliminary Round. The trio will be in action Wednesday-Saturday, June 7-10, in Eugene, Ore. LEARN MORE.


Special Olympics Summer Games

special olympics

Last weekend, UTA played host to the Texas Special Olympics' Summer Games. UTA Police participated in the Law Enforcement Torch Run through campus and the opening ceremonies at Maverick Stadium on Friday. President Vistasp Karbhari welcomed the athletes, their families and friends, and volunteers. SEE MORE PHOTOS.


Artists bring wares to international folk art market June 16-17

International Folk Art

See the talents of artists from around the globe at the inaugural Santa Fe International Folk Art Market at Arlington Friday-Saturday, June 16-17, at The Green at College Park on the east side of the UTA campus. The event is the first satellite site for the renowned International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe, rated the Best Art Festival in America by USA Today. LEARN MORE.


Coming Up

Through Dec. 29—Exhibit: "Walking the Line: The Diverse History of Organized Labor in Texas"

See more on the UTA events calendar.


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