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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

UTA, Arlington ISD create new path to baccalaureate

  AISD MOC  

UTA and the Arlington Independent School District signed an agreement that provides a seamless transition to a four-year university degree for traditionally underserved high school students currently enrolled at Arlington Collegiate High School, located on Tarrant County College’s Southeast Campus. ACHS students already can earn an associate’s degree from TCC Southeast that requires, in general, taking 60 hours of dual-credit course work while they are still in high school. See more photos. LEARN MORE.

Blazing Race winners announced

  Blazing Race  

Humanikins and SLIMsons took top honors in The Blazing Race, an on-campus race sponsored by the UTA Wellness Program. The race on Employee Health and Fitness Day had more than 150 employees in 33 teams participating. See more race results. See more photos.


University Club has new menu

See the new menu for the University Club in Davis Hall, which is open 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday.


Reserve a display case for department or student organization

Reservations for display cases in the University Center are now open for summer and fall terms. Departments and student organizations can reserve a case for two weeks twice a semester. Make a reservation at the Student Organizations Office in Suite B120 of the University Center. Send questions to sao@uta.edu.


Manager approval required for affiliate accounts

Approvals are now needed by department managers or higher administrators to process affiliate accounts. The IT Help Desk will contact the manager listed in the request for final approval. Processing may be delayed without proper approvals. All other affiliate processing guidelines continue. For questions, contact the IT Help Desk at helpdesk@uta.edu and 817-272-2208.


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Assessment workshops set for Monday afternoon

Plan to attend a UTA Assessment Workshop 3-5 p.m. Monday, June 12, in the Rady Room, Room 601, of Nedderman Hall. Featured academic assessment works are by Teresa Doughty, dean of the College of Education; Beth Mancini, professor of nursing, senior associate dean for education innovation, and chair for undergraduate nursing programs; and Jamie Rogers, professor and associate chair of industrial, manufacturing, and systems engineering. The Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Reporting sponsors the program.


Watch three Mavericks at NCAA track/field championships

See senior Craig Lautenslager on ESPN and junior Emeka Nwangwu and freshman Helen Falda on ESPN2 in the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships today, Wednesday-Saturday, June 7-10, in Eugene, Ore. LEARN MORE.


Apply for Service Learning's Faculty Fellows program

The UTA Center for Service Learning's Faculty Fellows program educates faculty on ways of incorporating service learning into courses while fostering relationships and research opportunities across disciplines and with community agencies. Apply at uta.edu/ccsl by Friday, June 30. Contact Susan at dequeant@uta.edu for details.


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Top 10 security practices listed in cyber security newsletter

The Information Security Office's monthly newsletter, Maverick Cyber Security Awareness, reviews the top 10 security practices to use at work, home, and on the go.


Make an appointment for free health checkups

Catapult Health will administer free health checkups to UT Select medical plan members 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, July 18. Go to timeconfirm.com/UTA to schedule an appointment for a comprehensive personal health report and a one-on-one virtual consult with a nurse practitioner. Contact the Benefit Services Department at benefits@uta.edu or 817-272-5554.


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

Tuesday, July 18—Benefits Fair

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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