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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

kevin o'leary

Got a question for 'Mr. Wonderful' Kevin O'Leary?

Business mogul Kevin O'Leary—aka "Mr. Wonderful" of the TV show Shark Tank—will answer questions after his lecture at the Maverick Speakers Series at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at College Park Center. Send questions to maverickcommunications@uta.edu or share them via social media using #maverickspeakers.

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.


RVSP program reaches 10 years of caring

RVSP 10 years

For 10 years, the Relationship Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention (RVSP) program has worked to create an envrionment of support and advocacy for students affected by sexual and relationship violence. UTA has been a leader in providing programs and services to make sure all students, faculty, and staff know the University is a “Community That Cares." Watch the RVSP video.

career fair spring 2017

Be ready for next week's All-Major Career Fair

The Career Development Center can help you prepare for the All-Major Career Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at the Maverick Activities Center. Take advantage of these upcoming events:

  • First Impressions and Your Pitch, 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, Red River Room, E.H. Hereford University Center.
  • Resume and Cover Letter Workshop, 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, Career Development Center.
  • Mock Interview Day, 1-5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, Career Development Center. Register by 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15.
  • Walk-in Resume Critique, 1-4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, Career Development Center.
  • Professional Head Shots, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, Maverick Activities Center. Register by 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20.

Beware of tax-time scams

The IRS isn't the only one to fear at tax time. Scammers are out to get your tax return, access to your bank account, and more. Be wary of suspicious emails and phone calls. LEARN MORE.


Network maintenance to disrupt service early Sunday

The Office of Information Technology will perform maintenance on campus network infrastructure midnight-4 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 19. The maintenance may cause disruptions to email, shared drives, printing, and other network-accessed resources. Contact the IT Help Desk at 817-272-2208 or helpdesk@uta.edu for questions.

Important Dates

Friday, Feb. 17Start Strong Freshmen Tutoring deadline.

Through Monday, Feb. 20—Freshman progress reports on MyMav.

Monday, Feb. 27—Deadline for late application for spring graduation; $60 late fee applies.

Monday-Friday, March 13-18—Spring Break.

Coming Up

Coming up

Tuesday, Feb. 14—Romancing the Stars

Wednesday, Feb. 15—Pizza with President Karbhari

Wednesday, Feb. 15—Focus on Faculty: Sridhar Nerur

Wednesday, Feb. 15—Polar Bear Plunge

Thursday, Feb. 16—Think Tank for Veterans

Friday, Feb. 17—Institutional Review Board Mini-Conference

Friday, Feb. 17—Outstanding Academic Advisers nomination deadline

Friday-Saturday, Feb. 17-18–UTA Jazz Festival

Friday-Sunday, Feb. 17-19—Movin’ Mavs Wheelchair Basketball Tournament

See more on the UTA events calendar.


flu vaccine and food pantry

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