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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Provost, vice president for academic affairs named

Teik Lim, provost

Teik C. Lim, dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Cincinnati, has been named UTA's new provost and vice president for academic affairs. Dr. Lim's appointment takes effect Friday, June 30. As dean, he focused on substantially enhancing student success at the undergraduate and graduate levels through programmatic and curricular advances, increased the emphasis on innovation and entrepreneurship in engineering instruction, and strengthened interdisciplinary research through the establishment of data analytics and water research clusters. LEARN MORE.

Apply now for on-campus jobs, off-campus employment

Check the Snap Job website for several on-campus positions for this summer and the fall semester. Look for off-campus job postings on the Hire-A-Maverick website. For tips on finding internships, externships, and other employment, contact the Lockheed Martin Career Development Center.


Sign up to read at annual Homerathon on Thursday

Homerathon

Readers are needed for Homerathon, an annual public reading of Homer's epic poem, The Odessey. The event is 7 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Thursday, April 27, on the University Center mall. Texts in English translation will be provided and will be available prior to the event in the office of the Philosophy and Humanities Department, 305 Carlisle Hall. To read, sign up online at uta/studentorgs/classics/homerathon. Homerathon T-shirts will be on sale for $10 as will Homerathon coffee cups.


Early voting this week at MAC for May 6 election

UTA is a polling place for early voting in the May 6 joint general and special elections. Voting will be 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, April 25-27, in the Maverick Activities Center. Learn more about the election on the Tarrant County Election Office website and at votetexas.gov.


Decorate your grad cap for chance to win Maverick prize pack

Graduation Cap

Send photos of your decorated graduation cap for a chance to win one of three prize packs sponsored by the UTA Bookstore. All photos must be submitted to socialmedia@uta.edu by 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10. UTA community members will vote for their favorite cap on the UTA Facebook page Thursday-Saturday, May 11-13. Winners will be announced on Monday, May 15. See full contest details at bit.ly/MavGrad2017.


IT system maintenance scheduled every Sunday

under maintenance

The Office of Information Technology performs maintenance 2-7 a.m. every Sunday. The maintenance may include rebooting servers, updating critical components, and other general support functions. During this time, you may experience a temporary delay or inability to access a service. View the system status page and subscribe to IT Status to receive the latest maintenance updates and critical notifications.


military appreciation night

Important Dates

Through Monday, May 1—Midterm grades available in MyMav Student Center.

Friday, May 5—Last day of classes for spring semester.

Thursday-Saturday, May 11-13—Commencement ceremonies.

Monday, May 15—First day of classes for summer intersession.

Wednesday, May 17—Final grades posted for spring semester.


Coming Up

Small Art exhibit-sale

Tuesday, April 25—UTA Bookstore Campus Appreciation Event

Tuesday, April 25—Faculty Voice Recital: Soo Hong Kim

Thursday, April 27—Homerathon

Thursday, April 27—Choral Concert

Friday, April 28—Military Appreciation Night at UTA Baseball

See more on the UTA events calendar.


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