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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Maverick Ring Ceremony

There's always that one guy...

...who takes Maverick Pride to the next level, like Zach Arnold, communication senior and Athletics Department intern. After receiving their class rings, students took the stage to show their pride—and rub the bronze head of former UTA President E.H. Hereford for luck—at the Maverick Ring Ceremony last week. See more photos.

Reset your favorites in new MyMav format

The look and design of MyMav and the MyMav sign-in page have changed. While the functions remain the same, you will need to reset your favorites. If you have questions, contact the HelpDesk at helpdesk@uta.edu.


Graduation candidates can claim extra tickets

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Additional tickets for Commencement ceremonies are available to graduation candidates through noon Monday, May 8, while quantities last. To claim tickets, select the appropriate school's or college’s ceremony at utatickets.com. For Commencement details, go to uta.edu/commencement. Commencement ceremonies are Thursday-Saturday, May 11-13, at College Park Center.


Decorate your grad cap for chance to win Maverick prize pack

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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.


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.


Important Dates

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

Saturday-Friday, May 6-12—Final exams.

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

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

Tuesday, May 16—Census date for summer intersession.

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


Coming Up

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Through Saturday, May 13—Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition in The Gallery at UTA

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

Wednesday, May 3—Digital Scholarship Series: "The Life and Times of S. Carter"

Thursday, May 4—Pizza with President Karbhari

Friday-Sunday, May 5-7—Via Dance

Friday, May 5—Casting Crowns: The Very Next Thing Tour

Thursday-Saturday, May 11-13—Commencement Ceremonies

See more on the UTA events calendar.

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