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2015 Schedule

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2015 Schedule planning is now underway for diversity week spring 2015

Events will be announced soon, check back for updates!

2014 Schedule:

Saturday, March 1
Women's History Month (WHM)- Health Walk
3:30 P.M., College Park Center
Let's celebrate women’s empowerment at the Women's History Month Health Walk! UTA Women in Leadership is proud to present the Kick-off event of Women's History Month on Saturday, March 1st from 3:30 – 4:30 pm. The Walk will begin and end at the College Park Center main entrance. Participants will enjoy refreshments and prizes along the way. Admission is free and open to public. Register online for the walk by Friday, Feb. 28th at 5 p.m. Hosted by Multicultural Affairs & The Division of Student Affairs.

 

 

sportsSaturday, March 1
Women's History Month (WHM)- Spirit Night at Women's Basketball Game
Doors open at  4 P.M. Game starts at 5 P.M., College Park Center
Grab Mav swag and spirit items and join us as we cheer on our Mavs at the Women’s History Month Spirit Night at UTA Women's Basketball Game vs. Western Kentucky! Look for the UTA Women In Leadership table inside the entrance of the College Park Center to claim your free giveaways to show your Maverick Pride. Doors open at 4:00 pm and Game starts at 5 p.m. Student tickets are only 35 cents this night and can be claimed at www.utatickets.com. Hosted by Multicultural Affairs & the Division of Student Affairs.

 

 

superMarch 3 – 14
“League of Extraordinary Women” Gallery Exhibit
Open Daily 8 A.M. – 8 P.M., UC Gallery
Begin Women’s History Month with an empowering gallery exhibit highlighting iconic events, movements, and personalities of women throughout history. Be sure to stop by and rediscover the powerful legacy left by these astounding women. Hosted by the Women in Leadership and the Department of Women’s & Gender Studies. Free and open to the public. Part of UT Arlington Diversity Week 2014 and Women’s History Month.

lgbtqMonday, March 3
Maversity Workshop “Ally Appreciation & LGBTQ 101”
Noon – 1 P.M., UC Guadalupe
Maversity is a series of interactive workshops that offer students a chance to discuss diversity issues and social justice topics. This session will focus on critical issues facing people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning. In addition, learn how you can also be empowered if you identify as an Ally for the LGBTQ community. Space is limited and lunch will be served. Hosted by Multicultural Affairs and the Leaders Educating About Diversity, this session is held in collaboration with the LGBTQA Program-Pride Peers. Part of UT Arlington Diversity Week 2014. For complete calendar, visit www.uta.edu/multicultural

minnieMonday, March 3
Diversity Lecture Series: “Return to Little Rock: A Seminal Moment in American Civil Rights and Education”
Featuring Minnijean Brown Trickey
7 P.M., UC Rosebud Theater

The spring Diversity Lecture is a flagship event of the annual UTA Diversity Week celebration held each March. The Diversity Lecture Series is hosted as a result of university President Spaniolo’s response to the report of the Committee on Diversity and International Understanding. Multicultural Affairs in conjunction with Diversity Lecture Series proudly host Minnijean Brown Trickey, Civil Right legends and member of the Little Rock Nine. She also helped desegregate U.S. public schools. Admission is free and open to the public. For a complete bio of Minniejean Brown Trickey, visit Diversity Lecture Series. Part of UT Arlington Diversity Week 2014.  For complete calendar, visit www.uta.edu/multicultural

colorTuesday, March 4
Film Screening & Discussion
The Color of Fear
12:30 P.M.-1:30 P.M., UC
Guadalupe
Eight North American men, two African American, two Latinos, two Asian American and two Caucasian were gathered by director Lee Mun Wah, for a dialog about the state of race relations in America as seen through their eyes. The exchanges are sometimes dramatic, and put in plain light the pain caused by racism in North America. Refreshments will be served.  Free and open to the public.  No tickets required.  Hosted by the Leaders Educating About Diversity and Jennifer Fox, Assistant Director at Student Activities and Organizations.  Held in collaboration with Multicultural Affairs and the UT Arlington Diversity Week 2013.

mavfestWednesday, March 5
MAVfest 2014 – Official Diversity Week Festival
11:30- 1:30 P.M., UC Mall (rain site: UC Bluebonnet)
MAVfest is our annual celebration of Maverick diversity!  The event features cultural booths, games, refreshments, music, and performances.  All UTA student organizations and departments are eligible to participate.  Register for a booth online by noon on Friday, February 28th.  The first 12 groups to register will receive 2 official Diversity Week t-shirts FREE!  Hosted by Multicultural Affairs and the Division of Student Affairs.

 Wednesday, March 5
"Scary Sisters: Imagining Tough Black Femininity From Page to Screen"
With Guest Lecturer Dr. Stephanie Dunn, Morehouse College
Noon- 1 P.M
Central Library 6th Floor
Multicultural Affairs in conjunction with the Women’s and Gender Studies Department and the Center for African-American Studies are hosting guest lecturer Stephane Dunn from Morehouse College. Admission is free and open to the public. Part of UT Arlington Diversity Week 2014. For details, visit Women’s and Gender Studies

 Wednesday, March 5
Colors of the World Cultural Showcase
With Guest Lecturer Dr. Stephanie Dunn, Morehouse College
7 - 9 p.m., UC Bluebonnet Central Library 6th Floor
This is a night to celebrate the richness of diversity from different nations around the world. Hosted by Multicultural Affairs and in collaboration with Italian Cultural Society, La Société Francophone, Asian Student Association, Korean Student Association, La Sociedad Hispanica, Clube de Portugues, Muslim Student Association, Persian Academic/Cultural Society, Russian Culture Society. Part of UT Arlington Diversity Week 2014.

maversityThursday, March 6
Maversity Workshop “Communication Across Diverse Groups”
With Faculty Speaker Dr. Charla Markham Shaw - Chair, Associate Professor - Department of Communication
12:30 – 1:30 P.M., UC Guadalupe

Maversity is a series of interactive workshops that offer students a chance to discuss diversity issues and social justice topics. In the most recent NACE research (Job Outlook 2013 by the National Association of Colleges and Employers), the top employee skill sought by employers is “the ability to verbally communicate with persons inside and outside the organization.” Communication is a complex process that requires careful analysis of the audience, development of effective messaging, and presentational skills that support the ultimate goal of shared meaning. This workshop will focus on analysis of diverse audiences and development of effective communication strategies. Space is limited and lunch will be served. Hosted by Multicultural Affairs and the Leaders Educating About Diversity. Part of UT Arlington Diversity Week 2014.

movinThursday, March 6- 8
Movin’ Mavs national Wheelchair basketball Association/ Intercollegiate Division National Champions
7 – 9 P.M., UC Bluebonnet
Make sure to come out and cheer for the Movin’ Mavs as they are competing for the national championship title. For a complete schedule, visit Movin’ Mavs

espy move Friday, March 7
Take a Seat and Meet a Maverick
11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., UC Gallery
 
The entire theme of Diversity Week 2014 is based on the ball pit. There is just something about a ball pit that breaks down barriers and encourages new friends.  Get the opportunity to meet another Maverick and step out from your comfort zone. Hosted by Multicultural Affairs. Part of UT Arlington Diversity Week 2014.

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STUDENT LIFE

Happy B-day, UTA

Celebrate UT Arlington’s birthday with cake, tours, speeches, and songs on Founder's Day, the second Wednesday in October.

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