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Friday, December 9, 2016

Mavs topple No. 12 Saint Mary's 65-51

For the first time in program history, UTA men's basketball topped a top-25 opponent, claiming a 65-51 win over No. 12 Saint Mary's on Thursday night in Moraga, Calif. Saint Mary’s was ranked No. 2 and UTA No. 7 in the Men’s Mid-Major Top 25 rankings. New Associated Press rankings come out Monday.

Shelton to direct Center for African American Studies

UTA has named Jason Shelton, an associate professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and expert on the sociology of religion, race and class, as director of the Center for African American Studies. His appointment takes effect Jan. 1, 2017. Shelton joined UTA in 2008 as an assistant professor and has served as a faculty affiliate of the center since its founding in 2012.

Negotiations continue for Blue Cross Blue Shield, Texas Health Resources

As of this date, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Texas Health Resources have been unable to reach a mutual agreement on renewal rates to take effect Jan. 1, 2017. If BCBS and THR are not able to reach an agreement, THR will no longer be a provider to the BCBS network. If you have questions, contact the Office of Employee Benefits at 817-272-5558 or by email at You also may access the Office of Employee Benefits website.

Celebrate holidays, semester's end at today's reception

Come for the good food, the great friends, and the festive sounds of UTA’s Jazz Orchestra, conducted by Professor Tim Ishii, at the Faculty and Staff Holiday Reception. President Vistasp and Lisa Karbhari host the gathering 3-5 p.m. today, Friday, Dec. 9, at the Bluebonnet Ballroom of the E.H. Hereford University Center.

Engineering Research Building

Academic Dates

  • Dec 12 - Final exams
  • Dec 13 - Final exams
  • Dec 14 - Final exams
  • Dec 15 - Final exams
  • Dec 15 - Commencement Ceremonies
  • Full Academic Calendar
Na Li


First of Many

Na Li was the first student to graduate in College Park Center.