Upcoming Events

2-4 p.m. Friday, August 25
SEIR 2nd floor lobby

All new and returning College of Science students are invited to our back-to-school mixer where you can make new friends and chat with faculty members from each of our departments. Refreshments will be served.

11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, August 28
Life Sciences Building east-side breezeway

Join the College of Science for our annual Maverick Stampede welcome back to school event! Come by and enjoy a free frozen treat from Beyond Ice and check out our student organization fair, where you can learn about some of the many science student orgs on campus.

12-1 p.m. Wednesday, September 27
SEIR 294

Join the Science Constituency Council for an informal Q&A with Dean Morteza Khaledi. The dean will discuss what's happening in the College of Science and answer your questions. Free pizza lunch will be served.

11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, October 4
SEIR 2nd floor lobby

Interested in getting involved in research in the College of Science? Come by to learn about some of the exciting research going on in each of our departments at this informal information session. Faculty members will be on hand to answer questions and a panel of COS student researchers will discuss their experiences.

2:30 p.m. Friday, October 20
SEIR 298

Join us for a special Distinguished Women in Science presentation by Alexandra Navrotsky, Ph.D., Regents Professor at Arizona State University, Director of the Navrotsky Eyring Center for Materials of the Universe, and National Academy of Sciences member. She has made major contributions to both mineralogy/geochemistry and to solid state chemistry/materials science.

7 p.m. Friday, October 27
UTA Planetarium theater (in the Chemistry & Physics Building)

Join us for a fun free movie night (movie announcement coming soon) in the comfy confines of the Planetarium! With Halloween only a few days away, the wearing of costumes is highly encouraged.


Each semester, the Department of Biology hosts a weekly Seminar Series featuring a guest speaker discussing a topic related to their research. Seminars are held each Thursday from 4-5 p.m. in the Science & Engineering Innovation & Research Building (SEIR) Room 298 unless otherwise noted.

Date Speaker Title Affiliation Host
Aug 30 Cara Boutte Assistant professor of biology UT Arlington
Sep 7 Luke Frishkoff Assistant professor of biology UT Arlington
Sep 14 Sang Won Park Assistant professor of pediatrics Harvard Medical School Woo-Suk Chang
Sep 21 Jacob Russell Professor of biology Drexel University Alison Ravenscraft
Sep 28 TBA
Oct 5 TBA
Oct 12 No seminar - Graduate School Open House
Oct 19 TBA
Oct 26 TBA
Nov 2 Steven Perlman Professor of biology University of Victoria Alison Ravenscraft
Nov 9 Alicia Melendez Professor of biology Queens College, CUNY Piya Ghose
Nov 16 TBA
Nov 23 No speaker - Thanksgiving holiday
Nov 30 TBA

Explore Student Events

UTA has over 260 active student organizations – including more than 30 related to science. Student organizations are a great way for students to make new friends, meet peers with similar interests, participate in service activities, hear from industry professionals, and establish connections which can be helpful when it’s time to find a job. Visit the MavOrgs webpage for a listing of current events.