Featuring the latest news and events on your campus, this week's newsletter is sure to keep you up to date on all things UTA. If you have a story or event you would like to be considered for the newsletter, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Go Mavs!
Voting to place Dean Anne Bavier, College of Nursing and Health Innovations, on the list of the top 100 most influential people in healthcare ends tomorrow. Don't miss your chance to promote one of UTA's finest and to promote the great work of CONHI's many faculty, staff, and students. Anyone is eligible to vote so forward this week's alumni newsletter to friends and family and ask for their support or send the link: http://bit.ly/VoteBavier Let's make sure the world knows how your University is advancing health and the human condition.
UTA and partners, ExxonMobil Foundation and The Harris Foundation, are hosting a two-week camp for middle school students from underrepresented populations to encourage interest in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields. The ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp will give 40 students from across the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex a chance to live on campus and attend daily STEM classes. The camp is another example of UTA’s commitment to increase access to and success in higher education for all students.
UTA professors and clinical researchers are helping cancer patients feel better and changing the way doctors treat the disease. FitSTEPS for Life provides free exercise and nutrition programs for cancer patients and survivors. The program is also helping UTA researchers collect critically important data about the impact of exercise on cancer patients. Their findings could have a major impact on traditional treatment models. FitSTEPS is offered to the community at no charge. For information, call 817-272-2734.
What words would you use to describe your alma mater? Quality, Value, Accessible, Workforce Development? In this recent alumni video, Christina Dan describes it using all of these and more. A first-generation college graduate, Christina relied heavily on the quality of education she received in the College of Engineering and the help of the Career Development Center to land her first job after graduation. Watch as she describes her experience at UTA and, by-the-way, the Career Development Center opening this fall is available to all UTA alumni.
Open to the public, the EXCEL Summer Movie Series will continue this Thursday with a screening of Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice at 9 p.m. on the West Lawn behind the Maverick Activities Center. A complete schedule of movies and times is available on the EXCEL website.
UTA hosts the 14th annual Native All-Star Football Classic at Maverick Stadium on Saturday, July 2. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. and tickets are $10 and available through Native Re-vision, a non-profit organization that utilizes competitive sport to support and challenge Native American student-athletes. Children under five receive free admission.
UTA is a sponsor for this year's Arlington 4th of July Parade and will have two floats in the annual event. The parade begins at 9 a.m. at the intersection of S. West St. and W. Mitchell St. Dr. and Mrs. Karbhari, Mr. and Ms. UTA, the Spirit Teams, and the band will be part of UTA's parade contingency.
Previous members of UTA’s Formula SAE Racing Team will return to campus for the annual Alumni and Sponsors Weekend. Free and open-to-the-public races will take place on Saturday in Parking Lot 49 at the intersection of Cooper and Mitchell streets. Races will be held throughout the day.