November 30, 2018 • View in browserAlumni E-Newsletter Archive
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Calling all Mavs Fans!

Grab your popcorn and get ready for some exciting basketball games as the UTA men's and women's teams prepare for Sun Belt Conference play. Make plans to get loud in Denton on December 8 at 5 PM when the men's team takes on cross-town rival UNT at the Super Pit. The women's team hits the road next week, playing Incarnate Word in San Antonio on Sunday (12/2) and Oral Roberts in Tulsa on Thursday (12/6). If you are in the Columbia, Missouri, area on Tuesday (12/4), catch the men's team against Mizzou or swing by Grease Monkey at 7 PM for a watch party. SCHEDULE I TICKETS

International Success
UTA Alumni Relations

UTA researchers have won a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to build a detector that may offer a key insight into the lingering mystery of the universe’s matter-antimatter imbalance. The new detector will be integrated into an international physics experiment called NEXT, or Neutrino Experiment Xenon TPC, that was conceived by UTA Presidential Distinguished Professor of Physics David Nygren, pictured above, and is being carried out in Spain at the Canfranc Underground Laboratory. READ MORE

detecting malware
UTA Alumni Relations

Jiang Ming, an assistant professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department, co-authored a paper detailing a new, highly effective way to detect malware that has been installed on Windows-based computers using a common obfuscation technique known as binary packing. READ MORE

Frost bank mentors
UTA Alumni Relations

Goolsby Leadership Academy students visited Frost Bank's new Fort Worth headquarters last week to gain professional advice from UTA alumni currently working at Frost. Engaging industry executives is a key component of the leadership academy and gives students opportunities to discover solutions for real-world issues.

Legacy Dinner
UTA Alumni Relations

Alumni, faculty, and students from the College of Business gathered to honor those who have created a legacy in their respective fields at the annual Legacy Dinner. It was a special night of recognition of the College's distinguished alumni and an opportunity for scholarship donors to meet the recipients of their established awards.

fort worth chapter
Morteza Khaledi

College of Science Dean Morteza Khaledi will address the next Fort Worth Alumni Chapter at its meeting at Joe T. Garcia's on Tuesday, December 4. The regularly scheduled noon meetings are a great way to network and hear updates from UTA representatives. REGISTER

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Basketball Central

Last Chance! Saturday, Dec. 1

MBB vs UTRGV College Park Center | 2 PM TICKETS

Sunday, Dec. 2

WBB at Incarnate Word San Antonio, Texas | 2 PM LIVE VIDEO

Tuesday, Dec. 4

MBB at Missouri Columbia, Missouri | 7 PM KEXB 620AM

Watch Party at Grease Monkey

Thursday, Dec. 6

WBB at Oral Roberts Tulsa, Oklahoma | 7 PM LIVE VIDEO

Mark Your Calendar

December 7 | Friday

Broadway Mavericks | Join the Friends of the UTA Libraries and the Broadway Mavericks for an evening of holiday music! The free event starts at 7:30 PM in the Library Atrium of the Central Library on UTA's campus. Don't forget your festive spirit and holiday cheer!


December 13-15 | Thursday-Saturday

Commencement | Capping off years of hard work, the Class of 2018 will walk across the College Park Center stage during Fall Commencement ceremonies. Schedules, information for graduating students and visitors, and ceremony tickets can be found at UTA's COMMENCEMENT WEBSITE.

February 5 | Tuesday

MSS: Jack Hanna | Animal conservationist Jungle Jack Hanna invites you to explore the four corners of the world with him during the first installment of the Maverick Speakers Series presented by Oncor in 2019. Tickets to the 7:30 PM event at College Park Center are available now. TICKETS

February 15 | Ongoing Exhibit

Hushangabad: Portrait of a North Indian Village | The work of acclaimed photographer Andrew Ward is on display at UTA through February 15 as part of a featured exhibit in cooperation with SOHARA, the Indian cultural society. For exhibit details and location, visit the ART + ART HISTORY DEPARTMENT WEBSITE.

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