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UTA Day at the Rodeo

Mavericks of all ages were treated to a fun-filled afternoon at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo last Sunday. Prior to the rodeo, the UTA family gathered for a barbecue lunch and special message from President Vistasp Karbhari. More than 150 alumni and friends of the University then packed a section of the Will Rogers Coliseum to take in the sights and sounds of Fort Worth's biggest rodeo event. SEE THE PHOTOS

Lofty Appointment
UTA Alumni Relations

Krishnan Rajeshwar, distinguished university professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has been appointed editor in chief of the ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology, a publication of the Electrochemical Society. The appointment began Jan. 1 and will run for three years, through Dec. 31, 2021. As editor, Rajeshwar will manage a technical editor/associate editor team of five people with support from the ECS Publications staff. READ MORE

Mujeres Legendarias
UTA Alumni Relations

Two UTA community leaders received notable recognition from Ford Motor Company as recipients of the 2018 Mujeres Legendarias award. Gina Garcia Paredes ('99), owner of civil engineering firm Paredes-Garcia & Associates (far left), and Rose Youngblood, UTA associate vice president for Development and University Initiatives (second from left), both earned the honor for their contributions in areas such as business, community work, education, and the environment. READ MORE

Fort Worth Chapter
UTA Alumni Relations

Catch UTA men's basketball excitement as head coach Chris Ogden joins the February 5th Fort Worth Alumni Chapter meeting at Joe T. Garcia's. The noon luncheon is a great way to network with fellow Mavs and to hear about the latest UTA news. Tickets are $15 and include lunch. REGISTER

Night at the Mavs
UTA Alumni Relations

The first-ever UTA Night with the Dallas Mavericks will be held Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 7:30 P.M. Discounted tickets start at $13. The first 100 guests to purchase a ticket will be able to enjoy the Mavs Fan Experience. TICKETS

All Majors job fair

The spring 2019 All Majors Job Fair will take place Wednesday, February 27 at the Maverick Activities Center. Alumni are encouraged to participate and interact with the more than 150 employers expected to attend. The fair will take place from 10 AM to 3 PM. No RSVP is required. READ MORE

Jack Hanna
Basketball Central

Saturday, February 2

WBB vs Texas State 
College Park Center | 2 PM TICKETS

Saturday, February 2

MBB at Texas State 
San Marcos, Texas | 4 PM KEXB 620 AM

Thursday, February 7

WBB at Coastal Carolina 
Conway, South Carolina | 5 PM

Thursday, February 7

MBB vs Coastal Carolina 
College Park Center | 7 PM TICKETS

Mark Your Calendar

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.

March 19 | Tuesday

UTA Baseball at Globe Life Park | It's time for peanuts and Cracker Jack as the UTA baseball team prepares to take on TCU at Globe Life Park on March 19. First pitch is scheduled for 7 PM and tickets when available can be purchased at utatickets.com.

April 13 | Saturday

UTA Jazz Brunch | Join us for the annual UTA Jazz Brunch at the Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival and enjoy a morning of performances by the UTA Jazz Ensemble, Orchestra, and Combo. Event details and tickets will be available soon.

March 26 | Tuesday

MSS: Anna Deavere Smith | Don't miss the last of the 2018-2019 Maverick Speakers Series as actor, playwright, and professor Anna Deavere Smith presents Engaging the World: The Role of the Artist in Society. Her lecture takes place in Texas Hall at 7:30 PM. TICKETS

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