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Thursday, September 17, 2015


UTA enrollment climbs 6.1 percent to record 37,000 Texas-based students

UT Arlington enrollment rose 6.1 percent to a record 37,008 Texas-based students this fall, up more than 2,100 students compared with fall 2014, according to preliminary census reports released Tuesday.

College of Engineering enrollment exceeded 7,000 students this fall for the first time, a 16.4 percent increase compared with fall 2014. Enrollment in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation was up 15.9 percent, reflecting an expanded emphasis on the health sciences that spans traditional health care to muscular and cardiovascular health research. Enrollment in College of Education degree programs was up 5.6 percent, while enrollment in the School of Social Work rose 4.8 percent. Overall graduate enrollment was up 14.7 percent.

The University’s total enrollment, including online students living out-of-state, will increase throughout the year as new sections of degree programs begin. Last year, UT Arlington served more than 51,000 students in campus-based and online programs. Combined enrollment is expected to surpass 55,000 students by the end of the academic year. The University serves another 25,000 students through a wide variety of continuing education, professional training, and career enhancement programs.

Read more about UTA's record enrollment

Dr. Dan Popa

Dr. Dan Popa

Nursing robot to allow nurses time for more important duties

Dan Popa, associate professor of electrical engineering, is building a robotic nurse to help nurses and other health care providers perform the more routine duties that must be done daily such as sitting with a patient that is trying to get out of bed and walking a patient.

Dr. Popa won a $999,946 National Science Foundation Partnerships for Innovation: Building Innovation Capacity grant titled “Adaptive Robotic Nursing Assistants for Physical Tasks in Hospital Environments.”

He will work with the UT Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Texas Health Resources, and the UT Arlington Research Institute on the three-year project. Deborah Behan, a clinical associate professor in the UT Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation, and Patricia Newcomb, a Texas Health Resources nurse scientist, are collaborating with Popa and the College of Engineering.

Read more about the nursing robot.

Dr. Katherine Sanchez

Dr. Katherine Sanchez

School of Social Work wins NIH grant to reduce mental health disparities among Hispanic populations

Katherine Sanchez, assistant professor of social work, is taking a fotonovela, a popular comic-book style education tool that uses culturally sensitive images, to overcome the barriers to treating depression and encouraging Hispanic patients to seek care.

Dr. Sanchez recently won a nearly $400,000, three-year research grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities Academic Research Enhancement Awards program for her proposal. She hopes to reduce mental health disparities among Hispanics through integrated health care and culturally adapted depression education.

Read more about educating Hispanics about depression.

Dr. Ali Davoudi

Dr. Ali Davoudi

Electric efficiency research will lead to more efficient computer modeling

A group of UT Arlington engineers hopes to create a more rigorous, yet intuitive, design approach for electric machines and eliminate the need to repeatedly rebuild models.

Led by Ali Davoudi, assistant professor of electrical engineering, the team will use a $285,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop hybrid software/hardware approaches and create highly accurate models that incorporate high-frequency effects and mimic the actual hardware prototype as closely as possible, all at very high speed on a desktop platform.

Read more about Dr. Davoudi's energy efficiency research.

mia farrow-maverick speakers series


Mia Farrow tickets available online

Tickets to see actress and activist Mia Farrow for the Maverick Speakers Series are now available online.

Farrow will speak on "What Falls Away: One Woman’s Journey to Fulfillment" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, at Texas Hall. An audience question-and-answer session will follow the lecture.

She is perhaps best known for her role as Rosemary in Rosemary’s Baby and has appeared in more than 50 films, winning numerous awards since her career began in 1964. Her most recent film is 2011’s Dark Horse.

Farrow has worked extensively as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and is involved in humanitarian activities in Africa. In 2008, Time magazine named her one of the most influential people in the world.

General admission is free, but tickets are required. Season and preferred ticket packages are available and include reserved seating, parking, and more. For all these ticket options, go to

For VIP packages, contact Mark LaVelle at or 2-5235.

Central Library closed Saturday

The Central Library will close for electrical work related to the renovation at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18, and reopen at 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 20.

The Architecture & Fine Arts Library and Science & Engineering Library will operate with their regular schedules.

North Texas Day of giving

Remember UTA on North Texas Day of Giving

Help benefit UT Arlington and area nonprofits by donating on the North Texas Day of Giving today, Thursday, Sept. 17.

Donations of $25 or more can be made 6 a.m.-midnight to benefit more than 2,100 certified nonprofits.

To donate or find more details, go to

Reach students at Maverick Major Fair

Tout the benefits of your school, college, or department to students exploring their potential major at the Maverick Major Fair. The fair is 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, in the Palo Duro Lounge of the E.H. Hereford University Center.

Reserve space online by Friday, Sept. 25.

UTA Weekend at Levitt

Enjoy sounds, socializing with fellow Mavs at UT Arlington Weekend at the Levitt

UTA is taking over the Levitt Pavilion in downtown Arlington for a weekend of music, food, and friends under the stars Friday-Sunday, Sept. 25-27. Grab your friends, family, and fellow alumni and show off your Maverick spirit in the city’s only free live music venue.

The weekend kicks off Friday with burgers and beverages provided by hometown favorite J. Gilligan’s Bar and Grill served at the Levitt followed by an 8 p.m. performance by singer and songwriter Luke Wade, a finalist from the seventh season of NBC’s The Voice.

Saturday brings the UT Arlington Wind Symphony to the Levitt stage for a traditional “Pops in the Park” show. The UTA Jazz Orchestra, joined by jazz masters Stefan Karlsson and Magnus Broo, round out the weekend on Sunday evening.

VIP tickets for Friday evening only are $15 each and include dinner and reserved seating near the stage. A cash bar will be available for beer and wine, or you may bring your own. Buy tickets now at

The 8 p.m. concerts Friday, Saturday, and Sunday are free with open seating on the lawn.

Read more about the Levitt Pavilion.

Online calendar available for parlor, atrium reservations

University departments and student organizations can now view room availability for the sixth floor of the Central Library before booking an event.

Visit the University Center Plan Your Event page and click Log In to View Room Availability in the left menu. Enter your NetID and password to go to the Virtual Event Management System page, then click on Browse in the upper left to see space availability by date, room type, or setup type.

Questions? Contact Kathleen Houston at

Emergency generator test on Friday

Facilities Management will test the emergency electrical generators 1-2:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18.

Buildings involved are the Amphibian and Reptile Research Center, Architecture Building, Fine Arts Building, Maverick Activities Center, Nanofab Building, and the University Police Station.

The test will only affect the electrical services tied to each building’s generator, not the entire building. There will be a slight “blip” lasting a half-second as the electrical service transfers to the generator and another as it is transferred back to the normal building service. Keep computer work in progress saved during this time to prevent any possible data loss.

Questions? Call Toby Buhrkuhl at 972-832-1490 or Jeff Johnson at 817-798-8456.

Volunteers needed for Fall Job Fair success

The Career Development Center needs more than 125 volunteers to help make the Fall 2015 All Majors Job Fair a success. The Job Fair is 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, at the Maverick Activities Center.

Choose a one-and-a-half-hour shift during volunteer hours 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Tasks include set-up, clean-up, carrying employer materials, escorting employers to their booths, and staffing the student check-in tables. Register to volunteer by 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23.

For questions, email Alissa Anderson at or call 2-2932.

MavsArt seeks your creative submissions

Looking to show off your art? Submit items to MavsArt and have your work displayed at the Central Library. MavsArt is a semester-long community art exhibit open to all UT Arlington faculty, staff, and students. All forms of artwork are accepted. Submit application form by Friday, Sept. 25. For details or questions, email

banned books week

Banned Books Week committee seeks donations for little free libraries

UT Arlington Libraries is asking for donations of banned or challenged books for Banned Books Week, Sept. 27-Oct. 3. Donated books will be distributed in the four Allan Saxe Little Free Libraries during Banned Books Week.

View a list of challenged or banned books.

For questions or to donate, contact Marquel Anteola at

Cyclethon teams needed to pump up World Heart Day

Get pumped for World Heart Day and the annual Cyclethon on Monday, Sept. 28. Register at the Services and Info Desk at the MAC. Cost is $30 per team. All money goes to the American Heart Association.

The annual challenge has teams pedaling from noon to midnight at the Maverick Activities Center. A team member must pedal the stationary bike at all times during the 12-hour contest. Free agents are encouraged to sign up.

The event includes free blood pressure tests, glucose checks, healthy cooking demos, free snacks, and other fun activities.

Benefit Yourself

Emergency room benefits change for 2015-16

The 2015-16 plan year includes a new emergency room visit benefit. The ER visit benefit is changing from a flat $150 copayment to a $150 copayment plus 20 percent coinsurance. This applies to in-network and out-of-network benefits for the in-area plan.

Read more about emergency room benefits.

Employment Information

Check out employment opportunities at Have questions? Call Human Resources/Employment Services at 2-3461 or TDD 2-8139, or email The University of Texas at Arlington is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Extra Credit

Thursday, Sept. 17

Timekeeper Learn how to enter time and absences for an employee. Register online. 1:30-3:30 p.m., Room E200C, Continuing Education Building. Business Affairs.

Friday, Sept. 18

Partnering with Your Boss Register online. 10 a.m.-noon, Room 200, Wetsel Service Center. Human Resources.

Statistical Software: SAS Intro to SAS training. Free. 10 a.m.-noon, Room 04, University Hall. Also, Intro to SPSS, Friday, Sept. 25OIT Statistical Services.

Saturday, Sept. 19

RADS Self-Defense for Women Self-defense course for female faculty, staff, and students. Register online. Free. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Room 102-B, Maverick Activities Center. Also, Oct. 17 and Nov. 7. UT Arlington Police.

Monday, Sept. 21

safe zone

Safe Zone Ally Training Learn to create a visible network of support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning individuals, and their allies. Register online. 9 a.m.-noon, San Saba Room, E.H. Hereford University Center. Also, 1-4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, Sabine Room, University Center, and 9 a.m.-noon Monday, Nov. 16, Guadalupe Room, University Center. LGBTQA Program.

'From Here to Havana: U.S. and Cuban Relations' David LaFevor, assistant professor of history. Noon-1 p.m., Concho Room, E.H.Hereford University Center. Hispanic Heritage Month.

Tuesday, Sept. 22

Leadership Skills for Supervisors Register online. 9-11 a.m., Room 200, Wetsel Service Center. Human Resources.

Managing Department Funds Understand the chart of accounts, how to view available balances, and how to view account activity in commitment control. Register online. 9:30-11:30 a.m., Room E200C, Continuing Education Building. Business Affairs.

Wednesday, Sept. 23

Second Annual Women in the Americas Series Lori Celaya of the University of Idaho is guest lecturer for the topic "Human Trafficking at the U.S.-Mexico Border and the Role of the Commercial Sex Trade Client." Free. Noon-1 p.m., Neches/Pedernales Rooms, E.H. Hereford University Center. Free and open to the public. Women’s and Gender Studies, Center for Mexican American Studies, Department of Modern Languages.

hispanic heritage

I Am UTA Study Abroad: Hispanic Student Stories Hispanic students share their tales of studying abroad. Noon-1 p.m., Sabine Room, E.H. Hereford University Center. Hispanic Heritage Month.

Question, Persuade, Refer for Suicide Prevention Training Learn the warning signs and clues of people who may be considering suicide and how to intervene with at-risk individuals. Register online. 2-4 p.m. Room 104, Preston Hall. Also, Oct. 22 and Nov. 30. Counseling and Psychological Services.

Architecture Lecture Joshua Nimmo presents “Someplace Else.” Free. 4 p.m., Room 204, Architecture Building. Also, Josep Ricart Ulldemolins discusses “Demands and Availabilities,” Wednesday, Sept. 30. Architecture.

Thursday, Sept. 24

Managing Stress in the Workplace Register online. 9-11 a.m., Room 200, Wetsel Service Center. Human Resources.

UTARI Lunch and Learn Register onlineShuttle available. Lunch provided. Noon, UTARI, 7300 Jack Newell Blvd. S., Fort Worth. UT Arlington Research Institute.

Financial Statements and the Reconciliation Process Learn how to generate the Financial Statement and how to read the report and understand the information provided in it. Register online. 2-4 p.m., Room E200C, Continuing Education Building. Business Affairs.

Friday, Sept. 25

Institutional Review Board Mini-Conference Learn about the IRB submission process, how to conduct ethical research studies with human subjects, and more. See the schedule and RSVP. Free. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., second floor lounge, Maverick Activities Center. Regulatory ServicesResearch Administration.

Monday, Sept. 28

Texas ACSM Lecture Quincy Almeida of Wilfrid Laurier University in Canada speaks on “Learning Motor Control Through Neurodegeneration: A Parkinson’s Perspective.” Noon, Lone Star Auditorium, Maverick Activities Center. Kinesiology.

Tuesday, Sept. 29

Developing Assertive Communication Skills Register online. 9-11 a.m., Room 200, Wetsel Service Center. Human Resources.

Wednesday, Sept. 30

Advanced Supervisory Skills Register online. 9-11:30 a.m., Room 200, Wetsel Service Center. Human Resources.

Latin@ Student Excellence Forum Panel discussion moderated by Stephen Santa-Ramirez, assistant director of Multicultural Affairs. 6-8 p.m., Concho Room, E.H. Hereford University Center. Hispanic Heritage Month.

Focus on Faculty: Ritu Khanduri Ritu Khanduri, assistant professor of anthropology, speaks on "The Culture of Cartoons," explaining how Indian newspaper cartoons serve as teaching moments about identity politics and democracy. Free. Noon-1:30 p.m., sixth floor, Central Library. UT Arlington Libraries.

International Translation Day Renowned translator Marian Schwartz is guest speaker. She has translated more than 60 volumes of Russian classic and contemporary fiction, history, biography, criticism, and fine art. Free. Noon-1 p.m., Palo Pinto Room, E.H. Hereford University Center. Modern Languages, UT Arlington Libraries, English, Charles T. McDowell Center for Critical Languages and Area Studies.

(For an expanded list of events, see the UT Arlington Calendar.)

Sports Notes

Tennis aces: Doubles players Valeria Lopez, top right, and Agustina Serio, bottom right, reached the finals of the Islanders Open. In men's action, Mario Muniesa, top left, reached the semifinals in singles and paired with senior Carlos Arbiza, bottom left, to advance to the doubles semifinals.

Volleyball begins conference play Friday

UTA wrapped up nonconference play this season with a four-set victory Wednesday night over Oral Roberts in Tulsa, Okla. Sophomore Qiana Canete matched her career high with 19 kills.

Last weekend, the Mavericks won two of three matches at the Razorback Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark. UTA defeated Northwestern State and Southeast Missouri before falling to Arkansas. Canete and freshman Marisah Ingram were named to the All-Tournament team.

The Mavericks (9-3) open Sun Belt Conference play Friday, Sept. 18, against Louisiana-Lafayette and Saturday, Sept. 19, against Georgia State, both at College Park Center.

Basketball season tickets on sale

Season tickets for men’s and women’s basketball are on sale for the 2015-16 seasons at

Premium seat tickets in College Park Center sections 102 and 109 are available for $400. Courtside seats are $500 and availability is limited. Non-premium season tickets begin at $75. All season tickets are good for single men's or women's games and all Sun Belt Conference doubleheaders.

Faculty and staff may purchase the Faculty/Staff All Sports Pass for $99. Premium and courtside seat holders have the option of purchasing the pass for $75 in addition to the cost of their premium or courtside seats.

Read more about basketball season tickets.

Nancy Baker Memorial Women's Golf Scholarship established

UTA Athletics has established the Nancy Baker Memorial Women’s Golf Scholarship, honoring the memory of Athletics Director Jim Baker’s late wife.

The scholarship will be used to recruit high-performing golfers to the women’s program, which begins competition with the 2017-18 season.

To support the scholarship, contact Kris Wood at 2-9613 or email

Tennis teams start strong at Islanders Open

The women’s tennis team enjoyed a successful weekend at the Marco & Co. Catering Islanders Open hosted by Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

The doubles duo of freshman Valeria Lopez and sophomore Agustina Serio reached the finals, while Serio advanced to the semifinals in singles play.

In men’s action, junior Mario Muniesa reached the semifinals in singles and paired with senior Carlos Arbiza to advance to the doubles semifinals.

Sports Shorts

Golf coach Stuart Deane is the 2015 Yamaha Golf Cars/Lajitas Golf Resort Player of the Year for the Northern Texas PGA Section. He clinched the honor by placing third this week at the 2015 Joyce Crane/Ben Hogan Golf Equipment Company Section Championship.

Blaze's Kids Club includes free admission

Blaze's Kids Club offers a range of benefits for the youngest members of the Maverick campus community.

Youth age 12 and younger are eligible for free admission to all UTA home athletic events, an official membership certificate and ID, and a birthday card from Blaze. There’s also an autographed poster, special on-court recognition at Kids Club Night, a UTA lunch box, and a UTA wristband.

Membership is $20, with each sibling only $10. Go to

Intramural sports deadlines today for billiards tourney

Upcoming intramural sports deadlines are billiards tournament, Thursday, Sept. 17; flag football and volleyball, Wednesday, Sept. 30; fantasy basketball, Friday, Oct. 16; 4-on-4 basketball, Wednesday, Oct. 21; table tennis, Thursday, Oct. 22; drop-in basketball, Monday, Oct. 26; and Halloween ultimate disc, Friday, Oct. 30.

See the intramural sports schedule. Pick up entry forms at the Services and Information Desk of the Maverick Activities Center. For questions, call 2-3277 or email

(For more sports news, go to,, or

Going Out
  UTA Presents

Get the dirt on Oozeball mud volleyball Friday

oozeball 2014

The dirtiest game on campus is the 26th annual Oozeball tournament Friday, Sept. 18. Teams compete in mud volleyball until only one team remains.

Competitors take to the sloppy courts for the tournament 1-6:30 p.m. at the Oozeball lot at the corner of Summit Avenue and Fourth Street, just south of Greek Row Drive.

Follow the ooze news on twitter @UTAOozeball.

Thursday, Sept. 17

Faculty Bassoon Recital Scott Pool, assistant professor of music, performs. Free. 7:30 p.m. Irons Recital Hall, Fine Arts Building. Music.

Grand Opening for Starbucks at UTA Bookstore Enjoy samples and other giveaways in celebration of the signature Starbucks now located in the UTA Bookstore. Free. 10 a.m., UTA Bookstore.

Friday, Sept. 18

Women's and Gender Studies Open House Visit with the faculty and staff of the Women's and Gender Studies program. Noon-2 p.m., Room 205, University Hall. Women's and Gender Studies.

Volleyball Mavericks vs. Louisiana-Lafayette. Fiesta Friday, Hispanic Heritage Night, Los Mavericks Shirt Giveaway. Tickets $5 per game. Faculty-Staff All-Season Ticket $99, all 2015-16 sports. 6:30 p.m., College Park Center. Athletics.

Discount Rangers Tickets Rangers vs. Seattle Mariners, through Sunday, Sept. 20. Also, Detroit Tigers, Sept. 28-30; and Los Angeles Angels, Oct. 1-4. Visit, click on UT Arlington, and use the password GOMAVS to get your discounted tickets.

Opening Reception: 'Building: Selections from the University' Reception for exhibit of works chosen from several art and artifact collections at UT Arlington. 5:30-8 p.m., Fine Arts Building. Art and Art History, The Gallery at UTA.

Saturday, Sept. 19


Ecofest Learn how to be good to the environment and eco-friendly DIY tips. Free classes on water conservation, native plants, gardening, composting, and more. Free trees and green vendors. Music at Levitt Pavilion. Games and activities for kids. Free. 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Founders Plaza, 100 W. Abram St., Arlington. Ecofest.

Volleyball Mavericks vs. Georgia State. Volleyball alumni reunion, Camper Reunion Day, Boys and Girls Club Night, post-game autographs. Free admission for veterans, military service members, and dependents. Tickets $5 per game. Faculty-Staff All-Season Ticket $99, all 2015-16 sports. 6:30 p.m., College Park Center. Athletics.

International Observe the Moon Night Free lectures by the president of the Moon Society promote appreciation and understanding of our moon and its connection to NASA planetary science and exploration. Lectures 4:30 and 9 p.m. Discount tickets to Back to the Moon for Good, 5:30 p.m., and Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon, 7 p.m. Planetarium. Planetarium at UT Arlington.

Monday, Sept. 21

Voice Division Recital Performances by UTA vocal students. Free. Noon-1 p.m., Irons Recital Hall, Fine Arts Building. Music.

Thursday, Sept. 24

UTA Symphony Orchestra Concert The UTA Symphony Orchestra performs, conducted by Clifton Evans. Tickets $9 general admission, $6 students and seniors, 7:30 p.m., Irons Recital Hall, Fine Arts Building. Music.

Friday, Sept. 25

Faculty Flute Recital Terry Sanchez, senior lecturer in flute, performs. Free. 7:30 p.m., Irons Recital Hall, Fine Arts Building. Music.

Flight 12 Comedy Improv Troupe This 12-student troupe is always outrageous and never stale. Directed by Associate Professor Joe Chapa. Tickets $5. 8 p.m., Mainstage Theatre, Fine Arts Building. Also Saturday, Sept. 26. Maverick Theatre Company.

Saturday, Sept. 26


UT Arlington at the Levitt UTA Wind Symphony performs. Free. 8 p.m., Levitt Pavilion, 100 W. Abram St. Also, UTA Jazz Orchestra with jazz master Stefan Karlsson and Swedish jazz trumpeter Magnus Broo on Sunday, Sept. 27. Levitt Pavilion.

Sunday, Sept. 27

Total Lunar Eclipse Watch a total lunar eclipse through powerful telescopes. Enjoy free lectures and discount tickets for Planetarium shows. 7 p.m.-midnight; eclipse expected 9:10-10:20 p.m., Planetarium. Planetarium at UT Arlington.

Monday, Sept. 28

World Heart Day/Cyclethon Teams keep stationary bikes in motion for 12 hours. Free blood pressure tests, glucose checks, healthy cooking demos, free snacks, and other fun activities planned. Benefits American Heart Association. Sign up at the Maverick Activities Center. Noon-midnight, MAC. Campus RecreationHealth Services.

Tuesday, Sept. 29

young-hyun cho

Faculty Piano Recital Young-Hyun Cho, right, associate professor of piano, performs. Free. 7:30 p.m., Irons Recital Hall, Fine Arts Building. Music.

Coming up

Volleyball Tickets $5 per game. Faculty-Staff All-Season Ticket $99, all 2015-16 sports. Mavericks vs. Georgia Southern, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, tailgate, OctoberFest/beer tasting, Pink Night, Greek Out; vs. Arkansas-Little Rock, 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, Jersey Day, Blaze's Kids Club, Youth Day, International Frugal Fun Day, post-game autographs. All at College Park Center. Athletics.


Gallery 76102: Tshuchigama/Earthen Kiln Tsuchigama or “dirt kiln” is recognized by scholars as Japan's earliest high-fire kiln type. Free. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays; 4-8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, Gallery 76102. Through Oct. 10. Fort Worth Center.

University Center Gallery: Digital Photography Student Exhibit Student artwork showcased. Gallery hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. University Center Gallery, E.H. Hereford University Center. Through Dec. 12EXCEL Campus Activities.

Special Collections: Ringside: Memories of WCC Wrestling Photos by Cirrus Bonneau of World Class Championship Wrestling at the Will Rogers Coliseum in Fort Worth in 1982-83. Gallery hours 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Free. Sixth floor, Central Library. Through Jan. 16UT Arlington Libraries Special Collections.

Planetarium Two new shows—SOFIA 3-D, Cosmic Origins Spectrograph, and From the Earth to the Universe—are part of the fall schedule. Also showing are AstronautPink Floyd, and Spacepark 360: Infinity. Planetarium.

(For an expanded list of events, see the UT Arlington Calendar.)


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