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Thursday, October 29, 2015


Homecoming around the corner; order tickets to attend events

Buy tickets now for the fun activities, heart-pounding sports action, and unbridled enthusiasm for all things Maverick happening during Homecoming 2015, Saturday, Nov. 7-Saturday, Nov. 14.

Start the fun with the step show at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, in the Bluebonnet Ballroom of the E.H. Hereford University Center.

Paint Your Ride with help from the Freshmen Leaders On Campus. The vehicle decorating is 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, in the Arlington Hall circle.

Catch the Maverick spirit with a pep rally and bus trip to see the women's basketball team face Baylor on Friday, Nov. 13.

Saturday's events include reunions and the street festival, which starts at 3:30 p.m., gives you a chance to soak up the College Park District atmosphere and get blue and orange spirit going before the game. Games, food, music, and more are planned. The Party on the Plaza begins at 4 p.m. on the Moritz Plaza.

Line Spaniolo Drive at 5:45 p.m. for the parade, filled with dignitaries, beautiful floats, and some traditional golf-cart entries. It winds up with a pep rally in front of College Park Center, where the men's basketball team plays Fordham at 7:30 p.m.

Order Homecoming event tickets online.

See the schedule and details for Homecoming 2015.

Register now to participate in Homecoming competitions, parade

Register now to be part of Homecoming 2015 activities, Saturday, Nov. 7-Saturday, Nov. 14.

Try your hand at a home run derby 2-6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8. The contest benefits the Texas Heart Institute in memory of UTA student Erica Hochmeister and the Student Emergency Services Fund.

Chili chefs will serve up hot stuff noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, on the University Center mall. Register online by Wednesday, Nov. 4. Call Student Affairs for details at 2-6080.

Sign up for the Homecoming 5K, which takes off at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, from the Maverick Activities Center for a scenic route through the campus. Register through Thursday, Nov. 12, at Proceeds benefit the Student Emergency Services Fund.

The Homecoming Golf Tournament tees off at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Waterchase Golf Club. Enter by Friday, Nov. 6, at $50 per person. Mulligans are available at the course at two for $20.

Register your entry for the Homecoming parade by Wednesday, Nov. 4., which cruises along the east campus on Saturday, Nov. 14.

Register online for Homecoming activities.

See the schedule and details for Homecoming 2015.

Get tickets now for Homecoming basketball games

Purchase tickets by Monday, Nov. 2. Tickets are $30 for faculty, staff, and alumni and $15 for students. Price includes the game ticket, food, a T-shirt, and transportation to and from the game. Tickets are available at along with other details about Homecoming 2015.

The pre-game tipoff features food, activities, and a pep rally 1:30-3 p.m. at Moritz Plaza at College Park Center. Buses leave for the game at 3 p.m. The game starts at 6 p.m.

If you drive yourself to the game, individual tickets are $5-10.

See more Maverick basketball action at the Homecoming men’s game against Fordham at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at College Park Center. Tickets are $5 at Read about the pre-game Homecoming events at

The women’s team was selected second in the Sun Belt Conference Preseason Poll last week. Sophomore center Rebekah VanDijk was named to the All-SBC Preseason First Team. UTA completed the largest turnaround in NCAA Division I last season after a 13-win increase to finish tied for fourth in the Sun Belt with a 17-13 overall record. Five regular starters return for their final 10 games.

The men’s basketball team is predicted to finish tied for eighth place, along with Texas State, in the 2015-16 Sun Belt Conference Preseason Poll. The Mavericks are returning nine players from the 2014-15 squad that went 16-15 with a fifth seed in the SBC Championship.

Tickets available to see Daymond John

Tickets to see entrepreneur Daymond John for the Maverick Speakers Series are available online.

John will speak on "Shark Tank Entrepreneurship" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, at College Park Center. An audience question-and-answer session and book signing will follow the lecture.

An entrepreneur in every sense of the word, John is the CEO and founder of FUBU, a global lifestyle brand, and a pioneer in the fashion industry with over $6 billion in product sales. He joined the cast of Shark Tank in 2009. John has received more than 35 awards, including the Brandweek Marketer of the Year and was named Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship by the White House in 2015.

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.

'U.S. News & World Report' ranking underscores UTA’s diversity

The University of Texas at Arlington has once again been named one of the nation’s top universities for ethnic diversity, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Colleges Rankings for 2016.

UTA’s “diversity index” ranks fifth among national universities, a measure of where college students seeking diversity are “most likely to encounter undergraduates from racial or ethnic groups different from their own,” according to the news organization.

For its ranking, U.S. News & World Report analyzed data from the 2014-15 academic year. Read more about the diversity rankings.

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Dr. Beth Mancini

Nursing prof helps develop new CPR guidelines

Beth Mancini, senior associate dean of education innovation for the College of Nursing and Health Innovation, played a chief role in developing the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care, which among other things, calls for quick action on the part of bystanders.

Dr. Mancini, chair of undergraduate nursing programs, served as lead author of Part 3 of the AHA document and intimately understands the significance of CPR. The 2015 guidelines continue to encourage immediate bystander CPR that maximize an individual’s chances for survival.

Read more about Mancini and the CPR guidelines.

Catch basketball preview at Maverick Club next week

Get a preview of Maverick basketball season at the Maverick Club’s monthly huddle Thursday, Nov. 5, at College Park Center. Membership in the athletic booster's club is $10 per month.

Maverick Club members can watch the teams practice before a dinner with coaches Scott Cross and Krista Gerlich.

Practice times are 2:30-5 p.m. for the women’s team and 3-5:30 p.m. for the men’s team. Enter College Park Center’s west entry to access the practice courts. Dinner is 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Hospitality Suite, where Cross and Gerlich will introduce the teams and discuss the upcoming seasons.

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Parent and Family Weekend

Students and their relatives watched a Movin' Mavs wheelchair basketball game during Parents and Family Weekend. Other activities included breakfast with President Vistasp Karbhari, department tours, and more. Hundreds of Maverick families got a taste of UTA excellence as they visited sons and daughters at their home away from home.


Compliance training now on Blackboard

Employee compliance training is now on Blackboard. Annual compliance training is scheduled starting Monday, Nov. 2, and includes seven modules. Watch your email for the announcement.

All employees have two weeks to complete their assigned modules. Employees will be notified via email when their training is available.

New employee compliance training, which began this week, will be released every Wednesday. New employees, including GTAs and GRAs, are now required to complete 13 compliance training modules.  Student employees, including work studies, are required to complete seven compliance training modules.

To access training at, log in with your Net ID and password. Go to the My Blackboard tab and click on Course List. If you are a frequent user of Blackboard, the training may appear at the bottom of the list.

For questions, contact Jennifer Chapman in the Office of University Compliance and Legal Affairs at 2-2080 or

WNBA team to unveil name, logo, ticket information

Faculty and staff are invited to attend a news conference for the WNBA franchise formerly known as the Tulsa Shock at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 2, to announce details about the team including the schedule of home games to be played at College Park Center.

Team officials are expected to unveil the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington-based team’s name, logo, and ticket information. In July, WNBA owners approved a plan to move the team and College Park Center was selected as the site for the team’s 17 home games during the 2016 season.

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Paying it forward

College of Business Dean Rachel Croson, left, joined alumnus Jimmy Campbell, right, and his wife, Cathy, to announce the creation of the $500,000 Jimmy and Cathy Campbell Endowed Scholarship fund. The gift will provide a four-year, half-tuition scholarship to students who are in the top 10 percent of graduates of Cleburne High School and are pursuing a bachelor’s degree in any major in the College of Business. Read more about the Campbell scholarship gift.

Educause conference continues

Educause Virtual Conference, a premiere event for technology in higher education, will explore tough issues facing institutions around the world.

The conference is Thursday-Friday, Oct. 29-30, on the UTA campus. Sponsors are University Analytics, UT Arlington Libraries, the Center of Teaching and Learning, and the Office of Information Technology.

Topics include “Analytics, Business, Intelligence, and Data Management,” Leading and Partnering across the Academy,” Teaching and Learning,” and Risk Management.”

See the schedule and register for the Educause Virtual Conference.

State Employee Charitable Campaign concludes Saturday

The State Employee Charitable Campaign is a charity that matches your interests, from Adopt-A-Beach to EarthShare to Global Impact. Choose from hundreds of organizations. UTA's goal is $60,000 for the campaign, which runs through Saturday, Oct. 31.

Payroll deduction through online giving is the easiest way to donate. Go to UTA's SECC page to see the guidebook with a list of charities. Click on the red banner to give.

For questions, contact your department representative, Amber Campbell at, or Colin Sanor at

Be part of Maverick Experience Preview Day

The Office of University Recruitment invites your academic department or student organization to participate at the Academic Fair or Student Life Fair at the Maverick Experience Preview Day on Saturday, Oct. 31.

Register online. Questions? Contact Alicia Graves at

Symposium focuses on breast health

Students, staff, and faculty can attend the 2015 Breast Health 101 Symposium, sponsored by the College of Nursing and Health Innovation and Susan G. Komen of Greater Fort Worth. The free event is 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at the Maverick Activities Center. Register online, and use code BH101.

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Sparking interest

A team lead by Nilakshi Veerabathina, assistant professor of physics, entertained and educated the K-12 students at the eleventh annual Aviation and Transportation Career Expo on Oct. 23 at the C.R. Smith Museum and at the DFW International Airport. About 4,000 students and their teachers from across North Texas learned about aviation, transportation, and science at the event, hosted by the airport, the Federal Aviation Administration, American Airlines, and Tarrant County College. UTA representatives were, from left, students Edward Perez, Sergio Garza, Garrett Leavitt, and Dominic Kotzer and Dr. Veerabathina.


Training offered for new Unit Effectiveness Process software

Results Reports and Improvement Reports for the Unit Effectiveness Process are due to the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Reporting soon.

Training sessions for TracDat, the new Unit Effectiveness Process assessment software, is 3-5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30; 1-3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2; and 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Nov. 4.

The deadline for Improvement Reports for 2013-14 and 2014-15 is Friday, Nov. 6. The deadline for Results Reports was Oct. 16.

Register for TracDat training.

NetIDplus adds new level of security for off-campus connection

In response to the growing number of sophisticated cyber threats, the Office of Information Technology is adding steps to safeguard personal and University information.

On Monday, Nov. 2, UTA will begin to implement NetIDplus, which will require two-factor authentication when you remotely access UTShare and VPN. Use of two-factor authentication is mandated by the UT System.

For more details, visit to find the definition of two-factor authentication, enrollment and training schedules, changes to your VPN group, frequently asked questions, troubleshooting guidelines, supported devices, and additional documentation.

 For assistance or questions, contact the Help Desk at or 2-2208.

Donate to Golden Key food drive

The Golden Key International Honour Society hosts its annual food drive for the Tarrant Area Food Bank. See a list of donation locations. Donations are due by Nov. 19.

For drop-off or pick-up details, contact Kevin Schuck at or 2-0102 or Micaela Seals at

Lots of treats on campus for Halloween

Treats, not tricks, are in store for Mavericks this weekend.

The Planetarium at UTA will take $2 off admission for anyone wearing a costume Friday-Sunday, Oct. 30-Nov. 1.

The Great Pumpkin Carnival is a night of family fun on Greek Row 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30. Fraternity and Sorority Life provides games, popcorn, and candy for all ages.

Down the street Friday, the College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs hosts a haunted house 6-8 p.m., a costume contest 7 p.m., and a scary movie after the haunted house closes.

Maverick volleyball games encourage fans to dress up for two games this week. Flashback Friday's game against Troy includes a prize for best '90s outfit. A costume contest and trick-or-treat giveaways are part of Saturday's contest with Louisiana-Monroe. Both games start at 6:30 p.m. at College Park Center. Tickets are $5.

Bring your appetite to the Department of Accounting’s annual Chili Cook-Off 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, on Oak Street between Third and Fourth streets. The free event includes costume contests, food trucks, field games, bounce houses, and live music.

Extra Credit

Thursday, Oct. 29

Position and Workforce Management Register online. 1:30-3:30 p.m., Room E200C, Continuing Education Building. Business Affairs.

Women's and Gender Studies Symposium Speakers include Whitney Peoples, Provost Post-doctoral Fellow in Women's and Gender Studies, and Ana Louise Keating of Texas Woman's University addressing the theme "Minding the Field: Exploring and Expanding Women's and Gender Studies in North Texas.” 9 a.m.-5 p.m., sixth floor, Central Library. Women’s and Gender Studies.

Biology Colloquium Series Bryan Carstens of Ohio State University. 4 p.m., Room 124, Life Sciences. Biology.

Friday, Oct. 30

UTARI Lunch and Learn Fan Gao of UT Southwestern Medical Center. Register onlineShuttle available. Lunch provided. Noon, UTARI, 7300 Jack Newell Blvd. S., Fort Worth. UT Arlington Research Institute.

Qualitative Research Brown-bag Meetups Priscila Caçola, assistant professor of kinesiology, "Mixed Methods and Working on Research as an Interdisciplinary Team." Noon-1 p.m., Room 414, Central Library. Also, Yekang Ko and Ann Foss of planning and landscape architecture, "Measuring Climate Literacy: Using Survey Data for Interdisciplinary Environmental Education," Nov. 12. Qualitative Research Meetup.

Tuesday, Nov. 3

Managing Department Funds Register online. 8:30-10:30 a.m., Room E200C, Continuing Education Building. Business Affairs.

Wednesday, Nov. 4


Arlington Technology Association Xinbao Yu, associate professor of civil engineering, discusses "Using Geothermal Energy to Remove Ice and Snow from Roads and Bridges." Light breakfast provided. RSVP. Free. 7-8 a.m., Room 100, Nedderman Hall. Arlington Technology Association.

Disability Studies Lecture Robert and Schuyler Rummel-Hudson on “Fighting Monsters with Rubber Swords.” Free. Noon-1 p.m. Room 25, University Hall. Also, Catherine Kudlick, “Disabling Cures: Rescuing History’s ‘Incurables’ from the Clutches of the Present,” Nov. 19. Disability Studies.

Food for Thought Allison Dominguez, a registered and licensed dietitian, discusses what to eat before and after you exercise. Noon-1 p.m., Room 213, Maverick Activities Center. Campus Recreation.

Thursday, Nov. 5

Travel and Expenses Register online. 8:30-10:30 a.m., Room E200C, Continuing Education Building. Business Affairs.

Friday, Nov. 6

Mathematics Colloquium Series Patrick Shipman of Colorado State University. 3 p.m., Room 311, Pickard Hall. Mathematics.

Saturday, Nov. 7

RAD Self-Defense for Women For female students, faculty, and staff. Register online. Free. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Room 102-B, Maverick Activities Center. UTA Police.

Monday, Nov. 9

ProCard Register online. 1:30-3:30 p.m., Room E200C, Continuing Education Building. Business Affairs.

Wednesday, Nov. 11

Timekeeper Register online. 1:30-4 p.m., Room E200C, Continuing Education Building. Business Affairs.

Thursday, Nov. 12

Current Research on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Panelists are Alexa Smith-Osborne, associate professor of social work and director of the Center for Clinical Social Work; Cheryl Anderson, associate professor of nursing; and Mary Kate Kenworthy, readjustment counselor for Veterans Affairs. 4-6 p.m., sixth floor parlor, Central Library. Veterans Upward Bound.

Friday, Nov. 13

Position and Workforce Management Register online. 8:30-10:30 a.m., Room E200C, Continuing Education Building. Business Affairs.

Coming up

Focus on Faculty: Traci Freling Traci Freling, associate professor of marketing. Free. Noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, sixth floor, Central Library. UTA Libraries.

Business Affairs Training Register online. Financial Statements & the Reconciliation Process, Monday, Nov. 16; Requisitions, Wednesday, Nov. 18; Payment Vouchers, Friday, Nov. 20. All in Room E200C, Continuing Education Building. Business Affairs.

Human Resources Training Managing Projects and Making Decisions, Wednesday, Nov. 18; Fundamental Skills for Supervisors and Managers, Friday, Nov. 20. All in Room 200, Wetsel Service Center. Human Resources.

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

Sports Notes

Mavs cap off weekend with sweep of Eagles

The volleyball team finished a perfect weekend in Georgia with a win over Georgia Southern in straight sets Saturday night. The Mavericks improve to 15-8 this season and 6-5 in Sun Belt play.

Stacey Koch totaled 17 kills Friday night and four blocks, while Qiana Canete recorded her 12th double-double of the season. Senior Caitlyn Cooney registered a season-high 29 digs in Friday's match.

The Mavericks will return to action Friday-Saturday, Oct. 30-31, at College Park Center in matches against Troy and Louisiana-Monroe. The Friday match against Troy and Saturday's outing against Louisiana-Monroe both begin at 6:30 p.m.

Sports Shorts

The women’s basketball game against the Baylor Bears in the 2015 Preseason WNIT Friday, Nov. 13, will be broadcast on Fox Sports Southwest Plus. UTA's trip to Kansas State on Dec. 3 will be on Fox College Sports-Central. Fox Sports Southwest Plus is available to most cable and satellite companies on the channel's alternate station, as well as on the Fox Sports Go app.

•  The cross country teams compete Sunday, Nov. 1, in the Sun Belt Conference Championships in Atlanta. The UTA women are the defending league champions, while the men won the title in 2013.

Intramural deadline for Halloween ultimate disc

Upcoming intramural sports deadlines are Halloween ultimate disc, Friday, Oct. 30; badminton, Sunday, Nov. 1; poker, Monday, Nov. 16; innertube water polo, Sunday, Nov. 22; 3-on-3 wheelchair basketball, Tuesday, Dec. 8; and college football bowl pick 'em, Sunday, Dec. 13

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

International Education Week features food, facts

Taste global goodies or test your worldly wisdom during International Education Week, set for Monday-Friday, Nov. 2-6. Most events are in the E.H. Hereford University Center.

Song, dance, comedy, and magic are part of the One Night in Asia Talent Showcase 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2, in the Bluebonnet Ballroom.

Taste global goodies at the International Fall Food Fair 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, on the University Center Mall.

Asian Students share their stories of studying abroad noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, in the Sabine Room.

Author and budget travel expert Deidre Mathis shares her experiences as an African-American female traveling abroad, the importance of diversity in study abroad and international travel, and tips for how to travel abroad on a budget. Her keynote address is at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, in the Concho Room.

Teams compete for prizes during World Trivia Night 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, in the Palo Duro Lounge.

Students learn to be part of changing the world at the second annual Ubuntu Social Justice Conference on Saturday, Nov. 7.

The Office of International Education hosts the week's events.

Thursday, Oct. 29

Lunafest 2015 Short films produced and directed by and for women. $5. 7-9 p.m., Lone Star Auditorium, Maverick Activities Center. Women’s and Gender Studies.

Guest Trombone Concert Free. 7:30 p.m., Irons Recital Hall, Fine Arts Building. Music.

Friday, Oct. 30

Opening Reception: 'Reunion: XV Faculty Biennial and Invited Alumni Exhibition' Receptions for concurrent exhibitions featuring 35 faculty members and 26 invited art graduates. Free 5-7 p.m. Gallery West, Studio Arts Center; and 6-8 p.m., The Gallery at UTA, Fine Arts Building. Art and Art History.

Violin Studio Recital Free. 7:30 p.m., Irons Recital Hall, Fine Arts Building. Music.

Volleyball Mavericks vs. Troy. Flashback Friday, '90s Night, prize for best '90s outfit. Tickets $5. 6:30 p.m., College Park Center. Also, vs. Louisiana-Monroe, Trick-or-Treat giveaway, costume contest Oct. 31; vs. South Alabama, Nov. 15. Athletics.

Wednesday, Nov. 4

Tail Waggin' Wednesday Students, faculty, and staff can take a break filled with unconditional love from therapy dogs. Free. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., sixth floor, Central Library. UTA Libraries.

Thursday, Nov. 5


Panel Discussion: World Class Championship Wrestling Panelists examine the World Class Championship Wrestling events in North Texas in the 1980s. Panelists are exhibit photographer Cirrus Bonneau, curator Oliver Lee Bateman, former WCCW wrestlers "Cowboy" Johnny Mantell and "Iceman" King Parsons, and former pro wrestling personality Allan Saxe, associate professor of political science. In conjunction with exhibit “Ringside: Memories of World Class Championship Wrestling.” Free. 2-3:30 p.m., sixth floor parlor, Central Library. UTA Libraries Special Collections.

Friday, Nov. 6

Guest Cello Recital Cellist Yuri Anshelevich performs. Free. 7:30 p.m., unless noted, Irons Recital Hall, Fine Arts Building. Music.

Monday, Nov. 9

Percussion Ensemble Concert Free. 7:30 p.m., unless noted, Irons Recital Hall, Fine Arts Building. Music.

Thursday, Nov. 12

Faculty Chamber Recital Free. 7:30 p.m., unless noted, Irons Recital Hall, Fine Arts Building. Music.

Friday, Nov. 13

Wind Symphony Concert Tickets. 7:30 p.m., unless noted, Irons Recital Hall, Fine Arts Building. Music.

UT System Day Wear your Maverick attire and celebrate UT System Day. UTA joined the UT System 50 years ago. Free. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Palo Duro Lounge, E.H. Hereford University Center. Human Resources, UT System Day.

Coming Up

Concerts and Recitals Faculty Recital, Laura Bennett Cameron, Saturday, Nov. 14; Trumpet Studio Recital, Monday, Nov. 16; Clavier Piano Recital, Tuesday Nov. 17; Guest Recital, Stephen F. Austin Wind Faculty, Thursday, Nov. 19; Bassoon Studio Recital, Friday, Nov. 20; UTA Symphony Orchestra Concert, Saturday, Nov. 21; Symphonic Band Concert, 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 22; Trombone Ensemble Concert, Monday, Nov. 23; Viola Studio Recital, Tuesday, Nov. 24; UTA Choir Concert, Thursday, Dec. 3; Flute Studio Recital, Friday, Dec. 4. All 7:30 p.m., unless noted, Irons Recital Hall, Fine Arts Building. Music.


Reunion: XV Faculty Biennial and Invited Alumni Exhibition Concurrent exhibitions feature 35 faculty members and 26 invited art graduates. Hours for both galleries 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, and noon-5 p.m. Saturdays. Gallery West, Studio Arts Center; and The Gallery at UTA, Fine Arts Building. Through Nov. 21. Art and Art History.

Ornament and Adornment: The Decoration and Application Techniques of African Masks 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, Visual Resources Commons, Room 2109, Fine Arts Building. Through Dec. 9. Art and Art History.

University Center Gallery: Digital Photography Student Exhibit 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 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, sixth floor, Central Library. Through Jan. 16UTA Libraries Special Collections.

Planetarium Fall shows SOFIA 3-D, Cosmic Origins Spectrograph, From the Earth to the Universe, AstronautPink Floyd, and Spacepark 360: Infinity. Planetarium.

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


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