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Friday, September 2, 2016

Building projects planned for campus

construction at UTA

Returning students, faculty, staff, and visitors will see a number of substantial, physical campus changes from spring. Parking lots were expanded on the west and south sides of campus, with a new handicapped-accessible lot on West Street at Planetarium Place. On the southern edge of campus, the Science and Engineering Innovation and Research building will begin construction later this year. A new 500-bed residence hall, a dining hall, and a 1,500-car parking garage are planned for the west side of campus. LEARN MORE.

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UTA Night at the Rangers

UTA Night at Rangers 2016
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Maverick faculty, staff, students, and alumni gathered to cheer on the Texas Rangers during UTA Night at the Rangers on Aug. 26. Distinguished Alum Tamara Hext Hilliard fired off an impressive ceremonial first pitch. From the first at-bat to the final out, UTA fans bonded over baseball. Watch the video.

LINK Lab collaborates on wearable technology conference

aWEAR '16 Conference

The Learning Innovation & Networked Knowledge (LINK) Research Lab is a partner for the first international wearable technology conference focused on learning and education Nov. 14-15 at Stanford University. Visit awear16.interlab.me for details and to register. LEARN MORE.


Emergency generator test today

Facilities Management will test the emergency electrical generators 1-2 p.m. today, Friday, Sept. 2, in Carlisle Hall, Engineering Lab Building, Engineering Research Building, Geoscience Building, Nedderman Hall, E.H. Hereford University Center, and Woolf Hall.


Library expands hours; robots return for check out

Telepresence robot at library

The Central Library has moved the Friday and Saturday closing times from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. At the Science and Engineering Library, the Sunday-Thursday closing time changed from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. For other hours, go to library.uta.edu/hours.

Telepresence robots are back and available for checkout by any faculty, staff, or student at the Central Library. Email the Robot Ambassadors or visit the website.

Tail Waggin’ Wednesday returns with therapy dogs available noon-2 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month September-November on the second floor of the Central Library.

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Maverick Life

MAVERICK STAMPEDE—Welcome Back events

Art and Entertainment

Conferences and Workshops

Maverick Discount Program

Maverick Speakers Series—Tickets packages online for Reza Aslan

Talks and Lectures

UTA Tickets

University seeking new printing services

canon print center

The University will end its printing arrangement with the City of Arlington’s Canon Print Center after Jan. 31, 2017. For questions or to provide input in seeking new printing services, contact Joe White in Procurement Services at 2-6148 or josephsw@uta.edu.


Save the date for HUB Vendor Fair

UT System Supply Chain Alliance

UTA's annual vendor fair for HUB Suppliers and the UT System Supply Chain Alliance is set for 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in the Bluebonnet Ballroom of the E.H. Hereford University Center. For more details, contact Laurie Thompson, HUB coordinator, at lauriethompson@uta.edu or 2-2039 or Charles Brooks, contract specialist, at charles.brooks@uta.edu or 2-2140.

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Training and Workshops

Business Affairs Training

Human Resources Training

Institutional Review Board (IRB) Mini-Conference

Maverick Service Excellence: How to Communicate with Your Customers

University-Industry Contracts webinar series

Cross Timbers Procurement Center workshops

News

Mav Milestones

News Center

UTA in the News

Campus Construction

Sports and Recreation

Athletics News

Group Exercise at the MAC

Intramural Sports

Volleyball

Dallas Wings

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