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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Reza Aslan, Maverick Speakers Series

Reza Aslan enthralled audience at Texas Hall

Author and religious scholar Reza Aslan works on giving the Maverick sign Tuesday at Texas Hall for the Maverick Speakers Series's first event of the year. Dr. Aslan spoke to students in a master class in the afternoon, then shared dinner and conversation with fans and dignitaries, such as UTA President Vistasp Karbhari, before the evening lecture. LEARN MORE.

Campus carry meeting today

Town hall meetings on UTA's implementation of Senate Bill 11—the campus carry law—are open to faculty, staff, and students 2-3:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, Sept. 14, in Room 100 of Nedderman Hall and 2-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, in Room 148 of the Fine Arts Building. Read more about campus carry at UTA.

Lunch and volleyball deal offered to faculty, staff

Volleyball Faculty-Staff Lunch Deal

Enjoy a boxed lunch and Maverick volleyball action for the UTA Invitational match between UTA and Samford. For $10 you get a ticket to the game, a hot dog, chips, and a drink. The match starts at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at College Park Center. Order your lunch combo at using promo code VBLUNCH.

Emergency generator test Friday

Facilities Management will test the emergency electrical generators 1-2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, in the Chemistry and Physics Building, Chemistry Research Building, Hammond Hall, Life Science Building, Pickard Hall, and Trimble Hall.

Pizza with the President open to faculty, staff

Pizza with President

Faculty and staff are invited to be part of Pizza with the President at noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, in the Palo Duro Lounge of the E.H. Hereford University Center. The free lunch event includes a question-and-answer session with President Vistasp Karbhari. If you cannot attend the event, tweet your questions using the hashtag #PizzawiththePres.

Sign up for World Heart Day's Cyclethon


Sign up for the World Heart Day's Cyclethon at the Maverick Activities Center. Teams must keep their bike pedaling noon-midnight Monday, Sept. 26, at the MAC. Cost is $35 per team, which will be donated to the American Heart Association.

Workflow training available for document creators

UT Share Workflow will be implemented on Monday, Oct. 3. Users will no longer use UTA Flow for submitting and approving documents for travel, requisitions, IDTs, and vouchers. Supervisors who are not department approvers will now be required to approve travel authorizations and cash advances and can attend the Document Creators training sessions. Sign up for Document Creators training.



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