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Friday, September 30, 2016

2015-16 research expenditures

UTA advances toward Tier 1 status

UTA continues to move steadily toward Tier 1 status, graduating more than 200 doctorates for the third year in a row and generating research expenditures in excess of $85 million, up nearly 9 percent from the previous year. LEARN MORE.


VIP, preferred seating packages available for Kristof, WuDunn at Maverick Speakers Series event

Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn-Maverick Speakers Series

VIP and preferred seating packages are available to see journalists and humanitarians Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn at the next Maverick Speakers Series event.

The Pulitzer Prize-winning husband-and-wife duo will speak on "A Path Appears: How an Individual Can Change the World" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, at Texas Hall. A question-and-answer session follows the lecture, as well as an autograph signing.

VIP packages include a private dinner and photograph with the speakers. Preferred seating has front-of-the-line access to the book/autograph signing. The lecture is free for students, faculty, and staff and costs $5 for community members.

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Mavericks network and connect at Job Fair

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With 150 top companies from across North Texas in attendance, the All Majors Job Fair provided UTA students and alumni a perfect opportunity to network and connect. Watch the video.

State Employee Charitable Campaign underway

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The State Employee Charitable Campaign is a yearly opportunity for faculty and staff to show their Maverick generosity. The campaign runs through Monday, Oct. 31. See a listing of agencies and organizations and pledge online. Make a one-time gift or pledge monthly. Donations may be made to one or more organizations.


New HR class addresses bullying, harassment

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Human Resources’ newest training class—Confronting Workplace Bullying and Harassment—is 3-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, in Room 200 of the Wetsel Service Center. Register online.


Latest Maverick Cyber Security Newsletter online

Maverick Cyber Security

The newest edition of the Information Security Office’s Maverick Cyber Security newsletter focuses on e-commerce, sensitive information online, and data breaches. Read about a ransomware case study and a phishing scam that uses a Game of Thrones download.


Unit Effectiveness Process Improvement Reports due Nov. 4

Unit Effectiveness Process Improvement Reports need to be completed in TracDat and submitted to the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Reporting (IER). See the IER training webpage for TracDat refresher training sessions.

It is important that Improvement Reports are submitted by the deadline as UTA prepares for its onsite reaccreditation visit by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

For questions, contact Rebecca Lewis at uep@uta.edu.


Travel, speaker grants available from Institute for Sustainability and Global Impact

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The Institute for Sustainability and Global Impact offers grants of up to $500 each to faculty and staff for travel support and sustainability speakers. READ MORE.

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