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Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Tickets available for 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 this week's 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 and an autograph signing follow the lecture.

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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At the beginning of every academic year, the Fall Leadership Retreat offers students an intensive experience focused on leadership development and team building. READ MORE.

Voter registration opportunities on campus

register to vote

Register to vote on campus with help from Student Congress and the Center for African American Studies. The deadline to register and be eligible to vote in the Tuesday, Nov. 8, election is Tuesday, Oct. 11. Look for registration tables at various campus locations 10 a.m.-2 p.m. through Thursday, Oct. 6, and on Monday, Oct. 10. Also register 8 a.m.-2 p.m. through Tuesday, Oct. 11, in Suite 129 of the Swift Center. Or register through votetexas.gov.


Elections dominate Political Science week discussions

Explore the ins, outs, ups, and downs of politics during Political Science Week. The Department of Political Science hosts panel discussions featuring faculty members, including "Showdown 2016 and the Aftermath" today, Wednesday, Oct. 5, and "Obama's Legacy" on Thursday, Oct. 6. The week wraps up Friday, Oct. 7, with a panel on "How Did We Get Clinton and Trump? The Legacy of the 1968 Election and the Politics of Division." LEARN MORE.


HUB Vendor Fair set for Thursday

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.


Participate in National Hazing Prevention Week

These Hands Don't Haze

Faculty and staff are encouraged to participate in National Hazing Prevention Week, which runs through Thursday, Oct. 6. Sign a banner supporting the anti-hazing efforts 11 a.m.-1 p.m. through Thursday by the University Center art gallery. Go inside the gallery for an interactive exhibit. A Lunch and Learn includes a discussion on hazing incidents 12:30-1:30 p.m. Thursday in the Palo Duro Lounge. The free lunch is open to students, faculty, and staff


Emergency generator test Friday

Facilities Management will test the emergency electrical generators 1-2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in Carlisle Hall, Engineering Lab Building, Engineering Research Building, Geoscience Building, E.H. Hereford University Center, Nedderman Hall, and Woolf Hall. LEARN MORE.

Coming Up

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Pride Week, through Friday, Oct. 7

CAAS Lecture: Privilege: An Uncomfortable Conversation About Race and Opportunity, Wednesday, Oct. 5

Tail Waggin' Wednesday, Wednesday, Oct. 5

Pink Out Day: Breast Cancer Awareness, Wednesday, Oct. 5

Research Integrity Symposium, Friday, Oct. 7

Walk A Mile in Her Shoes, Saturday, Oct. 8

Presidential Debate Watch Party, Sunday, Oct. 9, and Wednesday, Oct. 19

UTA Faculty and Friends Chamber Orchestra, Monday, Oct. 10

The Clothesline Project: Domestic Violence Awareness, Monday-Friday, Oct. 10-14

Bed Races, Wednesday, Oct. 12

Troupers: A Musical Vaudeville, Wednesday-Sunday, Oct. 12-16

Fall Choral Festival, Thursday, Oct. 13

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