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Monday, October 31, 2016

Homecoming 2016

Register to participate in Homecoming events

Register now to be part of activities for Homecoming 2016 Sunday-Saturday, Nov. 6-12.

The Homecoming Golf Tournament tees off at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12; register by Sunday, Nov. 6.

Sign up for the Homecoming 5K Walk/Run, which starts at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12; register by Thursday, Nov. 10. Proceeds will benefit the Student Emergency Services Fund.

Register for the Faculty-Staff Veterans Appreciation Breakfast on Friday, Nov. 11.

The deadline to sign up for the Chili Cook Off and the Homecoming Parade is Wednesday, Nov. 2.

See the schedule for details. Share you favorite Homecoming moments using #UTAHC16 on social media. LEARN MORE.


Maverick Speakers Series, Alexandra Cousteau

Tickets still available to see Alexandra Cousteau

Claim your tickets now to hear environmental advocate Alexandra Cousteau at the Maverick Speakers Series event Thursday, Nov. 3.

Cousteau will discuss "This Blue Planet: Preserving and Sustaining a Healthy Earth" at 7:30 p.m. in Texas Hall.

A National Geographic “emerging explorer,” filmmaker, and globally recognized advocate on water issues, Cousteau continues the work of her renowned grandfather, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, and her father, Philippe Cousteau Sr.

Preferred seating has front-of-the-line access to the venue. The lecture is free for students, faculty, and staff and costs $5 for community members.

BlackBerry Duo Mobile app not supported

criminal justice week

Duo, UTA's NetIDplus provider, no longer supports the BlackBerry Duo Mobile app. After Feb. 1, 2017, the app will be permanently removed from the BlackBerry World app store. Push notification and password generation will continue to function on BlackBerry devices. The Office of Information Technology recommends the use of alternative NetIDplus methods for authenticating, such as phone calls or text messaging options. Newer BlackBerry devices with an Android operating system and other mobile devices will not be impacted by this announcement.


TouchNet


Lot 33E closing delayed two weeks

Pardon Our Progress

Lot 33E, north of the Maverick Activities Center, will remain open for two additional weeks before being closed for the construction of a 1,500-space parking garage. The lot will close Friday, Nov. 11. LEARN MORE.


Complete annual compliance training by Friday

UTA employees must complete the annual compliance training by Friday, Nov. 4. If your compliance training is not completed, your Net ID will be deactivated and your ability to receive future merit increases may be impacted. Access your curriculum at elearn.uta.edu. The curriculum will appear on the My Blackboard tab under Course List.

If you have questions or need more information, contact the Office of University Compliance and Legal Affairs at 2-2080 or compliance@uta.edu. Please include your employee ID number when contacting the office.


Recycle leaves at Lot 25

leaf recycling

Beginning Tuesday, Nov. 1, bring your leaves to Lot 25 so the city can recycle them via compost. The lot is at Mitchell Street and Fielder Road by the UTA baseball and softball fields. The program lasts through Sunday, Jan. 1. LEARN MORE.


Maverick Memories

bobbing for apples at NTAC

Students bob for apples in the late 1940s at North Texas Agricultural College. The contestant on the right scored his third prize while the fellow on the left seems to have a helper.

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