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Friday, November 4, 2016

Claim tickets to see Kevin O'Leary, Fareed Zakaria

Maverick Speakers Series-O'Leary-zakaria

Tickets for the two remaining speakers in the 2016-17 Maverick Speakers Series are now available. Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary will speak on Thursday, Feb. 16, followed by host Fareed Zakaria on Tuesday, March 7. Both events will be at 7:30 p.m. in College Park Center.

VIP packages include a private dinner and photograph with the speaker. 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. For tickets or details, visit the Maverick Speakers Series website. LEARN MORE.


Cousteau says legacy important in conservation

mss-Alexandra Cousteau

Alexandra Cousteau shared her enthusiasm for maintaining a healthy and plentiful world water supply at the Maverick Speakers Series. Named a National Geographic emerging explorer, she is continuing the legacy of her grandfather, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, and her father, Phillippe Cousteau. She spoke Thursday at Texas Hall. See more photos.

Executive interns named for President's office

president's interns

Raoul Mendanha and Diana Ferreira are the first executive interns for the Office of the President. The interns support President Vistasp Karbhari and senior staff members in projects, research, and day-to-day operational tasks. Mendanha is a first year graduate student pursuing his MBA and has an interest in data analytics. He earned a degree in electrical and electronic engineering at Sathyabama University-Chennai in India. Ferreira of Houston is an undergraduate senior majoring in communications and minoring in journalism.

Virtual reality users group meets Monday

virtual reality users group

A new virtual reality user’s group for faculty and staff meets for the first time at 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, at the LINK Research Lab in Room 246 in Nedderman Hall. Participate in discussions on how to collaboratively learn about, promote, research, and support various virtual reality initiatives at UTA. RSVP to Matt Crosslin at

Campus carry education part of PR class project

Public relations students are raising knowledge about UTA's campus carry policy. Read the news release and take the survey.

UTA partners with TouchNet


This month UTA will implement a new online credit card processing system. TouchNet is a third-party online payment system that provides a secure, fast, and efficient way for users to process payments online. Find TouchNet in MyMav.

With TouchNet, faculty and staff can access their UTA account anytime via mobile devices or through MyMav; schedule automatic payments; and designate authorized users to view an account or make a payment.

If you have questions, contact the Office of Student Accounts in Room 130 of Davis Hall or

Early voting continues today at MAC

Early Voting

Today is the last day to cast your ballot at the early voting poll for the Nov. 8 election. UTA hosts a polling site 7 a.m.-7 p.m. through Friday, Nov. 4, at the Maverick Activities Center. Learn more about what's on the ballot at the Tarrant County Election Office and the Texas Secretary of State websites.

Coming Up


‘Find Your Space’ Art Workshop, Saturday, Nov. 5

Ubuntu Social Justice Conference, Saturday, Nov. 5

Pizza with the President, Tuesday, Nov. 8

Faculty Bass Recital: Jack Unzicker, Tuesday, Nov. 8

Homecoming 2016, Sunday, Nov. 6-Sunday, Nov. 13

Sun Belt Conference Volleyball Championship, Friday-Sunday, Nov. 18-20

Thanksgiving Holidays, Thursday-Friday, Nov. 24-25

See more on the UTA events calendar.



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