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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The Shorthorn earns national accolades

The Shorthorn Pacesetter Award

For the second year in a row, UTA’s daily student-run news agency, The Shorthorn, has been named a Pacemaker among college newspapers by the Associated College Press. The Pacemaker award is considered the pre-eminent award among collegiate student media.

The Shorthorn received national recognition this fall from other organizations, including the College Media Association and Editor & Publisher. LEARN MORE.


Researchers study self-control

LINK Lab self control research

Researchers at UTA's Learning Innovation and Networked Knowledge (LINK) Research Lab are working with the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History to study the ideal physical and mental states for people to learn and exercise self-control. WATCH THE VIDEO. LEARN MORE.

Maverick athletes face busy weekend with SBC volleyball tourney, NCAA cross country championship

SBC Championship

UTA hosts the Sun Belt Conference Volleyball Championship Friday-Sunday, Nov. 18-20, at College Park Center. The Lady Mavs play Little Rock at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Tickets are available at

The Maverick cross country teams compete in the NCAA Championships this weekend in Terre Haute, Ind.

In Maverick basketball, the Lady Mavericks play Wichita State at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, and the men's team faces St. Francis at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21, both at College Park Center.

Catch up with more Maverick athletics at

Register UTA-owned mobile devices for new changes

The Office of Information Technology will implement AirWatch, a mobile device management (MDM) solution, to safeguard sensitive information against security threats. The new service will provide passcode protection and encryption to all UTA-owned mobile devices. Register your UTA mobile device by Tuesday, Nov. 22. LEARN MORE.

Have Thanksgiving dinner with President Karbhari


Students, faculty, and staff are invited to celebrate Thanksgiving dinner with President Vistasp Karbhari 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, in the Connection Cafe. The dinner is free with a meal plan. Tickets are required without a meal plan and are $5 for students and $8 for faculty and staff members. For tickets and details, go to To volunteer, call 2-6080.

Faculty-staff appreciation sale at UTA Bookstore

Save 20 percent on gifts and clothing, $100 on MacBooks or iMacs, and more at the UTA Bookstore during its faculty-staff appreciation event Thursday, Nov. 17. Free refreshments provided all day.

UT Press sales includes 50 percent discount

The University of Texas Press offers a 50 percent discount to faculty, staff, and students through Friday, Nov. 18. Domestic shipping is free. Sales tax applies. Use the code UTPF16. LEARN MORE.

MavStorm Coming

Coming Up


A Hidden Story of the Mexican Revolution in Texas: Elena Arizmendi and Jose Vasconcelos, Wednesday, Nov. 16

Maverick Theatre Company: The Miser, Wednesday-Sunday, Nov. 16-20

An Evening with NASA Astronaut Jose Hernandez, Thursday, Nov. 17

Native American Heritage Month: Journeys in the Land of the Peacemaker, Thursday, Nov. 17

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

UTA Symphonic Band & Symphonic Winds, Sunday, Nov. 20

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

Road Trip: Men’s Basketball vs. UT Austin, Tuesday, Nov. 29

A for King & Country Christmas Tour, Saturday, Dec. 10

See more on the UTA events calendar.


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