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Wednesday, December 14, 2016


Commencement ceremonies begin Thursday

Fall Commencement ceremonies are Thursday-Saturday, Dec. 15-17, at College Park Center. For the complete Commencement schedule and detailed information about tickets, attire, parking, formalities, photography, special accommodations, and more, go to Read the stories of graduating students Mayank Jain and Phyllis McGeath. UTA could bust March Madness brackets

Kevin Hervey

An article published Tuesday says, "Looking for a lovable underdog and possible future bracket-buster this holiday season? Put the University of Texas at Arlington on your shopping list." LEARN MORE.

MavGrad cap contest

Cast your vote in #MavGrad2016 cap design contest

See how the traditional mortar board can transform into a message medium and fashion statement in the #MavGrad2016 Fall Cap Design Competition. Graduating students decorated their Commencement headgear with the hopes of winning a custom UTA prize package. See the entries and vote by liking your favorite by 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 15. Only likes on photos in the album will be counted, not on shares or reposts. All Facebook reactions will count as votes.

University Club hosts holiday buffet Thursday

holiday buffet

The University Club's Executive Chef E. David Aldape will host a holiday buffet for faculty and staff 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15.

The menu includes turkey breast, roast beef, dressing, garlic mashed potatoes, broccoli rice risotto, parmesan carrots, baked apple and sweet potato, caesar salad, ambrosia, and a grilled vegetable platter.

Reservations are encouraged; cost is $8. Call 817-272-3189 for more information.

Papers wanted for spring conference on culture, society

The Department of Modern Languages and UTA Libraries have issued a call for papers for the Culture and Society: Bridging the Gap Conference set for Monday-Tuesday, April 10-11. The event brings together students, faculty, and professionals for engaging, multidisciplinary conversations. Submissions are due by Thursday, Feb. 9.

Coming Up

Sunday, Dec. 18Women's Basketball vs. Texas A&M-Commerce

Thursday, Dec. 29Women's Basketball vs. Appalachian State

Saturday, Dec. 31—Basketball Doubleheader—Lady Mavs and Mavericks vs. Coastal Carolina

See more on the UTA events calendar.



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