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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

kevin o'leary

Tickets still available to see Kevin O'Leary

Claim your spot to hear business mogul Kevin O'Leary of the TV show Shark Tank at the Maverick Speakers Series at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at 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. LEARN MORE.

RVSP program reaches 10 years of caring

  RVSP 10 years  

For 10 years, the Relationship Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention (RVSP) program has worked to create an environment of support and advocacy for students affected by sexual and relationship violence. UTA has been a leader in providing programs and services to make sure all students, faculty, and staff know the University is a "Community That Cares." Watch the RVSP video.

Institutional Review Board Mini-Conference set for Friday

Faculty, staff, and students who conduct human subject research are invited to the IRB Mini-Conference 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, in the sixth floor atrium of the Central Library. Regulatory Services hosts the event about the IRB submission process and regulations, hot topics including Research Match, and a review of protocol case studies. LEARN MORE.

Learn about importance of reporting conflicts of interest, outside activities

Campus researchers and faculty and staff who are active in the community are encouraged to learn more about UTA’s policies regarding conflict of interest and outside activities.

Register by Friday, Feb. 17, for Real Talk: Real Issues: Conflicts of Interest, Conflict of Commitment, and Outside Activities. The program is 2-3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, in Room 601 of Nedderman Hall.

Shelby Boseman, University attorney, and Jennifer Chapman, executive director of compliance services, will lead a discussion on conflicts and outside activities and employment. They also will demonstrate the Outside Activity Portal and how to navigate through the online approval process.

Researchers must request approval for their outside activities in addition to completing the research conflict of interest disclosure required by Research Administration. LEARN MORE.

Volunteers needed for All-Majors Job Fair

The Career Development Center needs volunteers to help make the Spring All-Majors Job Fair a success. Volunteer online by Friday, Feb. 17. The fair is 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, in the Maverick Activities Center.

Coming Up

  coming up  

Wednesday, Feb. 15—Pizza with President Karbhari

Wednesday, Feb. 15—Polar Bear Plunge

Thursday, Feb. 16—Think Tank for Veterans

Friday, Feb. 17—Institutional Review Board Mini-Conference

Friday, Feb. 17—Outstanding Academic Advisers nomination deadline

Friday, Feb. 17—Outstanding Student Employee nomination deadline

Friday-Saturday, Feb. 17-18–UTA Jazz Festival

Friday-Sunday, Feb. 17-19—Movin’ Mavs Wheelchair Basketball Tournament

See more on the UTA events calendar.

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