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Friday, February 17, 2017

O'Leary outlined business success principles Thursday at Maverick Speakers Series

  Kevin O'Leary  

Businessman Kevin O'Leary shared what it takes to be a winner in business at the Maverick Speakers Series event Thursday night. "Mr. Wonderful" of TV's Shark Tank explained his seven principles of good management, three points of becoming a successful entrepreneur, and how it's important to clearly articulate what you do in 90 seconds or less. Fareed Zakaria, economic and political columnist and CNN host, is the season's last speaker. Tickets are available for his appearance, which is Tuesday, March 7, at College Park Center. LEARN MORE.

Spring enrollment reaches new record

  Spring Enrollment  

UTA set a new student body record in spring 2017 for the fourth consecutive year, with 41,932 Texas-based students registered for the spring semester. The spring enrollment increased by 5.6 percent over the fall semester and by 8.5 percent over spring 2016. Global enrollment, including the university’s online students, is at 54,258 and is anticipated to reach 57,000 by the end of the academic year. LEARN MORE.

Network maintenance to disrupt service early Sunday

The Office of Information Technology will perform maintenance on campus network infrastructure midnight-4 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 19. The maintenance may cause disruptions to email, shared drives, printing, and other network-accessed resources. Contact the IT Help Desk at 817-272-2208 or for questions.

Innovation Day @ UTA a success

  Innovation Day at UTA  

More than 300 people from across North Texas participated in InnovationDay@UTA. The day-long event featured start-up pitches by student and faculty entrepreneurs, a competition for high school innovators, and an opportunity to network with potential investors and learn from those who've experienced success. Watch the video.

Coming Up

  02-17 coming up  

Friday, Feb. 17—Outstanding Academic Advisers nomination deadline

Friday, Feb. 17—Outstanding Student Employee nomination deadline

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

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

Sunday-Monday, Feb. 19-20—Fort Worth Regional Science & Engineering Fair

Monday-Friday, Feb. 20-24—Engineers Week

See more on the UTA events calendar.

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