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Monday, March 6, 2017

Tickets still available to see Fareed Zakaria

  Fareed Zarakia  

Claim your tickets to see CNN host and economic and political columnist Fareed Zakaria when he discusses "The Politics and Culture of the Global Economy" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, at College Park Center for the Maverick Speakers Series.

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.

Send questions for Zakaria to or through social media via #maverickspeakers.

Pedestrian video gives tips for getting around campus safely

  pedestrian safety video  

Watch Blaze and the UTA Police Department demonstrate some pedestrian safety tips for getting around campus. LEARN MORE.

Volunteers needed for ACES

Faculty, staff, and students can lend a hand for UTA's day-long research and creative activity symposium, the Annual Celebration of Excellence by Students, or ACES. Undergraduate and graduate students in all disciplines provide oral and poster presentations about their research Wednesday, March 22. Register to volunteer during the morning and afternoon sessions.

Share a suggestion through 'We're Listening'

  we're listening  

The We're Listening form is available for faculty and staff to submit any ideas or concerns. Questions, suggestions, and comments can be made anonymously. Various campus leaders will answer questions about policies and procedures.

University Center to charge room use fee in fall

Beginning on Sept. 1, University Center Operations will charge departments that use major space in the building. The fee is 10 percent of the overall room charge for non-UTA users. The University’s Handbook of Operating Procedures defines major space as Bluebonnet Ballroom, Carlisle Suite, Palo Duro Lounge, Red River/Concho, Rio Grande Ballroom, and Rosebud Theatre. For more information, call 2-2929 or email

Coming Up


Through March 31—Women's History Month

Tuesday, March 7—Real Talk, Real Issues: College Student Mental Health

Tuesday, March 7—Choral Concert

Thursday, March 9—Voter Registration

Thursday, March 9—UTA begins play in Sun Belt Conference Women's Basketball Championship Tournament

Thursday-Saturday, March 9-11—UTA begins play in National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Championship Tournaments

Friday, March 10—UTA begins play in Sun Belt Conference Men's Basketball Championship Tournament

Wednesday, March 15—SAC Benefits Fair

Monday, March 20—College of Business Executive Dinner

Wednesday, March 22—Annual Celebration of Excellence by Students

Through April 10—Spring Into Action Physical Activity Challenge registration

See more on the UTA events calendar.

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