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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

UTA supports community with The Big Event

  The Big Event  

More than 1,300 students, faculty, and staff will help residents and communities across Dallas and Fort Worth during an annual day of service known as The Big Event. On Saturday, April 8, volunteers from UTA will fan out to about 70 sites, helping community-based agencies and nonprofit organizations such as local libraries, Mission Arlington, the American Cancer Society, and the Salvation Army. LEARN MORE.

Remind students to be cautious of phone scams

  Don't Fall For It  

UTA students should be cautious of phone scams in which callers identify themselves as representatives of UTA or a governmental agency and threaten to arrest them on false or fictitious charges if immediate payment is not made to the callers via a money card or other transfer of funds.

The calls are from individuals posing as employees or agents of local law enforcement, state offices, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and other federal departments, and even UTA. Some calls target international students. The telephone number used may be a cloned number from a legitimate agency or University office.

If you or anyone you know has information related to such crimes, call the UTA Police Department at 817-272-3381.

Use good judgment and caution when clicking on web or email links or opening attachments. If you receive an email that appears suspicious, send it to Do not click on the links or open attachments. LEARN MORE.

Block Party needs booth sponsors

Host a carnival-style booth for your department or organization at the 20th annual Block Party. The party theme is '90s Throwback and is set for 7-10 p.m. Thursday, April 20, on the University Center mall. Register online by 5 p.m. Friday April 7. For questions, contact Sami Schilthuis at

Coming Up

  coming up  

Through Wednesday, April 5—Voter Registration

Wednesday, April 5—Tail Waggin' Wednesday

Wednesday, April 5—Smart Cities: A National Panel Discussion

Thursday, April 6—Humor in Health Care Waiting Rooms to Enhance Human-Robot Interaction

Through Friday, April 7—International Week

Friday, April 7—Free Foam Roller Class

Saturday, April 8—The Big Event

Monday, April 10—Percussion Ensemble Concert

Through April 10—Spring Into Action Physical Activity Challenge registration

See more on the UTA events calendar.


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