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Friday, April 14, 2017

Prof named Fellow of National Humanities Center

  John Garrigus  

History Professor John Garrigus has been named a Fellow of the National Humanities Center. Dr. Garrigus and other fellows in humanities fields, such as English, philosophy, art history, and religion, will spend a year focused on writing and research. The book he will write, Macandal is Saved, explores why French colonists mistakenly believed an escaped slave known as Macandal was a rebel and mass poisoner. LEARN MORE.

Faculty Creative Works reception honors scholarship, creativity

  Faculty Creative Works  

Drink wine and savor hors d’oeuvres to celebrate the successes of faculty members at the Celebration of Faculty Creative Works reception 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, on the Central Library’s sixth floor. UTA Libraries host the ninth annual event that showcases the art, books, juried exhibits, music, media, patents, and journal contributions of UTA faculty in 2016. RSVP at

CMAS spring newsletter now online

  CMAS newsletter  

The spring issue of Axolotl, the newsletter of the Center for Mexican American Studies (CMAS), is available online.

Breakfast on campus awaits as early at 7 a.m.

Start your day with breakfast at on-campus locations Monday-Friday. Starbucks and the Connection Cafe in the University Center open at 7 a.m. Chick-fil-A and the Market/Freshii in the University Center and Einstein’s Bagels in the Central Library open at 7:30 a.m. The Market at the MAC and the Market at Fine Arts open at 8 a.m. Check out the Dine UTA website for more meal options.

Coming Up

  Earth Day 2017  

Through Friday, April 21—MFA Thesis Exhibition

Through Sunday, April 23—MavPlays

Saturday, April 15—UTA Music Clarinet Day

Wednesday, April 19—Earth Day: Celebrating People and Planet

Wednesday, April 19—CMAS Distinguished Speaker: Maria Hinojosa

Thursday, April 27—Homerathon

Friday, April 28—Military Appreciation Night at UTA Baseball

See more on the UTA events calendar

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