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Monday, April 17, 2017

UTA major attraction at Main St. Arts Festival

  Main St. Arts Festival map  

UTA expands its presence at this year's Main St. Arts Festival with more information, demonstrations, and hands-on experiences. The fair is Thursday-Sunday, April 20-23, along Main Street in downtown Fort Worth. Attendance is free.

The only four-year university at the festival, UTA will have displays and demonstrations at Fourth and Main streets. Represented at the event are the colleges of Business, Education, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Nursing and Health Innovation, and Science; the School of Social Work; UTA Research Institute; UTA FabLab; and the Lockheed-Martin Career Development Center.

Enjoy food, fellowship, and special seating at the Jazz Brunch when the UTA jazz groups play 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 22, on the UTA Main Stage at Ninth and Main streets. Cost is $20 per guest and free for ages 5 and younger. Register by Friday, April 21.

The UTA Jazz Combo performs at noon Sunday, April 23, on the Frost Stage at Seventh and Main streets. LEARN MORE.

New Women Faculty/Staff Network meets Tuesday

A new organization aims to bring female faculty and staff members together for networking, professional development, and balancing personal and work lives. The Women Faculty and Staff Network (WFSN) membership is open to any faculty member or professional staff member. The first meeting is 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, at the Dan Dipert University Welcome Center, 580 S. Center St.

Register for Administrative Professionals Day luncheon

  administrative assist day  

The annual Administrative Professionals Day vendors fair and luncheon is Wednesday, April 26, in the Bluebonnet Ballroom of the E.H. Hereford University Center. The fair is 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and includes vendors, giveaways, prizes, networking, and music. RSVP by Thursday, April 20.

Host an info table at orientation involvement fair

University departments and registered student organizations are encouraged to host information tables at the New Maverick Orientation Information Fairs. These sessions are an opportunity to share information about your programs and services with incoming students. There are a limited number of tables available, so you must register in advance. The next fair is Friday, April 21.

Take detours to avoid downtown street closures


Expect detours caused by street closures related to the construction in downtown Arlington. Closures are:

  • Mesquite Street from Border to Front streets 6 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday, April 19
  • Abram Street from Center to Mesquite streets 6 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday April 20
  • Abram Street from Center to Mesquite streets, April 24-May 22 (approximately one month)
  • The existing road closures on Main and Pecan streets will continue

Coming Up


Through Friday, April 21—MFA Thesis Exhibition

Through Sunday, April 23—MavPlays

Tuesday, April 18—Faculty Creative Works Reception

Tuesday-Wednesday, April 18-19—Opera Workshop Performance

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

Wednesday, April 19—CMAS Distinguished Speaker: Maria Hinojosa

Thursday, April 20—Adventures in Antiquity

Saturday, April 22—Nursing Research Symposium

Saturday, April 22—Black Graduation Ceremony

Monday-Wednesday, April 24-26—Learning Analytics and Digital Scholarship and Pedagogy Professional Learning Communities Mini-Conference

Friday, April 28—Military Appreciation Night at UTA Baseball

See more on the UTA events calendar.

Casting Crowns

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