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Monday, April 24, 2017

Main St. Arts Festival

UTA makes big splash at Main St. Arts Festival

Various UTA colleges and departments showed off their Maverick magic at the Fort Worth Main St. Arts Festival this weekend. The weather cooperated enough that UTA's splash was dry, the temperature was comfortable, and the presentations and demonstrations were met with warm receptions. A special thank you to the deans, faculty and staff members, volunteers, and others who helped make UTA's Main St. event a great success. SEE MORE PHOTOS.

Administrative professionals honored at annual luncheon

  administrative assist day  

UTA's behind-the-scene heroes will be honored at the annual Administrative Professionals Day luncheon 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.

"We celebrate this day to recognize and honor all of our administrative professionals for the contributions made every day in support of the UTA mission," says Jean Hood, vice president of human resources.

A Day at the Races theme follows through with derby-inspired music and the Derby Stroll, a parade around the Bluebonnet Ballroom. A panel of alumni, faculty, and staff will discuss their roads to success and offer advice on networking and overcoming challenges.

Early voting this week at MAC for May 6 election


UTA is a polling place for early voting in the May 6 joint general and special elections. Voting will be 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, April 25-27, in the Maverick Activities Center. Learn more about the election on the Tarrant County Election Office website and at

Prepare proposals for HUB Spot Bid Fair

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Small and historically under-utilized businesses (HUBs) can bid "on the spot" at the Spot Bid Fair, sponsored by state Sen. Royce West in conjunction with the Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council’s ACCESS 2017 expo. The fair is Monday-Tuesday, May 8-9, at the Irving Convention Center, 333 W. John Carpenter Freeway.

Consider your departmental requirements, particularly those that can be awarded in mid-May. All purchase requests must be received by the deadline to be advertised at the UTA Procurement Services/HUB Program exhibit table. Send bid requests to Laurie Thompson, HUB coordinator, at by noon Thursday, May 4.

military appreciation night

Spring Issue of Maverick Safety Matters now online

The spring issue of the Environmental Health & Safety newsletter includes articles on working to build a culture of laboratory safety at UTA, the dangers of using peroxide-forming chemicals, and why stormwater is important.

Spring buffet

Coming Up

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

Monday, April 24—Chamber Music Ensembles in Concert

Tuesday, April 25—UTA Bookstore Campus Appreciation Event

Tuesday, April 25—Faculty Voice Recital: Soo Hong Kim

Wednesday, April 26—Focus on Faculty: Gene Moo Lee

Thursday, April 27—Homerathon

Thursday, April 27—Choral Concert

Friday, April 28—Military Appreciation Night at UTA Baseball

Friday, April 28—Wind Symphony Concert

See more on the UTA events calendar.

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