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Monday, May 15, 2017

commencement spring 2017

UTA welcomes 5,600 new alumni

The Class of 2017 made history as the largest ever at UTA. The University conferred 5,600 degrees in commencement ceremonies May 11-13 at College Park Center. The newest graduates join the ranks of more than 214,000 UTA alumni around the globe. SEE MORE PHOTOS.

men's champ

Maverick men claim second 'triple crown' in track and field; women third at SBC championship

For the second time in school history, the UTA men’s track and field team has claimed the conference “triple crown” after its victory at the Sun Belt Conference outdoor meet Sunday. The men won the 2016-17 SBC championships in cross country and indoor and outdoor track and field. The women's team placed third in this weekend's competition. LEARN MORE.

Board named for new women's network

The inaugural executive board for the new Women Faculty and Staff Network (WFSN) includes:

• Staff co-chair: Stephanie Edgett, conference coordinator for the University Center and summer camps

• Faculty co-chair: Barbara Raudonis, associate professor of nursing

• Secretary: Kimberly Breuer, assistant professor of history

• Staff co-chair elect: Soyla Santos, special program coordinator for kinesiology

• Faculty co-chair elect: Martha Walvoord, associate professor of music

• Secretary-elect: Kathleen Priester, special program coordinator for mechanical and aerospace engineering

To be added to the WFSN listserv, email Antoinette Sol at

Folk art market brings international artists to The Green

  International Folk Art  

The inaugural Santa Fe International Folk Art Market at Arlington is Friday-Saturday, June 16-17, at The Green at College Park on the east side of the UTA campus. The event is the first satellite site for the renowned International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe—rated the Best Art Festival in America by USA Today. LEARN MORE.

Campus construction impacts summer parking


Several campus construction and parking lot jobs will impact parking for parts of this summer.

• West Street from Nedderman to 4th Street will be closed today, Monday, May 15, through Monday, Aug. 14, for water line repairs. Northbound traffic will be routed through parking Lot F10. The Library's ADA parking lot will be accessible through the Maverick Parking Garage. ADA South parking lot will be closed, but additional temporary ADA parking will be available in the Maverick Parking Garage, F10, CPW, and KCN lots. The Maverick Garage will remain open throughout the street closure.

• Asphalt repair work will be Monday, May 22, through Friday, June 2, in Lot 36 by the Social Work building. Faculty and staff should use Lots F11 or F12 during this time. Students should use Lot S34 during this time.

Coming Up

Through Dec. 29—Exhibit: "Walking the Line: The Diverse History of Organized Labor in Texas"

See more on the UTA events calendar.

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