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Friday, September 15, 2017

Anousheh Ansari at next Maverick Speakers Series

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Space tourist, innovator, and entrepreneur Anousheh Ansari will speak at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, in Texas Hall for the next Maverick Speakers Series. Ansari will discuss her journey to the International Space Station and her success as a telecommunications CEO and business leader. A book signing will follow her talk. LEARN MORE.

Volunteers needed for upcoming events

  • Fall All-Major Job Fair—Register by Friday, Sept. 22; event 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, Maverick Activities Center. Students and alumni promote themselves with potential employers. Hosted by the Lockheed Martin Career Development Center.
  • UTA’s National Night Out—5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, University Center mall. The event features music, games, demonstrations, prizes, and free food, all aimed at promoting crime prevention, public safety, and partnerships to make our community safe. Hosted by the UTA Police Department.
  • UTA/UTSW Adaptive Sports Expo—8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, Maverick Activities Center. A day of interactive adaptive sports activities and local resources with appearances by medal-winning Paralympians and U.S National Team members. No special training, skills, or knowledge is required. Volunteers will receive a T-shirt, lunch voucher, and a certificate. Hosted by UTA Adaptive Sports. Questions? Contact Doug Garner at

Coming Up

See more on the UTA events calendar.

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