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Monday, October 30, 2017

SEIR building construction-1-year

SEIR building on the rise

What a difference a year makes. Watch the progress on the Science and Engineering Innovation and Research building from groundbreaking to today.

UTArlingtonX launches first MOOC

The first offering in the UTArlingtonX program of study hosted on edX launches today, Monday, Oct. 30. Learning Analytics Fundamentals is a massive open online course (MOOC) on the fundamentals of learning analytics and their application across a wide range of contexts, including formal academic study, the workplace, and informal settings. To register, visit

Police seek input on performance, service

  take the survey  

The UTA Police Department seeks your opinion regarding its performance in serving the community. The UTA PD survey will remain open until Dec. 8. Your time and input will help UTA PD enhance its professionalism and the services provided to students, faculty, staff, and visitors. LEARN MORE.

Last chance to donate in State Employee Charitable Campaign


Complete your donation form for the 2017 State Employee Charitable Campaign (SECC) by Tuesday, Oct. 31. View this year’s charity guide, then enter the organization code in the online giving portal. Payroll deduction is available. Questions? Email Colin Sanor at or Tammy Williams at

Drive benefits UTA Food Pantry

  food pantry  

The Follett Student Leadership Center and Tri-C Campus Ministries are accepting donations for the UTA Food Pantry. Non-perishable food items can be dropped off at the front desk of the Maverick Activities Center, Room 203 of Carlisle Hall, Room 508A of Hammond Hall, and the Arlington Regional Data Center.

Pick a date, time for your flu shot

  flu shot-reminder  

Flu shots are available for faculty and staff 1-4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6, and 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Nov. 7, in Room 200 of the Wetsel Service Center. The vaccine is free for employees with the UT Select medical plan. All others need to bring $20 in cash or by check. Bring a copy of your insurance card and driver’s license. Register online. Questions? Email or call 817-272-5554.

Business Affairs Training and Development

  • Oct. 31—Managing Department Funds
  • Nov. 1—Timekeeper
  • Nov. 2—Travel & Expenses
  • Nov. 7—Financial Statements & the Reconciliation Process
  • Nov. 8—MAV eSHOP for Shoppers
  • Nov. 9—ProCard

Register at the Business Affairs Training and Development webpage.

Human Resources Learning and Development

  • Oct. 31—Maverick Service Excellence: Section 2: How to Communicate with Your Customers
  • Nov. 1—Food for Thought: Eating Healthy on the Go
  • Nov. 7—Team Building for Supervisors
  • Nov. 7—PeopleAdmin Applicant Tracking System: Overview for Staff Positions
  • Nov. 7—Maverick Service Excellence: Section 4: Dealing with Difficult People

Register through the HR Learning and Development webpage.

MSS Roland Fryer

Coming Up

  coming up  

See more on the UTA events calendar.

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