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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Economist, activist Roland Fryer to speak Thursday night

  Roland Fryer  

Roland Fryer will discuss Solutions to Fixing Education in America: No More Excuses at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at Texas Hall for the Maverick Speakers Series. The award-winning Harvard economist, education activist, and 1998 UTA graduate will sign autographs following his talk. Tickets are required. Faculty and staff can claim two free tickets or purchase the VIP or preferred seating packages at


Homecoming is just around the corner; volunteers needed

Maverick pride will ignite the community as UTA celebrates Homecoming 2017 Nov. 5-12. UTA’s network of more than 200,000 alumni, 65 percent of whom live in North Texas, as well as families, friends, and supporters are invited to join in the festivities all week long. The schedule of events includes volleyball and basketball games, a street festival, a parade, a 5K walk and run, and the annual Distinguished Alumni Awards.

Volunteers are needed to work behind the scenes and ensure Maverick spirit is at an all-time high. Assistance is needed for the parade, chili cook-off, The Bash, and more. Volunteers will receive a long-sleeve commemorative Homecoming T-shirt. Register to volunteer.

Cannons fire Friday

The Carlisle Cannons—part of UTA's ROTC traditions—will have a test firing at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at Maverick Stadium.

Save the date for UTA Thanksgiving dinner

  Thanksgiving dinner  

A new Maverick tradition, UTA's Thanksgiving dinner is a chance to share fellowship and gratitude. The meal is 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov 21, in the Connection Café in the University Center. The meal is free for students with a meal plan. Tickets are required for others: $5 for students without a meal plan and $8 for faculty, staff, and friends. Receive a free meal by volunteering. LEARN MORE.

Coming Up

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