Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Nick Fang

Engineers help airport manage storm water

Nick Fang, Andy Kruzic, and Xinbao Yu, associate professors of civil engineering, are helping Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport improve storm water management strategies and develop an advanced flood warning system that mitigates potential issues before they happen.

Campus events canceled through June

UT Arlington is canceling all events on campus in June, including high school graduations at College Park Center, in accordance with local, regional, and national health guidelines.

When possible, the University is working with organizers to reschedule their events for later dates.

Moving forward, UTA officials are planning to issue cancellation decisions by the first day of the month prior to when the event is scheduled. For example, the University plans to make decisions on July events by June 1.

Please reach out to your UTA contact if there are questions or there is a need to reschedule.

Economy discussion today

UTA economists Bill Crowder and Bill Seeger discuss the 2020 economic outlook at 1 p.m. today, Wednesday, April 29, on Facebook. The Greater Arlington Chamber of Commerce hosts this and other online programs.

ACUE deadline nears

The deadline for faculty to register for the Association of College and University Educators' free Course in Effective Teaching Practices has been extended to Friday, May 8.

Group exercise on Teams

A few virtual group exercise classes from Campus Recreation remain this semester. Go online for Ballet Body, Mixxed Fit, Tabata, yoga, and Zumba.

Donate to help students

On Tuesday, May 5, UTA will be participating in the North Texas Giving Tuesday Now. Help support students so they can remain on track to finish their educations.

UTA Bookstore sale

Order a Mac or iPad now for the UTA Bookstore's spring sale, Sunday-Saturday, May 3-9, and qualify for special pricing. Email or call 817-272-7173.

Work of Art challenge

Are you ready to start your Work of Art?

Work of Art is an emotional fitness campaign offered by the UT System that is designed to help you learn skills that boost happiness and foster resilience. Living an emotionally healthy life is an art, but the activities and habits that lead to long-term success are grounded in science: enhancing mindfulness, sharing gratitude, increasing optimism, and strengthening connections.

Pick activities that matter to you. Logging begins Monday, May 4. Register by Friday, May 8. The last day to log your healthy activities is Tuesday, June 2.

Faculty and staff across the UT System are invited to join a Work of Art webinar at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 5, or at noon Wednesday, May 6. For more information, visit

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