Monday, May 4, 2020
North Texas Day of Giving is May 5, 2020.

Help students during pandemic

If you are able, please support UTA students facing challenges as a result of the COVID-19 global crisis by making a gift to the Emergency Assistance Fund and UTA Scholarship Fund on North Texas Giving Tuesday Now, Tuesday, May 5.

Provost Teik Lim

Lim named interim president

Provost Teik Lim was named UTA's interim president by UT System Chancellor James B. Milliken.

Dr. Lim joined UTA in 2017. He is vice president of academic affairs and a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering.

Health informatics experts

Health informatics hires

UTA has taken a major step toward fulfilling its goal of becoming a leader in health informatics by hiring Marion Ball, a member of the National Academy of Medicine, and Gabriela Wilson, who served as chair of the University of Southern Indiana’s Health Informatics and Information Management Program.

Together they will establish the Multi-Interprofessional Center for Health Informatics at UTA (MICHI-UTA).

Families First training classes offered

The Office of Human Resources is providing in-depth training for managers and employees to understand the Families First Coronavirus Response Act through online training sessions focused on this temporary paid time off plan.

Register online for sessions Friday, May 8; Thursday, May 14; and Tuesday, May 26. Sessions will continue to be offered each month.

Free face masks

Cloth face masks are available for the UTA community, courtesy of the FabLab. The lab will have an ongoing, limited supply. Call 817-272-3395.

Online accessibility

Learn how to structure your courses to be accessible to and inclusive of all students, including those with disabilities. Register for the free webinar set for Thursday, May 7.

'Tech neck' webinar

Technology has improved our lives, but can be a detriment to our necks. Learn how to relieve the pain. Register online for the Tuesday, May 5, or Thursday, May 14, webinar.

Pay to the order of

Payroll Services open

Payroll Services will be open from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, May 6; Thursday, May 7; and Friday, May 8.

UTA Bookstore sale

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

'Work of Art' mental health program starts this week

Work of Art is an emotional fitness campaign designed to help you learn skills that boost happiness and foster resilience. You can choose habits to enhance mindfulness, share gratitude, increase optimism, and make stronger connections. The program is part of the UT System Living Well program.

Watch demonstrations Tuesday-Wednesday, May 5-6.

To learn more about Work of Art, sign in or create an account in Living Well. Register by Friday, May 8, to participate.

Virtual Happenings
Wednesday, May 6

Pints and Pedagogy

Thursday, May 7

Pedagogy Percolator

Tuesday, May 12

Managing Stress in the Workplace

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