Monday, May 11, 2020
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Mavs selected for prestigious program

The National Science Foundation (NSF) selected three UTA graduate students and one recent alumnus to participate in its prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship Program.

The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines.

Steam service outage planned next week

The Thermal Energy Plant has planned its annual outage of campus steam service to complete inspection and repair requirements of the system components. The outage is scheduled to begin at midnight on Monday, May 18. Normal operations should resume by 10 p.m. on Saturday, May 23.

During the time designated, the buildings served by the Thermal Energy Plant will be without hot water and steam. Electrical power, air conditioning, chilled water, and domestic cold water services will still be available.

For questions on buildings or equipment impacted by the outage, contact Bobby Kirby at or 817-272-2564.


CARES Act funds for student assistance

Thanks to the federal CARES Act, UTA will use nearly $10.6 million to directly support eligible students needing financial assistance. The grants are for students who have experienced additional expenses due to COVID-19.

UTA will disburse the funds in a manner that provides a meaningful amount of assistance to a maximum number of Mavericks. Learn more on the CARES Act FAQs page.


Registration for QuestionPro training begins Monday, May 11.The online survey research tool will replace Qualtrics in July. Learn more about QuestionPro. 

Sustainability survey

Take the Office of Sustainability's transportation survey as part of a carbon footprint analysis of UTA by Tuesday, May 12.

'Work of Art' challenge

The deadline to register for Work of Art, an emotional fitness campaign, has been extended to Wednesday, May 13. Sign in or create an account in Living Well.

COVID-19 leave training

The Office of Human Resources provides training for the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Register online for sessions Thursday, May 14, and Tuesday, May 26.

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