Thursday, July 23, 2020
Lab technician at North Texas Genome Center handles covid testing kit.

Genome center increases testing capabilities

To help achieve its goal of facilitating a safe return to campus in the fall for the Maverick community, UT Arlington is leveraging the expertise and resources of its North Texas Genome Center to bolster on-campus COVID-19 testing capabilities.

Faculty offered new tools, techniques, training

To support continued academic excellence in a new learning landscape, the University has instituted robust training for faculty to help them learn new tools, techniques, and best practices for different modalities.

Check the Mavs Back 2020 site for more on what to expect for Fall 2020. Go to the Coronavirus and Fall 2020 Semester page for up-to-date information on campus operations during the pandemic.

Faculty questions answered

The Faculty FAQ site has answers for the fall semester concerning health and safe protocols, teaching support, teaching on campus, and lots more.

Noise control award

For the second consecutive year, a graduate student at UT Arlington has won a prestigious national award for noise control engineering.

Campus repopulation training required

Take time to complete the COVID-19 Return to Campus Training for all UTA faculty and staff. The course in Canvas covers the steps being taken campuswide to keep everyone safe and healthy.

You must complete the course before your department's start date for the repopulation phase.

Guest, event parking options

Learn about three options for visitor and small-scale event parking and their locations. Watch the full video to learn more.

Student listening series

Student Affairs begins a three-part online series for students and their families at 6 p.m. today, Thursday, July 23. The first session covers academic plans, and upcoming sessions look at student life and safety.

Orientation a virtual visit

New Maverick Orientation, mandatory for incoming students, is all virtual. The program lets new students learn about campus resources and opportunities and engage with future peers.

Tech resources for students

Student access to technology includes laptop lending, better Wi-Fi, and socially distant computer labs for a successful experience in online and hybrid courses.

Name change

The Office for Students with Disabilities has changed its name to the Student Access and Resource Center (SAR Center).

Complete annual benefits selections

Benefit-eligible employees will be able to make benefit updates or changes through Friday, July 31, during the Benefits Annual Enrollment for 2020-2021.

Watch for emails and visit the UTA Annual Enrollment page for more information.

MyApps has new look

MyApps will have a new page design soon. The site displays a list of web-based applications available to faculty, staff, and students.

Creative Escapes

Creative Escapes offers a session on "Science as a Verb for Aspiring Teachers and Engineering Design" at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5. See previous seminars featuring UTA faculty, research, and programs.

Support students in need

Your gifts to the Emergency Assistance Fund are being matched dollar-for-dollar, up to $150,000, doubling the impact. Give Now.

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