Friday, August 28, 2020
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Online MSN ranks among best in nation

UTA’s online Master of Science in Nursing degree program is ranked among the best in the nation by

The program, which is offered through UTA’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation, ranked No. 18 nationally among nursing schools with online MSN programs.

Library mall

Library mall facelift

UTA Libraries has collaborated with Facilities Management on the first phase of an overhaul of the Library mall to enhance the Maverick experience.

The goal of the project, which includes an updated deck, restored fountain feature, and Wi-Fi upgrade, was to soften the mall’s appearance and create additional student study spaces for the fall 2020 semester.

Power outage planned this weekend

The Office of Facilities Management has scheduled an electrical outage from 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, until sometime Saturday night, Aug. 29. The outage will allow for the replacement of 1,000 feet of campus electrical feeder cabling that failed over the weekend.

Affected buildings are CAPPA, Engineering Laboratory, Fine Arts, Geoscience, Nanofab, Nedderman Hall, and Woolf Hall.

Emergency back-up generators in these buildings will be maintained throughout this outage to power crucial services. Save any computer work or data to prevent possible loss.

Questions? Call Toby Buhrkuhl at 972-832-1490 or Jeff Johnson at 817-798-8456.

Updated power station map

Use this updated map to find UTA's laptop and desktop computing power stations, indoors and outdoors.

Robot crawler in Lubbock

Ali Abolmaali, chair of the Civil Engineering Department, is working with the city of Lubbock to inspect, analyze, and report the remaining life of 3.5 miles of pressure pipe that carries water to users.

Student debt study

Ariane Froidevaux, assistant professor of management in the College of Business, helped write a study that showed financial debt may hurt students’ chances of securing full-time employment.

Maverick Advantage Fellows

Apply now to be Faculty Fellow with the Maverick Advantage Faculty Engagement program offered by the Center for Research on Teaching and Learning Excellence.

Classroom safety video

The first day of classes included a showing of UTA's classroom safety protocols video that included information on face masks, seating arrangements, and other important measures.

Coronavirus Prevention: Wash Your Hands Frequently

JCPenney Suit-Up

Take an extra 30% off career-related apparel during the JCPenney Suit-Up Event happening Friday-Sunday, Sept. 4-6, both in store and online. Email with questions.

Microsoft updates

New features and updates in Microsoft O365 and Teams will be posted each week to keep faculty, staff, and students informed at the UTA's Microsoft Updates page.

Intramural sports

From video game tournaments to trivia to indoor soccer, UTA intramural sports have you covered with online and in-person competitions. Check out the full lineup at

Box ends next week

Box will not be available after Monday, Aug. 31, after the migration to OneDrive and SharePoint. Read more about the change.

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