Friday, September 11, 2020
Wei Chen

High-impact discoveries for physicist

Physics Professor Wei Chen, who specializes in developing nanomaterials for highly selective cancer treatments and bioimaging techniques, is collaborating with several international, multi-institutional research teams on high-impact discoveries and publications.

Dr. Chen recently led three research teams in co-authoring four studies in prominent publications related to innovations and applications stemming from his work with nanomaterials.

Volunteer with Center for Mexican American Studies

UTA group helps Arlington families

The Center for Mexican American Studies (CMAS) gave away 1,600 bags filled with masks, hand sanitizer, and health information to low-income families in Arlington to help during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CMAS partnered with University Crossroads, New Maverick Orientation & Transition Programs, the Office of Admissions, and the College of Nursing and Health Innovation to promote the initiative, collect hundreds of masks and UTA bags, and provide volunteers to assemble the bags for the families.

Women in STEM exhibit

Minerva Cordero, professor of math and senior associate dean of science, talked with FOX4News/KDFW about female leaders in science, technology, engineering, and math featured in a new North Texas exhibit.

Looking ahead to spring

UTA's Spring Academic and Course Planning Taskforce is developing a plan that will guide a safe and healthy spring 2021 semester. Please provide your input when requested to help with the project.

Free research event

Register by today, Friday, Sept. 11, for the free Texas Advanced Computing Center's Symposium for Texas Researchers Thursday-Friday, Sept. 17-18, via Zoom and Slack.

Process improvement course

Foundations in Process Improvement teaches employees how to analyze and improve processes. All sessions are presented via Teams. Courses are offered in September and October.

Open Textbook Workshop

Attend a virtual Open Textbook Workshop to discover open textbooks in your field. RSVP for workshops on Thursday, Oct. 1, and Monday, Oct. 26.

Recommend a future Maverick

The Division of Enrollment Management invites faculty and staff to refer potential future Mavericks to our undergraduate and graduate recruitment teams.

While Enrollment Management maintains a mailing list of over 100,000 prospective students each year, we know there are great prospective students who are not on our list. We want to reach students of all ages and academic levels, from high school freshman to potential master's and doctoral students.

That’s where you come in.

Please share contact information of potential future Mavericks so UTA recruitment teams may follow up with them.

With your help, we’ll continue to keep UTA‘s enrollment strong.

Naturally Slim

Naturally Slim, UT System's online weight loss program, is free. Sign up by today, Friday, Sept. 11. The program starts Monday, Sept. 28.

Pantry needs donations

The UTA/Tri-C Food Pantry is in need of cereal, cookies, jelly, toothpaste, and paper towels. To donate, call 817-933-6520.

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