Monday, September 14, 2020

Innovative engineering

Sahadat Hossain, professor of civil engineering, received support for his research on using recycled plastic pins to repair deep-seated failures on embankments and the areas around highway bridges.

Engineering series

The College of Engineering hosts virtual brown bag sessions at noon weekdays featuring student organizations, faculty, alumni, and industry partners working to solve real-world problems.

Teams Breakout

Breakout Rooms issue

Microsoft Teams' new Breakout Rooms feature was released to UTA on Friday. However, clicking on the icon results in an error message for some. Look for more details soon.

Reconnect to campus wireless network

Faculty and staff may be required to “forget” the previous network settings, reconnect to the wireless network, and click the “trust” button to accept the new certificate.

Please use UTA WiFi (recommended) or UTA Auto Login (for older devices) in the list of available wireless connections. Read more details.

Use GrubHub pickup

Order from on-campus dining spots with the mobile GrubHub app for a quick pickup experience. Skip the line and use a meal plan or debit card. Learn more about GrubHub pickup.

State Employee Charitable Campaign

During the State Employee Charitable Campaign, you can make a donation to your favorite organization through payroll deduction. The campaign is your opportunity to help neighbors in need in North Texas.

North Texas Giving Day

By making a gift to the UTA Scholarship Fund on North Texas Giving Day Thursday, Sept. 17, you will help UTA expand its support of talented students as they work to complete their degrees. Early giving is open now.

GRA/GTA benefits

Graduate research assistant and graduate teaching assistant benefits enrollment for dental and vision coverage is available through Thursday, Oct. 1.

Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act

The Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act amendments of 1989 requires institutions of higher education receiving any form of federal funding to meet requirements pertaining to the prevention of illegal use of alcohol and other drugs (AOD) on campus and at campus-sponsored events.

These requirements include developing and implementing an AOD prevention program to prevent the unlawful possession, use, or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol by students and employees.

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