Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Alumna Pat Brandenburg (’49 A.S., Business Administration)

Alumna donates to CMAS, CAAS

Alumna Pat Brandenburg’s (’49 AS, Business Administration) gift will support UTA’s Center for Mexican American Studies (CMAS) and Center for African American Studies (CAAS), bringing her cumulative giving for the programs to more than $1 million.

David Arditi, professor of sociology

Culture of exploitation in music industry

In his new book, Getting Signed: Record Contracts, Musicians, and Power in Society, David Arditi, associate professor of sociology, analyzes ways the recording industry and its contracts capitalize on artists’ dreams and work as a disadvantage to musicians.

Get the Flu Shot, Not the Flu

Schedule your flu shot

Flu shots will be available for faculty and staff 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, upstairs at the Maverick Activities Center, and 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Oct. 7, in Room 200 of the Wetsel Service Center.

Register for an appointment.

The vaccine is free with PPO insurance plans Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS), Aetna, Cigna, Humana, United Health Care, and Medicare Part B.

Not accepted are Aetna's and BCBS Bronze's Silver and Gold plans, Cigna Local Plus plans, and HMO plans. The cost without insurance is $20, payable by cash or check.

Provide a photocopy of your insurance card and driver’s license to receive your flu vaccine at no charge.

Questions? Email or call 817-272-5554.

Awards celebrate faculty

The virtual Fall Meeting of the Faculty and Associates recognized the newest professors emeriti, faculty teaching and research awards, and new faculty for 2020-21.

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.

New tech to borrow

The Central Library has vinyl weeding kits or 3D print clean-up kits available for three-day loans. Call 817-272-3395 for questions. See the Technology to Borrow page for other equipment to use.

GRA/GTA benefits

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

'Rightfully Hers' exhibit

Check out the pop-up exhibit "Rightfully Hers" celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment on the first floor of the Central Library through November.

Early voting

The Maverick Activities Center will serve as an early voting polling place for the Nov. 3 elections. The poll will be open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13-Friday, Oct. 30.

Know rules about political activities

Public employees are prohibited from engaging in political activity during work hours or using any UTA resources—including office email, equipment, or their position at UTA—for the purposes of supporting a candidate or issue.

Coronavirus Prevention: Stay Home if You are Sick. If you have any symptoms, avoid going to school and work. Avoid or minimize close contact with sick people.
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