Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Daily Self-Check before Coming to Campus. All employees must take their temperature daily before going to campus. If you experience any symptoms that are new, worsening or not normal for you, please remain or return home.

Racial inequities in maternal health

The Maternal and Child Health Equity Lab in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation uses a combination of community-based participatory methods, secondary data analysis, and evaluation science to investigate social and health system factors that disproportionately impact the health and birth outcomes of Black women.

Kathleen Smits

Monitoring gas leaks

Kathleen Smits, associate professor of civil engineering, is developing a gas-sensing protocol to help industry and regulators monitor underground natural gas leaks in real time.

Dr. Smits recently received a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration to monitor known gas leaks in urban and rural pipelines.

Diversity VP search needs your input

Give your input to the committee searching for the inaugural vice president for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. A listening session is set for 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 9, on Teams.

Read information from search consultant Korn Ferry for the listening session.

Achievement in assessment

The Assessment Recognition Event presented awards to individuals and teams in Notable Participation, Outstanding Use of Assessment Data for Improvement, and Outstanding Assessment Practitioner. Read about the awards and awardees.

Theatre Arts streaming

Theatre Arts is online this season with performances streaming on demand. UTA student playwrights present Heal the Divide On and Off Campus: Original Student Plays Friday-Sunday, Oct. 9-11. Tickets are $5 plus fees.

Walktober deadline Friday

Put on your walking shoes for autumn's Walktober, the UT System's fall fitness campaign. Sign up as an individual or part of a team by Friday, Oct. 9.

Help UTA meet its goal

Jump on board with your UTA colleagues by Wednesday, Oct. 15, to reach UTA's goal of $30,000 for the State Employee Charitable Campaign. One-time donations, paycheck deductions, and online giving are options.

Cyber Security Awareness Month: digital footprints

When visiting websites, sending emails, or submitting information to online services, you are leaving a trail. The Office of Information Security says to know what the possible effects might be for leaving a digital footprint.

Recreation Movement: Show everyone how you #RecAtHome with #RecMovement and keep moving! Log 300 minutes and get a free shirt.

Get moving, get free T-shirt

The Fall 2020 Recreation Movement is about staying active together even when we’re socially distanced. All UTA students, faculty, and staff are able to participate in this free program along with more than 100 university communities.

Log 300 minutes in the Recreation Movement platform and receive a UTA Recreation Movement T-shirt.

Blazing Race online

Join the Wellness Committee and your fellow Mavericks for a new version of the Blazing Race on Wednesday, Oct. 14, and Wednesday, Oct. 21. Your registration will generate a Microsoft Teams invite for both events.

Market opens in Central Library

The Market will open on the second floor of the Central Library 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday with Caribou Coffee, sandwiches, snacks, drinks, and more. All items are Dining Dollar friendly. Einstein Bros. Bagels will close Monday, Oct. 12.

Maverick Cafe pick-up only

The Maverick Cafe will only be offered through Grubhub pick-up. The new hours are 5-9 p.m. Sunday-Thursday. See the hours for all campus dining locations.

Grubhub pick-up on campus

All campus dining locations are available for Grubhub campus pick-up. Download the Grubhub mobile app to get started.

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