Wednesday, October 21, 2020
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.

COVID-19 testing coverage

Faculty and staff who wish to receive COVID-19 tests should reference the Faculty & Staff Coronavirus Resources page to locate statewide testing sites.

COVID-19 testing with an in-network provider is at no cost for UTA employees with UT Select and UT Connect coverage. The BCBSTX numbers are UT Select 866-882-2034 and UT Connect 888-399-8889. Questions? Email or call 817-272-5554.

UTA-Princeton collaboration

Two UTA doctoral students and a postdoctoral researcher will study, collaborate, and conduct experiments with the Princeton University Plasma Physics Laboratory group.

Student violin recitals

Tune in for livestreamed music from UTA violin students on Saturday, Oct. 24. Listen to Cassandra Ayres at 3 p.m., Jarrod Hammonds at 5 p.m., and Jennifer Arbelaez at 7 p.m.

Think before you click

UTA's Information Security Office reminds everyone to be safe online. Be wary of communications that request you to act immediately, sound too good to be true, or ask you for personal information.

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.

Early voting at MAC

The Maverick Activities Center serves as an early voting polling place for the Nov. 3 elections. The poll is open through Friday, Oct. 30. See the schedule.

Electrical outage Friday

The Office of Facilities Management has scheduled an electrical outage from 10:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, to no later than midnight Saturday, Oct. 24. Available emergency back-up generators in these buildings will be maintained throughout this outage to power crucial services.

Buildings affected are CAPPA, Engineering Lab, Fine Arts, Geoscience, Nanofab, Nedderman Hall, and Woolf Hall.

Save any work or data in progress before 10:30 p.m. Friday to prevent possible data loss.

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

Join Interim President Teik Lim for "Teik Talks" on the topic of Shereka Wright. Meet the new women's basketball coach. Oct. 22, 9:30 a.m., Facebook Live: @utarlington
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