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For Students of The University of Texas at Arlington

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Daymond John

Entrepreneur Daymond John next for Maverick Speakers Series

Tickets to see entrepreneur Daymond John for the Maverick Speakers Series are available online.

John will speak on "Shark Tank Entrepreneurship" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, at College Park Center. An audience question-and-answer session and book signing will follow the lecture.

An entrepreneur in every sense of the word, John is the CEO and founder of FUBU, a global lifestyle brand, and a pioneer in the fashion industry with over $6 billion in product sales. He joined the cast of Shark Tank in 2009. John has received more than 35 awards, including the Brandweek Marketer of the Year, and he was named Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship by the White House in 2015.

General admission is free, but tickets are required. Season and preferred ticket packages are available and include reserved seating, parking, and more. For all these ticket options, go to

For VIP packages, contact Mark LaVelle at or 817-272-5235.

Hispanic-Serving Institution grant awarded to UTA for IDEAS Center, non-traditional student support

UT Arlington has been awarded a highly competitive, five-year $2.62 million Department of Education grant to enhance services for transfer and other non-traditional students and help more underserved students earn college degrees. UTA is the only four-year university in North Texas to receive a 2015 Hispanic-Serving Institution Program grant.

The grant will help create an IDEAS Center—for Innovation, Diversity, Excellence, Access, and Success—as a resource to increase graduation and retention rates among Hispanic and lower-income students.

The funding will accelerate the University’s use of technology to provide support services to both campus-based and online learners and enable faculty research into courses that commonly pose challenges as these students advance into their majors.

Read more about the IDEAS Center grant.

Visit open house Wednesday for McNair Scholars Program

Attend the McNair Scholars open house 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, in Room 202 of Ransom Hall to learn more about the federal initiative designed to prepare eligible undergraduates for successful graduate study culminating in the Ph.D. and a university teaching career.

The program offers scholarships, GRE preparation, travel to undergrad research conferences, and opportunities to explore careers in university teaching and research.


Mia Farrow enlightens, inspires

Acclaimed actress, activist, and humanitarian Mia Farrow delivered inspirational messages of hope, leadership, and global responsibility Thursday night at Texas Hall. She was the first speaker in UTA’s 2015-16 Maverick Speakers Series.


Graduate School Expo today

The Graduate School Expo brings advanced degree information to anyone considering graduate or professional school. The event is 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today Tuesday, Oct. 13, in the Rio Grande Ballroom of the E.H. Hereford University Center.

Meet with representatives from UT Arlington's graduate programs and other Texas colleges and universities at the graduate and professional school fair.

Two presentations on the UTA graduate admission process and funding graduate school at UT Arlington are at noon and 1 p.m.

Register online to attend the Graduate School Expo.

Student groups needed for Maverick Experience Preview Day

The Office of University Recruitment would like your student organization to participate at the Academic Fair or Student Life Fair at the Maverick Experience Preview Day on Saturday, Oct. 31.

Register online. Questions? Contact Alicia Graves at

UT Arlington hosts annual InnovationDay@UTA

Celebrate entrepreneurial excellence and success among UT Arlington's students, faculty, researchers, and community innovators at InnovationDay@UTA on Thursday, Oct. 22, at College Park Center.

The event aims to stimulate local entrepreneurship and innovation and attract industry and investors to North Texas. The day includes high school and college robotics competitions, inspiring speakers, and opportunities to meet with investors with the Association of Texas Angel Networks.

The event is free, but registration is required. For questions or details, contact Marie Peterson, manager of conference and event management, at 817-272-2581 or

  MavPic national night out

Night moves

Public Safety Officer Freda Henderson, left, helps Charles Dixon, aerospace engineering sophomore, register his bike as part of National Night Out activities. The event last Tuesday evening on the University Center mall featured services and safety tips provided by the UTA Police Department.

Last campus carry town hall today

Attend the last town hall meeting about the implementation of Senate Bill 11 (SB 11), better known as “Campus Carry,” at 9:30 a.m. today, Tuesday, Oct. 13, in the Bluebonnet Ballroom of the E.H. Hereford University Center.

During the 84th Legislative Session, lawmakers passed SB 11, which allows a license holder to carry a concealed handgun on the campus.

Go to for frequently asked questions, information on the legislation, and a survey to complete if you are not able to attend one of the meetings.

Parking permit enforcement has begun

Monitoring and enforcement of parking permits with MAVPark, the University’s new decal-free permit system, have begun. Owners of unauthorized vehicles are subject to a citation and a $50 fine.

Read more about the MAVPark system and parking permits at

File now for fall student elections

Put your name on the ballot for the upcoming student elections. Open positions include Homecoming king and queen, Student Congress senators, and UTA Ambassadors.

Individuals wishing to run for any of the above positions must file by 5 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 15, in the Student Organizations Office, Suite B120, E.H. Hereford University Center. Learn more.

Nominate Homecoming king and queen candidates by emailing John Hillas at with the student's name, email, and organization.

Voting is Monday-Tuesday, Nov. 2-3, in the University Center Gallery.

For more information, call 817-272-2293 or visit

homecoming baylor game

Homecoming games include one road trip; get your tickets soon

Make plans to cheer on the women's basketball team when they face the Baylor Bears on Friday, Nov. 13, at the Ferrell Center in Waco.

Tickets are $15 for students and $30 for faculty, staff, and alumni. Price includes the game ticket, food, a T-shirt, and transportation to and from the game.

Participate in the pre-game tipoff with food and activities 1:30-3 p.m. at Moritz Plaza at College Park Center. Buses leave for the game at 3 p.m. The game starts at 6 p.m.

Tickets are available at along with other details about Homecoming 2015. Purchase your ticket by Monday, Nov. 2.

The Homecoming men’s game against Fordham tips off at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at College Park Center. Tickets are $3 with student ID at

Questions? Student Affairs has answers at 817-272-6080.

Claim your spot in Homecoming parade

Your student organization should be part of the Homecoming parade lineup. Register online by Wednesday, Nov. 4, with an entry that shows your Maverick spirit.

The parade starts at 5:45 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, on Spaniolo Drive outside College Park Center. See large floats, marching bands, special guests, and traditional decorated golf carts. It all winds up with a pep rally on Moritz Plaza.

Read more about Homecoming 2015 events and activities at

Flu vaccine available through Health Services

Flu vaccines are now available at the Health Services Center. The vaccine costs $20 and is fully covered by student health insurance (Academic Blue). No appointment necessary; walk-ins are welcomed.

The immunization clinic hours are 8:30 a.m.-noon and 1-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays.

Can’t make it to the health center? Go to an outreach clinic 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19, in the Palo Duro Lounge of the E.H. Hereford University Center.

For more information, visit or call 817-272-2771.

Parents' weekend

Maverick community welcomes parents, families for weekend of fun

Invite the family to come to Maverick Country for Parent and Family Weekend, Friday-Sunday, Oct. 23-25.

The weekend features a long list of events that allow students to show their families what it's like to be a Maverick. Activities include faculty spotlights, a fall festival with live music, glass-blowing demonstrations, Movin’ Mavs basketball, and more.

Students and children under 10 are free. All others are $30 per person. Everyone who attends will receive a free T-shirt, breakfast, and dinner and can participate in most activities at no extra cost.

Register online through Wednesday, Oct. 21.

  MavPic library pod

Library POD

The new Products On Demand (POD) at the Central Library offers drinks, snacks, Scantrons, batteries, and other study essentials. The small convenience store is located on the second floor. The market also offers extended hours to serve students studying late at night in the library. Hours are  9 a.m.-2 a.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays, and 1 p.m.-2 a.m. Sundays.

Leadership program reaches out to graduate students

Graduate students and young professionals are encouraged to apply for Leadership North Texas University.

The program is an emerging leaders summit for young professionals aimed at recruiting, educating, and developing the future leaders of the Dallas-Fort Worth region. The summit is a three-day overnight retreat Wednesday-Friday, Dec. 2-4. Applications are due Saturday, Oct. 31.

Questions? Contact Britton Cunningham at or 972-621-0400.

Follow procedures for visitors' parking

Visitors to the UTA campus are encouraged to use available visitor or metered parking spaces at locations across campus. A campus map that shows visitors' parking locations is available at Select the parking tab on the left to find visitors' parking locations.

University organizations, departments, and offices that are hosting official campus visitors should make parking arrangements in advance by emailing the visitor’s name, date of the visit, and license plate number of the visitor’s vehicle to

Parking and Transportation Services will arrange for the appropriate visitor designation in the MavPark system. When possible, allow three days to process your request.

For an immediate or last-minute need, contact Parking and Transportation Director Perry Eggleston at 817-272-3907 or or Assistant Police Chief Mike Holguin at 817-272-2285 or

Nominations needed for Maverick Orientation leaders

If you know fellow Mavericks who would be a good role model for incoming students and who would represent the best and brightest of UT Arlington’s student body, nominate them to be Maverick Orientation leaders.

Send student names and email addresses to Meighan Burke, assistant director of New Maverick Orientation, at

For details, go to

Applications are due Thursday, Nov. 5.

Pharos Mobileprint is new on-the-go printing format

The Office of Information Technology offers Pharos Mobileprint, an easy and convenient way for faculty, staff, and students to print documents, images, and emails while on the go, whether you’re using a tablet, smartphone, or laptop.

Send your documents to a print-release station while you’re on your way to your next class, meeting, or presentation. Simply send an email to Mobileprint or log into your Pharos Print Center, upload your document, and release the print job from any one of the eight OIT print-release stations throughout campus.

View the Mobileprint user guide.

Check List


Through Monday, Oct. 19

Midterm progress report grades available in MyMav Student Center.

Wednesday, Nov. 4

Last day to drop classes for fall.

Grade exclusion and grade forgiveness sites close.

Monday, Nov. 9

Registration begins for winter intersession and spring semester.

Midterm progress reports online

Many undergraduate students can view their midterm progress reports in their MyMav Student Center now through Monday, Oct. 19. You can view your grades as soon as your professor enters them. Check your UTA email account to see if you will receive midterm grades, then meet with your academic adviser to discuss your progress and explore campus resources.

Make sure your name is in Commencement booklet

Finalize your privacy setting in MyMav by Friday, Oct. 23, to have your name included in the printed souvenir Commencement booklet and the Graduation edition of The Shorthorn. The privacy setting in MyMav on that date will be used to determine if your name is included in the Commencement booklet for fall graduation in December.

Check implications before you drop

The last day to drop courses for both undergraduate and graduate students is 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4. A grade of W will appear on your transcript.

Undergraduate students who entered college for the first time in fall 2007 or later are limited to a total of six dropped courses during their undergraduate career. Discuss the impact of this when you meet with your adviser about dropping a course. Read more about this six course drop limit policy. A list of academic advising offices is available online.

Check on the impact of dropping if you receive financial aid by going to or emailing

Advising begins for winter intersession and spring term

Advising for the winter intersession and spring term has begun. Check your Student Center in MyMav to see if you need to meet with your academic adviser before registering.

A list of academic advising offices is online. Call to schedule an appointment or check walk-in hours.

The schedule of classes for spring is largely complete but is still subject to modification. Plan to validate your course selections when registration opens. Priority registration opens Monday, Nov. 9.

Grade exclusion, grade forgiveness are options for undergraduates

Grade exclusion and grade forgiveness requests can be made for eligible students for fall term processing through Wednesday, Nov. 4. Contact your academic adviser for eligibility information.

Transcripts available in PDF format

UT Arlington now offers transcripts in PDF format. Students can send PDF transcripts by email to another university, a potential employer, or themselves. Read more about ordering transcripts.

Print your own enrollment verification

Enrollment verification is available online. To print your verification, log on to MyMav, go to Student Center, and click on Request Enrollment Verification to access the National Student Loan Clearinghouse.

Going Out
  UTA Presents

Day of the Dead exhibit looks at history, rituals

day of the dead

Explore the popular tradition known as the Day of the Dead and its rich cultural history in many Hispanic-Latino communities with a unique exhibit that runs through Friday, Oct. 16, in the University Center Gallery of the E.H. Hereford University Center.

The "Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead" exhibit aims to increase knowledge and awareness of the true meaning behind this annual holiday.

Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Admission is free and open to the public.

Thursday, Oct. 15

Volleyball Mavericks vs. Texas State. Dig Pink Game, Pink Shirt Handout, National Medical Professional Night, New Maverick Employee Night, Maverick Club Pre-Game Reception. Tickets $3 with student ID. 6:30 p.m., College Park Center. Also, vs. Troy, Oct. 30; vs. Louisiana-Monroe, Oct. 31; vs. South Alabama, Nov. 15. Athletics.

Friday, Oct. 16

Friends of the Library Ken Aldridge discusses his book In Murder's Shadow: A Crime Story. The story sheds light into some of the secret operations of the KGB and the FBI, but also the strengths and foibles of the people working for these agencies. Free. 7:30 p.m., sixth floor parlor, Central Library. UT Arlington Libraries, Friends of the Library.

Sunday, Oct. 18

UTA Jazz Orchestra at Irving Arts Center The UTA Jazz Orchestra and the New Philharmonic Orchestra of Irving combine to perform a program of "African-American Composers: From Classical to Jazz." Tickets $10-$18. 3:30 p.m., Carpenter Hall Irving Arts Building, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Suite 300, Irving. Music.

Monday, Oct. 19

White House Astronomy Night Come to an evening of stargazing and astronomy appreciation and learn about the newest astronomical discoveries and the technologies that enable us to explore and live in space. $4. 5 p.m. speakers; 6 p.m. We Are Astronomers; 7-9 p.m., telescopes outside, Planetarium. Planetarium.

Tuesday, Oct. 20

Interactive Wellness Expo 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Palo Duro Lounge, E.H. Hereford University Center. Health Services.

Coming up

Friday Night Film: 'Inside Out' Rated PG. Free popcorn. Concessions for sale. $1, $1.50 with credit card. 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, Rosebud Theatre, E.H. Hereford University Center. EXCEL Campus Activities.

Parent and Family Weekend Parents and families spend a weekend on campus visiting their students’ residence halls and classrooms, listening to faculty presentations, and participating in a variety of fun activities. ScheduleRegister onlineFriday-Sunday, Oct. 23-25Parent and Family Center.

Astronomy Day Scientists, engineers, and visionaries from astronomy and the space industry share their experiences to inspire students and stargazers. Free parking in Lot F10. $4 shows; free lectures and events. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, Planetarium. Planetarium.

Lunafest 2015 Short films produced and directed by and for women. $5. 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, Lone Star Auditorium, Maverick Activity Center. Women’s and Gender Studies.

Halloween Casino Night Enjoy Halloween in casino style with games, refreshments, giveaways, music, and a costume contest. Free. 7-10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, Bluebonnet Ballroom, E.H. Hereford University Center. EXCEL Campus Activities.


Ornament and Adornment: The Decoration and Application Techniques of African Masks Examine the design and style of decorations on African masks from the Dowdey-Campbell and Brodie African Art Collections. Gallery hours 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Through Dec. 9. Visual Resources Commons, Room 2109, Fine Arts Building. Art and Art History.

University Center Gallery: Digital Photography Student Exhibit Student artwork showcased. Gallery hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. University Center Gallery, E.H. Hereford University Center. Through Dec. 12EXCEL Campus Activities.

Special Collections: Ringside: Memories of WCC Wrestling Photos by Cirrus Bonneau of World Class Championship Wrestling at the Will Rogers Coliseum in Fort Worth in 1982-83. Gallery hours 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Free. Sixth floor, Central Library. Through Jan. 16UT Arlington Libraries Special Collections.

Planetarium Three new shows—Sofia 3-D, Cosmic Origins Spectrograph, and From the Earth to the Universe—are part of the fall schedule. Also showing are AstronautPink Floyd, and Spacepark 360: InfinityPlanetarium.

(For an expanded list of events, see the UT Arlington Calendar.)

Learn More


Tuesday, Oct. 13

Creating an Online Exhibit Graduate students can learn how to create professional online exhibits to enhance their academic presence by sharing primary source collections or publishing academic writing. Or use to build inquiry-based tasks for students or create lesson plans with accompanying sources. Register online. 2-3 p.m., Room 315A, Central Library. Graduate Studies.

Wednesday, Oct. 14

Study Abroad 101 Information Session Learn about opportunities to study abroad. Noon-1 p.m. Sabine Room, E.H. Hereford University Center. Study Abroad.

MAVS Talk: Stress Learn techniques to manage stress. Register online. Free. 3:30-4:30 p.m., Room 104, Preston Hall. Counseling and Psychological Services.

Thursday, Oct. 15

Biology Colloquium Series Colleen Burge of the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology, University of Maryland. Free. 4 p.m., Room 124, Life Sciences. Also, TBA, Oct. 22, and Bryan Carstens of Ohio State University, Oct. 29. Biology.

Pledge Against Bullying Noon-1 p.m., San Jacinto Room, E.H. Hereford University Center. LGBTQA Program.

Earth and Environmental Sciences Lectures Thomas Darrah of Ohio State University, 4 p.m., Room 100, Geoscience Building. Also, Bob Gregory of Southern Methodist University, Oct. 22; and Bastian Georg of Trent University, Oct. 29. Earth and Environmental Sciences.

Friday, Oct. 16

Mathematics Colloquium Series Weiqiang Wang of the University of Virginia. 3 p.m., Room 311, Pickard Hall. Also, Patrick Shipman of Colorado State University, Nov. 6. Mathematics.

Airport as Real Estate Speakers for "A Discussion on Impact of Airports on Real Estate Development" include John Terrell, vice president of commercial real estate for DFW International Airport; John Brookby, assistant vice president of DFW International Airport; Tony Creme, vice president of Hillwood Properties at Alliance Airport; Dawn Blair, real estate manager at Dallas Love Field Airport; and other industry representatives. Register online. Free. 7:30-11:30 a.m., auditorium, Room 204, Architecture Building. College of Business, College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs.

Saturday, Oct. 17

RAD Self-Defense for Women For female faculty, staff, and students. Register online. Free. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Room 102-B, Maverick Activities Center. Also, Nov. 7. UT Arlington Police.

Monday, Oct. 19

Word for Theses and Dissertations Workshops Learn advanced features in Word 2007/2010 that will make meeting dissertation and thesis formatting requirements a less arduous process. Register online. 2-3:30 p.m., Room 315A, Central Library. Also, 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22; register online. Graduate Studies.

MAVS Talk: Relationships Learn the basics of developing healthy relationships. Identify and avoid unhealthy and abusive relationships. Register online. Free. 3:30-4:30 p.m., Room 104, Preston Hall. Counseling and Psychological Services.

Wednesday, Oct. 21

Focus on Faculty Barbara Shipman, associate professor of mathematics, discusses the "Subtleties of Meaning in Mathematical Versus Common Use of Language." Noon, sixth floor, Central Library. UT Arlington Libraries.

Converting Your CV to a Resume Learn how to construct a resume from your curriculum vitae in this hands-on event. Bring your CV and a non-academic job posting. Preference given to doctoral students. Register online. 4-5:30 p.m., Room 601, Nedderman Hall. Graduate Studies.

Thursday, Oct. 22

Question, Persuade, Refer: Suicide Prevention Training Learn the warning signs and clues of people who may be considering suicide and how to intervene with at-risk individuals. Register online. 2-4 p.m., Room 104, Preston Hall. Also, Nov. 30. Counseling and Psychological Services.

Friday, Oct. 23

Psychology Speakers Series Jerry Jellison of the University of Southern California. Noon, Room 10, University Hall. Psychology.

MAVS Talk: Anger Examine normal and problematic anger and learn healthy ways to resolve conflict. Register online. Free. 3:30-4:30 p.m., Room 104, Preston Hall. Counseling and Psychological Services.

Hermanns Lecture Series The literature of life writing including diaries, letters, memoirs, social media, and comic books. Schedule. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., sixth floor parlor, Central Library. English.

Coming up

Women's and Gender Studies Symposium Speakers include Whitney Peoples, Provost Post-doctoral Fellow in Women's and Gender Studies, and Ana Louise Keating of Texas Woman's University addressing the theme "Minding the Field: Exploring and Expanding Women's and Gender Studies in North Texas.” 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, sixth floor, Central Library. Women’s and Gender Studies.

UTARI Lunch and Learn Register onlineShuttle available. Lunch provided. Noon Friday, Oct. 30, UTARI, 7300 Jack Newell Blvd. S., Fort Worth. UT Arlington Research Institute.

Arlington Technology Association Xinbao Yu, associate professor of civil engineering, discusses "Using Geothermal Energy to Remove Ice and Snow from Roads and Bridges." Light breakfast provided. RSVP. Free. 7-8 a.m, Wednesday Nov. 4, Room 100, Nedderman Hall. Arlington Technology Association.


Career Development Job search assistance, including resume reviews and interview and networking tips; employer events, such as information sessions and on-campus interviews; and career development assistance are provided. Upcoming events are on the website. Call 817-272-2932 for an appointment. Career Development Center.

Center for Students in Recovery Celebrate Recovery 12-step meeting, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Room 107, Social Work Building; and student-led, open Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meeting, noon, Wednesdays, Room 314, Central Library. Center for Students in Recovery.

(For an expanded list of events, see the UT Arlington Calendar.)

Sports Notes

Dig Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness: Fans are encouraged to wear pink to show their support for Breast Cancer Awareness at the annual Dig Pink match of the Mavericks against Texas State at College Park Center. Game time is 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15. The first 250 fans will receive a complimentary pink shirt, while free pink pom poms go to the first 500. All home matches in October will have pink shirts available with a minimum $20 donation. Funds raised will support the Side-Out Foundation, established to unite volleyball players' and coaches' work toward breast cancer awareness, education, and patient services. The team has a goal of raising $3,000. Last year's donations were $5,191.22. Tickets for the game are $3 with student ID and $5 general admission.

Volleyball falls at Appalachian State; Dig Pink match set for Thursday

UTA lost 3-0 to first-place Appalachian State on Saturday in Boone, N.C. The defeat drops the Mavericks to 13-7 overall and 4-4 in Sun Belt Conference play.

Last Tuesday, the Mavericks made a valiant comeback after losing the first two sets but eventually fell to Texas State in five sets in San Marcos.

Texas State visits College Park Center at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, for the Mavericks Dig Pink Match benefiting the Side-Out Foundation and raising breast cancer awareness.

Maverick tennis excels at SMU Invitational

The women’s tennis team claimed three titles Sunday at the SMU Invitational, completing the three-day event in Dallas.

The doubles pairings swept their respective flights, with Elizabeth Thoms and Astrid Gehre taking the Red Draw championship, while Angeles de los Rios and Agustina Serio won the Blue Draw.

Serio also captured the Black Draw title in singles with a 6-4, 6-3 win over TCU’s Mia King.

Movin' Mavs gear available through Sunday

Wear your Maverick pride with shirts and hoodies supporting the Movin' Mavs and Lady Mavs adaptive sports teams.

Order your choice of tank, long- or short-sleeved T-shirt, or hoodie by Sunday, Oct. 18. Orders will be delivered by Saturday, Nov. 14.

A portion of sales goes back to the UTA program to support travel, tournaments, and scholarships.

Sports Shorts

Men’s basketball point guard Erick Neal was named to the College Sports Madness Preseason Sun Belt All-Conference team. He picked up third-team honors.

The golf team finished third and Zach Galliford tied for fourth last week at the Cabo Del Sol Invitational in Cabo, Mexico. The team competes this week in the Donald Ross Intercollegiate in Morgantown, N.C.

• Six UTA softball players received National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-America Scholar-Athlete honors for 2014-15. They are Marisa Datko, Bryanna Datko, Haley Henson, Sandra Mendoza, Jolene Schaefer, and Taylor Simmonds.

Intramural deadlines soon for fantasy basketball

Upcoming intramural sports deadlines are fantasy basketball, Friday, Oct. 16; 4-on-4 basketball, Wednesday, Oct. 21; table tennis, Thursday, Oct. 22; drop-in basketball, Monday, Oct. 26; and Halloween ultimate disc, Friday, Oct. 30.

See the intramural sports schedule. Pick up entry forms at the Services and Information Desk of the Maverick Activities Center. For questions, call 817-272-3277 or email

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