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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

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All Majors Job Fair today at MAC

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Start your future at the Fall 2016 All Majors Job Fair 10 a.m.-3 p.m. today, Tuesday, Sept. 27, at the Maverick Activities Center. The job fair is open to currently enrolled UTA students and alumni only.

See a list of registered employers.

Be sure to download the Career Fair App in the iTunes App Store and Google Play Store to enhance your job search.

The Engineering Career Fair is Wednesday, Sept. 28. LEARN MORE.


Tickets available for Kristof, WuDunn at next Maverick Speakers Series event

Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn-Maverick Speakers Series

Tickets are available to see journalists and humanitarians Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn at the next Maverick Speakers Series event.

The Pulitzer Prize-winning husband-and-wife duo will speak on "A Path Appears: How an Individual Can Change the World" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, at Texas Hall. A question-and-answer session follows the lecture, as well as an autograph signing.

The lecture is free for students, faculty, and staff and costs $5 for community members.

VIP packages—including a private dinner and photograph with the speaker—preferred seating, and season tickets are available. LEARN MORE.


Campus carry meeting Thursday

A town hall meeting on UTA's implementation of Senate Bill 11—the campus carry law—is open to faculty, staff, and students 2-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, in Room 148 of the Fine Arts Building. Read more about campus carry at UTA.

Cricket comes to UTA; field opening, first match Friday

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Attend the opening celebration for UTA's official cricket field and the inaugural cricket match starting at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, at the south end of the Field Complex.

UTA's cricket sports club will play UT Dallas at the field, located between West Park Row Drive and West Mitchell Street at Fielder Road. Refreshments will be provided.

Originating in England, cricket has been played for hundreds of years. It is popular in England, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Australia, and New Zealand, among others. Learn the rules and jargon of cricket.


Play looks at Frida Kahlo's life for Hispanic Heritage Month

Frida Kahol

La Fridal de Frida by Teatro Flor Candela, part of the Hispanic Heritage Month celebration, presents a reflection on the triumphs and challenges that marked the life of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. The play is based on a fictional diary that examines Kahlo’s life. Show time is 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, in the Rosebud Theatre of the E.H. Hereford University Center. Admission is free.


Travel, speaker grants available from Institute for Sustainability and Global Impact

The Institute for Sustainability and Global Impact offers grants of up to $500 each to student organizations for travel support and sustainability speakers. READ MORE.


Annual Campus Fire and Safety Report provides annual crime statistics

The 2016 Annual Campus Fire and Security Report, which includes crime statistics for the previous three years, is available from the UTA Police Department online or by emailing campus_safety_report@uta.edu.

The report includes crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or on property owned or controlled by UTA, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies about campus security. Fire data for the past three years from the Environmental Health and Safety office is also part of the report.

Important Dates

Friday, Oct. 7—Fall Candidates for Graduation: Privacy settings in MyMav will be used to determine inclusion of your name in the Commencement booklet and The Shorthorn graduation edition.

Friday, Oct. 7—Final deadline to apply for fall graduation.

Coming Up

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LifeHack Series, Wednesday, Sept. 28. Share Your Hack.

Focus on Faculty, Wednesday, Sept. 28. Priscila Caçola, assistant professor of kinesiology and director of the Developmental Motor Cognition Lab.

Battle of the Bands, Saturday, Oct. 1.

Presidential Debate Watch Party, Tuesday, Oct. 4 (vice presidential debate); Sunday, Oct. 9; Wednesday, Oct. 19.

National Night Out, Tuesday, Oct. 4

CAAS Lecture: Privilege: An Uncomfortable Conversation About Race and Opportunity, Wednesday, Oct. 5.

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