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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Blackboard issues resolved; clear browsing history

Blackboard Operations has resolved the issues impacting the Grade Center. We have tested this resolution and are no longer receiving errors. Please clear your browsing history prior to logging in to Blackboard to ensure that any cached errors are removed. Read how to clear your browser history. If you encounter other issues, please contact the Center for Distance Education at cdesupport@uta.edu.

Due to grade issues in Blackboard, the drop deadline for the Nov. 7 five-week start date courses will be extended to 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2. Please contact your major adviser with any questions.


On-air reporting provides unique experience

broadcast students

Broadcast students are part of a unique partnership with Univision 23, a Spanish-language television station in Dallas-Fort Worth. The partnership, called Proyecto U, allows students to spend the fall semester producing four newscasts for the station—three taped shows and one live broadcast. The students gain live TV news experience in the nation’s fifth largest news market. WATCH THE VIDEO.

Immigration forum to address rights, concerns

Center for Mexican American Studies

A bilingual forum on immigration is set for 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in the Swift Center. The Center for Mexican American Studies hosts the event, which will cover rights, relief, fraud prevention, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA).


Central Library provides informative, relaxing help for finals

The Central Library is offering study and stress relief tips to help you tackle your finals. The Writing Center's late hours are 8-10 p.m. today, Tuesday, Nov. 29, on the second floor. A workshop on study tips and cramming effectively is 2-3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, in Room B20. Got test anxiety? Attend a workshop noon-1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, in Room 315A. Relax with a meditation session 3:30-4:30 p.m. Monday Dec. 5, in Room 203. Paws for Finals therapy dog visits are noon-2 p.m. in the basement Monday-Friday, Dec. 5-9, and Monday-Wednesday, Dec. 12-14.


SEIR building construction starts

Big trucks around campus for SEIR construction preparations

Pardon Our Progress

Watch for large trucks going to and leaving the construction site for the Science and Engineering Innovation and Research building. The trucks will haul away asphalt and dirt from the site through the end of December. The trucks will come to the site southbound on South Center Street, westbound on West Mitchell Street, and northbound on South Cooper Street to South Nedderman Drive. After being filled, the trucks will head northbound on Cooper to Interstate 30.


Site leaders needed for The Big Event

The Big Event—UTA's day of community service Saturday, April 8—needs site leaders. Apply online.


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Important Dates

Wednesday, Dec. 7—Last day of classes.

Saturday-Friday, Dec. 10-16—Final exams for fall semester.

Thursday-Saturday, Dec. 15-17—Commencement ceremonies.

Coming Up

holiday lights parade

Road Trip: Men’s Basketball vs. UT Austin, Tuesday, Nov. 29

UTA Choral Concert, Tuesday, Nov. 29

Big Band Jazz Concert, Thursday, Dec. 1

Arlington Holiday Lights Parade, Saturday, Dec. 3

UTA Symphony Orchestra Concert, Saturday, Dec. 3

Maverick Dance Company Concert, Friday-Sunday Dec. 9-11

A for King & Country Christmas Tour, Saturday, Dec. 10

See more on the UTA events calendar.


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