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Tuesday, April 11, 2017


UTA wins Heroes of the Dorm national championship

A 3-0 victory over LSU in the grand finale gave UTA an undefeated season and the title in the esport Heroes of the Dorm national championship. UTA came in second last year in the collegiate competition where teams play the video game Heroes of the Storm. The UTAHOTD team totaled a 29-0 game season with a 14:25 average game time. All five members of the team won free tuition for their remaining collegiate years. LEARN MORE.

shorthorn housing expo

The Shorthorn earns top honors

The Shorthorn, UTA’s student-run news agency has been recognized with 97 awards from four organizations for excellence in reporting, editing, photography, design, marketing, sales, and more. The accolades represent achievement at the state, regional, and national levels. LEARN MORE.

UTA cheerleaders win fourth consecutive NCA title

cheer champs

UTA's cheerleading team won its fourth consecutive national championship Friday at the National Cheerleaders Association's collegiate cheer competition in Daytona, Florida. UTA’s 17-member Maverick Cheer squad took home first place in the Small Coed Division I group. LEARN MORE.

Get moving with Zumbathon fundraiser


UTA's fifth annual Zumbathon Dance for a Cause, hosted by Campus Recreation and the Relationship Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention program, raises money for The Women's Center. Attend the Zumba sessions 6-6:50 p.m. daily through Thursday, April 13, at the Maverick Activities Center. A $5 donation is suggested.

Early voting for May 6 election at MAC

UTA is a polling place for early voting in the May 6 joint general and special elections. Voting will be 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, April 25-27, in the Maverick Activities Center. Learn more about the election on the Tarrant County Election Office website and at

Coming Up

military appreciation night

Through Friday, April 21—MFA Thesis Exhibition

Wednesday, April 12—Faculty Artist Recital: Terri Sanchez, Flute

April 12—Yuri’s Night at UTA Planetarium

Wednesday-Thursday, April 12-13—UTA Music International Jazz Week

Thursday, April 13—TEDxUTA

Thursday, April 13-Sunday, April 23—MavPlays

Saturday, April 15—UTA Music Clarinet Day

Saturday, April 15—NAACP Hype Block Party

Monday-Tuesday, April 17-18—Student Elections

Wednesday, April 19—Earth Day: Celebrating People and Planet

Wednesday, April 19—CMAS Distinguished Speaker: Maria Hinojosa

See more on the UTA events calendar.

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