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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Artists bring wares to international folk art market this weekend

  International Folk Art  

See the talents of artists from around the globe at the inaugural Santa Fe International Folk Art Market at Arlington Friday-Saturday, June 16-17, at The Green at College Park on the east side of the UTA campus. The event is the first satellite site for the renowned International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe, rated the Best Art Festival in America by USA Today. LEARN MORE.

Schedule time for blood donation Wednesday

Carter Blood Care will take donations 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, at the Library mall and the University Center mall. Register online.

Join fellow Mavs at UTA Day with the Dallas Wings

  UTA Day with the Wings  

Add some basketball action to your lunchtime at UTA Day with the Dallas Wings on Wednesday, June 21. Watch as the Wings take on the San Antonio Stars and meet Lightning, the Wings' new mascot, at College Park Center. Tip-off is at noon. Use the code utaday17 for $10 tickets at

Meanwhile, watch the WNBA Wings play the Los Angeles Sparks at 9 p.m. today, Tuesday, June 13, on ESPN2; vs. the New York Liberty at 7 p.m. Friday, June 16, at College Park Center; and vs. the Washington Mystics at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 18, on NBATV or the WNBA live stream.

Reserve a display case for department or student organization

Reservations for display cases in the University Center are now open for summer and fall terms. Departments and student organizations can reserve cases for two weeks twice a semester. Make a reservation at the Student Organizations Office in Suite B120 of the University Center. Send questions to

Free T-shirt, lunch for emergency drill volunteers

  emergency drill  

Hundreds of volunteer actors are needed for UTA's full-scale emergency response drill on Monday, July 31. The goal of the drill is to evaluate UTA’s response to an active shooter incident. Emergency responders from UTA and the City of Arlington’s police and fire departments will take part in the exercise at College Park Center. Lunch and a T-shirt will be provided to all participants. Register to volunteer.

Important Dates

Thursday, June 22—Census date for 11-week term.

Tuesday, July 4—Independence Day holiday; no classes; UTA closed.

Thursday, July 6—Last day to drop classes for 14-week term; submit requests to adviser prior to 4 p.m.

Monday, July 10—Registration ends for second five-week term.

Tuesday, July 11—First day of classes for second five-week term.

Tuesday-Wednesday, July 11-12—Late registration for second five-week term.

Coming Up

Through Dec. 29—Exhibit: "Walking the Line: The Diverse History of Organized Labor in Texas"

See more on the UTA events calendar.

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