Tuesday, April 20, 2021
UTA Virtual Innovation Day

Celebrate engineering student research

The College of Engineering celebrated student research with its fourth annual Innovation Day on Monday.

Although the event is over, the projects are still online, including posters and videos from 113 entries being judged by alumni, industry partners, and faculty. This year’s entries can be seen on the Virtual Innovation Day website.

Science Week

Nobel laureate to speak during Science Week

Steven Weinberg—Nobel laureate, theoretical physicist, and the Josey Regental Chair in Science at The University of Texas at Austin—is among the guest speakers during Science Week, through Saturday, April 24, hosted by the College of Science.

The theme of Science Week is climate change and its impact on the planet.

Undergraduate Research Week

During Undergraduate Research Week, through Friday, April 23, UTA celebrates student researchers and their faculty and mentors. View the Office of Undergraduate Research’s Interdisciplinary Colloquium for our showcase and links to other spring 2021 virtual showcases.

Early voting

UTA is an early voting site for the May 1 local elections. Cast your ballot 8 a.m.-5 p.m. through Tuesday, April 27, at the Maverick Activities Center. Read more for times and other locations in Tarrant County.

COVID-19 and Latinas/os

Rogelio Sáenz, a professor of demography at UT San Antonio, will address "The Evolving Devastation of COVID-19 on the Latina/o Community" at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, via Teams.

'Everyday Ableism'

Amanda Kraus, president of the Association on Higher Education & Disability, leads a free workshop on “Everyday Ableism: Unpacking Disability Stereotypes and Microaggressions" at noon Wednesday, April 21.

UTA PD survey

Take a moment to provide your input in the UTA Police Department Community Satisfaction Survey by Friday, May 14. Your input is valuable in allowing the department to better serve our campus.

Parking access affected by stadium event

A UIL Track Meet at Maverick Stadium Friday-Saturday, April 23-24, will affect parking in Lots 25, 26, and 27. These lots are by the stadium, the Studio Arts Center, and the Fields Complex.

Several entrances into these lots will be closed to help funnel visitor traffic to the cashier entrances.

When accessing one of these parking lots, notify the attendant you are a student and have an active parking permit; this will be verified and you will be given access to the lot.

Earth Week: The Office of Stustainability. links to events on our website:

Earth Week full of information

Celebrate our planet during Earth Week, through Thursday, April 22, hosted by the Office of Sustainability.

On Earth Day, Thursday, April 22, learn about earth-friendly things from Mavs Go Green and enjoy a special Earth Day lunch at the Connection Cafe. A demonstration on edible plants and how to plant from table scraps will be on the Library mall.

Free concerts, recitals

Tune in for some great music by UTA students, ensembles, and faculty. The concerts and recitals are all online and free. Check the music calendar.

Brazos Blowout, Thursday, April 22, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Brazos Park. Hang out at Brazos Park! Enjoy exciting street performers, music, food, giveaways, and more! Free entry.

Important dates

  • April 27—Last day to drop classes for second eight-week term; submit requests to advisor prior to 4 p.m.
  • May 3—Last day to drop classes for third five-week term; submit requests to advisor prior to 4 p.m.
  • May 4—Last day of classes for spring semester.
  • May 5—Student Study Day (no classes).
  • May 6-12—Final exams for spring semester.
  • May 11—Last day of classes for third five-week and second eight-week terms.
  • May 12—Final exams for third five-week and second eight-week terms.
  • May 13-15—Commencement ceremonies.
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