THURSDAY, AUGUST 10, 2023
Fangzhou Wang, assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice, wrote an article for The Conversation about online romantic scams. The article highlights how scammers operate, the cues that may prompt changes in their tactics, and what measures people can take to defend themselves against falling victim to this scam.
Faculty members interested in publishing a column in The Conversation about their research or a news topic should contact Jeff Carlton, executive director of communications and media relations, at email@example.com.
A new National Science Foundation grant will help Nathan Brown, assistant professor of earth and environmental sciences, study how wind leads to erosion of rocks. Beyond the scientific impact, this type of research into wind erosion can provide societal value, as looking at past changes to the landscape can help predict future environmental changes in dryland areas.
Volunteer feedback for Teams
The Office of Information Technology (OIT) is seeking volunteers to test new Microsoft Teams features and assist with the decision to enable select features campuswide. If you are interested, please complete the Teams champion volunteer form, and a member of OIT will contact you to discuss commitment requirements.
The Maverick Pantry accepts gently used household items (i.e., plates, silverware, photo frames, cups, etc.) and food. Items can be dropped off during operating hours Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., or in the donation bin near the front door at 520 S. Center St. near College Park Center.
Children's literature webinar
Attend the International Literacy Association's "New Voices in Children's and YA Lit" webinar hosted by Sonja Ezell, clinical assistant professor of curriculum and instruction. Listen in as emerging authors discuss universal themes, the importance of authentic and engaging texts, and the power of high-quality, diverse children's literature. Register to attend the event today, Thursday Aug. 10.
Volunteer for Move-In Day
Volunteer for Move-In Day Thursday, Aug. 17, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., and help more than 4,000 students settle into their new campus homes. Volunteers will receive a free T-shirt. Register for a two-hour shift by Monday, Aug. 14.
Hiring students this semester? Here's what you need to know.
The Career Development Center (CDC) is offering workshops for faculty and staff who are hiring students this semester. If you have a question about student employment, the CDC knows the answer. View the schedule below to find the right session for you. All sessions are held on Teams. No registration is required. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteer slots are now open for the Latin Maverick Welcome Friday, Aug. 18, at 5 p.m. in Brazos Park. There will be opportunities to discover student success resources and networking for first-year and transfer students. Sign up to volunteer.
Volunteer for Ask Me Days
UTA Ambassadors is seeking volunteers for the fall semester Ask Me Days. Faculty and staff can sign up to network with incoming freshmen, answer questions about their department, and offer general information about campus. Volunteer slots are available Aug. 21-22, 8 a.m-2 p.m.
First-Generation Brunch and Alumni Mixer
Finance and real estate job fair
Employers and organizations are invited to connect with UTA students for internship and career opportunities at the Finance and Real Estate Employers and Organizations Week Oct. 2-5, hosted by the Department of Finance and Real Estate. View the schedule and register online.
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