THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2023
Late-night security escorts
Starting Monday, Sept. 25, UTA's late-night security escort service can be accessed through the new app Mav Mover. Find more information and links to download at uta.edu/parking.
Hazing Prevention Week is Sept. 25-29. Join a lunch-and-learn panel discussion Friday, Sept. 29, 12 p.m. in the Palo Pinto Room of the University Center. Lunch will be provided for the first 35 people to RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Academic Impressions seminar
Academic Impressions will host the virtual training “Building a Transformative Mindset on Your Team” on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 12-2 p.m. Register for free by using your UTA email and following login instructions for members.
Mavericks who are interested to learn how they can support victims and survivors of sexual and relationship violence can attend the Survivor Ally Training Tuesday, Sept. 26, 12-1:30 p.m. in the Palo Pinto Room of the University Center. Lunch will be provided for the first 35 people who register. To attend, email email@example.com.
Faculty and staff are invited for a light lunch Wednesday, Sept. 27, 12 p.m. in Trinity Hall 104 to celebrate UTA's multigenerational culture. Learn more about this opportunity to make connections and gain generational knowledge and expertise at go.uta.edu/erg.
The UT Living Well platform has new features to keep you in top shape for the new academic year. Plus, every time you level up by completing activities, you will be entered into a quarterly prize drawing. Learn more at uta.edu/wellness.
Employee charitable campaign
Together, through the State Employee Charitable Campaign at UTA, we can provide support to more than 1,000 participating charities that fund food banks, shelters for displaced individuals and survivors of domestic violence, job training programs targeting veterans, the UTA Emergency Assistance Fund, and countless other lifesaving programs.
Dive into wellness and learn tools to navigate your way to better holistic health at Wellness Wednesday, Sept. 27, 12-1 p.m. You will discover strategies to find harmony, balance, purpose, meaning, and connection. Register online.
LeVar Burton to visit UTA
Maverick Speakers Series presents “A Conversation with LeVar Burton” Thursday, Oct. 5, 7:30 p.m. Burton, perhaps best known for his 26-year run as host of the beloved PBS classic Reading Rainbow, also originated the iconic role of Geordi La Forge on Star Trek: The Next Generation. He continues to advocate for reading and exercises his love for storytelling in a variety of formats, including literacy-focused apps, books, podcasts, and film. Admission is free for faculty, staff, and students.
A Developing Tradition: Photography at UTA is on view now through Thursday, Nov. 30. The exhibit can be viewed 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Visual Resource Commons and Gallery, Suite 2109 of the Fine Arts Building, second floor. Mavericks are invited to attend the opening reception Friday, Sept. 29, 5-8 p.m.
UTA alumni are invited to the next Fort Worth Alumni Chapter Luncheon at Joe T. Garcia's Tuesday, Oct. 3, at 12 p.m. Tickets are $25 and include a buffet lunch. Five dollars of the ticket cost goes to support alumni programming.
Breast cancer survivor stories
UTA's Office of Health Promotion is looking for survivors and loved ones who have been affected by breast cancer to share their stories at Strength in Pink, a symposium and fashion show that will be held Thursday, Oct. 12, 6-8 p.m. RSVP online; email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Research and study abroad
Applications are open for the LSAMP Summer Research Academy Abroad. The program selects up to 10 students from LSAMP partner school for extended study abroad. Students receive a $4,000 stipend, roundtrip airfare, and an allowance for housing and food.
Join the Translation Stipend Program
Are you a UTA staff member skilled in Arabic, Chinese, French, Hindi, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog, Urdu, or Vietnamese? The Office of Talent, Culture, and Inclusion invites you to contribute to a more linguistically inclusive campus. Staff who interact regularly with students and their families are particularly encouraged to apply. Receive a $1,500 annual stipend for your vital services.
Discover your retirement benefits
The Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) offers presentations on various aspects of your benefits. Register for a virtual or in-person seminar via MyTRS or by calling 1-800-223-8778. View the seminar schedule.
Fire alarm evacuations are critical safety procedures designed to swiftly and efficiently evacuate individuals from buildings when a fire or other emergency threatens their well-being. These alarms serve as a vital early warning system, instantly alerting occupants to potential dangers and prompting them to exit the premises promptly.
Successful fire alarm evacuations rely on clear communication, well-maintained alarm systems, and familiarity of EHS-provided evacuation plans. Ensuring everyone can evacuate safely and swiftly, with evacuation locations away from the building in alarm as determined by department heads, will help to account for all occupants and reduce the risk of injuries and fatalities in emergency situations.
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