Capstones for the Community
In the Honors College, UTA students have the opportunity to engage in research that has a real-world impact.
Asphalt research on campus
UTA repaved portions of Lot 49 Monday and Tuesday with a mix of recycled, crushed plastics and asphalt as part of a research project led by Sahadat Hossain, UTA civil engineering professor, NBC 5 reported.
David Arditi, associate professor of sociology, wrote about the Hollywood actors strike and the role of streaming culture in an op-ed for The Conversation.
UTA Libraries is offering a weeklong summer camp July 31-Aug. 4 for children ages 9-12. The Legends & Lore storytelling camp will feature opportunities for children to design games, play board and video games, build worlds, experience artificial intelligence, and visit the UTA Planetarium.
It's time for College Night at the Frisco RoughRiders. Join fellow Mavericks at Riders Field to watch the RoughRiders on Saturday, Aug. 5, at 7:05 p.m. The school with the most tickets sold will select someone to toss the first pitch.
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.
Recruit workers for your student employment positions at the Student Employment Job Fair Thursday, Aug. 24, 12-3 p.m., hosted by the Career Development Center. Register online by end of day, Monday, Aug. 14.
UTA Night at the Dallas Wings
Join your fellow Mavericks for a night with the Dallas Wings as they take on the Minnesota Lynx at College Park Center Thursday, Aug. 24, at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $12. The first 100 tickets will get a free throw shot on the court after the game. Use code WINGSUTA2023 at checkout.
First-Generation Brunch and Alumni Mixer
First-generation faculty are invited to attend the First-Generation Brunch and Alumni Mixer Saturday, Aug. 26, at 10 a.m. The event will include food, music, and dialogue surrounding strategies for success for first-generation students. If you plan to attend, register online.
The Office for Cultural Engagement & Social Change is now accepting events centered on educational and social issues, community building, and identity affirmation for Hispanic Heritage Month and Native American Heritage Month. Submit your event.
At UTA, we believe that our employees are our greatest asset, and we're committed to providing opportunities for personal growth and professional development across campus. The Office of Talent, Culture, and Inclusion is thrilled to offer multiple opportunities to grow your career and achieve your goals. Visit UTA careers to browse job opportunities on campus.
The Office of Information Technology is updating UTA’s network infrastructure across campus. The project involves building-by-building activity after regular business hours. To view when your building is impacted, visit the project website, which will be updated as the project progresses.
AA-FP-PO-05 Committee on Rules and Elections Policy
This policy was reviewed as part of the five-year review process. Minor edits were made to clarify the committee membership structure. Committee members serve a two-year term and may not serve more than three consecutive terms. Functions of the committee have been revised, including computing the number of electoral positions, scheduling of elections, procedures for the elections, and certifying election results.
BF-AS-PR-09 Charges for Departmental Services Procedure
This procedure was updated as part of a regularly scheduled five-year review. Processes were updated for interdepartmental fund transfers when a department charges another department for providing a product or service.
BF-PGS-PO-02 Gift Card Policy and BF-PGS-PR-13 Gift Card Procedure
This new policy and procedure provide guidelines on when gift cards can be purchased with university funds. They also describe the process for purchasing, tracking, awarding, and storing gift cards.
GA-LA-PO-03 Education Records Policy
This policy was updated to reflect current procedures for students requesting access to their education records. A paragraph on disciplinary records was added, with an explanation of how disciplinary actions are noted on transcripts. The definition of directory information was clarified to include UTA-issued email addresses.
HR-E-PO-18 MavTemp Temporary Employment Services Policy and HR-E-PR-37 MavTemp Temporary Employment Services Procedure
This new policy and its related procedure outline the processes and procedures for meeting short-term staffing needs for UTA business units. The MavTemp program utilizes a pool of qualified temporary employees who are familiar with the goals, mission, vision, culture, and organizational structure of UTA. These temporary staffing assignments will not exceed 4 months.
RA-PO-01 Research Misconduct Policy
The policy name was changed from “Misconduct in Research” to “Research Misconduct." A paragraph was added stating that authorship disputes and cases of detrimental research practices will be addressed by the academic unit. Self-plagiarism was added as potential research misconduct. Once the presiding official determines an investigation is necessary, the investigation must begin within 30 days. The respondent will be notified in writing of the allegations. In addition, the respondent must be given written notice of any new allegations of research misconduct if allegations are pursued that were not addressed during the inquiry or in the initial notice of investigation. Definitions for detrimental research practices, research integrity, self-plagiarism, and scientific integrity were added to the policy.
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