Ribbon cutting marks opening of new building
With a ribbon-cutting and community tour, UTA celebrated the opening of its new School of Social Work/College of Nursing and Health Innovation Smart Hospital building, which promises to bring innovative teaching to nursing and social work students under one roof.
Smart Hospital receives praise
The University of Texas at Arlington’s cutting-edge Smart Hospital has joined an exclusive list of institutions meeting standards for health care simulation education.
Celebrate Earth Day at UTA
Celebrate Earth Day with your fellow Mavericks at events sponsored by the Office of Sustainability. Join a session on worm composting, attend the Earth Day Fair, and bring your electronics for recycling. For a full schedule of events, visit events.uta.edu.
Wednesday, April 19, at 11 a.m., Antonio Nava, senior strategic initiatives manager at UC San Diego, presents a free webinar on how to use the RACI model for process improvement. The virtual session will be held on Microsoft Teams.
Stop by the Central Library or the University Center Mall April 17-19, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., to donate blood during the Carter Blood Drive.
57th Annual Webb Lectures
Join the Department of History for the 57th Annual Walter Prescott Webb Lectures April 19 and 20. This year's theme centers on LGBTQ+ history in the American West and Southwest. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Commencement volunteer signup
The Division of Student Affairs is seeking volunteers for spring commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 12. Sign up and help UTA celebrate this semester's graduates in style. For more information, email email@example.com.
The Department of Psychology Colloquium Series presents Provost Tamara Brown's lecture, "Considering Culture and Testing Assumptions," on Friday, April 21, at 2 p.m. in Life Science 124.
The deadline for applying to the Pat Brandenburg Scholarships sponsored by the Center for Mexican American Studies has been extended to Friday, April 21. Visit Mav ScholarShop to learn more.
New chair of theatre and dance
Jeanmarie Higgins, associate professor and head of theatre studies at Penn State University, has been named the next chair of the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance. Higgins is a new works dramaturg in dance and theatre, focusing on community-based devising as the dramaturg for the national #HereToo Project.
Celebration of Research and Innovation
Join the UTA research community on Monday, April 24, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. for A Celebration of Research and Innovation featuring panels, posters, exhibits, and presentations by faculty, staff, and student inventors. Participants will network with other Maverick inventors, discover research opportunities, and connect with community partners. Participants must RSVP to attend.
Maverick Open Golf Tournament
Join UTA Athletics Thursday, May 4, for the annual Maverick Open at Texas Rangers Golf Club, the home of UTA Golf. All funds raised will be used to directly support student-athlete scholarships. Participants must register by Monday, May 1.
The UTA Bookstore is offering discounted prices on Mac and iPad products May 1-5. A University ID or proof of alumni status is required to receive sale prices. Preorders are encouraged to ensure your item is in stock. Check out the website or visit the store in person to learn more.
Nominations are open for the Maverick Performance Excellence Awards, an ongoing peer-to-peer recognition program where employees can nominate their colleagues to receive paid time off for exceptional performance.
UT System’s Spring Forward Challenge is halfway finished. Groups of five to seven participants are encouraged to collectively log 1 million steps by April 30. For more information, visit http://go.uta.edu/wellness.
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.
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