THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2023
UTA biologist coauthors Nature study
Protecting large areas of land from human activity can help stem the tide of biodiversity loss, especially for vertebrates like amphibians, reptiles, mammals, and birds, according to a new study in Nature co-authored by Luke Frishkoff, assistant professor of biology.
New faculty and staff are welcome to join a campus tour on the last Friday of every month. Guided walking tours last approximately 1.5 hours. To attend, arrive at the Dan Dipert University Welcome Center, 580 South Center St., about 15 minutes before start time. The next tour is tomorrow, Friday, Sept. 29, at 2 p.m. Email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Compliance training is due
This is a reminder for employees who recently received notification to complete their annual employee compliance training in Canvas. The due date for annual compliance training is Thursday, Oct 26. For questions regarding compliance training, contact University Compliance Services at 817-272-2080 or email@example.com.
Translation Stipend Program
Are you a UTA staff member skilled in Arabic, Chinese, French, Hindi, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog, Urdu, or Vietnamese? Join the Translation Stipend Program and contribute to a more linguistically inclusive campus. 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.
Alumni lunch at Joe T. Garcia's
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.
UTA Police hosts National Night Out on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 5:30-7:30 p.m. in Brazos Park. National Night Out is an event designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness, generate support for local anti-crime programs, and strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships. There will be free food, entertainment, games, and door prizes for guests.
Standby tickets for Maverick Speakers Series
“A Conversation with LeVar Burton” Thursday, Oct. 5, 7:30 p.m. is sold out. There are limited standby tickets available at utatickets.com. More exciting speakers will be announced soon.
The College of Nursing and Health Innovation's Rural Health Conference will be held Oct. 4-5 in the University Center. Registration is now open.
Show your support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing pink on Wednesday, Oct. 11. Those who wear pink are invited to stop by the Office of Health Promotion table on the University Center mall 12-2 p.m. to receive a prize.
The Department of Art and Art History presents its annual holiday glass sale fundraiser Oct. 20-21, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Studio Arts Center. Funds raised will go directly to student artists and the glass art program.
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.
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