Shifting nature of capitalism
In a new book, David Arditi, professor of sociology, argues that the U.S. is in a new moment of capitalism that’s become more exploitative due to increased consumption, advanced digital technology, and higher consumer debt.
Casting for The College Tour
The University is seeking fun and engaging students to be featured on an upcoming UTA-focused episode of The College Tour, an award-winning TV series streaming globally on Amazon Prime. Students who want to participate in the filming of UTA's episode should upload a two-minute video explaining why they would be perfect to help tell the University's story.
Special education podcast
John Romig, assistant professor of special education, is the host of the new podcast SPED Legacy. The podcast explores the past, present, and future of special education through conversations with people who have made contributions to the field.
Honors for Maverick veterans
The Texas Rangers and American Airlines have recognized Maverick military veterans Dalton Owens and Katheryn Freeman for their outstanding service to the nation. Owens and Freeman were chosen for the monthly Faces of Freedom program, which recognizes active or retired members of the military for their courage, strength, and patriotism in the line of duty.
A current remote work agreement is required for anyone who works remotely or is planning to participate in flexible summer hours program. Summer remote work agreements are due before Monday, June 5, and the form should be updated every time there is a change to your remote work hours or upon expiration. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration ends today for the Staff Development Conference on Monday, June 5, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Sheraton Arlington Hotel. The conference offers professional development workshops and networking opportunities for UTA staff members.
Grants and contracts workshop
All department administrators are invited to join the Office of Grants and Contracts Services to attend the National Council of University Research Administrators Departmental Research Administration Workshop June 26-29, 12-4 p.m. daily. Topics include best practices, administration of sponsored awards throughout the award lifecycle, and pre-award practices that ensure effective and streamlined post-award management. Lunch will be provided. RSVP by Thursday, June 15.
Windows 11 is now available to all faculty and staff as an upgrade to eligible devices and on new Dell devices. If you would like to upgrade your existing device(s), submit a self-service ticket to determine eligibility. New Dell devices will arrive with Windows 11 installed.
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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