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Presidential debate poster
View First Presidential Debate in the Library, Mon, Sep 26
Event Date: 
Monday, September 26, 2016 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Event Location: 
Central Library, sixth floor atrium

 

In a quandary over which presidential candidate to vote for? Find out where they stand (hopefully) on the issues important to you by watching the presidential and vice presidential debates together with other students, faculty and staff.

All viewings will be held 7:30-9:30 p.m. in the sixth floor atrium of the Central Library.

  • Monday, Sept. 26 – First Presidential Debate
  • Tuesday, Oct. 4 – Vice Presidential Debate
  • Sunday, Oct. 9 – Second Presidential Debate
  • Wednesday, Oct. 19 – Third Presidential Debate

 

Sponsor: 
UTA Libraries
LifeHack College - UTA (circular orange, blue and white medallian)
Share your Hacks, Wed, Sep 28
Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 -
10:00am to 8:00pm
Event Location: 
FabLab, first floor Central Library

A new series of pop-up workshops that will span the fall and spring semesters begins with the LifeHack College Series during the month of September. Held every Wednesday in the FabLab.

Share your Hacks

 

Share your favorite lifehacks with other Mavs
Wednesday, Sept. 28, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

 

Sponsor: 
UTA Libraries
Toddler playing with blocks
Focus on Faculty - Priscila Cacola, Wed, Sep 28
Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Event Location: 
Central Library, sixth floor parlor
Presenter: 
Dr. Priscila Caçola

Difficulties in fine motor skills, balance, and visuomotor skills (e.g., handwriting, walking, catching a ball) tend to persist into adolescence and adulthood and interfere significantly with a child’s health and well-being.

Sponsor: 
UTA Libraries
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
Creating a Website
Creating a Website, Wed, Sep 28
Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Event Location: 
Central Library, room 315A
Presenter: 
Rafia Mirza

 

Are you creating a website in order to showcase your professional accomplishments and prepare yourself for the job market? Why not create an website to highlight your scholarships. Attend this workshop co-taught by Rafia Mirza from the UT Arlington Central Library and Dr. Brenda Davis from the Office of Graduate Studies and learn how to promote your teaching experience to potential employers. 

Sponsor: 
UTA Office of Graduate Studies
UTA Libraries
Data visualization graph
Introduction to ArcGIS for Spatial Analysis
Event Date: 
Thursday, September 29, 2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Event Location: 
Central Library, room B20

This workshop is part of the Data Analysis and Visualization (DAVis) workshop series, which provides students, faculty, and staff with opportunities to learn about digital tools and techniques for working with various types of data.

Sponsor: 
UTA Libraries
Presidential debate poster
View Vice Presidential Debate in the Library, Tues, Oct 4
Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Event Location: 
Central Library, sixth floor atrium

 

Sponsor: 
UTA Libraries
woman eating healthy food
What’s Healthy, Then and Now: Gathering texts for CADOH, Thu, Oct 6
Event Date: 
Thursday, October 6, 2016 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
Event Location: 
Central Library 6th Floor Parlor
Presenter: 
Laurel Smith Stvan, Associate Professor of Linguistics
Jacqueline Fay, Associate Professor at English at UTA
Sridhar Nerur, Associate Professor of Information Systems at UTA

Our talk highlights the ongoing gathering and processing of texts from work at the intersection of two projects that examine the understanding of health in English. We look at sources from the earliest Old English materials to conversations with current UTA students. Together these materials will expand CADOH, the Corpus of American Discourses on Health.

Sponsor: 
UTA College of Liberal Arts
UTA Libraries
Presidential debate poster
View Second Presidential Debate in the Library, Sun, Oct 9
Event Date: 
Sunday, October 9, 2016 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Event Location: 
Central Library, sixth floor atrium

 

Sponsor: 
UTA Libraries
Data visualization graph
Data Management 101
Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Event Location: 
Central Library, room 315A

This workshop is part of the Data Analysis and Visualization (DAVis) workshop series, which provides students, faculty, and staff with opportunities to learn about digital tools and techniques for working with various types of data.

Registration required

 

Sponsor: 
UTA Office of Graduate Studies
UTA Libraries
Data visualization graph
Introduction to SPSS for Statistics
Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Event Location: 
Central Library, room B20

This workshop is part of the Data Analysis and Visualization (DAVis) workshop series, which provides students, faculty, and staff with opportunities to learn about digital tools and techniques for working with various types of data.

Sponsor: 
UTA Libraries