February 6th, 2013
The Documentary HAPPY
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
7pm, Rosebud Theater, University Center
Money? Family? Work? Do we live in a world that values and promotes happiness and well-being? Roko Belic, director of the Academy Award nominated Genghis Blues brings us Happy, a documentary which seeks to answer these questions and more.
In accordance with this year’s FLOC theme of “Wellbeing,” Freshmen Leaders On Campus (FLOC), LiveWell MavWell and the UT Arlington Library are presenting this award winning documentary intended to bring the UT Arlington campus and community to consider their wellbeing and what happiness means to them.
The film is free and open to the community. For questions, please contact 817-272-2293.
November 17th, 2011
The Staff Advisory Council and Golden Key International Honour Society have joined forces for third annual food drive. The groups aim to collect 600 pounds of food for Tarrant Area Food Bank and Mission Arlington.
In a November 14, 2011 press release the groups stated
In 2009, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated that one out of every five children living in Tarrant County lived in poverty. Poverty and hunger go hand in hand so, for the third year, the UT Arlington Staff Advisory Council (SAC) and UTA’s Golden Key International Honour Society have joined in November to fight hunger in our area.
“Hunger can happen to anybody,” SAC Representative Angela Ezell said. “It’s important for us to be compassionate to each other.”
In that spirit, SAC and Golden Key urge the UTA community to donate non-perishable food items for those in need. Collection boxes are located in the following buildings: https://www.uta.edu/sac/events/index.php
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Collected food will be distributed to the Tarrant Area Food Bank and Mission Arlington.
“Ten pounds of food feed a family of four for a day,” said SAC Chair Kevin Schuck. “Our goal is to raise 600 pounds of food to feed a family for two months.”
Suggested donations include canned fruits, vegetables, and meats; boxed pasta; soups; peanut butter; and rice.
The drive runs through Nov. 28. For more information about the drive, contact Angela Ezell at 817-272-5667 or email@example.com. You may also contact Golden Key President Kaiem Joseph at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit http://www.tafb.org for information about the Tarrant Area Food Bank or www.missionarlington.org for information about Mission Arlington.
There is a box inside the front doors of Central Library to leave food donations.
January 31st, 2011
July 20th, 2010
Though it is infrequent during the summer, the Library-News newsletter comes out several times during the fall and spring semesters, taking the place of the old paper copies of News You Can Use (RIP). That one began in the late 1990s and died an unattractive death around 2005 when we realized that mailroom clerks weren’t putting it in the boxes of our intended audience (faculty and GTAs).
Today I send notices electronically, often through MavWire, and I can’t believe all of the energy I put into distributing several thousand of those news sheets around campus. Now it has more news and images and is delivered to your email with no fuss about finding campus mail labels and manila envelopes. Or a typewriter with a good ribbon. Yup. Even used one of those on some of the mailing labels. Times have changed!
This link will take you to the subscription page for Library-News.
This link will take you to the web version of Library-News.
June 14th, 2010
A tour of this exhibit is scheduled for Thursday, July 1, at 1pm in Special Collections, on the sixth floor of the Central Library.
The University of Texas at Arlington Library Special Collections’ summer exhibit is “For All Workers: The Legacy of the Texas Labor Movement, 1838-2010.” This exhibit features the personal papers of labor and political activist John “J.W.” Jackson, as well as numerous items from the Texas Labor Archives at UT Arlington.
Inspired by J.W. Jackson’s generous donations of labor archive records and personal papers, it explains what labor unions are and why they are important, shows the importance of the labor movement as seen through the life of J.W. Jackson, and concludes with accounts of labor events that have impacted Texas history. The labor movement, a little-known aspect of Texas history, is nevertheless inextricably intertwined with the legacy of what it means to be a Texan, shaping the makeup of who we as a state are today.
“For All Workers: The Legacy of the Texas Labor Movement, 1838-2010″ is open from May 17 through August 7 in the Special Collections Library, located on the 6th floor of UT Arlington’s Central Library. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Summer hours are 9am – 5pm Monday through Saturday. Call 817-272-7511 for more information.
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April 3rd, 2010
The Shorthorn ran a story about the Library reception on April 1, 2010 to recognize the Creative Works of UTA Faculty. This is the second annual event, and the response from faculty has been enthusiastic.
Below, UTA President James Spaniolo (left) paused for a photo with Tommie Wingfield of the Library and vice provost David Silva.
March 9th, 2010
The UTA African-American Faculty and Staff Association presents the African-American Issues Forum – Violence in the African-American Community
On March 11, 2010, in the E. H. Hereford University Center, Palo Pinto Room, 6pm, present Ms. Joy Strickland, President and CEO, Dallas Mothers Against Teen Violence.
Ms. Strickland grew up in Dallas and attended Lincoln High School and the University of Texas, Austin. After a successful career in corporate America she returned to the neighborhood in which she grew up to raise two sons. In the summer of 1993 tragedy struck. Her oldest son Chris was home for the summer from Morehouse College and was killed in a random act of violence during a carjacking. Out of this personal tragedy Ms. Strickland organized Mothers Against Teen Violence (MATV), an organization that works to prevent violence among young people and that serves as a support network for other parents and young people dealing with violence in our community. She has won numerous awards for her work. She will come to UT Arlington to discuss the causes of violence in our community and how we can begin to address them.
All programs are open to students, faculty and staff and will be followed by a reception hosted by the members of the African-American Faculty and Staff Association. For more information or if you need special accommodations to fully participate in these programs/events, please contact Dr. Marvin Dulaney at 272-9068 or email@example.com. Please allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodations.