UTA’s annual volunteer event will be held Saturday, April 16. “The Big Event” is being held as part of the UT System “United to Serve” project. Students, administrators, faculty and staff can sign up to volunteer either with Arlington Parks and Recreation, AISD Roquemore Elementary AANGELS, Arlington Boys & Girls Club Southeast Branch, Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity, Humane Society of North Texas, Salvation Army of Arlington, SPCA of Texas, YMCA of Arlington, Arlington Public Library, Mission Arlington Metroplex and Texas Trees Foundation. To sign up online, go to http://www.uta.edu/stuact/volunteer/bigevent.php, or call Seth Ressl at (817) 272-2963.
REASEARCH ASSISTANTSHIPS AVAILABLE
The Honors College is pleased to announce that up to 15 paid Undergraduate Research Assistantships are available for the Summer 2005 semester. The assistantships are available to Honors students in all disciplines. For more details, visit the honors website: http://honors.uta.edu, or go directly to the on-line form: http://honors.uta.edu/documents/ura_app.pdf. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m., Friday, April 15. For more information, contact Honors adviser James Jones at (817) 272-5319, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, April 12
College of Education Teacher Career Day, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Bluebonnet Ballroom, E.H. Hereford University Center, 301 W. First St. Open to all UTA students, alumni and the public, participants will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from more than 50 school districts who will provide information on current openings in entry-level positions. For more information, contact Dr. Frank Gault at (817) 272-3259, or email@example.com.
Wednesday, April 13
UTA Homerathon, 7 a.m.-10:30 p.m., University Center Mall, 300 W. First St. Readers/performers are needed for a day-long oral recitation of Homer’s epic poem, The Odyssey. Texts in English translation will be provided. Free and open to the public. To sign up, go to http://honors.uta.edu/classics. For more information, contact Dr. Charles Chiasson at (817) 272-3216.
Thursday, April 14
H.R. Forum: Interviewing Skills - Hiring Good People, 9-10:30 a.m., Continuing Education and Workforce Development Center, 140 W. Mitchell St. Need to brush up on your interviewing technique? This class will teach you the skills needed to conduct a smart, thoughtful, and legal job interview. Register online at http://oabs.uta.edu/hr/classes or call (817) 272-3461.
Adventures in Antiquity Symposium, 3 p.m., sixth-floor parlor, Central Library, 702 College St. Featured speaker Dr. Kim Shelton will present an illustrated talk titled “The Greeks and Their Gifts: Truth and the Trojan War.” The winner of the Douglas Carvey Prize for best student essay in Classical Studies will also be announced. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dr. Charles Chiasson at (817) 272-3216.