If elected, Evans-Cowley will be the first woman president at UTA. She will also be the 10th person to run the university since 1958.
Lim will continue serving in his role until UTA appoints a permanent president, with the UT System Board of Regents to hold a meeting Friday to conduct candidate interviews.
UT System Board of Regents will interview candidates Friday and must wait 21 days per state law before officially naming a finalist.
Interim President Teik Lim advocated for a comprehensive plan to provide more funding for graduate assistants’ expenses. The computer science program used to get over 200 graduate applicants, but it has dwindled to about 50.
Festivities begin at 4 p.m. with food and entertainment, followed by a parade and a tree lighting with the mayor and Santa.
Adult library cardholders will be able to check out one of the 100 hotspots for up to 30 days, and individuals can apply for library membership at any of the seven library branches.
The building will include four floors housing the School of Social Work, SMART hospital and health informatics rooms, and it is set to open in spring 2023.
Matt Stalley, National Weather Service meteorologist, said people should wear their jackets for the first few days of the week as a cold front moves through the area early Monday morning.
On Nov. 19, a student also reported seeing an unidentified male display a handgun on West First Street. The male was not found in the area.
Fans, coaches and athletes discuss the return of in-person crowds during games following a year of limited spectator access due to COVID-19.
Arlington Police Department responded to the scene shortly after 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. The investigation is still ongoing, said Tim Ciesco, Arlington Police Department media relations coordinator.
The university is preparing to have backup plans for preserving heat, water and other essential utilities in a freeze crisis and recommends that students take their own precautions by preparing kits.
State Rep. Matt Krause and Gov. Greg Abbott are calling on state agencies that serve schools in Texas to take action against books deemed inappropriate for children.
The logistical convenience of utilizing a bigger stadium like Globe Life Field over the smaller-capacity College Park Center impacted the decision to continue holding graduation there again this semester. Ceremonies will be held from Dec. 16-18.
“We're now a Tier One institution, and we have to pay our students as if we're one,” associate physics professor Ben Jones said.
Val Lopez, Texas Department of Transportation public information officer, said those traveling through the Metroplex may want to take I-20 to avoid traffic.
Alexis Perez, Emergency Assistance Program coordinator, said staple items accepted all year include rice, peanut butter and toiletry items.
Supporters came to Fair Park in Dallas to listen to O’Rourke speak, where he criticized Gov. Greg Abbott for the February power grid failure among other topics.
The fair featured several guest speakers and other activities, with the intention to attract potential club members and get students interested in the Medical Humanities and Bioethics minor.
Rain chances will begin Wednesday night but shouldn’t affect any holiday travel plans, according to Madison Gordon, National Weather Service meteorologist.
A student also reported someone gaining entry into her apartment without permission, and another student was threatened by a scammer with the release of compromising photos.
The initiative by the School of Social Work is designed to acknowledge different heritage months throughout the year.
The organization hosts concerts and galleries to showcase artists' works on campus, and the event will include live music and small businesses selling art and food.
The Theatre Arts Department performed Caryl Churchill’s play which explores how technology affects us and the ways it both isolates and joins us together.
UTA’s COVID-19 Executive Task Force and interim President Teik Lim will meet in the coming weeks to discuss spring protocols.