A motorcyclist evading arrest rounds up this week’s crime wrapup.
Possession of drug paraphernalia and consumption of alcohol by a minor, and Invasive visual recording were also part of this week’s crime wrapup.
A female staff member also reported two fraudulent charges to her assigned University Procurement card.
UTA started the fall semester with 21 cases dating back to March 14. Now, about two weeks later, 20 new cases have been reported.
Chief Communications Officer Joe Carpenter said the university would be overseeing the return of staff and faculty in a series of phases to ensure campus safety.
A UTA police officer made contact with two female students who possessed marijuana, marijuana oil and drug paraphernalia near the 1002 block of Greek Row Drive.
Officers responded to a disturbance March 21 after it was reported that an unaffiliated female struck her unaffiliated boyfriend in the face during an argument.
Thursday began the first of four days UTA gave students to vacate their residence halls in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
The decision comes after the World Health Organization classified the coronavirus, known as COVID-19, a pandemic Wednesday.
Shortly after being named as one of three finalists, President Vistasp Karbhari has dropped out of the University of Central Florida presidential search.
A female student reported the theft of a pair of athletic pants with an estimated value of $108 from a washer in Kalpana Chawla Hall.
The students spent about a week in South Korea before UTA cut the trip short after the CDC issued a level 3 travel warning for the country.
A male student reported the theft of his vehicle, a gold Chevrolet Tahoe, Tuesday afternoon near Kalpana Chawla Hall, UTA Police Capt. Mike McCord said.
A female student was arrested for possession of a controlled substance Thursday during a traffic stop as well.
A nonstudent female was also arrested for trespassing at Lot 49, south of the Science and Engineering Innovation and Research Building, after having received warning prior.
Artists Jill Bedgood and Celia Eberle interacted with guests Friday at a reception for their exhibit, which will be on display until Feb. 22.
A female staff member also reported the theft of university equipment valued at about $9,000 from Trimble Hall.
The commission discussed the implications of emerging military technologies such as artificial intelligence and hypersonic weapons.
Largely inactive for more than a decade, the Liberal Arts Constituency Council has returned to destigmatize the perception of liberal arts as a limited degree.
Road closures along Abram Street are expected to reopen in early February, and the construction of Administrative and Faculty Support Services Building has shifted parking.
Students gain foundational skills as they transition from team-based patient care to independent caregivers, said Soohyun Kim, academic programs simulation manager.
The team of eight cheerleaders from 1965 toured the now foreign UTA campus and reminisced on what Lynn Petrelli called “one of the best times of my life.”