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News Releases 2008 Archive

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December

  • UT Arlington research expenditures soar in 2008

    Tuesday, December 23, 2008

    Milestones at The University of Texas at Arlington in 2008 included a 68.1 percent increase in research expenditures at $66.6 million, up from $39.6 million the previous year.

  • Ring in the New Year at the Planetarium at UT Arlington

    Monday, December 22, 2008

    Experience an out-of-this world celebration for New Year's Eve, Dec. 31, with two music shows at the Planetarium.

  • Business professor appointed to federal health committee

    Thursday, December 11, 2008

    Dr. James Campbell Quick, John and Judy Goolsby Distinguished Professor and Professor of Organizational Behavior, has been appointed by approval of Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates to the Department of Defense Health Board's (DHB) Psychological Health External Advisory Subcommittee.

  • Nurse educator named to World Alliance for Patient Safety

    Monday, December 8, 2008

    Dr. Mary E. "Beth" Mancini, RN, PhD, NE-BC, FAAN, professor of nursing and associate dean for undergraduate programs at The University of Texas at Arlington School of Nursing, has been appointed to the World Alliance for Patient Safety, a part of the World Health Organization (WHO) initiative on training and simulation in patient safety.

  • Slow economic times are good time to pursue higher education

    Monday, December 8, 2008

    Although the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington region has been spared the degree of job losses experienced in much of the nation, last week's news that the country is officially in recession did not come as surprise to most people. But along with prices for food, gasoline and other essentials, the number of individuals enrolled in Texas public universities also rose this fall.

  • UT Arlington names assistant vice president for media relations

    Friday, December 5, 2008

    Kristin Sullivan, Arlington newsroom manager and education editor for the Fort Worth Star Telegram, will join The University of Texas at Arlington Dec. 15 as assistant vice president for media relations.

  • City, University endorse blueprint for greener footprint

    Friday, December 5, 2008

    Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck, M.D., and University of Texas at Arlington President James D. Spaniolo will showcase local successes on energy and climate solutions at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 12, and call on President-elect Barack Obama and the incoming Congress to empower greater local action to create green jobs and address climate and energy challenges. The event will be held in the Palo Duro Lounge in the E.H. Hereford University Center, 300 W. First St.

  • UT System funding to spur commercialization of projects

    Friday, December 5, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington received $275,000 in Texas Ignition Fund money from The University of Texas System to move six engineering research projects more quickly toward commercialization and the marketplace.

November

  • Region VI to hold OSHA Oil and Gas Safety Conference in Houston

    Wednesday, November 26, 2008

    The newest Region VI Occupational Safety and Health Administration Education Center, located at The University of Texas at Arlington, will conduct its first conference aimed at addressing issues and trends in safety in the oil and gas industry.

  • Exonerees to receive help at UT Arlington through Hogg Foundation

    Tuesday, November 25, 2008

    The Mental Health Policy Initiative for Texas Exonerees at the University of Texas at Arlington was awarded an $80,990 grant from the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health for its groundbreaking research of the mental health needs and lack of services for people who are exonerated after being wrongfully convicted and imprisoned in Texas.

  • Friends of Library host 'Holiday Jazz Sampler'

    Wednesday, November 19, 2008

    UT Arlington Jazz Combo will warm up the holidays with some cool tunes at the Friends of the UT Arlington Library holiday program at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, on the sixth floor of the Central Library, 702 Planetarium Place.

  • Library sponsors GIS Day events

    Friday, November 14, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington's Central Library plays host to GIS Day on Wednesday, Nov. 19, at the library, 702 Planetarium Place. GIS stands for geographic information systems.

  • UT Arlington to help FWISD "grow" principals

    Friday, November 14, 2008

    The Fort Worth Independent School District will "grow" its own school principals through the FWISD Leadership Academy's Aspiring Principals Program. This program is a collaboration between FWISD and The University of Texas at Arlington.

  • CD features original compositions

    Friday, November 14, 2008

    Jazz pianist, composer, arranger and educator Dan Cavanagh, assistant director of jazz studies and assistant professor of music at The University of Texas at Arlington, has released a new CD. The disc, "Pulse," features his original compositions played by "Dan Cavanagh's Jazz Emporium Big Band." Included with the professional saxophone, trumpet, trombone and rhythm section players are UT Arlington Jazz Orchestra director Tim Ishii, Jim Yakas, the director of marching percussion, and faculty members Brian Mulholland and Ken Edwards. Micah Hayes, visiting assistant professor of music media and business, mixed and co-produced the album.

  • 'U.S. News and World Report' lists UT Arlington in top 10 percent in diversity

    Thursday, November 13, 2008

    "U.S. News and World Report" released a report card on racial diversity in national universities Wednesday, Nov. 12, and The University of Texas at Arlington scored in the top 10 percent of the 200 national universities listed.

  • Pulitzer Prize-winning historian to speak at UT Arlington

    Tuesday, November 11, 2008

    The Maverick Speakers Series at The University of Texas at Arlington will present a lecture by author and historian Doris Kearnes Goodwin at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the Lone Star Auditorium at the Maverick Activity Center, 500 W. Nedderman Drive.

  • Pre-eminent scholar on diversity to speak

    Tuesday, November 11, 2008

    The Maverick Speakers Series at The University of Texas at Arlington will present a lecture by Ronald Takaki, professor of ethnic studies at the University of California, Berkeley at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, in the Rosebud Theatre in the E. H. Hereford Center, 300 W. First St.

  • Making it through the music maze

    Friday, November 7, 2008

    Faculty from The University of Texas at Arlington Department of Music will present a workshop detailing the steps students should take to prepare for application and audition to college music programs at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, in the Rio Grande Ballroom in the E. H. Hereford University Center, 300 W. First St.

  • Culture Keeping: White Mothers, International Adoption and the Negotiation of Family Difference

    Friday, November 7, 2008

    A book on international adoptions by Dr. Heather Jacobson, an assistant professor of sociology at The University of Texas at Arlington has been released by Vanderbilt University Press at a most opportune time. November is National Adoption Month.

  • Enjoy the Music of Africa on the UT Arlington campus

    Friday, November 7, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington African Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Michael Varner, professor of percussion and world music, will present a number of compositions representing the diverse cultures of Africa at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14, in Irons Recital Hall in the Fine Arts Building, 700 Greek Row Drive.

  • Jazz Percussion Recital scheduled at UT Arlington

    Friday, November 7, 2008

    Dr. Michael Varner, professor of percussion and world music at The University of Texas at Arlington will present his 27th annual percussion recital at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25 in Irons Recital Hall at the Fine Arts Building, 700 Greek Row Drive.

  • UT Arlington percussion program to present annual fall program

    Friday, November 7, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington Percussion program will present its 27th annual fall ensemble concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, in Irons Recital hall at the Fine Arts Building, 700 Greek Row Drive. The ensemble, directed by Dr. Michael Varner, has been nationally recognized for excellence and featured on a series of videos for a number of music companies.

  • Coach Jim Hayes' jersey retired during memorial tourney

    Thursday, November 6, 2008

    The jersey of one of UT Arlington’s true champions will be retired at a special ceremony Saturday, Nov. 8, at Texas Hall, 701 W. Nedderman Drive.

  • Developers' roundtable probes planning world

    Monday, November 3, 2008

    Industry leaders will explore "The Changing Demographics of Texas" at the Second Annual Real Estate Developers' Roundtable from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, in the auditorium (room 204) in the School of Architecture building, 601 W. Nedderman Drive.

October

  • Disability Awareness Week activities offer insight, challenges

    Thursday, October 30, 2008

    The first Disability Awareness Week at The University of Texas at Arlington — Nov. 3 to 8 — offers some revelations about stereotypes as well as a memorial to the late Movin’ Mavs Coach Jim Hayes.

  • Alcon recognized for Goolsby Leadership Academy endowment

    Thursday, October 30, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington College of Business honored Alcon for its $250,000 gift to benefit the Goolsby Leadership Academy in the College of Business at a breakfast Oct. 30. The gift will be matched by funds from an existing endowment to establish the Alcon-Goolsby Endowed Chair in the Goolsby Leadership Academy. Alcon is a multi-billion eye-care company.

  • UT Arlington to host first North Texas Fulbright Festival

    Thursday, October 30, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington will host the first “North Texas Fulbright Festival” the afternoon of Monday, Nov. 17.The festival, held in conjunction with the North Texas Chapter of the Fulbright Association, will provide the public with information about the Fulbright Fellowship Program for U.S. citizens and nationals.

  • Flutist, speaker Morgan Fawcett to appear on campus

    Thursday, October 30, 2008

    The Native American Student Association and the Division of Student Affairs Office of Multicultural Affairs will sponsor a campus appearance by speaker and flutist Morgan Fawcett from noon until 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, in the Rosebud Theatre at the E. H. Hereford University Center, 300 W. First St.one-paragraph description.

  • Fall Big Band Concert swings, bops Thursday

    Tuesday, October 28, 2008

    The annual Fall Big Band Concert will have audience members tapping their toes starting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at Texas Hall, 701 W. Nedderman Drive. The UT Arlington Jazz Orchestra, conducted by Tim Ishii, and the Jazz Ensemble, conducted by Daniel Cavanaugh, will perform tunes by classic and contemporary composers.

  • Genographic Project head will analyze President Spaniolo's DNA in talk

    Tuesday, October 28, 2008

    The president of The University of Texas at Arlington will soon get acquainted with a few distant relatives, but not by attending a family holiday celebration. James Spaniolo and two faculty members, one black and another who was born in Nicaragua, will hear an analysis of their DNA when Dr. Spencer Wells, a geneticist, anthropologist and explorer-in-residence at the National Geographic, speaks on campus at 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, in Rosebud Theatre in the E.H. Hereford University Center, 300 W. First St.

  • Genuine Texas conference aims to help companies grow

    Monday, October 27, 2008

    Genuine Texas: Strategies for Growth and Competitiveness – a conference sponsored by the Governor’s Office, El Centro College and Texas Manufacturing Assistance Centers – will be held 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Bill J. Priest Institute for Economic Development, 1402 Corinth St., in Dallas.

  • Theatre Arts to open "The Violet Hour"

    Friday, October 24, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington Department of Theatre Arts will present the riveting drama, “The Violet Hour,” by Richard Greenberg as the second production of the 2008-09 season. The show will be directed by Dr. Dennis Maher, professor and dramaturg.

  • School of Urban and Public Affairs students' plan chosen for state award

    Friday, October 24, 2008

    An innovative urban revitalization plan for a segment of Hemphill Street in Fort Worth won the 2008 American Planning Association-Texas Chapter Student Planning Award. Douglas Cooper, Douglas McDonald, Donna Moore and Christina Sebastian, all master’s degree students in the city and regional planning program at the University of Texas at Arlington, competed with other Texas schools, including The University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University for the award, which UT Arlington also won in 2005.

  • Aim to link business to potential employees, knowledge

    Thursday, October 23, 2008

    Easter Seals North Texas and the Manufacturing Association of North Texas are hosting the fourth Annual Employment Symposium at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at the Arlington Sheraton, 1500 Convention Center Drive.

  • Best-selling author will speak at Friends of the UT Arlington Library meeting

    Thursday, October 23, 2008

    New York Times best-selling author Jim Dent will speak at a meeting of the Friends of the UT Arlington Library at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, in the sixth floor parlor, Central Library, 702 Planetarium Place. Dent, a longtime award-winning journalist, covered the Dallas Cowboys for 11 years in Fort Worth and Dallas and has written six books.

  • UT Arlington researchers find 'space invader' DNA infiltrated mammalian genomes

    Wednesday, October 22, 2008

    News of research done by a team of genome biologists at The University of Texas at Arlington has traveling around the world faster than the speed of light. Since being posted in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences online early edition on Oct. 20, a paper by Assistant Professor of Biology Cedric Feschotte; John K. Pace II, a graduate student; Clement Gilbert, post doctorate fellow; and Marlena S. Clark, a former UT Arlington undergraduate researcher, has been already been featured in the New Scientist and in newspapers and online news services of Argentina, Brazil, China, Germany and Russia.

  • Goolsby Scholars bring Johnson & Johnson leader to campus

    Monday, October 20, 2008

    Alan LeBlanc, an executive with Johnson & Johnson, will talk about ethical leadership with the medical company’s principles as a jumping-off point for discussion at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, in room 101 of College Hall, 503 W. Third St.

  • English professor, expert on Utopia wins Distinguished Scholar Award

    Thursday, October 16, 2008

    University of Texas at Arlington English Professor Kenneth Roemer has been selected for the international Society for Utopian Studies’ Distinguished Scholars Award. The society, established in 1975, has only awarded three such awards; the first was presented in 1997.

  • Festival of Ideas kicks off third year with three distinguished authors

    Thursday, October 16, 2008

    Three internationally renowned authors will be part of the 2008-09 Festival of Ideas program at The University of Texas at Arlington. Poet and fiction writer Kim Addonizio, fiction writer Ben Marcus and poet Tim Seibles will participate in a roundtable discussion regarding creative writing at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, in the sixth floor parlor of the Central Library, 702 Planetarium Place.

  • UT Arlington to grant free tuition to students from households making $65,000 or less

    Tuesday, October 14, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington’s Maverick Promise financial aid program has taken a significant step toward making higher education more affordable by granting free tuition to students whose household income is $65,000 or less. The expanded program begins in January 2009 for the spring semester. The current threshold is $40,000, which was increased from $25,000 earlier this year. Full tuition for an undergraduate student taking 12 hours is $8,000 a year.

  • UT Arlington Wind Symphony presents "Reflections"

    Tuesday, October 14, 2008

    The University of Texas Arlington Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band present their first concert of the 2008-09 season at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, in Irons Recital Hall in the Fine Arts Building, 700 Greek Row Drive.

  • Barker discusses photographer Polly Smith at Friends of UT Arlington Library meeting

    Monday, October 13, 2008

    Evelyn Barker, a UT Arlington librarian, will discuss photographer Polly Smith and her work at the Friends of the UT Arlington Library meeting at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, at the Central Library, 702 Planetarium Place.

  • 3-D art focus of newest exhibit at The Gallery at UTA

    Friday, October 10, 2008

    Three-dimensional art is the focus of the newest exhibit at The Gallery of UTA, with works by Steve Brudniak of Austin and Cameron Schoepp of Fort Worth.

  • Journalist Juan Williams talks about historic election

    Thursday, October 9, 2008

    Journalist Juan Williams talks about the historic election of 2008.

  • Computer grid for LHC is launched

    Friday, October 3, 2008

    While there will be no collisions in the Large Hadron Collider near CERN in Switzerland until next year, on Friday computer centers worldwide celebrated the launch of the Worldwide LHC Computing Grid. The University of Texas at Arlington is a participant in this worldwide grid for LHC computing.

  • Bill Snodgrass, jazz alumni gather to play for scholarship funds

    Friday, October 3, 2008

    Former students and the founder of the UT Arlington Jazz Orchestra jazz things up at the Fourth annual UTA Jazz Alumni Concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, at the Irons Recital Hall in the Fine Arts Building, 700 Greek Row.

  • Money to bolster safety, well-being of children in state, tribal agencies

    Friday, October 3, 2008

    A federal agency awarded The University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work an $8.6 million grant to help children in state and tribal welfare agencies through the establishment of a Child Welfare Technical Assistance Implementation Center.

  • Three UT Arlington social work students garner scholarships

    Thursday, October 2, 2008

    Three students at The University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work were among the recipients of what is believed to be the first statewide program of its kind. The UT Arlington School of Social Work students receiving the scholarship are Guadalupe Arvizo of Grand Prairie, Anne R. Rivera of Corpus Christi, and Karla Salas of Dallas.

  • Kansas City Royals manager heads list of honorees

    Thursday, October 2, 2008

    Kansas City Royals Manager Trey Hillman heads the list of 10 University of Texas at Arlington graduates to be honored at 43rd Distinguished Alumni Gala at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at the E. H. Hereford University Center, 300 W. First St.

September

  • Distinguished musicians perform in free recital

    Tuesday, September 30, 2008

    Cellist John Burton and pianist Young-Hyun Cho will perform a free recital at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6, at Irons Recital Hall in the Fine Arts Building, 700 Greek Row Drive.

  • Top research spotlighted at College of Science Research day; Congressman Barton to deliver keynote address

    Monday, September 29, 2008

    Local business and industry leaders can find “one-stop shopping” for cutting-edge research collaborations and partnerships at UT Arlington College of Science's Research Day from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, at the Chemistry and Physics Building, 700 Planetarium Place.

  • Conference focuses on making sustainability work in public/private settings

    Monday, September 29, 2008

    A luncheon discussion run by Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck, Fort Worth Mayor Mike Moncrief and Frisco Mayor Maher Maso highlight a daylong conference on sustainability issues Thursday Oct. 2.

  • NASA selects UT Arlington to display artifact; funds new shows

    Monday, September 29, 2008

    The Planetarium at UT Arlington has been selected as a recipient in the new artifact loan program at NASA. The planetarium has received a tire from the main landing gear of the Space Shuttle Columbia, which was destroyed over East Texas on Feb. 1, 2003, on its landing descent to Kennedy Space Center after the completion of a microgravity research mission. University of Texas at Arlington alumnae Kalpana Chawla, for whom the university’s newest residence hall is named, was one of the crew members tragically killed in the accident.

  • New RN Graduates: Closing the Gap between Education and Practice

    Thursday, September 25, 2008

    The North Texas Consortium of Schools of Nursing in collaboration with area hospitals has developed patient care teaching/learning modules to share with schools of nursing in Texas. These modules are based on high risk/high volume patient diagnoses likely to be encountered in nursing practice. The goal is to increase patient safety as well as the clinical competence and confidence of new nurses graduating from initial licensure programs in the state. The modules are created by nursing school faculty and hospital-based educators using a variety of teaching methods including some designed for use with high fidelity simulation manikins.

  • Departments of Mathematics, Biology granted $780,946 from NSF

    Thursday, September 25, 2008

    Forty University of Texas at Arlington undergraduate math and biology students will receive financial assistance, mentoring, seminars, research experience and specially designed course work thanks to a $780,946, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The grant is part of the Interdisciplinary Training Program for Undergraduates in Biology and Mathematics at the National Science Foundation, and it will support a program at UT Arlington called Undergraduate Training in Theoretical Ecology Research (UTTER).

  • Morrow and Bidini perform in concert

    Wednesday, September 24, 2008

    International concert artist Fabio Bidini, a professor in the piano department of the Universität der Künste in Berlin, and Elizabeth Morrow, University of Texas at Arlington cello professor, will perform in concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, at Irons Recital Hall in the Fine Arts Building, 700 Greek Row. The concert is free and open to the public.

  • Honorees announced for Alicia Wilkerson Smotherman Faculty Awards

    Tuesday, September 23, 2008

    The Alicia Wilkerson Smotherman Faculty Awards at The University of Texas at Arlington were inaugurated in 2007 to honor College of Liberal Arts faculty whose research expertise and teaching skills inspire students to create work of extraordinary merit. Daniel Cavanagh, Dr. Jerold Edmundson, Dr. Sam Haynes and Dr. Cedrick May, will be honored with the 2008 awards Saturday evening at an invitation-only reception in Thad and Alicia Smotherman’s home.

  • Magnusson named Texas Instruments Distinguished University Chair in Nanoelectronics

    Monday, September 22, 2008

    Dr. Robert Magnusson has been appointed to the Texas Instruments Distinguished University Chair in Nanoelectronics, a $5 million endowed chair for The University of Texas at Arlington.

  • Complex to be nest of ideas, innovation, learning

    Thursday, September 18, 2008

    Officials believe the new 230,000-square-foot, $116 million Engineering Research Building will stimulate learning and fuel research to propel and solidify The University of Texas at Arlington’s placement among the nation’s top universities.

  • UT Arlington jazz faculty give free concert

    Thursday, September 18, 2008

    University of Texas at Arlington jazz faculty will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, at Irons Recital Hall in the Fine Arts Building, 700 Greek Row.

  • Accomplished young pianist to perform at UT Arlington

    Thursday, September 18, 2008

    Pianist Jonathan Tsay will perform a free recital at The University of Texas at Arlington at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, at Irons Recital Hall in the Fine Arts Building, 700 Greek Row Drive.

  • Final completion stage for gas wells at UT Arlington under way; production will utilize innovative delivery system and restrictive noise controls

    Wednesday, September 17, 2008

    Carrizo Oil & Gas has completed the process of fracture, stimulating the gas flow to the surface, at the gas well site near the southeast corner of The University of Texas at Arlington campus. The well completion phase is almost complete, and it is anticipated that natural gas will be flowing soon. The final activity in the well completion phase includes the process of flowback and flaring.

  • Increased enrollment at UT Arlington; residential campus and first-rate facilities are a strong attraction

    Tuesday, September 16, 2008

    Fall enrollment at The University of Texas at Arlington has reached 25,061, an increase over last year’s enrollment of 24,888. The incoming freshman class of 2,310 is an increase of 175, or 8.7 percent over last year. Minority enrollment continued to increase, especially among Hispanic students, whose ranks increased by 214 or six percent. Asian students increased by 3.7 percent, and blacks by 0.2 percent.

  • Large Hadron Collider at CERN sent out first beam

    Wednesday, September 10, 2008

    Scientists today sent the first beam of protons zooming at nearly the speed of light around the 17-mile Large Hadron Collider (LHC), located at the CERN laboratory near Geneva, Switzerland. The LHC is the world’s most powerful particle accelerator. The University of Texas at Arlington built components for the ATLAS particle detector at the LHC and is the lead institution for the SouthWest Tier 2 computing facilities that will analyze data from the giant detector. UT Arlington Professor of Physics Kaushik De is the computing operations coordinator for the ATLAS in the United States.

  • UT Arlington receives NSF grant, one of 20 in United States, to develop math and science teachers

    Monday, September 8, 2008

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $750,000 Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program grant to The University of Texas at Arlington College of Education and College of Science to support the training of new teachers. The colleges will work with the Arlington, Dallas and Fort Worth independent school districts on the five-year project, placing the teacher candidates in early field experiences with mentor teachers in the three districts.

  • Physicists discover "doubly strange" particle

    Thursday, September 4, 2008

    Physicists of the DZero experiment at the U.S. Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory have discovered a new particle made of three quarks, the Omega-sub-b (Ωb). The particle contains two strange quarks and a bottom quark (s-s-b). It is an exotic relative of the much more common proton and weighs about six times the proton mass.

  • Department of Theatre Arts presents "Scapino!"

    Thursday, September 4, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington Department of Theatre Arts will open the 2008-09 season with the zany comedy, “Scapino!” by Frank Dunlop and Jim Dale. Andrew Gaupp, professor and associate chairman for theatre arts, will direct. This show received rave reviews in its original premiere on Broadway. The comedy, set in a dockside restaurant in Naples, begins with a song made up from the menu. Two friends, whose fathers are arranging their marriages, turn to Scapino, a wily servant, to remedy the situation. Chases, word-play and mistaken identities, all leading to a happy ending, make this play a rip-roaring good time.

  • New laboratory to provide stage for civil engineering research, teaching

    Wednesday, September 3, 2008

    If roads, pipes and bridges have lives of their own, University of Texas at Arlington civil engineers will be better able to tell how long those structures will live – and when they might die or crumble – once the new Civil Engineering Laboratory Building opens Sept. 12. The $9.8 million, 27,000-square-foot building will become that living workshop for civil engineering students, professors and engineers from outside UT Arlington’s walls as well.

August

  • New certificate programs offered in project management, coaching and mentoring, and supervision

    Thursday, August 28, 2008

    The Division for Enterprise Development at The University of Texas at Arlington will offer educational programs in coaching and mentoring, supervision, and project management beginning this fall.

  • UT Arlington adds master's program to address nursing faculty shortage

    Wednesday, August 27, 2008

    The master’s program at The University of Texas at Arlington School of Nursing has announced the addition of a Master of Science in Nursing Education program to not only answer the escalating nursing shortage in Texas and across the nation, but to also address a shortage of nursing faculty.

  • UT Arlington to dedicate imaging labs at UT Southwestern Medical Center

    Wednesday, August 20, 2008

    Collaboration to help breech gap between research and patient care.

  • Unique glass mace to be inaugurated at MavsMeet

    Wednesday, August 20, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington will inaugurate a distinctly “maverick” mace at Mavs Meet, the upcoming new student convocation.

  • Expert on sex offenders and victims to present workshop

    Tuesday, August 19, 2008

    Dr. Anna Salter, an internationally known author and lecturer on sex offenders, will conduct a workshop from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, in the Bluebonnet Ballroom at the E. H. Hereford University Center, 300 West First St. on The University of Texas at Arlington campus. The workshop is sponsored by the Tarrant County Sexual Abuse Advisory Council, in conjunction with the UT Arlington Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice.

  • Psychology chair receives $4.1 million NIH grant

    Monday, August 18, 2008

    Dr. Robert J. Gatchel, professor and chairman of the Department of Psychology at The University of Texas at Arlington, has received a $4.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue his clinical research on Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMJ).

  • Pollution prevention workshops teach businesses how to save money with sustainability

    Friday, August 15, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington is offering a pollution prevention (P2) planning workshop to help businesses save money by reducing waste, bringing economic benefits through environmental improvement.

  • Arlington Mayor joins UT Arlington for annual Move-In Event

    Tuesday, August 12, 2008

    Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck will join The University of Texas at Arlington’s Maverick Stampede as it gets underway Thursday, Aug. 21, with the ninth annual Residence Hall Move-in.

  • Three-artist exhibit scheduled for Gallery at UTA

    Tuesday, August 12, 2008

    The Gallery at The University of Texas at Arlington is presenting a three-person exhibition featuring Houston artist Allison Hunter, Dallas artist and critic Cindy Hurt and Michelle Murillo, a UT Arlington assistant professor of art. The exhibit will run from Tuesday, Sept. 2, until Saturday, Oct. 4, in the Gallery at UTA. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and noon until 5 p.m. Saturday. The gallery is in room 169, Fine Arts Building, 502 S. Cooper St.

  • Reef Fest aims to help save coral reefs

    Tuesday, August 12, 2008

    Researchers from a University of Texas at Arlington Department of Biology lab that focuses on coral reef biology are organizing a fundraiser for coral reef research and conservation. The event, Reef Fest, is part of a nationwide series designed to raise awareness of the current state of coral reefs and the need to conserve these important ecosystems.

  • Joint CDF, DZero effort lands Fermilab in Higgs territory

    Monday, August 11, 2008

    Scientists from the CDF (Collider Detector at Fermilab) and DZero collaborations at the U.S. Department of Energy's Fermilab have combined data from the two Tevatron particle accelerator experiments to advance the quest for the long-sought Higgs boson. The University of Texas at Arlington High Energy Physics Group has worked on DZero for 15 years.

  • U.S. scientists count down to LHC startup

    Thursday, August 7, 2008

    On September 10, scientists at the Large Hadron Collider will attempt for the first time to send a proton beam zooming around the 27-kilometer-long accelerator. The LHC, the world’s most powerful particle accelerator, is located at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland.

  • The Maverick Speakers Series presents an evening with Thomas Friedman

    Wednesday, August 6, 2008

    hree-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Thomas Friedman, author of the best-selling book “The World is Flat,” will initiate the Maverick Speaker Series at The University of Texas at Arlington. The Maverick Speaker Series is an in-depth look at the people, ideas, actions and solutions that impact the world around us. The lectures, scheduled periodically through spring 2009, are free to the entire community and feature some of the leading voices of our time.

  • Prelude to the Higgs: DZero experiment observes rare ZZ diboson production

    Wednesday, August 6, 2008

    Scientists of the DZero collaboration, an international experiment conducted by about 600 physicists from 90 institutions in 18 countries at the Department of Energy’s Fermilab, have announced the observation of pairs of Z bosons, force-carrying particles produced in proton-antiproton collisions.

  • Book is prescription for stress relief at top-level positions

    Tuesday, August 5, 2008

    “Managing Executive Health” prescribes real-world answers for stress at top-level positions. The book - co-authored by UT Arlington’s James Campbell Quick - convinces readers that a positive approach to solving the stress that ails these executives.

  • Completion phase beginning for gas wells on UT Arlington campus

    Monday, August 4, 2008

    Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. has announced that the well completion phase for the six gas wells drilled on the southeast corner of The University of Texas at Arlington campus will begin the week of August 11. Carrizo estimates that this process will take 30 to 45 business days, with production facilities expected to be complete by mid-to-late September.

July

  • Victims likely to talk when dating violence is witnessed

    Wednesday, July 30, 2008

    Victims of teen dating violence are more likely to talk about the violence if a friend witnesses the incident, according to a new study.

  • High school students to tour Dallas hospital as part of UT Arlington nursing camp

    Tuesday, July 29, 2008

    Students from area high schools will have the opportunity to tour the workings of Baylor University Medical Center (BUMC) Dallas Thursday, July 31, as part of The University of Texas at Arlington School of Nursing's annual STARS Camp.

  • UT Arlington students write the book on Fort Worth Mayor Mike Moncrief

    Tuesday, July 29, 2008

    Could there be a better way to learn about the science of politics than to study the career of a successful practitioner? Allan Saxe, who has taught political science for more than four decades at The University of Texas at Arlington, thought not.

  • Eighth annual Cello Academy and Festival opens at UT Arlington

    Thursday, July 24, 2008

    Dozens of young cellists from around the state will be on campus August 4 through 8 for the Texas Cello Academy and Festival, sponsored by The University of Texas at Arlington music department and Chicago instrument maker William Harris Lee.

  • Physics professor researching Nanotechnology to improve photodynamic therapy for breast cancer treatment

    Friday, July 18, 2008

    A University of Texas at Arlington professor believes photodynamic therapy, which has been used successfully in treating skin cancers, can be an effective treatment for breast cancer. But the potentially life-saving treatment has been thwarted by the difficulty of light penetration into deep tissue.

  • Routine seismic activity under way

    Thursday, July 17, 2008

    Carrizo Oil & Gas, the company that is developing UT Arlington's natural gas reserves, will be conducting routine seismic activity on the campus.

  • Camp Participants to Explore Math and Science at UT Arlington with ExxonMobil Engineers

    Wednesday, July 16, 2008

    WHAT: Eagerly putting aside their popsicles and tossing the TV remote, local middle-school youth have packed up for a different kind of camp that includes summer fun, an opportunity to get ahead in school and a chance to experience college life.

  • Why kids hate school: sociologists explore issue in new book

    Wednesday, July 16, 2008

    Evidence abounds to indicate the United States is lagging behind other advanced-industrial nations in educational achievement, despite massive infusions of resources in technological, science and math education. Over the past decade, the country has resorted to standardized testing and fact-based education to ensure children learn basic math, reading and writing skills.

  • UT Arlington partners with Air North Texas to promote clean air

    Wednesday, July 16, 2008

    Continuing its commitment to sustainability, The University of Texas at Arlington is the first educational entity to partner with Air North Texas, launched July 15. Nine counties in North Texas, including Tarrant and Dallas, are classified as nonattainment areas for eight-hour ozone levels by the Environmental Protection Agency.

  • UT Arlington announces change in Honors College leadership

    Wednesday, July 9, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington today announced that, due to an unexpected health issue, Victoria Farrar-Myers has withdrawn her acceptance to become dean of the University's Honors College.

June

  • Associate dean of nursing selected to research, help develop nurse leadership

    Tuesday, June 24, 2008

    Dr. Beth Mancini, professor and associate dean for undergraduate nursing programs in The University of Texas at Arlington’s School of Nursing, has been appointed to the Baylor Health Care Research Professorship.

  • New dean named for School of Urban and Public Affairs

    Tuesday, June 24, 2008

    Dr. Barbara Becker has been named dean of the School of Urban and Public Affairs (SUPA) at The University of Texas at Arlington. Dr. Becker has more than two decades of experience in higher education and for the last 10 years has served as director of the School of Planning and the Planning Degree Program at the University of Arizona.

  • Professor elected to post in Texas Section of the American Physical Society

    Monday, June 23, 2008

    James L.Horwitz, professor and chair of the Department of Physics at The University of Texas at Arlington, has been elected to the executive committee of the Texas Section of the American Physical Society.

  • SEED students' work exhibited

    Thursday, June 19, 2008

    The third summer of Strategies, Events, Episodes + Device (SEED 2008) concludes tomorrow. SEED is a two-week program for high school students in the region interested in art, architecture and design.

  • UT Arlington helps solve problems of air quality and sky-high gas prices

    Thursday, June 19, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington is working with the Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T) to help solve two problems that are in the news on a daily basis: air quality in the Fort Worth-Dallas area and the skyrocketing price of gasoline that is imposing a hardship on commuting employees and students.

  • Rural Health Outreach program director represents Texas at HIV summit

    Thursday, June 19, 2008

    Sylvia Alonzo Rawlings, director of the Rural Health Outreach Program at The University of Texas at Arlington School of Nursing, was one of two members who recently represented the Texas Community Planning Group (TxCPG) of the Department of State Health Services at the HIV Prevention Leadership Summit (HPLS) in Detroit.

  • Internationally known glass artist, 2007 Texas State Artist holds solo exhibit

    Thursday, June 12, 2008

    Glass artist David Keens will have a one-artist show July 11 through Sept, 14 in the Main Gallery of the Arlington Museum of Art, 201 W. Main St.

  • Scholarships available for math students at UT Arlington

    Wednesday, June 11, 2008

    The grant enables the university to award scholarships of up to $10,000 a year to academically able students with financial need.

  • Theatre Arts majors to present 'The Unseen'

    Monday, June 9, 2008

    The critically acclaimed play, 'The Unseen,' will be presented by The University of Texas at Arlington Department of Theatre Arts June 12 through 14.

  • President Spaniolo approves initial sustainability agenda for UT Arlington

    Friday, June 6, 2008

    Kicking the 'Mavericks Go Green' campaign into high gear, President James Spaniolo has approved the university's first Sustainability Agenda, a package of 89 actions that will involve students, faculty, and staff across the campus in protecting the environment.

  • UT Arlington, Korean university launch joint graduate degree program

    Friday, June 6, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington Department of Physics has established a joint graduate degree program with the physics department of Changwon National University (CNU) in Korea.

  • Music student wins international competition

    Wednesday, June 4, 2008

    Adam Hanna, a 19-year-old University of Texas at Arlington sophomore music performance major from Durand, Okla., won the International Trombone Association (ITA) Larry Wiehe Solo Competition at the International Trombone Festival on May 30 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

May

  • UT Arlington grad student awarded NASA fellowship

    Friday, May 30, 2008

    Elizabeth J. Mitchell, a graduate student in physics at The University of Texas at Arlington, has been awarded aNational Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Graduate Student Research Proposal (GSRP) fellowship to study the "Solar wind variations associated with geoeffectiveness of geomagnetic storms."

  • Concert to benefit Chinese children in aftermath of earthquake

    Thursday, May 29, 2008

    The recent earthquake in China devastated the lives of many thousands of Chinese people, including children. To help the children struggling to cope in the aftermath of the earthquake, prize-wining young musicians and symphony performers will appear in concert Saturday to benefit “Children to Children, Love Marathon to Help Children.”

  • SUPA in top 10 regionally and nationally of graduate urban planning programs

    Thursday, May 29, 2008

    A just-released national survey conducted of a sample of 1,400 urban planning scholars and 1,500 practitioners ranked the graduate urban and regional planning program at The University of Texas at Arlington School of Urban and Public Affairs as the eighth top- rated program in the South Region, out of 22 programs in that region. Ranked immediately above UT Arlington’s program were those at Texas A&M and UT Austin. Ranked immediately below UT Arlington’s program were those at University of Virginia and Clemson.

  • UT Arlington's School of Social Work gets more trees

    Wednesday, May 28, 2008

    The hot, Texas sun will beat a little bit easier on the heads of future UT Arlington students, faculty, staff and visitors, thanks to the donation of 100 trees from TXU Energy through the School of Social Work.

  • Services scheduled for Movin' Mavs coach

    Tuesday, May 27, 2008

    Coach Jim Hayes, of The University of Texas at Arlington’s seven-time National Wheelchair Basketball title-winning Movin’ Mavs, died Saturday, May 24.

  • Gas drilling rig to be removed from UT Arlington campus

    Thursday, May 22, 2008

    The natural gas drilling rig that is currently on the southeast corner of The University of Texas at Arlington campus will be dismantled and removed from campus Saturday, May 24.

  • UT Arlington to host Naturalization Ceremony

    Wednesday, May 21, 2008

    Texas Hall will be the site of a Naturalization Ceremony at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 22. The Honorable Charles Bell, U.S. Magistrate Judge, will preside over the United States District Court Northern District of Texas Fort Worth Division, which will be in session in Texas Hall for the ceremony.

  • CNC programming, machine shop math courses now offered

    Wednesday, May 21, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington’s Division of Continuing Education will offer a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Programming Certificate Course starting in June.

  • Nursing professor given high honors by UT System

    Wednesday, May 14, 2008

    Dr. Judy LeFlore, assistant professor in The University of Texas at Arlington’s School of Nursing, received a University of Texas System Chancellor’s award for Innovations in Education.

  • UT Arlington Department of Mathematics hosts international conference

    Tuesday, May 13, 2008

    More than 700 leading math scholars and experts from around the world are coming to The University of Texas at Arlington for a major conference.

  • "Tru Enough" to be presented at UT Arlington and the Modern in Fort Worth

    Friday, May 9, 2008

    SceneShop will present a program of readings and insights on the works of Truman Capote June 5 and 7.

  • Graduation Celebration to feature noted journalist, fireworks display

    Thursday, May 8, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington will bid farewell to the graduating class of 2008 with its annual Graduation Celebration Friday, May 9.

  • Military Science to commission largest Army ROTC cadet class in 18 years

    Thursday, May 8, 2008

    Fifteen cadets from The University of Texas at Arlington Military Science Department will be commissioned as second lieutenants in the United States Army during the Spring 2008 Commissioning Ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 10, in the Rio Grande Ballroom, E.H. Hereford University Center, 300 W. First St. Jerry W. Thomas, class of 1963 (Arlington State College), UT Arlington’s Distinguished Alumni in 2000 and member of the Military Science Department Hall of Honor, is the featured guest speaker.

  • Professor wins W. Frank Blair Eminent Naturalist Award

    Thursday, May 8, 2008

    The Southwestern Association of Naturalists 2007 W. Frank Blair Eminent Naturalist Award has been presented to Dr. Jonathan Campbell, professor and chair of the Biology Department at The University of Texas at Arlington. The award recognizes excellence in a lifetime of commitment to outstanding study or conservation of the flora or fauna of the southwestern United States, Mexico and Central America.

  • New Dean of Honors College is named

    Thursday, May 1, 2008

    Dr. Victoria Farrar-Myers has been named Dean of the Honors College.

  • Spring commencement ceremonies, Graduation Celebration mark farewell to the class of 2008

    Thursday, May 1, 2008

    Spring commencement ceremonies get underway at The University of Texas at Arlington Thursday, May 8, and will be followed by a farewell to the graduating class of 2008 with UT Arlington’s annual Graduation Celebration Friday, May 9.

April

  • New book explores alternative energy sources

    Friday, April 25, 2008

    Solar Hydrogen Generation toward a Renewable Energy Future.

  • Jason Marsalis, Adonis Rose perform with Fort Worth Jazz Orchestra at Texas Hall

    Thursday, April 17, 2008

    Jason Marsalis was born into what has been called “the first family of jazz.” But at The University of Texas at Arlington, the drummer has another claim to fame. He went to high school in New Orleans with Adonis Rose, founder of the Fort Worth Jazz Orchestra (FWJO) and jazz artist-in-residence in UT Arlington’s noteworthy jazz studies program.

  • Jason Marsalis, Adonis Rose perform with Fort Worth Jazz Orchestra at Texas Hall

    Thursday, April 17, 2008

    The two former classmates will reunite for a FWJO concert at 8 p.m. Friday, May 16, in Texas Hall, 701 W. Nedderman Drive. Tickets are $20 and can be bought at the door or by calling (817) 374-5508.

  • Virginia Tech Tragedy and Campus Safety

    Thursday, April 17, 2008

    Like everyone across the country, I was shocked by the horrific tragedy at Virginia Tech. Our hearts go out to the Virginia Tech community. We mourn their loss.

  • President's Convocation to feature politically prominent alumnus

    Tuesday, April 15, 2008

    The achievements of University of Texas at Arlington students and faculty will be celebrated during the President’s Convocation for Academic Excellence at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 17, in Texas Hall, 701 W. Nedderman Drive.

  • Exhibit showcases work of graduating seniors

    Tuesday, April 15, 2008

    A showcase exhibit of recent work created by the 47 graduating seniors of the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Arlington will open April 28 in the Gallery at UT Arlington in the Fine Arts Building, 502 S. Cooper St. The exhibit features a wide variety of concentrations, including painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, glass, printmaking, photography and digital imaging, film, video and visual communication.

  • Festival of Ideas highlights OneBook Conversations event

    Friday, April 11, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington 2007-08 Festival of Ideas continues with a “ Conversations” event titled “My Mother’s Story: Hiding a Jewish Friend from the Nazis.” The presenter is Professor Klaus Driessen, who is a German lecturer in the Department of Modern Languages.

  • Beauty and bargains offered at Wednesday glass art show and sale

    Friday, April 11, 2008

    Visitors to The University of Texas at Arlington’s annual glass art show and sale Wednesday, April 16, will have an opportunity to bid on works by Texas State 3-dimensional artist David Keens in the silent auction. In addition to Keens’ work, there will be pieces by well-known glass artists Justin Ginsberg and Martin Janecky.

  • Green roof to be installed by volunteers Friday

    Thursday, April 10, 2008

    From 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Friday, April 11 - weather permitting - volunteers will install an experimental “green roof” on 1,000 square feet atop the existing Life Science Building, 501 S. Nedderman Drive.

  • UT Arlington professor named to coordinate U.S. Atlas operations

    Thursday, April 10, 2008

    The appointment of University of Texas at Arlington Physics Professor Kaushik De to be the U.S. ATLAS Operations Coordinator became effective April 1.

  • Psychology chair receives national award

    Thursday, April 10, 2008

    Dr. Robert J. Gatchel, the Nancy P. & John G. Penson Endowed Professor in Clinical Health Psychology and chairman of the Department of Psychology at The University of Texas at Arlington, has received another national honor in recognition of his outstanding work in the area of pain management.

  • Biologists receive $498,000 grant to help save millions of fish in area lakes

    Wednesday, April 9, 2008

    niversity of Texas at Arlington Biology Professor James P. Groverand colleagues from Baylor Universityand Texas A&M University have received a $498,000 grant from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for a comparative study ofalgae on Lake Waco and Lake Granbury.

  • Record-breaking number of UT Arlington faculty, staff and students sign-up for community volunteer project

    Wednesday, April 9, 2008

    A record-breaking number of students, administrators, faculty and staff from The University of Texas at Arlington have signed up for UT Arlington’s annual day of community service and outreach called “The Big Event” being held this Saturday, April 12.

  • Annual day of service to focus on volunteer opportunities

    Tuesday, April 8, 2008

    Hundreds of University of Texas at Arlington students, administrators, faculty and staff will donate their time and energy on Saturday, April 12, for UT Arlington’s annual day of community service and outreach called “The Big Event.”

  • A celebration of African music and culture coming to Texas Hall

    Tuesday, April 8, 2008

    Enjoy the music of Africa at an unusual musical event at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, in Texas Hall, 701 W. Nedderman Drive on the campus of The University of Texas at Arlington. The performance will feature Fulbright Scholar Dr. Olusanjo Daramola and the UT Arlington African Ensemble and Gideon Alorwoyie and The University of North Texas African Ensemble.

  • Free trumpet recital scheduled Friday

    Tuesday, April 8, 2008

    A trumpet recital with Dr. Rick Bogard of The University of Texas at Arlington Department of Music will begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 11, in Irons Recital Hall in the Fine Arts Building, 700 Greek Row Drive.

  • The Shorthorn takes statewide honors

    Monday, April 7, 2008

    The Shorthorn, The University of Texas at Arlington’s student newspaper, has been named best daily college newspaper by the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors (TAPME), a statewide organization of newspaper and media professionals.

  • Psychology chair awarded grant to help military address post-traumatic stress disorder

    Thursday, April 3, 2008

    Dr. Robert J. Gatchel, The University of Texas at Arlington Nancy P. and John G. Penson Endowed Professor of Clinical Health Psychology and chairman of the Department of Psychology, has been awarded agrant of approximately $1.5 millionfrom the Department of Defense.

  • Changing paradigms in Maya archaeology to be discussed at Distinguished Anthropologist Lecture; Photos of India on display

    Wednesday, April 2, 2008

    Dr. Arlen Chase, Pegasus Professor of Anthropology at the University of Central Florida, will present “25 Years of Research at Caracol, Belize: Changing Paradigms in Maya Anthropology” at the Ben and Trudy Termini Distinguished Anthropologist Lecture 2008 at The University of Texas at Arlington.

  • The University of Texas at Arlington Names New Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

    Wednesday, April 2, 2008

    University of Texas at Arlington President James D. Spaniolo today announced the appointment of Donald R. Bobbitt as provost and vice president for academic affairs.

  • Theatrefest on tap at UT Arlington

    Tuesday, April 1, 2008

    Theater companies, mysterious suspense, downright bad days and an absurdist twist on the classic Greek tragedy, “Medea,” all take center stage at The University of Texas at Arlington Department of Theatre Arts’ Theatrefest showcase of plays April 16 through 20.

March

  • The Claudia Quintet to perform at UT Arlington

    Monday, March 31, 2008

    The Claudia Quintet will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 7, in Irons Recital Hall, 701 Greek Row Drive at The University of Texas at Arlington. The performance is free and open to the public.

  • Conway to join OneBook team

    Monday, March 31, 2008

    After helping launch the campus’ highly successful OneBook program, English Professor Laurie Porter is stepping down as co-chair. Dr. Porter is retiring at the end of the first summer session and Dr. Chris Conway of the Department of Modern Languages will be the new co-chair.

  • School of Urban and Public Affairs rises dramatically in graduate rankings

    Friday, March 28, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington School of Urban and Public Affairs rose 19 places in 2008-09 U.S. News and World Reportrankings of graduate public affairs programs in the United States and tied with several universities including Rutgers, Auburn and Brown.

  • International Week to feature parade, exhibits, food and fashion

    Friday, March 28, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington and the International Student Organization (ISO) will present the 31st annual International Week (I-Week) from April 5 to April 11. Approximately 20 different student-led nationality organizations participate in this week-long celebration.

  • Darfur crisis focus of upcoming panel discussion

    Friday, March 28, 2008

    A refugee from war-torn Darfur will take part in a panel discussion at The University of Texas at Arlington at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 3, in room 100 of Nedderman Hall, 416 S. Yates St.

  • UT Arlington honored for distinguished community service

    Thursday, March 27, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for exemplary service efforts and service to disadvantaged youth.

  • School of Nursing receives four awards for video productions

    Thursday, March 27, 2008

    The Learning Resource Center (LRC) in The University of Texas at Arlington School of Nursing is the recipient of four 2008 Telly Awards; three for an in-house video called “The Smart Hospital Orientation” and one for a student video project called “The Bedside to Nationwide,” which expresses the need to do something about the national nursing shortage.

  • Movin' Mavs selected for NCAA Final Four Demonstration

    Wednesday, March 26, 2008

    University of Texas at Arlington Movin’ Mavs athletes Danny Fik, senior captain and David Wilkes, sophomore, have been selected to participate in the NCAA FinalFour Wheelchair Basketball demonstration event to be held April 4-7 in San Antonio.

  • Dallas Symphony Cellist, noted pianist to perform in free duo recital

    Tuesday, March 25, 2008

    Dallas Symphony Associate Principal Cellist Yuri Anshelevic and pianist Christina Long will present a duo recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 28, in Irons Recital Hall, Fine Arts Building, 700 Greek Row Drive on The University of Texas at Arlington campus.

  • UT Arlington undergraduates honored for creative writing

    Tuesday, March 25, 2008

    Winners of the second annual University of Texas at Arlington Undergraduate Creative Writing Awards Sponsored by Half Price Books, will be honored at an awards ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 4. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held at Half Price Books, Lincoln Square East at Collins Street and Road to Six Flags. The winning works are published in a journal that will be free to all attendees.

  • UT Arlington Viola Ensemble, Dallas Symphony violists to perform unique recital

    Tuesday, March 25, 2008

    Bratsche con Brio, the Viola Ensemble of The University of Texas at Arlington will present a recital at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 31, in Irons Recital Hall, Fine Arts Building, 700 Greek Row Drive on The University of Texas at Arlington campus.

  • Highly anticipated annual glass art show is approaching

    Tuesday, March 25, 2008

    Visitors to The University of Texas at Arlington’s annual glass art show and sale Wednesday, April 16, will have an opportunity to bid on works by Texas State 3-dimensional artist David Keens in the silent auction.

  • 'Adventures in Antiquity' offered

    Tuesday, March 18, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington Classical Studies Program will present its annual "Adventures in Antiquity" symposium beginning at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 27, in the sixth floor parlor of the UT Arlington Central Library.

  • The University of Texas at Arlington Names Vice President for Development

    Tuesday, March 18, 2008

    University of Texas at Arlington President James D. Spaniolo today announced the appointment of James C. Lewis as vice president for development.

  • UT Arlington hosts musical Fulbright Scholar

    Monday, March 17, 2008

    Fulbright Scholar Dr. Olusanjo Daramola, an authority on African and Islamic music who teaches and performs at Obafemi Awolowo University in the Osun State of Nigeria, will be visiting The University of Texas at Arlington from March 23 to April 25.

  • Classics Club announces annual 'Homerathon'

    Monday, March 17, 2008

    The University Classics Club at The University of Texas at Arlington is sponsoring it annual “Homerathon,” beginning with “Invocation to the Muse” at 7 a.m. Wednesday, April 2, on the mall of the E.H. Hereford University Center, 300 W. First St. “The Odyssey” was composed in Greek around 700 B.C., The marathon recitation, mostly in English translation, will continue until 10:30 p.m., or until “child of morning, rosy-fingered Dawn” appears, according to one translation.

  • Aladdin to be performed in Texas Hall

    Monday, March 17, 2008

    Hundreds of elementary school children will be on The University of Texas at Arlington campus Wednesday and Thursday, March 26 and 27. Texas Hall will be transformed into Agrabah, the city of enchantment.

  • Exhibit showcases history of local, nationally known children's theatre

    Sunday, March 16, 2008

    A new exhibit at The University of Texas at Arlington Library Special Collections will take visitors back in time to the Reeder Children’s Theatre, a renowned theater school that flourished in Fort Worth from 1945 to 1958.

  • UT Arlington and Theatre Arlington join forces on 'Working'

    Friday, March 14, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington and Theatre Arlington have merged their talent and resources to produce “Working,” a musical based on Studs Terkel’s 1972 best-selling book of interviews with ordinary American workers.

  • UT Arlington announces 2008-09 OneBook

    Thursday, March 13, 2008

    "The History of Love," the second novel of emerging young author Nicole Krauss, born in 1974 and a graduate of Stanford and Oxford universities, has been chosen for the third annual campus wide OneBook shared reading experience.

  • Smart Hospital collaborates with Cardinal Health to create Nursing Discovery Center

    Thursday, March 13, 2008

    he University of Texas, Arlington School of Nursing’s Smart Hospital has announced a founding partnership with Cardinal Health, one of the largest global providers of products and services that help improve the safety and productivity of health care.

  • MAC Grand Opening to feature tours, food, giveaways

    Thursday, March 13, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington will open Phase II of the Maverick Activities Center (MAC) in a Grand Opening celebration at 3 p.m. Friday, March 28.

  • Teaching opportunities abound at Education Career Day

    Thursday, March 13, 2008

    The College of Education at The University of Texas at Arlington will host an Education Career Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, in the Bluebonnet Ballroom of the E.H. Hereford Center, 300 W. First St.

  • Cellist and pianist in duo recital

    Wednesday, March 12, 2008

    Dallas Symphony Associate Principal Cellist Yuri Anshelevic and pianist Christina Long will present a duo recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 28, in Irons Recital Hall, Fine Arts Building, 700 Greek Row Drive on The University of Texas at Arlington campus.

  • Hair-cutting event to help give patients "Locks of Love"

    Tuesday, March 11, 2008

    UTA Volunteers at The University of Texas at Arlington is sponsoring its third annual Locks of Love hair donation drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, in the Palo Duro Lounge of the E.H. Hereford University Center, 300 W. First St.

  • Bob Schieffer to speak at UT Arlington's 2008 Graduation Celebration

    Monday, March 10, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington’s 2008 Graduation Celebration, set for May 9, will feature a keynote address by noted television journalist Bob Schieffer.

  • SUPA research reveals housing preference for New Orleans public housing residents displaced by Hurricane Katrina

    Monday, March 10, 2008

    University of Texas at Arlington School of Urban and Public Affairs (SUPA) Dean Richard Cole and Visiting Professor Robert Whelan, who formerly taught at the University of New Orleans, recently presented the findings of a study on New Orleans public housing residents displaced by Hurricane Katrina.

  • Students to spend spring break building Habitat homes, helping to preserve environment

    Monday, March 10, 2008

    Students with UTA Volunteers’ Alternative Breaks program at The University of Texas at Arlington will travel to Oklahoma City and Catalina Island, Calif., to work on various service projects during Spring Break.

  • March music events rescheduled after weather cancellation

    Monday, March 10, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington Department of Music announced the Concert and University Bands Concert, cancelled due to inclement weather last week, has been rescheduled for March 11.

  • Educational Opportunity Center participant given high honors

    Friday, March 7, 2008

    Sandra Davila, a former University of Texas at Arlington Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) participant, and now assistant principal in Grand Prairie, was selected as a 2008 TRIO Achiever by the Texas Association of Student Special Services Programs.

  • Faculty Biennial Exhibit opens

    Tuesday, March 4, 2008

    The Gallery at The University of Texas at Arlington is presenting the “Faculty Biennial,” a showcase for recent work created by the Department of Art and Art History faculty. In this exhibit, scheduled every two years, the art professors show what they’ve been up to in their creative endeavors outside the classroom.

  • Musical March on tap

    Tuesday, March 4, 2008

    The concert and university bands will present their first concert of the spring semester to open the curtain on a musical March at The University of Texas at Arlington.

  • New program offers educational requirements to become a Certified Financial Planner

    Monday, March 3, 2008

    The Division for Enterprise Development, Continuing Education at The University of Texas at Arlington has announced it will now offer the Certified Financial Planner™ Certification Education Program.

February

  • Freshman leaders focus on modern-day genocide in community awareness project

    Thursday, February 28, 2008

    Freshman leaders at The University of Texas at Arlington are working to call attention to the crisis in Darfur with a month-long set of programs from March 3 to April 3.

  • Diversity Week to highlight cultures, gender, disability

    Thursday, February 28, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington’s first ever Diversity Week gets underway Saturday, March 1.

  • TV actors to visit UT Arlington for political rally Friday

    Thursday, February 28, 2008

    Noted television actors Sophia Bush ('One Tree Hill') and Adam Rodriguez ('CSI Miami') are scheduled to appear at The University of Texas at Arlington this Friday, Feb. 29.

  • 22nd Annual Women's History Month Lecture Series Scheduled

    Thursday, February 28, 2008

    The Women’s Studies Program at The University of Texas at Arlington will present its 22nd Annual Women’s History Month Lecture Series during March. This year’s theme is “Women and Activism.”

  • 13th annual pow wow will be March 8

    Wednesday, February 27, 2008

    One of the largest Native American pow wows in Texas gets underway at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 8, in the Bluebonnet Ballroom at the E.H. Hereford University Center, 300 W. First St. on The University of Texas at Arlington campus.

  • Women's Studies Program presents "A Woman for President"

    Wednesday, February 27, 2008

    As we consider the possibility of a female president, the fascinating but little known story of Belva Lockwood, the first woman to carry on a presidential campaign in the United States (in 1884 and 1888), comes alive from the lecture platform at the Friends Luncheon for the Women’s Studies Program at The University of Texas at Arlington.

  • Percussion program to host safari

    Wednesday, February 27, 2008

    The percussion program at The University of Texas at Arlington requests your presence on an extensive “safari” beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, in Irons Recital Hall, in the Fine Arts Building, 700 Greek Row Drive.

  • School of Nursing receives more than $1 million to help meet nursing demand

    Tuesday, February 26, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington School of Nursing has received more than $1 million in funding for a project—partnering with Texas Health Resources (THR)—to help meet the nursing demand by providing a hospital-based accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program.

  • UT Arlington Provost candidates speak at public forums

    Monday, February 25, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington has identified four finalists for further consideration for Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. Each of the finalists has been invited to participate in a public forum on campus.

  • Web site highlighted for Severe Weather Awareness Week

    Friday, February 22, 2008

    Springtime ushers in the best and the worst of weather conditions in Texas.Along with the days of idyllic temperatures, North Texas also gets brief periods of hair-raising storm systems that can bring flooding, hail, lightning, tornadoes or all the above at the same time.

  • Supa is source of 'Super Alumni'

    Wednesday, February 20, 2008

    When Curvey Hawkins, Jr. director of planning for the Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T), accepts the 2008 Distinguished African American Alumni Award Saturday night, he will be another link in a growing chain of School of Urban and Public Affairs graduates to be so honored, so far, in this decade.

  • Digital humanities explored by speaker, in workshops

    Tuesday, February 19, 2008

    Martha Nell Smith, the director of the Emily Dickinson Electronic Archives and founder of the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities at the University of Maryland will deliver the keynote address at the Conference in the Digital Humanities – Humanities 2.0,” Feb. 28 and 29 at The University of Texas at Arlington. Smith will address “The Human Touch, Software of the Highest Order,” at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in the sixth floor parlor of the UT Arlington Central Library, 702 Planetarium Place. The lecture is free and open to the public.

  • Fair to showcase local nursing opportunities

    Tuesday, February 19, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington School of Nursing and the Star Telegram are teaming up to present UT Arlington’s semi-annual Nursing Career Fair.

  • Chelsea Clinton will visit UT Arlington Wednesday

    Tuesday, February 19, 2008

    Chelsea Clinton will visit The University of Texas at Arlington for an informal question and answer session with students Wednesday.

  • Former cadets to join Military Hall of Fame

    Thursday, February 14, 2008

    The Cadet Corps Alumni Chapter (CCAC) and the Department of Military Science at The University of Texas at Arlington will induct two new members into Military Science Hall of Honor at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, in the Rosebud Theatre, E.H. Hereford University Center, 300 W. First St. Honorees are Robert W. Irish and Col. (Ret) Thomas A. Schneider.

  • Finalists identified for Provost position at The University of Texas at Arlington

    Thursday, February 14, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington, which has been conducting a search for its next Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, has announced that four finalists have been identified for further consideration for the position.

  • Internationally known conductor to lead choral symposium at UT Arlington

    Thursday, February 14, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington choral division has announced the 2nd Annual Choral Symposium featuring Maestro Weston Noble, music director emeritus of Luther College. He will be joined by Professor Jing Ling-Tam, director of choral studies at UT Arlington.

  • Message from UT Arlington President James D. Spaniolo regarding the Northern Illinois University tragedy

    Thursday, February 14, 2008

    The entire UT Arlington community was shocked and saddened to hear of the tragic shooting at Northern Illinois University yesterday.

  • UT Arlington offering free SAT math prep classes to Arlington ISD juniors

    Wednesday, February 13, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington is offering free SAT Math Prep Classes to junior level students in the Arlington Independent School District (AISD) starting Feb. 23.

  • Wind Ensemble concert scheduled

    Wednesday, February 13, 2008

    The University of Texas Arlington Wind Ensemble will present its first 'Wind Ensemble and Friends Concert' of 2008 at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in Irons Recital Hall in the Fine Arts Building, 700 Greek Row Drive.

  • Shakespeare meets the 'Big Easy' in UT Arlington production

    Monday, February 11, 2008

    The University of Texas at Arlington’s Department of Theatre Arts is presenting a creative production of William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” set in the post-Katrina New Orleans’ French Quarter. Natalie Gaupp, visiting assistant professor and academic advisor for the Department of Theatre Arts will direct the innovative staging, as Shakespeare meets the “Big Easy” and Conjure-man Prospero seeks to exact revenge on his backstabbing brother with the aid of the supernatural.

  • Total Lunar Eclipse will occur Feb. 20

    Monday, February 11, 2008

    The Planetarium at UT Arlington, 700 Planetarium Place, will offer free telescopic observations of the Feb. 20 total lunar eclipse, beginning at 7 p.m., weather permitting.

  • Homecoming 2008 kicks-off with spirit competition

    Friday, February 8, 2008

    Induction into the Military Hall of Honor, spirit competitions, a fashion show, chili cook-off and basketball game with the crowning of a king and queen are just some of the highlights of Homecoming 2008 at The University of Texas at Arlington.

  • Biography of Dr. Jose Angel Gutierrez

    Monday, February 4, 2008

    Dr. Jose Angel Gutierrez earned a Ph.D. in Government from the University of Texas at Austin and a J.D. from the University of Houston.

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