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News Topic education was found in 8 news releases in the year 2017.

April 2017

  • UTA Libraries awarded grant to test maker literacies program
    Makerspaces

    Friday, April 28, 2017

    News Topics: education, research, student life, students

    A UTA team will use an Institute of Museum and Library Services grant to identify and collaborate with three pilot sites to test the effectiveness of early-stage maker-based competencies. UTA's makerspace is the FabLab, which opened in 2014 and has been a leader in connecting maker services to campus needs.

March 2017

  • UTA graduate programs ranked among nation’s best
    Highly ranked

    Wednesday, March 15, 2017

    News Topics: architecture, business, education, engineering, faculty, liberal arts, nursing, research, science, social work, urban and public affairs

    Graduate programs in each of The University of Texas at Arlington’s eight schools and colleges are ranked among the nation’s best according to 2018 assessments by U.S. News and World Report, a recognized leader in higher education rankings.

  • UTA researcher uses mathematical modeling to predict student success, dropout rates
    Social research

    Monday, March 13, 2017

    News Topics: education, science

    A UTA researcher has used mathematical modeling to demonstrate that negative peer pressures can spread in a high-risk setting, influencing students’ decisions to drop out of school. The study, “Why do students quit school? Implications from a dynamic modeling study,” was published in the Royal Society Journal Proceedings A.

February 2017

  • Racial, ethnic, gender bias occurs in pathway from teacher to principal
    Pathway to principal

    Tuesday, February 28, 2017

    News Topics: education, research

    A new College of Education study shows that race and sex still have an impact when public school teachers begin their ascent toward becoming a principal.

  • UTA, Grand Prairie School District partner to add hundreds of new bilingual and ESL teachers to local classrooms
    Streamlined Path

    Friday, February 17, 2017

    News Topics: education, employment

    UTA and Grand Prairie ISD are partnering to add hundreds of new bilingual and ESL teachers to local classrooms through the Education & Leadership Preparatory Program.

  • Unprecedented growth, excellence trajectory continue at UTA
    Workforce focused

    Tuesday, February 14, 2017

    News Topics: admissions, classes, education, employment, students

    The University of Texas at Arlington set a new student body record in Spring 2017 for the fourth consecutive year, with 41,932 Texas-based students registered for the spring semester as reported to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

January 2017