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President Karbhari in the News

Plans for the future

Monday, January 26, 2015

As an admiral, William McRaven traveled around the world. Now, as the new head of the University of Texas system, he’s been traveling across Texas, KERA News.org reported. His most recent stop was at UT Arlington for a meeting with major donors. It was his first visit to North Texas as chancellor. “The best thing he can do is support the ambitions of each of our campuses. If you look at UT Arlington, we obviously have ambitions of being one of the best in the nation,” UT Arlington President Vistasp Karbhari said.

University highlights research for chancellor's committee

Friday, January 23, 2015

From tiny wind turbines designed to power small electronics to the exploration of life on other planets, The University of Texas at Arlington showcased its research and academic programs to higher education supporters on Thursday, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported. Newly appointed UT System Chancellor Bill McRaven made his first public visit to the UTA campus for the event. He pledged to help each of the system’s 15 universities reach its goals, including President Vistasp Karbhari’s drive for UT Arlington to become a nationally recognized research university. KERA.org (NPR) and KRLD/1080 AM (CBS) also reported on the meeting.

Groundbreaking year

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

UT Arlington set enrollment records in 2014, powered by healthy gains in its nursing, education, engineering and online-degree programs, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported in highlighting some of the University's 2014 top stories. The University recorded its busiest year in research. UT Arlington President Vistasp Karbhari said, “I think our faculty and our students are heavily engaged in research. The more research being done, the more graduate students get involved, and the numbers continue to grow.”

Addressing oil & gas safety and health

Friday, December 19, 2014

UT Arlington President Vistasp Karbhari and Lisa London, Assistant Vice President, UT Arlington Division for Enterprise Development, recently gave opening remarks at the 4th-Biennial 2014 OSHA Oil & Gas Safety and Health Conference in Houston, ISHN magazine reported.

Women in the ranks

Thursday, September 25, 2014

A Dallas Morning News story on the inaugural Women in Law Enforcement Conference in Southlake noted that the UT Arlington police department is among the 1 percent of U.S. law enforcement agencies with a female chief. One conference speaker said simply adding more women to the ranks isn’t enough. Female officers should be rising within their own law enforcement agencies — and helping each other to do it.

National honors

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities will present its President's Awards of Excellence during HACU's 28th Annual Conference Oct. 4-6 in Denver, Colo., Virtual-Strategy.com, Financial Buzz.com and Morningstar.com reported. The 2014 honorees include The University of Texas at Arlington, which earned Outstanding HACU-Member Institution in recognition of excellence in support of HACU’s mission.

Enrollment record

Monday, September 15, 2014

Fall enrollment has reached a new record high at UT Arlington, a Fort Worth Star-Telegram editorial said. Nearly 35,000 students are calling themselves Mavericks this autumn, up 4.8 percent from the previous year. The most notable gains this year were in the engineering college, where more than 6,000 students are now enrolled – a 25 percent increase over fall 2013.

Reaching new heights

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Fall enrollment at The University of Texas at Arlington continues to set records, as enrollment has hit a new high of nearly 35,000, the Dallas Business Journal, Fort Worth Business Press, WBAP/820 AM, KLIF/550 AM and CultureMap Dallas reported. Engineering, education and nursing programs are fueling most of that growth. “We’ve been focusing on areas where there’s a workforce need. And, we’ve really been meeting those workforce needs. Students who come here know they’re going to get jobs,” UT Arlington President Vistasp Karbhari said in an interview with KXAS/NBC 5.

Leading the way

Thursday, September 11, 2014

The U.S. India Chamber held its 15th annual awards banquet last week in Dallas, where it honored UT Arlington President Vistasp Karbhari, the Dallas Morning News reported. Karbhari received the Outstanding Leader in the Field of Education Award. Raj Malik, a UT Arlington graduate, received the Entrepreneur of the Year Award.


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