News and Messages
President Karbhari in the News
Spring enrollment climbs
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Spring enrollment at The University of Texas at Arlington has topped 36,000 students residing in Texas for the first time at its campus in Arlington, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Fort Worth Business Press, KRLD 1080 and WBAP 820 reported. The university's global census of campus-based and online degree programs reached 47,977 students, according to a press release from the university.
Monday, February 9, 2015
Spring enrollment at The University of Texas at Arlington has topped 36,000 students residing in Texas for the first time at its campus in Arlington, the Dallas Business Journal reported. The University's global census of campus-based and online degree programs reached 47,977 students.
Monday, February 9, 2015
The Fourth Biennial 2014 OSHA Oil & Gas Safety and Health Conference was held recently in Houston, attracting more than 2,200 participants, Well Servicing Magazine reported. The purpose of the conference is to make worksites a safe and healthy place. Vistasp Karbhari, president at The University of Texas at Arlington; and Lisa London, assistant vice president of the UT Arlington Division for Enterprise Development; both made opening remarks at the conference.
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.
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.
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.
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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