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Fort Worth footprint

Monday, March 16, 2015

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram wrote an op-ed about UT Arlington and Tarleton State University’s efforts to attract Tarrant County College students with two-year degrees. Both universities want to make it easier for those students to continue with upper-level courses. “One of the long-term goals is to offer more in Fort Worth,” said UT Arlington President Vistasp M. Karbhari. UTA offers classes in one location in downtown Fort Worth. Stephenville-based Tarleton offers classes in two Fort Worth locations.

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.

Sustained growth

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.

Workplace safety

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.

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.


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