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The School of Nursing’s Smart Hospital, a simulated environment with lifelike computerized manikins, is one of six sites in the world recognized as a Center of Excellence in Simulation by Laerdal Medical.

In 2006 Design Intelligence Journal ranked the School of Architecture as the Most Innovative Architecture Program in the South.

Films by UT Arlington students and alumni have appeared at major festivals such as Cannes, Sundance and Munich, won national awards and contracts with national distributors, and received Emmy and Oscar nominations.

UT Arlington is one of seven universities in Texas and two in North Texas with an Honors College.

The Planetarium at UT Arlington features a 60-foot domed theater, seats 170 stargazers and boasts a state-of-the-art digital projection system. In addition to award-winning planetarium shows, the facility also hosts laser-light rock music evenings.

The School of Urban and Public Affairs is listed among the nation’s best graduate schools of public affairs in the U.S. News & World Report 2005 Graduate School Rankings.

College of Engineering graduates include two space shuttle astronauts and a computer scientist who led a team of programmers that developed tasking maneuvers for the Mars Rovers.

With more than 900 students, the School of Social Work is the largest in Texas and one of the largest in the Southwest.

The University’s ROTC program is ranked first out of 21 programs in Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico for overall performance.

The College of Business Administration has the largest Executive MBA program in China. It is being taught at three Chinese sites.

The College of Education is the only college in The University of Texas System accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education.

 

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