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UTA engineers pursuing applications for new ultra-thin semiconductor lasers in the medical field, consumer arena

Laser efficiency

Weidong Zhou, a University of Texas at Arlington electrical engineering professor, is working to develop a new ultra-thin semiconductor laser that could be integrated into consumer electronics to increase speed and capacity of the chips.

UTA to Harvard Law

UTA to Harvard Law

UTA alumna Carolyn Ruiz is featured in a Harvard Gazette story about Harvard Law School students helping struggling small business owners. Ruiz was among the members of the first graduating class of UTA’s Pre-Law and Legal Studies Center.

UTA inventors

UTA inventors

The Fort Worth Weekly reported that UTA is one step closer to becoming a Tier One university in that the National Academy of Inventors has named three from UTA as fellows last month. The recent inductees include Kenneth Reifsnider, David Nygren and Duane Dimos.

Medicine and history

Medicine and history

Trevor Engel, a UTA undergraduate majoring in History and minoring in Disability Studies, wrote an invited post for Fugitive Leaves, the blog of the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, which examines how museums defined how the medical world views disabled bodies.

God particle

God particle

Researchers from UTA’s Center for Excellence in High Energy Physics played a key role in unearthing the Higgs Boson or “God Particle” in 2012, reported Dallas Innovates, a new, online news source supported by the Dallas Regional Chamber and D Magazine.


Saturday, February 6, 2016

Kids & Teens University Saturday Camps

9:30 am. Kids and Teens University's camps are designed to provide…

Men's Tennis Match

10:00 am. UTA Tennis Center . UTA Men's Tennis Team plays against Cameron and Seminole…

Art Exhibition: "The Madcap World of John Hernandez, 1978-2015"

12:00 pm. The Gallery at UTA - 169 Fine Arts Bldg..

Cosmic Colors

1:00 pm. Planetarium. Take an adventure along the spectrum and discover the…

From Earth to the Universe

2:30 pm. Planetarium. The night sky, both beautiful and mysterious, has been…


5:30 pm. Planetarium. The search for dark matter is the most pressing astrophysical…

Pink Floyd - The Wall

7:00 pm. Planetarium. We're bringing you the Pink Floyd's most popular album,…


8:00 pm. UTA Studio Theatre (502 S. Cooper St., Fine Arts Building, North Section, Room 137). Will Ferrell-esque and full of oh-no-you-didn't moments...Maverick…

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Women's Tennis

11:00 am. UTA Tennis Center . UTA Women's Tennis team plays against North Florida…


1:30 pm. Planetarium. The exploration of space is the greatest endeavor that…

Spacepark 360: Infinity

3:00 pm. Planetarium. Spacepark 360: Infinity is an out-of-this-world entertainment…

Monday, February 8, 2016

Art Exhibition: "The Madcap World of John Hernandez, 1978-2015"

10:00 am. The Gallery at UTA - 169 Fine Arts Bldg..

Maversity Workshop

12:00 pm. UC Carlisle Suite. The Leaders Educating About Diversity student peer…

Walk-In Hours - The Career Development Center - 1:00PM - 3:45PM

1:00 pm. 216 Davis Hall. Walk-ins are short, 15-minute sessions. Students may…

Financial Planning for Study Abroad Workshop

3:00 pm. Guadalupe, UC. This workshop focuses on planning, saving, fundraising…

Chinese New Year Celebraton

4:00 pm. UC Palo Duro . Come out in celebrate Chinese New Year with Multicultural…


WT: UTA sweeps Montana State in opener

ARLINGTON, Texas -- UT Arlington women's tennis came out swinging with a 7-0 win over Montana State in its spring season opener Friday at the UTA Tennis Center.

MT: UTA gears up for pair of home matches

ARLINGTON, Texas - After nabbing its first wins of the spring season at home last weekend, the UT Arlington men's tennis team returns to the UTA Tennis Center for another double-header on Saturday.

MBB: Mavs falter in second half at Georgia Southern

For a half Thursday night, it appeared the UT Arlington Mavericks had figured out a formula to put an end to their current skid.


A Landfill With a 200 Year Lifespan play video

A Landfill With a 200 Year Lifespan

UTA civil engineers are working to increase the average lifespan of landfills from 30 to 200 years. Their research has helped Denton, Texas find innovative waste managment solutions. 

Achievements in Architecture play video

Achievements in Architecture

School of Architecture graduate Ralph Hawkins recently received a lifetime achievement award from the American College of Healthcare Architects.

Making Beautiful Music play video

Making Beautiful Music

The University of Texas at Arlington A Cappella Choir joined the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s tribute to legendary composer George Gershwin at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center.

UTA Professor Receives Five Patents in One Year play video

UTA Professor Receives Five Patents in One Year

Professor Robert Magnusson, UTA’s Texas Instruments Distinguished Chair in Nanoelectronics, had five patents issued in less than a year.