Spring 2016 enrollment reached a record 38,650 Texas-based students, up 6 percent from a year ago. Total enrollment in online and campus degree programs is 50,661 and will climb throughout the spring and summer.
UTA has achieved Carnegie "highest research activity" status, joining a distinguished group of 115 institutions including Harvard, MIT and Johns Hopkins in the R1 category.
UTA's 21st Annual Scholarship Benefit Powwow and designation as a top college for Native American students strengthen the University's commitment to Native American students and community.
GM has partnered with LULAC to open a new technology center on the UTA campus, KXAS/NBC 5 reported. Students and community members may use the space at the Center for Mexican American Studies to engage in STEM studies.
An electrical engineering assistant professor is developing an all-liquid, optofluidic laser that could lead to quicker cancer detection of patients in doctors' offices. Yuze "Alice" Sun received an NSF Early CAREER Award grant to perform the research.