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UTA electrical engineering professor earns society’s highest award

Faculty honor

A longtime UTA electrical engineering professor has been named a Fellow of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. J.-C. Chiao was recognized for achievements in micro medical devices and systems. He has 11 patents and will be formally inducted as a Fellow Jan. 30.

Artist awarded

Artist awarded

Sedrick Huckaby, UTA Assistant Professor of Art, received the Moss/Chumley North Texas Artist Award from the Meadows Museum. Huckaby was called an "interpreter and innovator" and was noted as a community advocate for the visual arts.

UTA works with Boeing, NASA, MIT to understand social networks’ impact on online students’ grades, completion rates

Helping students succeed online

UTA researchers are working with Boeing, NASA and Massachusetts Institute of Technology to better understand the role that social networks play in the completion rates and academic performance of students taking online courses.

UTA has second lowest student debt in nation

Affordable Excellence

UTA students graduate with the second lowest debt in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report. The University is the only Texas school listed on the magazine's map of institutions where graduates have the least debt.

Preserving history

Preserving history

A UTA history professor is fighting time to save historical documents in Cuba before they are lost to the elements. David LaFevor, a UTA history professor, has been working on saving the documents since 2015. Many of the documents shed light on the slave trade, an integral part of Cuba’s colonial history that was intertwined with that of the United States.


MBB: UTA 108, Louisiana 71 - Postgame Quotes

Postgame Quotes - UTA 108, Louisiana 71

M. Basketball. MBB: Mavs glide past Louisiana, 108-71

MBB: Mavs glide past Louisiana, 108-71

Kevin Hervey and Jalen Jones each had 21 points, and Erick Neal dished out a career-high tying 13 assists, leading UTA to a 108-71 win over Louisiana, on Monday night at College Park Center.

MBB: UTA 101, Louisiana 71 - Postgame Notes

Postgame notes following UTA's win over Louisiana.


UTA film shares history, teaches safety play video

UTA film shares history, teaches safety

UTA's Department of Art and Art History produced a documentary that honors victims of a coal mining disaster while providing critical safety training.

#MavGrad 2016 play video

#MavGrad 2016

Congratulations, Class of 2016! A record number of UTA students received their degrees during commencement exercises December 15-17 at College Park Center.

#MavGrad 2016:  Taylor Smith play video

#MavGrad 2016: Taylor Smith

Taylor Smith was five years old when she posed for a UTA ad. She is now 22 and graduating from UTA with a Bachelor of Science in nursing.

#MavGrad 2016:  Mayank Jain play video

#MavGrad 2016: Mayank Jain

Mayank Jain says UTA transformed his life. He chose to attend the University for grad school in order to study under a professor whose research he had long admired.