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UTA student-athletes win 2015-2016 Sun Belt title for community service projects

Community impact

The Sun Belt Conference has honored UTA student-athletes with its 2015-2016 Community Service Award in recognition for their service projects and achievements in giving back to the community.

Digital humanities

Digital humanities

Assistant professor Kenton Rambsy mixes digital humanities with big data in his English 3347 class, which challenges students to find the quantifiable elements in the works of Jay Z, the multimillionaire hip-hop mogul, The Dallas Morning News reports.

UTA biologists study imperiled lizard to develop conservation plan

Conservation plan

UTA biologists are studying a species of lizard found in parts of Texas and northeastern Mexico to find out why the reptile’s numbers have been dwindling dramatically. The work is being supported by a two-year grant from the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department.

UTA educators developing competency-based online course to help math teachers better teach geometry students

Competency-based learning

College of Education professors Joohi Lee and Mohan Pant are developing a competency-based online, graduate-level course that will help math teachers better learn to teach conceptual geometry.

UTA research demonstrates that groundwater quality changes alongside the expansion of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling

Water quality

New research by Professor Kevin Schug demonstrates that groundwater quality changes alongside the expansion of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing but also suggests that some potentially hazardous effects may dissipate over time. The results were published today in the journal "Science of the Total Environment."

Events

Thursday, May 5, 2016

From Earth to the Universe

6:00 pm. Planetarium. The night sky, both beautiful and mysterious, has been…

Intramural Poker

8:00 pm. MAC. Intramural Poker Tournament: On-site registration begins…

Friday, May 6, 2016

Last day of classes

All Day.

The Gallery at UTA: Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition

10:00 am. The Gallery at UTA - 169 Fine Arts Bldg.. The Spring 2016 Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition features…

Tree House Divided

12:00 pm. Gallery 76102, 1401 Jones St., Fort Worth, TX 76102.

Dark

6:00 pm. Planetarium. The search for dark matter is the most pressing astrophysical…

MAVERICK DANCE COMPANY presents VIA DANCE

8:00 pm. UTA Mainstage Theatre, 502 S. Cooper, Fine Arts Bldg, North Section, Room 174.. Maverick Dance Company presents VIA DANCE, a collection…

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Final exams (dept.)

All Day.

The Gallery at UTA: Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition

12:00 pm. The Gallery at UTA - 169 Fine Arts Bldg.. The Spring 2016 Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition features…

Tree House Divided

12:00 pm. Gallery 76102, 1401 Jones St., Fort Worth, TX 76102.

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…

Dark

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

Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon

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

MAVERICK DANCE COMPANY presents VIA DANCE

8:00 pm. UTA Mainstage Theatre, 502 S. Cooper, Fine Arts Bldg, North Section, Room 174.. Maverick Dance Company presents VIA DANCE, a collection…

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Astronaut

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

Athletics

BSB: UTA begins stretch run with weekend series at Little Rock

It's all Sun Belt play the rest of the way for the Mavs who start a stretch of nine straight league games to end the season on Friday at Little Rock.

SB: Regular season closes with trip to Texas State

UT Arlington softball closes out the Sun Belt regular season with a three-game series at in-state rival Texas State that begins Friday.

MG: Guanlao earns honorable mention Sun Belt recognition

UT Arlington sophomore Aaron Guanlao was named to the Sun Belt's honorable mention all-conference team, the league announced Thursday.

Videos

60x30TX play video

60x30TX

UTA hosted the first North Texas gathering to strategize how to meet The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's 60x30TX goal of 60 percent of 25- to 34-year olds obtaining a degree or certificate by 2030.

Prestigious Recognition play video

Prestigious Recognition

Three assistant professors in UTA’s College of Engineering received the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious award for junior faculty. 

Maverick Speakers Series play video

Maverick Speakers Series

Legendary primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall drew one of the largest crowds in Maverick Speakers Series history. Her March 31 speech captivated the audience and capped off a brilliant 2015-2016 season.

Lady Movin' Mavs are National Champs play video

Lady Movin' Mavs are National Champs

The Lady Movin' Mavs won their first national championship in March. UTA's 2016 Spirit Week concluded with a pep rally celebrating the team's title.