Jason Shelton, an associate professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and expert on the sociology of religion, race and class, has been appointed director of the UTA Center for African American Studies.
A UTA electrical engineering professor has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Frank Lewis' key contribution to that sector has been to add additional self-learning mechanisms to neural network controllers for mainly aircraft and robot systems.
Dallas CIO Leadership Association names UTA executive as a finalist in its chief information officer of the year award.
A UTA graduate student in architecture has won a statewide competition for design of a Dallas high-speed rail station. Her winning design is an elevated station to easily traverse Dallas' many highways with parking retail shops and restaurants underneath the station.
UTA recognized 17 student scholarship recipients at the annual Mary I. Gourley Foundation Scholarship Luncheon. The foundation provides financial assistance to single parents.