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Jason Shelton named new director of UTA Center for African American Studies

New leadership role

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.

UTA electrical engineering professor named an AAAS Fellow

High honor

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.

UTA chief information officer named CIO of the year finalist

Tops at information

Dallas CIO Leadership Association names UTA executive as a finalist in its chief information officer of the year award.

CAPPA student wins statewide bullet train station design competition

Top design

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 Gourley Foundation scholarship winners recognized at annual luncheon

Scholarship luncheon

UTA recognized 17 student scholarship recipients at the annual Mary I. Gourley Foundation Scholarship Luncheon. The foundation provides financial assistance to single parents.


WBB: Wildcats use big fourth to pull away from UTA

Kansas State used a big fourth quarter to down UTA 62-49 on Wednesday night to remain undefeated on the season.

MBB: Mavericks set for tough test at No. 12 Saint Mary's

The UTA men's basketball team travels to Northern California Thursday for, perhaps, the most difficult test of its non-conference season when it faces 12th ranked Saint Mary's. Tipoff is scheduled for 9 p.m. (CST) with live links on

WBB: Mavs face tough test in undefeated Kansas State

Looking to rebound after its first loss of the season, UTA women's basketball hits the road for a matchup against undefeated Kansas State Wednesday night at Bramlage Coliseum.


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Self-Control and Attention

Researchers at UTA's Learning Innovation and Networked Knowledge (LINK) Research Lab are studying the ideal physical and mental states for people to learn and exercise self-control.

UTA Salutes Veterans play video

UTA Salutes Veterans

UTA honored the courage and sacrifice of students, faculty, and staff who served our nation with several campus events on Veterans Day.

Leader in Diversity play video

Leader in Diversity

The UTA Math Department's doctoral program is one of the nation's most diverse due in large part to its prestigious Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) fellowships.

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Best for Vets, Again

The University of Texas at Arlington is the top four year school in Texas for veterans to earn a degree, according to the Military Times.