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The 2015-16 Maverick Speakers Series continues with entrepreneur Daymond John on Nov. 10 as part of Homecoming 2015. The founder and CEO of global lifestyle brand FUBU, John is a cast member on the popular Shark Tank TV show.
UTA has received a five-year, $2.62 million Department of Education grant to enhance services for transfer and other non-traditional students and help more underserved students earn college degrees.
UT Arlington is rapidly becoming the model for what a 21st century urban research university should be. This strategic plan, with its four broad themes, crystallizes this model and sets a path to unprecedented excellence in research, teaching and community engagement.
Presidential Distinguished Professor of Physics David Nygren received a new American Physical Society instrumentation award for his lifelong contributions in particle physics. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences.
Computer scientist Heng Huang received a $2 million grant through the National Institutes of Health to analyze complex data and use imaging genomics to predict a person’s probability of contracting Alzheimer’s disease.
More than 100 teams frolicked in the sloppy courts near Greek Row at the annual Oozeball mud volleyball tournament. One of UTA’s most popular campus traditions, the event takes place every September.
UTA enrollment soared 6.1 percent to an all-time high of 37,008 Texas-based students this fall, an increase of more than 2,100 compared with fall 2014, according to preliminary census reports.
Using a National Science Foundation grant, biologist Matthew Walsh will test aquatic habitats in Alaska and Wisconsin to predict how organisms respond to natural change as well as change influenced by humans.
UTA’s 2015-16 Maverick Speakers Series opens Oct. 8 with actress Mia Farrow. The lineup also includes entrepreneur Daymond John, former Congressman Ron Paul, political strategist Donna Brazile, and primatologist Jane Goodall.
UT Arlington began the 2015-16 academic year in true Maverick fashion with the annual MavsMeet Convocation in College Park Center, followed by the AfterParty on The Green at College Park.