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volunteers at The Big Event

Volunteers participate in day of community service

About 800 UTA students, staff, and faculty volunteered at over 40 locations as part of The Big Event. The annual day of service and outreach benefits numerous community-based and nonprofit organizations and agencies.

Pathways to College

Innovative programs encourage students to attend college

Through a broad and diverse array of support programs, UT Arlington is helping high school students navigate the road to higher education and brighter futures.

Greek Row

Fraternities, sororities inspire Mavericks for life

As membership in UT Arlington’s Greek organizations increases, students reap the benefits of lifelong friendships, stronger ties to their alma mater, and opportunities to serve the community.

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Cisneros discusses keys to sustainable urban development

Former U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Henry Cisneros stressed the importance of intellectual capital during his Texas Hall lecture on urban growth as part of the Maverick Speakers Series.

Stephen Lapthisophon Art

Professor's art springs from ordinary experiences

Often constructed with food materials like coffee and ground spices, the work of acclaimed artist and Assistant Professor Stephen Lapthisophon emphasizes senses other than sight.

Tillie Burgin

Partnership helps low-income patients battle diabetes

Through the La Sweet Vida campaign, UTA students and professors have teamed with Mission Arlington to help people recognize symptoms of diabetes and make the life changes to manage it. 

Hail to the Chiefs

Alumni hold presidential posts at universities nationwide

At least 10 alumni currently lead institutions of higher education, including large public universities, small private colleges, and seminaries. Learn the secrets to their success.  

Christian Vasquez

Student’s film focuses on Civil Rights Act of 1964

Film major Christian Vasquez was one of 50 students to participate in a re-creation of the Freedom Rides in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.

students from Belarus, Korea, Estonia, and Iraq

UT Arlington attracts Fulbright Scholars from around the world

Four international Fulbright Scholars—the most ever in one academic year—are enrolled at UT Arlington for 2014-15. The talented students hail from Belarus, Korea, Estonia, and Iraq.

high density megacity

High-density concepts predicted for future megacities

What will the city of the future look like? UT Arlington professors believe they’ll feature high-rise structures with levels of greenery and aerial trams that zoom workers straight to high-tech offices.