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Innovative offerings help spring enrollment soar

Spring 2015 enrollment surpassed 36,000 students residing in Texas for the first time as the University’s global headcount of students in campus-based and online degree programs reached nearly 48,000.

The Green at College Park

University launches institute for sustainability

UT Arlington’s new Institute for Sustainability and Global Impact aims to enhance quality of life by developing more sustainable communities that focus on the natural, built, economic, cultural, and social environments.

Inductees in Hall of Honor

New Hall of Honor athletes recognized

UT Arlington celebrated inductees Mike Stamps, Elston Cawley, and Val Whitfield-Dunn, as well as the 1996-2000 men's track and field teams and San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence in the Athletics Hall of Honor.

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Education, nursing online programs ranked among best

UT Arlington is among the nation's top universities for earning a master's degree in education or nursing online, according to U.S. News & World Report's Best Online Graduate Programs rankings for 2015.

Chancellor McCraven

New UT System chancellor visits campus

UT System Chancellor William McRaven visited UT Arlington for a meeting of the Chancellor’s Council Executive Committee. The recently retired four-star Navy admiral became chancellor in January 2015.

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Grant funds study to define nursing standards

The College of Nursing and Health Innovation has received a $1.8 million grant to lead a multi-institution study of clinical experience requirements for nursing school graduates.

Norry Niven

Versatile director gaining national acclaim for creative works

The founder of Stone Core Films in Dallas and Three-One-O in Los Angeles, director Norry Niven ’85 has collaborated with some of Hollywood’s biggest names.

Laser beam coupling by a microscope objective into an optical waveguide (output from the waveguide is coupled into optical fiber)

Engineers light the way with optical advancements

Optics research in the Electrical Engineering Department is bringing new insights to data security, medical technology, and many other high-impact areas.

John Merrill

Alumnus establishes endowment to improve financial literacy

John Merrill ’11 sees a disturbing lack of financial skills among young people. That’s why the Houston-based financial adviser created an endowment to promote financial literacy.

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Fall Commencement features pomp and promise

More than 4,000 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral students became Maverick alumni by earning degrees during fall Commencement ceremonies at College Park Center.