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Grant aims to help more UTA students earn degrees

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.

Bold Solutions, Global Impact

Strategic Plan | 2020

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.

David Nygren

Noted physicist wins prestigious national award

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.

Heng Huang

Research offers hope in battling Alzheimer’s disease

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.

Oozeball player

A muddy good time had by all

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.

students at activity fair

UTA posts record enrollment of Texas-based students

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.

Matthew Walsh

Study could bridge gap between ecology, evolution

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.

Mia Farrow

Popular Maverick Speakers Series kicks off in October

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.

students fill college park center

Off to a rousing start

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.

AISD students pose with UTA president Vistasp Karbhari

UT Arlington, AISD launch STEM Academy

A partnership between UT Arlington and the Arlington Independent School District, the new STEM Academy allows high school students to earn early-college credit in the science, technology, engineering, and math fields.