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Ali Alrubaiee is an Iraqi native who became a trusted interpreter for the U.S. Military. Now an American citizen, he recently graduated from UTA's College of Nursing and Health Innovation. Soldiers who served with him came to celebrate and thank him for saving their lives.
Pomp and circumstance were on full display Dec. 17-19 as several thousand UTA graduates participated in seven Commencement ceremonies in College Park Center.
Randi Burns cheered for UTA in the late 1990s, but then life took a series of twists and turns, including a seven-year battle with Lyme disease. As she regained strength, she rediscovered UTA and will graduate this week.
Students received their class rings and experienced some of UTA's favorite traditions at the Maverick Ring Ceremony on Dec. 12, 2015, in the Bluebonnet Ballroom.
More than 6,500 students are earning degrees from UTA this week, joining the ranks of more than 200,000 Maverick alumni worldwide. The December 17-19 commencement ceremonies are tailored for graduates who complete their degrees in summer or fall. Watch each ceremony live with real-time streaming video.
A native of Iraq who translated for the U.S. military during the war is graduating from UTA’s esteemed College of Nursing and Health Innovation. Now an American citizen, Ali Alrubaiee continues to make a difference in the lives of United States veterans.
UTA student athletes are winning on and off the court. The Sun Belt Conference named UTA’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee the winner of its Community Service Initiative for the month of November.
Fort Worth entrepreneur Larry Kemp, a 1980 graduate who is chief executive officer of Kemp & Sons General Services, credits his UTA education for giving him the foundation for success. “It told me I can compete with the best of them.”
The University was one of four institutions selected by NASA to develop improved methods for oxygen recovery and reuse aboard spacecraft. Such technology could one day help put a human on Mars.
A UTA landscape architect’s theory of native urban polycultures could lead to smarter, more cost-effective planting for casual home gardeners and large commercial landscapers