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Award-winning alumnus

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.”

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Helping NASA enable human space travel to mars

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.

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Native polycultures could transform urban landscapes

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

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Discovering sustainable solutions for our aging infrastructure

To preserve and update the state’s aging roadways, UTA civil engineers are turning to novel solutions, from slopes shored up with plastic pins to bridges with built-in heating systems.

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Thousands revel in Homecoming celebration

Maverick pride filled the College Park District as thousands of alumni, students, faculty, staff, and community members enjoyed fun and festivities during Homecoming 2015, culminating with an exciting win by the men's basketball team.

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UTA honors six alumni at annual gala

The University honored five exemplary alumni and one outstanding honorary alumnus at the 50th annual Distinguished Alumni Awards held Thursday, Nov. 12.

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UTA named best university in Texas for veterans

In its annual “Best for Vets” ranking, Military Times named UTA the best four-year college in Texas for military veterans and No. 16 in the nation for servicemen and servicewomen.

Homecoming 2015

Homecoming brings exciting events

Experience the unbridled enthusiasm for all things Maverick during Homecoming 2015. A street festival, parade, pep rally, and basketball games highlight an action-packed week of events.

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UTA physicists are uncovering the secrets of the universe

After helping discover the long-elusive Higgs boson, researchers in the University’s Center of Excellence in High Energy Physics are tackling new challenges as they try to solve some of the universe’s greatest mysteries.

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Cheer on the Lady Mavs against Baylor

Be part of the pre-game pep rally 1:30 p.m. Nov. 13 then board the bus to Waco, where we’ll fill the stands with orange and blue at Baylor’s Ferrell Center and show the Lady Bears that UTA is an unstoppable force.