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UTA classified as top research university

The elite Carnegie Classification of R-1: Doctoral Universities recognizes thriving research universities infusing their regions with technology, knowledge, and talent.

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Education and nursing programs among nation’s best

The University of Texas at Arlington is among the leading academic institutions for students who want to pursue a graduate degree in education or nursing online, according to U.S. News & World Report.

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UTA hosts top international physicists

Some 150 leading international physicists are convening at UTA this week to collaborate on the game-changing particle physics experiment known as the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment, or DUNE.

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Bioengineers seek new way to diagnose traumatic brain injuries

Bioengineering Chair Michael Cho is leading a collaborative effort to make it easier to recognize symptoms of traumatic brain injuries caused by blast shockwaves in the battlefield.

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Basketball Coach Scott Cross achieves milestone

With more than 163 wins, Scott Cross is now the Mavericks’ all-time winningest coach, surpassing Eddie McCarter, who coached UTA from 1992-2006. Cross played for and was an assistant under McCarter.

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Student-athletes give back

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.