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Robert J.  Gatchel, Distinguished Professor of Psychology

Psychology professor honored for tackling stressful issues

After studying chronic stress and pain for forty years, psychology Professor Robert J. Gatchel is being honored with a life achievement award by the American Psychological Foundation. Gatchel oversees UTA's Center of Excellence for the Study of Health and Chronic Illnesses.

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Lockheed Martin donation fuels career development at UTA

UTA announced the naming of the Lockheed Martin Career Development Center in recognition of a $1.5 million gift to enhance development and preparation of graduates for high-demand fields, such as engineering.

Erick Neal of the Mavs basketball team makes a layup

Mavs charge past Akron in NIT second round

The UTA men's basketball team will play CSU Bakersfield at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, at College Park Center in the NIT quarterfinals. The Mavs beat Akron 85-60 Monday. Tickets are available at utatickets.com.

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UTA graduate programs ranked among nation’s best

Graduate programs in each of UTA’s eight schools and colleges are ranked among the nation’s best according to 2018 assessments by U.S. News and World Report, a recognized leader in higher education rankings.

Movin Mavs celebrate in group photo

Movin’ Mavs win 8th national championship

The Movin' Mavs men's wheelchair basketball team won its eighth national championship title, the first under Coach Doug Garner, with a 76-52 victory over Wisconsin-Whitewater on Saturday.

Head Coach Scott Cross, Kevin Hervey, and the men's basketball team celebrating

UTA wins top SBC awards

The men's and women's basketball teams took home the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, and Coach of the Year titles.

Jalen Jones dribbling down the court

Basketball teams top contenders in championship tourneys

The men's basketball and the Movin' Mavs and the Lady Movin' Mavs wheelchair basketball teams are No. 1 seeds going into their conference tournaments. The women's basketball team is at least a No. 3 seed for its championship play.

Grand Prairie ISD Superintendent Susan Hull and UTA President Vistasp Karbhari sign the document

UTA, GPISD partner for tomorrow’s teachers

UTA and the Grand Prairie school district created the Education & Leadership Preparatory Program to tackle the shortage of bilingual and ESL teachers by giving high school students an early start on their teaching careers.

student researchers working in lab

New programs support undergraduate research

UTA has developed three new programs that allow undergraduates to work in research, including one that enables students to use their federal work-study hours.

Kids at Innovation Day

UTA hosts event supporting local entrepreneurs

InnovationDay@UTA will feature a Shark Tank-style competition for high school and college students, student and faculty startup pitches, a community startup showcase, and much more. Register at utainnovation.com.