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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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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 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.

Maverick Speakers

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.

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Innovation Day@UTA showcases students’ creative, problem-solving skills

The next generation of inventors came to campus October 22 for InnovationDay@UTA, with 18 high school and college teams competing to design prototype vehicles that could move without using fuel and batteries.

Daymond John

Shark Tank entrepreneur next for Maverick Speakers Series

The 2015-16 Maverick Speakers Series continues with entrepreneur Daymond John on Nov. 10 as part of Homecoming 2015. The founder and CEO of global lifestyle brand FUBU, John is a cast member on the popular Shark Tank TV show.

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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.

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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.