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Kent Elliott and Blake Samper

Students' environmental design wins high honors

The Environmental Protection Agency has recognized two landscape architecture students for their design of a campus stormwater runoff system.

Biology Department Chair Jonathan Campbell and his wife, Tanya Dowdeywatch video

Couple donate extensive collection of African art

Biology Department Chair Jonathan Campbell and his wife, Tanya Dowdey, have donated a large portion of their African art collection to the College of Liberal Arts.

John F. Kennedy illustration by Sean McCabe

Student essays shed light on JFK assassination

A professor emeritus rediscovered an essay collection that reveals the anxiety, despair, and anger felt by UT Arlington students four days after John F. Kennedy’s assassination in Dallas.

Bill Rasmussenwatch video

ESPN founder shares story of creating sports network

By refusing to take "no" for an answer, Bill Rasmussen built ESPN into the worldwide leader of TV sports programming. He detailed his challenges and triumphs as part of the Maverick Speakers Series.

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Math Department receives NSF grant for scholarships

A National Science Foundation S-STEM grant will help undergraduates with up to $10,000 in stipends, tuition, and fees as they pursue their future in teaching, research, or other math-based professions.

American Defined: Jose Antonio Vargaswatch video

Pulitzer Prize winner addresses immigration policies

Jose Antonio Vargas discussed his life as an undocumented immigrant in the semester's first Maverick Speakers Series lecture. A native of the Philippines, Vargas says he has spent much of his life trying to prove he's an American.

Diversity Week group

UT Arlington rated as nation's fifth most diverse university

U.S. News and World Report ranks UT Arlington fifth nationally for providing a racially and ethnically diverse campus. The University moved up from seventh place in last year's diversity rankings.

PR2 robot

Gifts assist new high-tech health care lab

Recent gifts of high-tech robots totaling more than $1 million will help the Assistive Robotics Laboratory focus on improving technology to aid nurses, navigate dangerous terrain, and much more.

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Record $7.5 million commitment from Shimadzu boosts innovation

The largest philanthropic gift in UT Arlington history will advance research in environmental testing, human disease analysis, pharmaceutical development, and more.

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Backstage pass

Aided by mirrors and makeup, students transformed themselves into characters while crewmembers prepared the set for a spring production of Fiddler on the Roof.