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Michael Choice signing an autograph for a fan

A pipeline to the major leagues

With five former Mavericks seeing major league action in 2014, UT Arlington has gained a national reputation for producing top baseball talent.

Rebekah Carlile using her playwriting program with patients at Cook Children's Hospital.

Playwriting helps kids learn language skills

A program developed by a UT Arlington mind, brain, and education graduate student gives children the opportunity to tell their own stories while developing narrative writing skills.

Devin Doyel

Creating pathways to student success

A partnership between UTA and the Arlington school district will offer high school students classroom and enrichment experiences to boost their success in science, technology, engineering, and math.

Tatiana Baeva with orphans

UTA team travels to Russia to teach orphans

Russian language Lecturer Tatiana Baeva and a group of UTA students travel to Russia to teach and mentor orphans through the nonprofit Allies in Youth Development.

Glen Whitley

Alumnus’ influence extends throughout North Texas

Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley ’76 traces his prolific civic and professional involvement to his parents, who taught him the importance of giving back to the community.

Zhiyong Yang

Parents wield influence over teen smoking

A marketing professor’s study shows that parents have a greater impact on their grade-school-age children’s attitudes toward tobacco than peers or advertisers.

Mass Effect

Video game aids mentally ill patients

A social work graduate student is transforming the popular video game Mass Effect 3 into an effective therapy treatment for people with mental illness.

Water Worries

Researchers devise novel methods to extend the water supply

Water safety is a major concern in North Texas, where city officials and residents fret over the stability of the supply. UT Arlington is taking the lead in this important field.

piles of trash at the landfill

Civil engineers turn landfills into a power source

An innovative recirculation system developed by two civil engineers is providing a source of electricity for about 1,600 households in Denton, Texas.

GO Center at Seguin High School

Preparing high school students for college

Staffed by UT Arlington student mentors, GO Centers are offices in area high schools that help students navigate the college admission and application process.