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Homecoming court

Experience the excitement of all things Maverick

The Homecoming Court is ready for the big basketball game Saturday night. Are you? An indoor festival and pep rally also highlight this weekend's Homecoming events.

Hailey Chivers in Nepal

Student trip benefits Nepalese schoolchildren

Through the nonprofit Global Community for Education, students and professors traveled to Nepal to hand-deliver school supplies to classrooms in a remote Himalayan village.

car sharing road with bicycle

Embracing technology to improve public transportation

As part of a federal government initiative, UT Arlington researchers are studying whether alternative transportation options can create more livable communities.

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.