Portrait of a UTA Family
The Taylor family's association with UTA and its preceding institutions began in 1911. It continues today through Lloyd Clark and his granddaughter, sophomore Alida Eggen.

Birth of Nations spawned UTA family affair
With the family home on land now occupied by UTA's South 40 parking lot, it's not surprising that seven Nation siblings attended neighboring North Texas Agricultural College in the 1930s and 1940s.



Campus Buzz

Designed with a global view
New dean brings international experience to School of Architecture
Improving technology will be a priority of School of Architecture Dean Martha Ellen LaGess, who assumes her duties Sept. 1.

Springing forward
Graduate students lead the way in spring enrollment increase
Graduate students like Ruby Ruperto and her Contemporary Science classmates significantly boosted University enrollment for spring 2001, the fifth consecutive semester of enrollment increases.

Writing for the Digital Age
New  tools and technologies are taking one Honors English class online and into the future
When students in Martin Danahay’s Honors English class get ready to work, they don’t pull textbooks out of their backpacks. Instead, they each slide a thin, black Toshiba laptop onto their desk, flip up the cover and log in to UTA’s first completely wireless class.

Military intelligence
UTA is among 29 universities offering online degrees to Army personnel
By day, Army Sgt. Doug Robinson works as a helicopter mechanic at Fort Campbell, Ky. By night, he's a husband, father of two, and—surprise—a UTA student.

Worldwide welcome
International recruitment efforts are expected to pay long-term dividends
New faces, from places all over the world, keep coming through the UTA front door. And, with continuing international recruitment efforts, the University is keeping the welcome mat on the doorstep.

Martin named development VP
UTA has named Lt. Col. Mark Martin vice president for development.

UTA adds four to Walk of Fame
The names of four distinguished University alumni and supporters were added to the Walk of Fame in April.

Laughing with Liz
Liz Carpenter, a former aide to President Lyndon B. Johnson and press secretary to Lady Bird Johnson, spoke at an April luncheon sponsored by the UTA Women’s Studies Program.

Brief summaries of noteworthy campus happenings.

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