[UTA Magazine]




Feature Stories

Keith Alcorn produced his first animated films as a UTA student in the 1970s. Now, the co-founder of DNA Productions is reaping the benefits of his recent Oscar nomination for Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius.

Cello student Amirosh Issa has immersed himself in music as a way to cope with the death of his brother, Vic. His talent and passion landed him a spot in Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Project tour.

As the oldest student on campus, 85-year-old Charles Johnson has lived through the history that he studies in class. As UTA's youngest full-time student, 15-year-old Jocelyn Zee is on the fast track to medical school.

Octogenarian says learning keeps her young

14-year-old pursues degree in computer science

At 18, Andi Baritchi was the youngest person to earn a master's degree at UTA and is on pace to become the University's youngest Ph.D. graudate. June Woodruff, on the other hand, was 75 when she received a degree in organ performance.

English Professor Emory Estes' UTA career has spanned six decades, while mathematics Associate Professor Minerva Cordero-Epperson just completed her first year on campus.

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