No place like home
Meet the new Alumni Association director and learn how she's making increasing membership a top priority.

Three former cadets join Military
Science Hall of Hono
Read about this year's Military Science Hall of Honor inductees.

University receives highest Carnegie classification
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has placed UTA in the Doctoral/ Research Extensive category in its latest classification of American higher education.

Enrollment surges past 20,000
Enrollment reached a four-year high in the fall, topping 20,000 for the first time since 1996.


Larry Dowler

Hometown: Fort Worth


Resides in: Fort Worth

Married with a son and a stepdaughter

UTA career: Earned a B.S. in biology in 1979 and a teaching certificate in 1997. He was inducted into the Athletic Hall of Honor in 1998.

Embarking on a teaching career after spending time in the Marines and the private security business. He's currently substitute teaching in Birdville and Keller.

Olympic career: Finished ninth in the 100-meter breaststroke for the United States at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal.

Most vivid Olympic memory: "It definitely would be walking into the stadium during the Opening Ceremonies. Being able to watch the two people run in and light the flame was very exciting."


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