A recent grant from JPMorgan Chase will help UT Arlington fund educational opportunities for military veterans. The gift will allow the University to expand its successful Student Veteran Project, which offers free, specialized admissions and counseling services to undergraduate veterans who want to return to college. Veterans Administration surveys show that UT Arlington has one of the largest populations of student veterans and active duty military personnel in Texas.
METRO ARLINGTON XPRESS
The Metro Arlington Xpress continues to make travel more convenient for the UTA community. Buses make regular trips between the College Park District and the TRE CentrePort/DFW Airport Station. Begun last fall, the MAX is a public transportation partnership involving UT Arlington, the city of Arlington, the Arlington Chamber of Commerce, Trinity Railway Express, and Dallas Area Rapid Transit. For details, go to ridethemax.com.
UT Arlington and the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History have launched the Research and Learning Center, a collaboration that allows scientists to engage with the public. The center opened in January in the museum’s first-floor gallery and is a partnership with the College of Education and Health Professions. The only center of its kind in the Southwest, it invites museum visitors to participate in short research interactions.