September 16, 2016 • View in browserAlumni E-Newsletter Archive
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Enrollment Climbs 7.3%

Record Numbers

The University of Texas at Arlington enrollment climbs 7.3 percent, closing in on 40,000 Texas-based students. Enrollment is anticipated to surpass 57,000 by the end of this academic year, making UTA potentially the largest campus in The University of Texas System. READ MORE


Data-Driven Discovery

George Siemens, executive director of UTA's LINK Research lab and widely known as a father of the MOOC, received a three year, $400,000 National Science Foundation grant to create new designs for networked learning and next generation knowledge building on the internet. READ MORE

Dr. Yue Deng

Global Impact

In a Fort Worth Star Telegram editorial, former Arlington mayor Richard Greene describes the impact of UTA’s prolific pace of recent achievements on the regional economy. READ MORE

MSS Reza

A Community of Ideas

Scholar and TV personality Reza Aslan presented the first lecture of the 2016-17 Maverick Speakers Series to much acclaim. Thanks to a generous gift from OVERTURE DFW, 55+ living for a New Generation, this year's series is packed with influential speakers who examine the people and ideas that impact our world. SEE THE PICTURES

Nominate a Recent Grad


Know of a deserving UTA recent graduate who has demonstrated leadership in the community? If so, you can nominate him or her for the Recent Graduate Award, a new category to be featured at this year’s the Distinguished Alumni Awards.



Maverick Life

A tradition unlike any other, the annual mud volleyball tournament affectionately known as Oozeball is taking over campus next Friday, September 23. Grab some friends, pack some clean clothes, and dig into the mud!


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Mark Your Calendar

September 22 | Thursday

Deans' Welcome Reception | A 5:30 to 7:30 pm reception is scheduled to officially welcome College of Education Dean Teresa Taber Doughty and College of Engineering Dean Peter E. Crouch at The Gallery at UTA in the Fine Arts Building.

October 4 | Tuesday

UTA Fort Worth Center Alumni Breakfast | UTA Fort Worth Center alumni are invited to a networking breakfast from 7:30 am to 9:00 am at Gallery 76102. Reconnect with fellow Mavericks and hear about the latest UTA news and achievements. REGISTER FOR THE EVENT

October 16 | Sunday

UTA Day at FC Dallas | Join us for a social gathering at Mattito's and a pre-game experience at Toyota Stadium in Frisco as the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Champion FC Dallas takes on the Seattle Sounders Football Club at 4:00 pm. Tickets to the social event and match can be purchased together or separately. BUY TICKETS

October 27 | Thursday

SEIR Groundbreaking | UTA and Arlington leaders will break ground on the 220,000-square-foot Science and Engineering Innovation and Research building dedicated to innovative research, collaborative solutions, and workforce development.

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