October 24, 2017 • View in browserAlumni E-Newsletter Archive
The University of Texas at Arlington Alumni Relations


Creating Communities
UTA Day at the Zoo

Dear Friends,


Our first-ever event at the Dallas Zoo was a huge success as Mavericks of all ages enjoyed UTA Day at the Zoo! Thanks to everyone who participated and reminded us how we can all influence the next generation of UTA faithful. We are thrilled to be building a lasting UTA alumni community. We hope to see you in a few weeks at Homecoming 2017 and the Distinguished Alumni Awards!



 Julie Barfield

Julie Barfield

Executive Director of Alumni Relations

ENhancing traditions
FSAE Alumni Reunion

The winning traditions of UTA's Formula SAE Racing Team were celebrated this past weekend at the annual FSAE Alumni Reunion. Past teams shared in the excitement of current advancements made under the direction of Dr. Bob Woods, the team's longtime director. SEE THE PHOTOS

leaving legacies
Alumna Earns Milliken Award

Jennifer Fuller ('04) received a Milken Educator Award for her tireless dedication to students at AISD Arlington Collegiate High School. Photo courtesy of Tom Fox and The Dallas Morning News.  READ MORE

going the extra mile
Pranesh Aswath

Materials Science and Engineering professor Pranesh Aswath is leading a team of researchers that has developed a pipeline of new technologies for vehicles that lower greenhouse gas emissions, reduce wear, and improve gas mileage. READ MORE

a better network
Broaden Your Network

Connect with UTA alumni in your field and build your network to include current students seeking career advice from seasoned professionals when Alumni Relations and the Lockheed Martin Career Development Center launches the new online Maverick Network. Stay tuned for your invitation to join!

Affordable Excellence
Students Graduate with Less Debt

UTA continues to demonstrate that higher education can achieve excellence while remaining accessible for all students. At a time when default rates on federal student loans are rising nationally, the rate at which students and graduates of UTA are defaulting on their student loans has dropped for the fourth consecutive year. READ MORE

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October 26 | Thursday

Topping Out | The 14th annual Topping Out Awards Program will take place on October 26 to recognize and honor excellence and teamwork in creating the built environment within the greater DFW Metroplex. The Topping Out program raises scholarship funds for students attending UTA's College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs. SPONSORSHIP INFO

November 2 | Thursday

MSS: Roland Fryer | UTA alumnus and award-winning Harvard economist Roland Fryer will visit Texas Hall as the third lecturer in the 2017-18 Maverick Speakers Series. Join us for a special VIP dinner before the lecture or grab your general seat in Texas Hall for the event. VIP TICKETS or GENERAL TICKETS

November 5-12 | Sunday

Homecoming 2017 | From basketball games to step shows and parades, homecoming week is filled with activities and events for everyone. Check out this year's website for details about how you can get involved and celebrate all things Maverick! PLAN YOUR WEEK

November 10 | Friday

Distinguished Alumni Awards | A tradition that honors those alumni who exemplify Maverick spirit, the Distinguished Alumni Awards anchor the annual UTA Homecoming festivities. Get your tickets today for the 6:30 pm reception, dinner, and awards ceremony. GET YOUR TICKETS

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Purpose Statement

Development and Alumni Relations at UTA is here to build traditions and create communities among the hundreds of thousands of current students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of UTA. As part of the dedicated Alumni Relations mission, our team is here to support your opportunity to be a part of the University family. We want to hear your stories and success as well as create a pathway for you to stay engaged. Email us at alumni@uta.edu and use this newsletter to stay in the mix with those you care about at The University of Texas at Arlington.

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