December 22, 2017 • View in browserAlumni E-Newsletter Archive
The University of Texas at Arlington Alumni Relations


From Our Family to Yours
From Our Family to Yours!

Dear Friends,


Along with UTA President Vistasp Karbhari, we want to wish you a very bright and merry holiday season! We look forward to making new memories with you, our Maverick family, in 2018. Whether you join us at events like UTA Day at the Rodeo, get involved with the Maverick Network, or create an internship for one of the many talented and dedicated students at the University, we hope your New Year brings great success and prosperity!



 Julie Barfield

Julie Barfield

Executive Director of Alumni Relations

Get Loud, MavCity!
Get Loud, MavCity!

Your Mavericks are working harder than ever to put UTA on the map in both men's and women's basketball. Join us to support these incredible student-athletes. Get your tickets today for the upcoming doubleheader on January 4 versus Troy at College Park Center and bring the kids! Children receive free admission!


Meet the newest Maverick Alumni
Meet the Newest Alumni

Before the more than 5,400 students walked across the stage last weekend and became the most recent members of our alumni family, we had a chance to catch up with a few of them and hear their incredible stories. Learn more about them and share in our  Maverick pride! WATCH THEIR STORIES

Safer Bridges
Safer Bridges

Nur Yazdani, a civil engineering professor, recently was called to inspect and evaluate new and existing concrete bridge components using ground-penetrating radar, thermal imaging, and ultrasound tomography to test 30 bridges in the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex. READ MORE

UTAPD Honored
UTAPD Honored

As part of UTA's community that cares, the UTA Police Department was one of five university police departments in the U.S. recognized for its highly successful National Night Out efforts in 2017. This marks the fifth consecutive year UTAPD has earned this honor. READ MORE

International recognition
Interational Recognition

Krishnan Rajeshwar, UTA distinguished professor of chemistry and biochemistry, received a Doctor Honoris Causa degree from the University of Szeged in Hungary, in recognition for his numerous collaborations with the University that have led to 29 joint publications and research on new high-performance materials for solar fuel generation. READ MORE
Mark Your Calendar

January 4 | Thursday

UTA Basketball | Come out and Mav Up as both the men's and women's basketball teams work toward another victory at College Park Center. The women tip-off at 5 PM and the men start at 7:15 PM. Children under the age of 18 get in free! GET YOUR TICKETS

January 21 | Sunday

UTA Day at the Rodeo | Tickets are available for the annual UTA Day at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo. Saddle up with all your favorite UTA folk and get a hearty BBQ lunch with all the fixin's at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. GET YOUR TICKETS

February 20 | Tuesday

MSS: Michael Pollan | Best-selling author and sustainable food critic Michael Pollan makes his way to Texas Hall to take us on One Writer's Trip: From the Garden to the Plate and the Beyond in the fourth installment of the 2017-2018 Maverick Speakers Series. Get your GENERAL or VIP TICKETS

April 21 | Saturday

UTA Alumni Jazz Brunch | Save the date and hit all the right notes at the UTA Jazz Brunch during the Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival. Performances by UTA jazz ensembles will accompany the catered brunch event. Tickets will be available soon.

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