March 26, 2017 • View in browserAlumni E-Newsletter Archive
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Historic Season

In front of 6,336 Maverick faithful, the men's basketball team closed an historic season with a hard-fought loss to the Roadrunners of CSU Bakersfield in the quarterfinals of the National Invitation Tournament on Wednesday night at College Park Center. Sun Belt Conference Coach of the Year Scott Cross and Player of the Year Kevin Hervey helped the Mavs set a program record with 27 wins this year and the program's first regular-season Sun Belt Conference championship. Wednesday night's attendance marked the second-largest basketball crowd in College Park Center history. Congratulations on an outstanding season, Mavs! READ MORE

CDC Naming Ceremony

A $1.5 million gift from Lockheed Martin will help enhance The University of Texas at Arlington’s strategic approach to career development and preparation of skilled and accomplished graduates for high-demand fields. The University announced the naming of the Lockheed Martin Career Development Center this past Monday. WATCH THE VIDEO

Student Success
Star-Telegram Highlights UTA Student Success

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram profiled UTA junior Jessica Lilley in its coverage of the Annual Celebration of Excellence by Students (ACES). ACES showcases the best in undergraduate and graduate research projects at UTA. Jessica's focus is on helping police better process crime scenes and determine if drugs are involved. READ MORE

Gatchel Receives Honor

Robert J. Gatchel, Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Nancy P. & John G. Penson Endowed Professor of Clinical Health Psychology, has been awarded the American Psychological Foundation’s 2017 Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in the Application of Psychology. Gatchel earned the award for his work in health psychology, particularly in the causes, assessment and treatment of chronic pain behavior. READ MORE

Graduate Programs Ranked

Graduate programs in each of UTA’s eight schools and colleges are ranked among the nation’s best according to 2018 assessments by U.S. News and World Report. More than twenty programs are ranked, including seven in the College of Engineering. READ MORE

Military Honors

Three former ROTC cadets at UTA were inducted into the Military Science Hall of Honor on Saturday, March 25. Retired Lt. Col. Andy Cano, retired Col. Kenneth E. Smith, and Floyd Wine were honored at 10:30 a.m. in the Bluebonnet Ballroom of the E.H. Hereford University Center.
Mark Your Calendar

March 28 | Tuesday

Interfaith Event | UTA in partnership with Faith Forward Dallas at Thanks-Giving Square will host an open discussion about creating and perpetuating a community of respect and compassion with three North Texas faith leaders. Open to the public, the event takes place from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Rosebud Theatre of the E.H. Hereford University Center. EVENT DETAILS

April 1 | Saturday

Annual Glass Sale | Free to the public, the highly regarded Annual Glass Sale hosted by UTA's College of Liberal Arts Glass Art program will feature thousands of handcrafted works of glass and a live demonstration. The sale begins at 8 a.m. and takes place at the Studio Arts Center at 810 S. Davis Street. READ MORE

April 22 | Saturday

UTA Jazz Brunch | Time to hit all the right notes at the annual UTA Jazz Brunch during the Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival. Performances by UTA ensembles start at 11 am while brunch will be served from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm. Tickets for the event at $20 per adult are now available. Get ready for a great event with great UTA friends. GET YOUR TICKETS

May 31 | Wednesday

Call for Distinguished Alumni Awards | Know a deserving UTA grad who has enthusiastically supported the University within the community and made a substantial impact on his or her field? UTA Alumni Relations is now taking nominations for Distinguished Alumni Awards and the Recent Grad Award. Send us your nomination by May 31! DAA or RECENT GRAD NOMINATIONS

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