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Mavs take top Sun Belt honors
Mavs take top sun belt honors

Men's coach Scott Cross picked up the Joe Gottfried Coach of the Year award after leading the team to its first ever Sun Belt regular season championship. Kevin Hervey also won Sun Belt Player of the Year honors and Erick Neal earned first team all-conference recognition. On the women's team, Cierra Johnson was named defensive player of the year and to the All-SBC second team while Rebekah VanDijk was named to the All-SBC first team. Both teams continue their historic seasons this week at the Sun Belt Conference Championship Tournament in New Orleans. Become a MAV CLUB member to support student-athletes at UTA and grab your CHAMPIONSHIP GEAR.

Dream Makers Scholarship Luncheon
Dream Makers Scholarship Luncheon Inspires donors

Since 2002 the Dream Makers Scholarship Luncheon has recognized donors whose gifts support some of the nation's most promising nursing and kinesiology students. UTA's College of Nursing and Health Innovation graduates the largest amount of baccalaureate educated nurses in the state. Our donors make it possible for deserving students to meet the growing demands of the healthcare industry. The 16th Annual Dream Makers Scholarship Luncheon celebrated the role of private philanthropy in making our community better. WATCH THE VIDEO.

New Math Theories

NEW MAth theories to improve imaging Technology

Researchers at UTA are working on a project that could have a substantial impact on imaging technologies, by developing new mathematical theories that can help solve outstanding problems. Technologies using imaging that could benefit include: modern healthcare equipment, national security, space exploration, and industrial applications. READ MORE.

22nd Annual Scholarship Benefit Powwow

UTA is home to the longest continually running Native American student group in Texas. Hundreds gathered at the 22nd Annual Benefit Powwow to celebrate American Indian culture and heritage. READ MORE


Scholarships Create Access and Success

"No matter how modest the contribution, you never know the size of the impact," said Love Kelly (MSW, '17). When Love doubted her ability to afford continuing her education, she received a scholarship that encouraged her to keep going. Now, as a graduate student in Social Work, she is helping Arlington's homeless population and making a difference in the community. To inspire someone like Love, become a UTA donor. SUPPORT SCHOLARSHIPS

Annual Glass Sale

Open and 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 runs from 8 am to 4 pm, with a silent auction at 2 pm. The event takes place at the Studio Arts Center at 810 S. Davis Street.

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March 8-12 | Wednesday

SBC Watch Parties | If you can't make it to New Orleans to cheer on the Mavs as they compete in the SBC Basketball Championships, find your way to Grease Monkey, 200 N. Mesquite Street, where fans will gather for watch parties throughout the tournaments. You can also catch the action streamed live on ESPN3. CHECK THE SCHEDULE

March 14 | Tuesday

UTA Baseball at Globe Life Park | The UTA baseball season is underway and will be headed to Globe Life Park in Arlington on March 14. Tickets are $10 when purchased in advance and $12 at the gate for the 7 pm contest against Texas Tech. Join us for a lively night at the ballpark and to root, root, root for the Mavericks! GET YOUR TICKETS

March 27 | Monday

Financial Literacy and Personal Finance Program | Dr. Emmanuel Morales-Camargo, director of UTA's Financial Literacy Program, presents Credit Damage Control & Re-Positioning at 6:30 pm. Hosted by UTA's College of Business, the event costs $15 with a portion of ticket sales supporting the John Merrill Endowment for Personal Finance. REGISTER

April 22 | Saturday

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 11:00 am while brunch will be served from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm. Tickets for the event cost $20 per adult and are now available. Get ready for a great event with great UTA friends. GET YOUR TICKETS

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