April 27, 2018 • View in browserAlumni E-Newsletter Archive
UTA Alumni Relations


New Business Dean

President Vistasp Karbhari announced on Tuesday that Harry Dombroski, a longtime Hunt Consolidated and Hunt Oil Co. executive, will become the next dean of the College of Business. Appointing Dombroski to this position will give UTA a stronger relationship with the Dallas business community and create new opportunities for students to learn from a proven industry leader. READ MORE

Global Mavs: community in china
Liang Kong

The success of UTA's EMBA programs in China has led to a growing need for alumni representation and a specific point of contact for alumni activities in the area. Liang Kong (left), who has served as the program director for over a decade, is now also the director of alumni relations in China. UTA alumni in China can look forward to new opportunities to connect with alumni in the near future. If you are interested in becoming involved with activities in China, please email Alumni Relations, and we will provide an update for your region.

Office of Naval Research Grants
Makeev Receive's ONR Grants

Andrew Makeev, director of UTA's Advanced Materials and Structures Lab and a professor of aerospace engineering, has received two Office of Naval Research grants worth nearly $1.5 million to further enhance the lab’s capabilities. The first grant will upgrade UTA’s unique computed tomography facilities to enable high-resolution, in situ, three-dimensional material characterization. The second will be used to study the physics phenomena governing the manufacturing irregularities in composite parts. READ MORE

singing in the rain
UTA Alumni Relations

The rain couldn't put a damper on our Maverick spirit at this year's annual Jazz Brunch. From great food to great friends, the event had something for everyone and anchored UTA's presence in one of Fort Worth's marquee festivals. SEE THE PICS

One last tradition
UTA Alumni Relations

Rubbing the top of E.H. Hereford's bust for good luck is a standard tradition all of us have experienced, and when accompanied by receiving your class ring, it becomes a major milestone in your life as a forever Maverick. At this year's ring ceremony, you could feel the excitement and pride in all who attended. SEE THE PICS

new technology
UTA Alumni Relations

UTA computer scientists and liberal arts professors received a National Science Foundation grant to build a campus-wide research program aimed at linking assistive technology, artificial intelligence, and disability studies. The program will develop new technologies that help people with disabilities navigate daily tasks. READ MORE

Mark Your Calendar

April 28 | Saturday

Brazos House Farewell | Did you live in and love Brazos House? Come celebrate the building and share your memories at a picnic as UTA says goodbye to the beloved building and hello to the potential to create new spaces for future generations of Mavericks. The gathering will take place from 4 to 7 PM. REGISTER

May 10-12 | Thursday-Saturday

Commencement | It's never too early to plan for graduation ceremonies nor is it ever too early to congratulate the newest class of the UTA alumni family. Be a part of the celebration and share a bit of advice with the class of 2018 as they prepare to walk the stage and start the next chapter of their lives. MORE INFO

May 14 | Monday

UTA Metro Golf Tournament | The 45th Annual UTA Metro Golf Tournament will tee off at the Golf Club at Fossil Creek in Fort Worth. Alumni receive a special rate to play but hurry! Registration ends Monday, April 30. Sign up as a single player or a team of four. It will be an 8 AM shotgun start. REGISTER

May 18 | Friday

Alumni and Friends at Clay Gould Ballpark | Root for the home team as UTA Alumni Relations hosts a picnic before your Mavericks take on Texas State in a Sun Belt Conference showdown. Purchase your ticket for a fajita buffet from Fuzzy's and UTA giveaways. Kids 2 and under are free! TICKETS

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