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EMBA Program Tier One Again
EMBA Ranked Tier 1 Again

CEO Magazine ranked UTA’s College of Business Executive MBA program No. 1 in Texas, No. 16 in the United States, and No. 21 among Global MBA programs. This is the second consecutive year the College of Business has earned the Tier 1 ranking. READ MORE

UTA Students earn spots on national teams
Six UTA Students Named to National Teams

Six UTA students have been selected for four national sports teams: women’s wheelchair basketball, men’s under-23 wheelchair basketball, rugby and the U.S. Military Invictus Games. Pictured from top left to bottom right, Fabian Romo, Morgan Wood, Josie Aslakson, Abigail Dunkin, Alejandro Pabon, and Matt Grashen are among the UTA students picked to represent the United States. (Photo Credit: Jeremy Schack) READ MORE

Education and Social Work Among Best In Nation
Education and Social Work Among Best

UTA's focus on quality education continues to garner results as new rankings place the College of Education and School of Social Work among the best in the nation. College Choice ranked UTA's College of Education No. 5 in the nation and No. 2 in Texas. The School of Social Work's Master of Social Work program was ranked No. 29 in the United States. The College list is based on data from U.S. News and World Report, the National Center for Education Statistics, and ratings from the National Council on Teacher Quality.

Faculty Startup named one of 40 best
Faculty Startup Named One of 40 Best

Jon Wiedanz, UTA biology professor and associate vice president for research, is the co-founder and chief scientific officer for AbeXXa Biologics, a startup named one of the 40 "Best University Startups 2017". The list was made by the National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer, a Washington-based association of startup officers from the top research universities in the US.

Alumna Blazes Trail
Alumna Blazes Her Own Path

When UTA alumna Wyntress B. Ware saw an opportunity to transition from a career in nursing through the Minority and Women Business Enterprises plan, she took her chance and created Ware + Associates, a burgeoning public relations agency in Fort Worth. FORT WORTH BUSINESS PRESS

Fort Worth Alumni Chapter

UTA Alumni Relations is hosting the first networking event of the Fort Worth Alumni Chapter at Joe T. Garcia's on Tuesday, June 6, from 12 to 1 p.m. Join us to meet fellow Mavericks and hear what's new at your alma mater. REGISTER NOW

Fort Worth Alumni Chapter Event
Mark Your Calendar

May 31 | Wednesday

Nominate a Deserving Grad | Know a deserving grad who has enthusiastically supported UTA within the community and made a substantial impact on his or her field? Nominations are now open for the Distinguished Alumni and Recent Grad Awards. Send us your nomination by May 31! DAA or RECENT GRAD NOMINATIONS

June 16 | Friday

International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe | The renowned International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe—rated the Best Art Festival in America by USA Today—is coming to the city of Arlington Friday-Saturday, June 16-17, at The Green at College Park on the east side of the UTA campus. READ MORE

June 20 | Tuesday

TTP 2017 | UTA’s Center for Underground Infrastructure Research and Education will host the 2017 Trenchless Technology and Pipe Conference for water sewer, oil, and gas applications on June 20. The all-day conference features a keynote address by John Carman, Water Director for the City of Fort Worth. REGISTER HERE

July 4 | Tuesday

Arlington 4th of July Parade | Since 1965, Arlington has been home to one of the largest 4th of July parades in Texas. The parade route winds through UTA's College Park District and will include UTA-sponsored floats. Gather your family and friends for the 9 a.m. parade and celebrate America, the beautiful! PARADE INFO

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