May 4, 2018 • View in browserAlumni E-Newsletter Archive
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Brazos Farewell

Several hundred current and former Brazos House residents gathered once more to bid a fond farewell to the beloved building last Saturday. Alumni from the 1960s to 2017 came from as far as Calgary, Canada, to reunite with friends and former roommates. View the photos from the day's festivities or own a piece of UTA history! With a gift to support scholarships, you can receive a brick, door, or room number sign. MORE INFO

International ALumni Spotlight
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More than 100 EMBA alumni and current students greeted President Karbhari during a recent trip to Taipei. Dr. Karbhari's visit to Taiwan is an example of the growing partnerships with international universities that are helping to advance UTA's mission to create global impact. If you are interested in becoming involved with activities in Taiwan, please email Alumni Relations, and we will provide an update for your region.

investigating heart health
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Subhrangsu Mandal, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, and Linda Perrotti, neuroscientist and associate professor of psychology, received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the link between the ovarian hormone estradiol and the liver's ability to regulate cholesterol. The research could lead to new treatments for cardiovascular disease. READ MORE

Piper Professor
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David Hullender, a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, earned the distinction of Piper Professor from the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation this year for his commitment to equipping students with a thorough understanding of engineering principles. READ MORE

helping veterans
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Marquerite Herzog, a biology doctoral student, received a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to study the molecular causes of behavior change after an individual suffers a loss. Her research could help combat veterans cope with post-traumatic stress disorder. READ MORE

Science of survival
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Naomi Cleghorn, associate professor of sociology and anthropology, helped unearth evidence of the Toba volcanic eruption in South Africa that links two different archaeological sites and provides evidence of how early humans lived and survived. READ MORE

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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 soon. 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 Picnic | Root for the home team as UTA Alumni Relations hosts a picnic before the Mavs take on Texas State. Purchase pregame picnic tickets for the fajita buffet from Fuzzy's (kids 2 and under are free) or show your alumni membership card at the gate for 2 free game tickets. PICNIC TICKETS

May 24-27 | Thursday-Sunday

Special Olympics of Texas | UTA hosts the 2018 Summer Games of the Special Olympics of Texas. If you haven't seen the opening ceremonies when law enforcement officers run through campus with the Olympic torch, it's a special time. Be a part of the fun and celebrate great athletes! MORE INFO

June 14-16 | Thursday-Saturday

International Folk Art Market | More than 40 master folk artists will come together at The Green at College Park for the world's largest international folk art market. In its second year, the event will include international cuisine, live entertainment, family-friendly activities, and more. MORE INFO

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