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Alumni Newsletter |  Institutional Advancement at The University of Texas at Arlington


A global leader in physics

Researchers at UTA finished building prototypes for an aluminum electric field cage inside a particle detector, successfully completing a major milestone for an international physics experiment conducted at the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Geneva, Switzerland. Last year, UTA had research expenditures of $3.5 million carrying out leading roles in the world’s most prestigious new particle physics experiments. READ MORE

outstanding educators
Outstanding Educators

Two UTA faculty members are among the 2018 class of outstanding educators honored by the UT System Board of Regents. Frank Foss and Regina Urban will both receive $25,000 in recognition of their commitment to student success. The Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards are some of the largest in the nation for rewarding faculty for teaching excellence. READ MORE

Lights, Camera, Action!
Telly Awards

UTA art students won two national Telly Awards in the Student and Cinematography categories. The students created three professional-grade commercials for their 2017-18 commercial film class which won a bevy of competitions. The Telly Awards were founded in 1979 to honor excellence in local, regional and cable television commercials and now includes television and non-broadcast video of all types, including the Internet. READ MORE

Going Pro
Going Pro

While Kevin Hervey is anticipating a second-round selection in tonight's NBA draft at home with his family, Maverick faithful will gather at Grease Monkey in Arlington for a draft watch party to support Hervey. UTA Athletics is hosting the event starting at 6 PM with the first selection in the draft slated for 6:30 PM.

Research Highlights
Inquiry Magazine

The Spring 2018 issue of UTA Inquiry highlights the groundbreaking and innovative work happening at UTA and is now available online. From genome sequencing to blast-related trauma in veterans, researchers at UTA are tackling our most pressing challenges. READ MORE

mavs in D.C.
Mavs in D.C.

If you're in the Washington, D.C. area, stop by Shaw's Tavern on July 24 to network with fellow Mavs and learn about a new alumni chapter starting in our nation's capital. READ MORE

Mark Your Calendar

July 4 | Wednesday

4th of July Parade | Join UTA and the City of Arlington for one of the largest and oldest 4th of July parades in Texas. The family-friendly festivities begin at 9 AM when the Arlington Community Band and Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts lead the singing of the National Anthem. Parking is available at UTA. MORE INFO

July 24 | Tuesday

Alumni Happy Hour | A popular alumni networking event, Alumni Happy Hour will be held at Urban Alchemy in Arlington. Registration is $15 and includes appetizers and UTA giveaways. Enjoy an evening of Maverick pride and UTA giveaways while supporting a local Arlington company. REGISTER

August 7 | Tuesday

Fort Worth Alumni Chapter | Brian Coltharp ('92), President and CEO of Freese and Nichols, will join the UTA Fort Worth Chapter during its August meeting at Joe T. Garcia's. If you haven't made it to a chapter meeting yet, make a point to come grab some great food and network with some great people. REGISTER

September 18 | Tuesday

UTA Night at the Rangers | The ever popular UTA Night at the Rangers is back when the Texas Rangers take on the Tampa Bay Rays at Globe Life Park! Save the date and check back with us as more details emerge about the time and location of the pre-game picnic hosted by UTA Institutional Advancement.

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Purpose Statement

Institutional Advancement at UTA is here to build traditions and create communities among the hundreds of thousands of current students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of UTA. As part of our dedicated mission, we are here to support your opportunity to be a part of the University family. We want to hear your stories and success as well as create a pathway for you to stay engaged. Email us at alumni@uta.edu and use this newsletter to stay in the mix with those you care about at The University of Texas at Arlington.


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