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


Making History Again

Already UTA's all-time rebounding leader, Kevin Hervey made history once again with his selection in the 2018 NBA draft. Taken by the Oklahoma City Thunder as the 57th pick overall, Hervey became the highest draft selection in program history. He was also the first Sun Belt Conference player drafted since 2015 and the fourth UTA player ever to be selected in the draft. READ MORE

Physics Matters
UTA Alumni Relations

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded UTA assistant professor of physics Benjamin Jones $750,000 to develop a sensor for particle experiments that focus on the neutrino, a subatomic particle that may offer an answer to the lingering mystery of the universe’s matter-antimatter imbalance. Research performed by Jones and physics doctoral student Austin McDonald, both pictured above, could elucidate theories about the universe's existence. READ MORE

Award-Winning teacher
UTA Alumni Relations

Greg Hale, UTeach Arlington co-director and assistant dean of science, received the UTeach STEM Education Association’s (USEA) 2018 Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award. UTeach is a science and mathematics secondary teacher preparation program that began in 1997 to address the need for more highly qualified science and math teachers. READ MORE

See you there!
July 4th Parade

Don't forget to make your way to the Arlington 4th of July parade next week to catch two UTA floats in the procession. UTA dignitaries, spirit groups, and the UTA Marching Band will be a large part of the annual festivities and community spirit. READ MORE

Top of their game
Men's Track & Field Win Triple Crown

UTA’s John Sauerhage and Alexus Henry earned lofty awards from the Texas Track & Field Coaches Association. Sauerhage was named the Women’s Collegiate Coach of the Year, while Henry claimed Women’s Collegiate Field Athlete of the Year accolades. READ MORE

Alumni Happy Hour
UTA Alumni Relations

A popular alumni networking event, Alumni Happy Hour will take place at Urban Alchemy in Arlington on July 24 at 5:30 PM. Registration is $15 and includes appetizers and UTA giveaways. Enjoy an evening of Maverick pride while supporting a local Arlington company. REGISTER

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Mark Your Calendar

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 noon August meeting at Joe T. Garcia's. If you haven't made it to a chapter meeting yet, make a point to stop by 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 Alumni Relations.

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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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