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


Game Time!
UTA Basketball Season Tickets

UTA's men's and women's basketball teams compete this weekend at College Park Center as part of the ongoing 2018 Homecoming celebrations. The Lady Mavs take on Jackson State at 2:30 PM, followed by the annual street festival on Spaniolo Drive and Homecoming Parade at 5:15 PM. The men's team then competes against Northern Iowa in their game at 7 PM. UTA's Homecoming Coronation will take place during halftime. Alumni can still purchase tickets to both games and to Party on the Plaza, a gathering on Moritz Plaza prior to the men's basketball game.

Better brain trauma Treatment
Better Brain Trauma Treatment

Weidong Zhou, a Distinguished University Professor in electrical engineering, is working in collaboration with a pioneer in the field to develop an implantable optical probe that can be inserted in the brain and used to monitor brain function after traumatic injuries or surgeries, then be absorbed by the body. If successful, the device would increase patient comfort during recovery and lessen the risks of complications from surgery to remove monitoring devices. READ MORE

International Recognition
international recognition

Muhammad Farooq Wahab, a research engineering scientist at UTA, was named to the Analytical Chemists 2018 Top 40 Under 40 Power List of young analytical scientists, published by the prestigious British magazine The Analytical Scientist in its October 2018 edition. READ MORE

Best for Vets
Best for Vets

Military Times ranked UTA the No. 1 four-year institution in Texas for veterans and their families to earn college degrees. Nationally, UTA ranked No. 7 on the list published last week, up five spots from its No. 12 ranking on the 2018 list. READ MORE

Helping Out
Gourley winners luncheon

Fifteen Maverick students were honored during the annual Mary I. Gourley Foundation Scholarship Luncheon on Wednesday. The foundation, based in Fort Worth, helps single parents across North Texas afford college, which some are unable to do while serving as caregivers and breadwinners. READ MORE

top rankings
College of Education

College Choice named the UTA College of Education online master of education in curriculum and instruction the best in the country in its list of the nation’s top 35 programs. The independent online college ranking publication measured quality, reputation, affordability, value, and student satisfaction. READ MORE

UTA Alumni Relations
Mark Your Calendar

November 10 | Saturday

Homecoming 2018 | From special alumni group receptions to the parade, basketball game, and much more, don't miss out on all the fun! Event registration pages are still open, so make your Saturday plans to celebrate all things UTA! SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

November 20 | Tuesday

MSS: Naomi Oreskes | Get your tickets to see Naomi Oreskes, the author of The Scientific Consensus on Climate Change and professor of the history of science at Harvard University. The event takes place at 7:30 PM in Texas Hall. GET YOUR TICKETS

November 29 | Thursday

Engineering Alumni Chapter | Join the College of Engineering Alumni - Greater Fort Worth Chapter from 6 to 7:30 PM at T&P Tavern to network, enjoy food and drinks, and hear from Matt Oliver, communication director for Trinity River Vision Authority. REGISTER

December 4 | Tuesday

Fort Worth Alumni Chapter | Get to Joe T. Garcia's for the December meeting of the Fort Worth Alumni chapter. College of Science Dean Morteza Khaledi will keynote the popular lunchtime event. Registration will open soon so make plans to attend now!

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