February 20, 2019 • View in browserAlumni E-Newsletter Archive

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


Hardline live from CpC!

The extremely popular Hardline afternoon show on The Ticket (1310 AM/96.7 FM) will be broadcasting live inside College Park Center from 3-7 PM on Thursday, Feb. 21, in advance of the men’s basketball team’s pivotal Sun Belt Conference game against defending regular-season champion Louisiana. In partnership with eSix Sportswear, special packages are available that will allow fans into the arena to watch the broadcast beginning at 3:30 PM. MORE INFO

Welcome Dean Merwin
UTA Alumni Relations

Alumni, friends, and University officials gathered Tuesday night to welcome Dr. Elizabeth Merwin, new dean of the College of Nursing and Health Innovation. Merwin joins UTA after serving as the Duke University School of Nursing’s executive vice dean and the Ann Henshaw Gardiner Professor of Nursing and as professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Duke University’s School of Medicine. Her selection as dean builds upon the positive national reputation that the UTA College of Nursing and Health Innovation has earned. PHOTOS

National Rankings
UTA Alumni Relations

Accolades continue for two of UTA's 180+ degree programs. CollegeChoice.net recently tabbed UTA as having the nation’s fifth-best master's degree program in human resources, one of the fastest-growing fields in the country. UTA's College of Nursing and Health Innovation also has one of the best online RN-to-MSN degree plans in the nation, according to NursingSchoolHub.com.

Senior Member
UTA Alumni Relations

Jon Weidanz, associate vice president for research, is one of the 66 faculty, scientists, and administrators in the inaugural class of NAI Senior Members, the National Academy of Inventors announced. NAI Senior Members are active faculty, scientists, and administrators from NAI member institutions with success in patents, licensing, and commercialization. READ MORE

Job Fair
CampusTAP Comnig Soon

Alumni are invited to join the Spring Job Fair, hosted by the Lockheed Martin Career Development Center, Wednesday, February 27. The fair is held in the Maverick Activities Center from 10 AM to 3 PM. A list of employers participating can be found on UTA's Handshake website. READ MORE

Student Exhibits
UTA Alumni Relations

More than 400 area middle and high school students will come UTA this weekend to display their knowledge and compete for cash prizes at the longest-running science and engineering fair in the state. The 68th annual Fort Worth Regional Science & Engineering Fair will be held February 24-25 at College Park Center. READ MORE

Basketball Central

Thursday, February 21

MBB vs Louisiana 
College Park Center | 7 PM TICKETS

Saturday, February 23

Monroe, Louisiana | 2:00 PM LIVE VIDEO

Saturday, February 23

College Park Center | 2 PM TICKETS

Thursday, February 28

WBB vs South Alabama 
College Park Center | 7 PM TICKETS

Mark Your Calendar

March 19 | Tuesday

UTA Baseball at Globe Life Park | It's time for peanuts and Cracker Jack as the UTA baseball team prepares to take on TCU at Globe Life Park on March 19. First pitch is scheduled for 7 PM. Tickets are available and can be purchased at utatickets.com.

March 26 | Tuesday

MSS: Anna Deavere Smith | Don't miss the last of the 2018-2019 Maverick Speakers Series as actor, playwright, and professor Anna Deavere Smith presents Engaging the World: The Role of the Artist in Society. Her lecture takes place in Texas Hall at 7:30 PM. TICKETS

April 13 | Saturday

UTA Jazz Brunch | Join us for the annual UTA Jazz Brunch at the Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival and enjoy a morning of performances by the UTA Jazz Ensemble, Orchestra, and Combo. Event details and tickets will be available soon.

April 27 | Saturday

Shorthorn Centennial Celebration | To mark The Shorthorn's 100th year as the voice of UTA, Student Publications will host numerous events and exhibits in 2019 including a special alumni reunion. For a schedule of events and reunion information, visit Shorthorn100.uta.edu

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