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Serving Our Veterans

University officials, alumni, and current and retired military-related students gathered to celebrate the grand opening of the newly renovated Military Activities Center. The center is home to Veteran Student Services and a main hub for student veterans and their families to receive the assistance that has consistently earned UTA a Best for Vets designation by Military Times. The University is currently the No. 1 four-year institution in Texas, and No. 7 nationally, for veterans and their families to earn a college degree. RECAP VIDEO

Fighting Maladies
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Marco Brotto—the George W. and Hazel M. Jay Professor in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation, and an internationally renowned scientist and an expert in bone, muscle physiology, and sarcopenia—recently obtained renewal for two grants, and funding for three new grants from the National Institutes of Health, totaling approximately $6.575 million during the next five years. These awards will further his work in tackling sarcopenia and osteoporosis, and support his new work on diabetic skeletal muscle disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease. READ MORE

Academic excellence

The latest U.S. News & World Report rankings demonstrate UTA’s momentum in building academic excellence, with overall rankings of the graduate programs in the College of Education and the College of Engineering continuing to rise. Graduate programs in the College of Engineering reached a record high of 82 of 199 programs assessed. UTA’s highly recognized College of Education also continues to climb in the rankings, currently listed as No.118 of 258 national institutions. READ MORE

a deep run
UTA Glass Show

The UTA women's basketball team had an historically significant season, advancing to the second round of the Women's National Invitational Tournament. For only the second time in school history, the Lady Mavs recorded a 24-win season, and they won their first postseason tournament game (excluding conference tournaments). READ MORE

Glass Art Sale
UTA Glass Show

The Annual Glass Art Sale takes place on April 6, from 8 AM to 3 PM, at The Studio Arts Center on Davis Drive. The free event is open to the public and will include live glass blowing demonstrations, faculty and student exhibitions, and a silent auction. Come support the College of Liberal Arts and purchase a unique piece of glass art.

Top Spot
UTA Alumni Relations

Matthew Brothers, an associate professor of kinesiology, has been elected president of the Texas chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine, or TACSM, an organization that represents more than 70 occupations in the sports medicine field. READ MORE

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Mark Your Calendar

April 2 | Tuesday

Fort Worth Alumni Chapter Meeting | Harry Dombroski, dean of UTA's College of Business, is the special guest speaker of the April Fort Worth Alumni Chapter meeting. Gather with fellow alumni at Joe T. Garcia's in the La Paloma room for good food and great fun. REGISTER

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. Get your tickets today to one of UTA's most popular events. TICKETS

April 16 | Tuesday

2019 School of Social Work Alumni Breakfast | Calling all social work alumni! Make your way back to campus and hear from Chad Duncan, MS, LMSW, a published national story teller and expert in safety planning. The event offers free 2.0 CEUs. REGISTER

April 20 | Saturday

Military Science Hall of Honor | UTA’s Military Science Department and Cadet Corps Alumni Council are inducting Major General Daniel P. Hughes and Lieutenant Colonel Mike R. Greer into the UTA Military Science Hall of Honor.  MORE INFORMATION

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