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


Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival
UTA Alumni Relations

Don't forget to swing by the UTA booth at this year's Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival running through Sunday. UTA is a sponsor of the festival this year, which features 18 blocks of food, fun, music, and art. The free event stretches from Weatherford Street on the north to Ninth Street on the south and all blocks in between. On Saturday, you can catch several UTA jazz performances on the UTA Main Stage on Ninth Street. It will be a fun time for the whole family and to celebrate UTA in the streets of downtown Fort Worth. READ MORE

Educational Policy Impact
UTA Alumni Relations

Supported by a grant from the Greater Texas Foundation, associate professor Yi “Leaf” Zhang and professor Maria Trache from UTA's College of Education are following Texas students who participated in the Foundation High School Program, which began in 2014 and is designed to improve high school students’ readiness for postsecondary education and the workforce. They anticipate their research also will give parents and faculty better information when students are planning their academic programs. READ MORE

Dream Makers
UTA Alumni Relations

UTA’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation held its second annual Dream Makers fundraising gala, which UTA president Vistasp Karbhari called “a celebration of the spirit of generosity.” More than 300 faculty, students, staff, administrators, and friends of UTA attended the gala, which was held at the Arlington Sheraton. Sponsors included Baylor Scott & White Orthopedic and Spine Hospital at Arlington, Texas Health Resources, Academic Partnerships, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital, Children’s Health, Linebarger Attorneys at Law, Worthington National Bank, and Stephanie Swan Photography. READ MORE

Wise Investments
UTA Alumni Relations

A team of real estate graduate students from UTA’s College of Business placed second in the national Real Confidence University Challenge. In the annual competition, university teams gain project-based experience in private and public real estate by investing $1 billion in theoretical capital. READ MORE

a big step
UTA Alumni Relations

The revolutionary bioengineered healing glove created by researchers at the UTA Research Institute and the University of Washington has completed another key step on the road toward commercialization. Empowered by an award from the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium, the REHEAL Glove team at UTARI and REHEAL LLC has successfully developed a manufacturing process for the technology. READ MORE

uta and NAI
SEIR Building

UTA served as a hosting institution for the eighth annual meeting of the National Academy of Inventors in Houston. The 2018 class of NAI fellows includes two from UTA: Provost Teik C. Lim, professor of mechanical engineering, and L.K. Mestha, an affiliated adjunct professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering. There are 15 fellows from UTA, the highest number for a Texas university and sixth most in the country. READ MORE

UTA Alumni Relations
Mark Your Calendar

April 8-20 | Ongoing Exhibition

Master of Fine Arts Exhibition | The Art & Art History Department presents the MFA Thesis Exhibition in The Gallery at UTA. Located on the first floor of the Fine Arts Building, the exhibition is free to the public, Monday through Friday from 10 AM to 5 PM and Saturdays from 12 to 5 PM. MORE INFO

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 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 INFO

April 25 | Thursday

One Day for UTA | Get ready for a special day of Maverick pride. For 24 hours, UTA will be raising money for scholarships and academic programs in a special fundraising campaign. Be on the lookout for more information on our social media channels.

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