April 18, 2019 • View in browserAlumni E-Newsletter Archive
Alumni Newsletter |  Institutional Advancement at The University of Texas at Arlington


one day for uta

Are you ready to join thousands of Mavericks around the world to make an immediate impact on UTA? On April 25, we will host our first ever day of giving, a 24-hour campaign geared toward supporting student scholarships and success. Be the one to inspire the next generation of UTA grads and make a gift of any amount during this special day of Maverick pride! Visit mavsday.uta.edu on our day of giving and be the one to make a difference.

Fighting Cancer
UTA Alumni Relations

Clay Clark, professor and chair of the Department of Biology, has received a four-year, $1.17 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate the regulation of proteins responsible for programmed cell death. Clark's research could lead to more effective, targeted treatment of cancer cells—adding to the University’s diverse array of projects focused on advancing health and the human condition. READ MORE

pieces & parts
UTA Alumni Relations

A College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs symposium sparked conversation on the future of advanced manufacturing. CAPPA hosted the “Pieces & Parts” symposium to address the recent adoption of computer-aided technologies in the architecture, engineering, and construction industries—and whether this adoption suggests such technology should also be part of architectural design. READ MORE

Women in Tech
UTA Alumni Relations

Fillia Makedon, computer science and engineering professor, was named a Dallas Business Journal 2019 Women in Technology awardee. This year's list honors 25 leaders in North Texas technology fields including telecom, finance, health care, retail, and transportation. READ MORE

Dangerous Germs
UTA Alumni Relations

Cara Boutte, assistant professor of biology, received a three-year, $300,000 Academic Research Enhancement Award for a project titled “Environmental regulation of cell growth and division in mycobacteria.” READ MORE

better roads
UTA Alumni Relations

Mohsen Shahandashti, assistant professor of civil engineering, is leading two, two-year projects to help TxDOT more effectively conduct underground geophysical explorations and develop action plans to mitigate soil failures. Sahadat Hossain, a civil engineering professor, is a co-principal investigator on the projects. READ MORE

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 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. MORE INFO

April 30 | Tuesday

Mother-Son Date Night | Let your son dream under the big lights of Clay Gould Ballpark as UTA baseball takes on Dallas Baptist University at 6:30 PM. Packages are $15 and include two games tickets and a $10 concession voucher. TICKETS

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Purpose Statement

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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