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Monday, September 19, 2016

UTA enrollment climbs 7.3 percent, closing in on 40,000 Texas-based students

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The University of Texas at Arlington continues to set new records in enrollment numbers, reporting a preliminary census count of 39,714 Texas-based students, an increase of 7.3 percent over fall 2015. Total degree-seeking global enrollment to date has exceeded 45,000 students and is anticipated to surpass 57,000 by the end of this academic year, making UTA potentially the largest campus in The University of Texas System. LEARN MORE.

UTA celebrates Constitution Day

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On Sept. 17, 1787, 38 delegates from 12 states gathered to sign the U.S. Constitution, the most influential document in American history.

You are invited to attend UTA Celebrates the U.S. Constitution at 8-8:45 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Veterans Assistance Center (SWEET Center). Light refreshments will be provided.

History Professor David Narrett is the guest speaker. Dr. Narrett is a specialist in the American colonial, revolutionary, and early national eras.

Learn more about the U.S Constitution at the National Constitution Center.


Learn about RVSP services today

Faculty and staff can learn about services, reporting, and resources offered by the Office of Relationship Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention (RVSP) at a brown bag lunch presentation. The event is set for 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. today, Monday, Sept. 19, in the San Jacinto, Neches, and Perdenales rooms of the E.H. Hereford University Center.


Pizza with the President open to faculty, staff

Pizza with President

Faculty and staff are invited to be part of Pizza with the President at noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, in the Palo Duro Lounge of the E.H. Hereford University Center. The free lunch event includes a question-and-answer session with President Vistasp Karbhari. If you cannot attend the event, tweet your questions using the hashtag #PizzawiththePres.


Maverick Memories

Memories—ASC beanies

A couple dons their freshman beanie caps for a dance in 1966 at Arlington State College. Fifty years ago, beanies were the go-to head gear for incoming students. Notice the co-ed used bobby pins to keep hers in place without affecting her hairdo.

Source: UTA Libraries Special Collection

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